A Spotlight – Meet Our New Model Makers

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The philosopher Aristotle said that, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” This is so true of the model making world where the individual parts that are constructed together to form one entity, are worth much more than if those individual parts stood alone. Model making is all about teamwork, involving the collaboration of people with similar skill sets coming together… Read more »

Capital’s miniature worlds at 38,000ft

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When Santiago Suarez from Iberia Airline’s press team recently visited our workshop, he was fascinated at the array of miniature worlds found inside our Shoreditch studio. Santiago interviewed our founder Robert Danton-Rees and was so inspired by Robert’s story and passion for model making, that he decided to feature Capital in the May edition of… Read more »

Contour Models

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Originating from the Italian Latin word ‘contornare’, the definition of the noun contour is; “an outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something, a way in which something varies, especially the pitch of music or the pattern of tones in an utterance”. Creating contours from a topographic map is a fundamental element in… Read more »

Supporting Charity at Christmas

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Every year Capital Models donates money to a designated charity in lieu of printing and posting Christmas cards. This year we have nominated Watford Workshop, a small charity that has been going for over 50 years. The only project of its kind in Hertfordshire, it is based on Century Retail Park in Watford and it… Read more »