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The Rolling Stones original signed Steel Wheels tour jacket, 3D render by Makinarium

Rolling Stones memorabilia goes 3D: in conversation with Makinarium

More and more cultural institutions are looking at digitising their collections in detail, while music memorabilia collectors and owners are expoloring the digital realm. But how do you turn a physical collectible into a digital asset? And what does that entail? MAG_BTM reached out to 3D experts Makinarium and asked them to turn a unique Rolling Stones singed jacket from the Steel Wheels Tour (1989-1990) into a digital piece.

Working with some of the greatest franchises of the film industry including Star Wars and Marvel, Makinarium is a film professionals consortium based in the UK. State-of-the-art experts in CNC and 3D services such as scanning and printing, Makinarium’s expertise bridges physical and digital, bringing digital designs to life as well as scanning physical items to preserve them.

But how do you turn a physical collectible into a digital asset and what does that entail? Makinarium’s UK Director Amanda Darby answered MAG_BTM‘s questions.

Original Rolling Stones Steel Whell tour jacket, 1989-1990, signed by the Rolling Stones