About Our Studio
ICON IMAGING STUDIO specializes in hyper-realistic and complex 3D scanning, modeling and imaging. The studio combines the best artistic skills with the most advanced technologies. The studio is equipped with the most cutting-edge 3D scanning hardware and software in the industry. The team is has it's original roots in fine art, architecture and industrial design. The studio has also been a leader developing new technologies to meet ever growing challenges in computer graphics.
The team has 20 years of experience in the industry and has been involved in many innovative and well know research projects such as: The Digital Michelangelo Project with Stanford, the first animatable scan based digital human which became the Maya Dancer and the whole body Lightstage project with USC-ICT.
The studio founder, Domi Piturro, is one original creators of scan data surfacing technology which eventually became the company Paraform funded by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, and former Sony executives, later acquired by Nikon. In 2000 this work was awarded an Academy Award for it's breakthrough contributions to VFX film-making. His background is in tradition fine art sculpture and architecture and has had his work shown extensively in galleries and internationally. He is one of the first pioneer artists to work with 3D scanning and imaging going all the way back to 1988 at Pratt Institute.
In 2000 ICON IMAGING STUDIO was formed to be a premier 3D imaging company joining the best of fine art with cutting edge technology.