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We Build Your Ideas ™


Solid-Ideas is a boutique model making, prototyping and custom fabrication agency with thirty years of expertise.

(408) 216-7824 / FREE QUOTE

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We Build Your Ideas ™


Solid-Ideas is a boutique model making, prototyping and custom fabrication agency with thirty years of expertise.

(408) 216-7824 / FREE QUOTE

Marketing

Architecture

Industrial

Design

Engineering

Fabrication

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Our Strengths


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Our Strengths


Communication

We work closely with you to deliver high-quality models that accurately reflect your vision. From concept to completion, we make the transition seamless so you can focus on creating while we take care of the building. Call us and talk directly to the team member(s) working on your project.

Building Smart

We pride ourselves on skillfully blending high tech with time proven craftsmanship and materials to maximize your budget for your design and communication priorities. By focusing our work on high impact areas that count the most, we can avoid unnecessary expenditures. This allows us to deliver exceptional quality and unsurpassed value.

Durability

Our models are built tough and made to last. We understand that each model is a series of individual parts. Large projects can be constructed of smaller interlocking parts for easy shipping and assembly. We ship all models in unbreakable cases lined with custom die-cut foam for maximum protection.

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Our Team


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Our Team


Oscar Sarlandt, Managing Partner and Engineer

Oscar Sarlandt co-founded Solid-Ideas to provide outstanding service in rapid prototyping and product development across a variety of applications. Oscar has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing engineering, including industrial engineering for 3M Corporation and prototyping for Northrop, Bombardier, Ingersoll Rand and Caterpillar. He has designed and developed industrial pumps, compressors and solar turbines and been responsible for manufacturing transportation equipment at the military and commercial aircraft levels.

KC, Founding Partner and Designer

KC has over 20 years of experience in art direction, including graphic design, corporate identity and 3D modeling. He has done logo design and 3D illustration for Autodesk and Apple, including the iconic “candy” logo during Apple’s mid-2000s rebrand. He has designed scale models for Pixar, NASA, Verizon, and the US Navy. KC’s art is in public and private collections worldwide, and he was awarded a Distinction for Computer Graphics from Prix Ars Electronica and a United Nations Art Commission.

Our Team

Solid-Ideas was co-founded by an engineer and an artist, making us uniquely qualified for those difficult “right brain/left brain” projects. Whether your project involves architecture, industrial design or marketing, Solid-Ideas’ dedicated on-site team know the ins and outs of each industry. We operate out of a 4,000 square-foot studio in the San Francisco Bay Area and work with the latest techniques and materials to raise the level of what’s possible.