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Furniture modeling: Creating a sofa in Blender

In most cases an architectural visualization project will require some objects carefully placed at the scene, to give a sense of scale to the image and to demonstrate how the scene will look like when the project becomes real. And to use furniture in architectural visualization you could simple take the model from an online […]

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Free download of 3d seats for architecture

For architectural visualization artists working with interiors, there are some nice resources at BlendSwap that could be used to populate a project, especially furniture models. A few weeks ago I found a nice collection of seats that can be used to give your project a good sense of scaling. The collection of free seats can […]

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Modeling a contemporary Sofa with Blender

You may not remember the work of an artist called Hans B Erickson that was posted here on the blog about two months ago. He was working on an animation project not related with architectural visualization, but this project demanded a lot of work to create scene objects like furniture. And most of his work […]

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Free download of an Eames Lounge Chair for Blender

An artist from the YafaRay user forums called sadaj72 posted an interesting render with an interior view of a room, using only a few objects on the scene. One of those objects is a classic piece of furniture, which is the Eames Lounge Chair. The render can be viewed in the image that illustrates this […]

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Free download of a LP Centrum pendant lamp for Blender

Last week a friend of mine asked me to model a LP Centrum pendant lamp for an interior design project, to me most specific it was part of a lobby for a commercial building. The client wanted a LP Centrum pendant lamp on the ambient, and to help him I manage to create the model. […]

Free download of furniture: Armchair

The process of creating a library to use on architectural visualization projects is really time-consuming, because we usually don`t have a clue about the type of furniture that will be necessary for a project, until we get the project. This is one of the reasons I`m always looking for new models to add on my […]

Furniture modeling tutorial: Using the Solidify Modifier

The new Solidify Modifier added to the Blender 3D 2.50 development is making a huge success among 3d artists, and it will be indeed a great tool for anyone who ever tried to work with poly modeling using curved surfaces. Without the Solidify modifier or script, we have to work with extrudes based on the […]