Retail furniture portfolio with Blender and Cycles

For owners of a design-related business that must manufacture products like furniture, Blender can become an incredible resource. Using the software will allow you to build a portfolio still in the design stage, weeks before going into production. That will allow you to visualize and evaluate the design, or make a perfect environment to display […]

Swiss Chalet Interior: render progression

During project development, you will probably render a few images for testing purposes, in case you are trying to find the best settings for lights or fine-tuning materials and textures. The number of tests will depend on how fast you can get the desired visual result. When I start working on a new architectural visualization […]

Hotel room interior with Cycles and Eevee

When you find a project like a bedroom featured here in Blender 3D Architect you will immediately think about a residential space. Today we have a bedroom from a commercial space. An artist with an alias Magogg posted at the BlenderArtists user forums a great set of images from a Hotel room interior, which you […]

Modern bathroom visualization with Blender and Cycles

If you have some spare time available and would like to check out a great and long tutorial about modeling and rendering for architectural with Blender, I found a great reference for bathroom visualization created by Blenderpedia. The tutorial is all video based and has almost 4 hours in length, which could became really interesting […]

New shader to create frosted glass in YafaRay for interior design

The next version of YafaRay is in development and a few weeks I posted an article about one of the new tools, of what will became YafaRay 0.1.2 in the future, which will allow YafaRay users to use photometric lights (IES files). This is a great feature for architectural visualization artists willing to give more […]

How to use the lampspectrum for interior rendering in LuxRender

One of the things I like the most in LuxBlend is the presence of presets for almost anything on the exporter. Every time I show LuxRender, YafaRay and Indigo to my students at anyone of my classes, the inexperienced students feel more comfortable to use LuxBlend and render their projects with LuxRender, because of the […]

How to improve interior design renderings with YafaRay and Blender 3D?

An external view of a Project is very simple to accomplish in comparison with interior views, because of the complexity of the light interaction and the setup of light sources. For external views, in most cases we only have to setup a daylight simulation with a sky background and it’s mostly done. In architectural visualization […]