Free textures and HDR maps: Parquet floor, roofs, tiles, and more

Here in Blender 3D Architect we often share with our readers links to useful resources for architectural visualization like furniture models, texture, books, and other products. One particular type of resource has a plethora of options for downloads nowadays, which are textures. Not so long ago you would have a hard time finding quality textures […]

Free denim PBR texture in 4K

A texture library is an incredibly valuable asset for any architectural visualization artist. Regarding architectural interiors, you will almost immediately start thinking about textures for surfaces like wood, bricks, tiles, and others. For projects where you have to work with lots of fabrics, you will need a wide variety of such textures to make a […]

42 free cutout textures of pets

An easy way to add context to any architectural visualization is with the use of human scales in your images. You can add a 3D model of a person or choose something simpler like a cutout texture. How big is your cutout texture library? Today you will have the opportunity to grow that collection with […]

Free Marble bricks PBR seamless texture in 8K

Here we are back with another excellent resource for architectural visualization using Blender, which is this case is a texture. Some of the benefits for this texture are the optimization offered for Cycles and the incredible resolution (8k). The texture comes from the Friendly Share repository, which consists of a marble brick surface. You will […]

Free download of a PBR leather material

When you find a resource online for an external renderer like Corona Render, which most of the time will have 3ds Max as the main reference you will probably wonder if you can use that with Blender. For most cases, it will not work if you get a native file like “MAX” or “MAT”. But, […]

11 Free PBR textures for architecture

Yesterday we posted an article with some updates regarding HDR maps for architecture. Today it is time to catch up with some recent additions to the online repositories of PBR materials. What is a PBR material? With that kind of material, you will be able to craft realistic surfaces on both Cycles and Eevee. The […]

HDR maps for interior rendering

If you have a project to render using either Eevee or Cycles, there is a high chance that you will need an HDR map for lighting. Using such a map as your environment texture could be the difference between an artificial and dark image to something realistic and bright. In the past we had to […]

Free floor tile texture in 8K

It is never too much to get some more high-quality textures for your personal library and add some new options for a future project. If that new texture has 8k resolution and might help you with architectural visualization it is something you can’t miss. Do you want to download a free cracked brick floor texture? […]