Blender FreeCAD importer updated

At some point during your work you may have to import 3d models from third-party tools like AutoCAD, Revit, ArchiCAD and others to produce the visualization for that project. Not all clients will send you a fully compatible file to work in Blender, and you will have to find your way around importing the data […]

Free Avaro Seat for Blender

What would be of an asset library without a great selection of chairs for a living room visualization? Finding great assets that are compatible with Blender can be difficult because most people will share the files with incompatible formats. Today we found a model that you can use for your projects in a compatible format […]

Shanghai Bund HDRI map

One of the key elements for a light setup using Blender Cycles and Eevee is an environment texture applied to the scene. Some artists still prefer to use a plain white background, but you won’t get reflections and light variations from something like an HDRI map. The best place to get those textures for Blender […]

New Book – 3D modeling in Blender using feet and inches: Quick Guide

The growing interest for Blender in fields like architecture and design is something that is hard to turn around. More people will become interested in using Blender to visualize their designs every day, and Blender 2.8 will raise that even more. We often get messages from designers and architects based in the United States that […]

Red vase study with Cycles

A great way to develop our skills in interior rendering with Cycles is with personal projects. If you are looking to get a job in a studio, having several personal projects in a portfolio is a great plus. The reason for that is because people will have the impression that you like to test your […]

18 Free scenes and models with Japanese style architecture

Each part of the world will show a particular type of construction and material use, based on several factors from culture to weather. Some of that types are easily recognizable. Like some buildings available in Japanese cities. A few examples are the incredible useful conbinis, which are their convenience stores, and the traditional house made […]

Armory 3D 0.4 available to download

The future of architectural visualization is having most of our work as interactive 3d applications and achieving that you need to use game development technology. Not only you will have to create interactive 3d applications, but also have them integrated into mobile apps. Because of license limitations, we could not use the old Blender Game […]

How to choose wood for interiors in architecture

A common type of material for surfaces like a floor in architecture is wood. That is most likely the first texture you pick for an interior visualization project. But, what are your criteria to choose a particular type of wood? Some people will use a combination of color, patterns, and availability. What if you want […]