Premium assets updates: Kitchen cabinets and table

We often share some free assets we find online with our readers to enable them to grow an asset library that will let them create architectural visualization projects quickly. Besides the assets we point in our articles, Blender 3D Architect also has a premium newsletter that sends assets for architecture twice a week to all […]

30 Free PBR materials for architecture

The use of PBR materials for architecture in Blender is critical to achieving maximum realism in your scenes. That works for both Cycles and the upcoming Eevee in Blender 2.8. You have to dedicate some time to set up lights and also work to get PBR materials. Do you want to get some free PBR […]

Blender 2.8 updates: IES lights and modifiers

As the development of Blender 2.8 continues we get more features that might help on architectural visualization projects, and also some resources working again! If you are among the several artists trying the experimental builds of Blender 2.8, you probably noticed that modifiers weren’t working at all. In the latest releases of Blender 2.8 modifiers […]

Compact residence with Blender Cycles

The settings used to light a scene for interiors in Cycles will most likely feature an HDRI map as environment texture. That map will help you both compose a background and add light energy to the scene. But, a few artists are choosing a bright white light as background to light their scenes with some […]

86 free low poly furniture models in CC0

We often post articles with some free furniture and assets for download, which could become a huge help for any artist looking to create realistic images for architecture using Blender. Those models usually have a high-polygon. What if you don’t need that much detail on furniture models? A particular type of visualization will work better […]

Recommended books about furniture layout

At some point in a project, you will start working on a 3d model and get to a room where you won’t find any leads about the layout. Usually, a floorplan will show some rough arrangement for the main furniture pieces in the project. Sometimes you may receive an early sketch of the project that […]

Apartment renders with Cycles

Each artist working with Blender to create architectural visualization will find, along time, a unique way to set up their scenes. They have special tricks and workflows that allow them to keep a regular level of productivity and quality. Today we want to share two projects that demonstrate how two artists that often appear here […]

Free furniture for Blender: Toaster Oven and Kitchen oven

In some projects that demand an elevated amount of furniture models, you may have to spend additional time either modeling or searching for a particular object. That is quite common in projects like a kitchen, which will require you to wood cabinets that will match a particular type of furniture. When you find out that […]