Free IKEA Black Set dining table for Blender

Two types of scenes will require a considerable amount to look realistic, which are a kitchen visualization or a dining room. You will have to add all the required furniture models and also a lot of small assets to get the full visual context of the scene. Do you have an extensive collection of furniture […]

Free furniture: Frame chair for Blender

A large number of artists choose to share part of their work with others by giving them a free 3d model from a project. It could be a chair, sofa, or any other piece from a design. Unfortunately, a considerable number of assets will feature unfriendly formats for Blender like MAX or DWG. But, sometimes […]

How to convert DWG files to OBJ or FBX without AutoCAD?

From all the file types that you will have to manage during a project, the most common is the DWG from AutoCAD, which is also the format for lots of other tools like BricsCAD. Unlike many formats that we have to import to Blender, it is not easy to get DWG data to Blender with […]

Blender Eevee: White living room

From all the new features of Blender 2.8, we can quickly point Eevee as the highlight for architectural visualization, because of the way it is changing the way we work with the software. Before Eevee, you had to plan for a long render at the end of each project. All of a sudden, rendering is […]

Recommended monitors for archiviz: Budget edition

One of the best ways to boost your productivity is to get an additional monitor for your setup. That would allow you to work with the 3d modeling and rendering in one display and have a full architectural project open as either a PDF or images in another monitor. Blender will also have multiple monitors […]

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 […]

80k free IES profiles for architectural light

Among the new features of Blender 2.8 for architectural render, you will notice that it now has support for IES profiles in lights. That will give you an incredible tool to create realistic simulations for real-world lights in Blender. What is an IES profile? That is a small text file describing how a particular lamp […]

18 free materials for Octane Render

The availability of external renders for Blender nowadays is fantastic, and besides the two excellent internal options, you could also choose to work with several others. For instance, you could render projects with Corona, V-Ray, or Octane Render. A lot of project we feature here uses Octane as their main render engine. If you also […]