Blender for architecture: Industrial loft with Blender Cycles

Whenever we have the opportunity to talk with aspiring artists looking to start with architectural visualization, we often advise them to practice as much as possible to develop their skills. From that practice, you will not only learn more about Blender but also start building your personal portfolio. A great example of a practice exercise […]

Pink bedroom with Blender Cycles

The visualization of a scene like a bedroom can become incredibly complex when you start to add high-density furniture and lots of textures. Based on the style of a project you may have to find furniture models and textures that will consume a significant amount of time. Since the bedroom is one of the most […]

White interior with concrete textures using Cycles

When you start to design an interior visualization project with Blender you will try to get textures and materials that can represent the mood for the project. If you want something clean, you will start with lots of white and shades of light gray. How much can you change a project using textures? Do you […]

White bathroom with Cycles

In the past couple days, we featured several projects here in Blender 3D Architect using Eevee as the main render engine. Unlike Cycles that will require a much higher render time, Eevee will produce results in real-time. It is great to have instant feedback for rendering interior architecture, but you have to consider some trade-offs. […]

Comparing Corona Render, Cycles, Eevee and LuxRender

When you have to start working with a tool like Blender to produce architectural visualization you will immediately start wondering about the renderer. You will find two built-in options in Blender and also have several other external renders. How to pick the best option? Should you go with Cycles? Eevee? A great way to decide […]

Common area: External render with Cycles

A couple weeks ago I got a message from one of my readers here in Blender 3D Architect asking about exterior renders. If Blender could also produce external renders for architecture, because we only post projects with interiors. If you take a detailed look at some of our old posts you will find a lot […]

White interior and light settings for Blender

Even with all the news and benefits of using Eevee for architectural renders in Blender, you should still consider getting projects rendered with Cycles. The main reason is the incredible level of realism you can achieve. There is no doubt about what you can do with Eevee, but Cycles is still the best solution for […]

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 […]