Extruded House in Blender

What is the best way to practice your architectural visualization skills? The best approach to develop your skills with Blender and become more familiar with an architectural workflow is with practice. If you don’t have your design to create a visualization, use existing projects as a base. Here is an example of a project that […]

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 […]

Recommended books about interior design

Having your architectural model ready to render in Cycles will involve two main steps. The first one is to create all architectural elements like walls, windows, doors and more. Once you get them in 3d, the next step is to think about how you will organize furniture and set the primary color scheme for your […]

Modeling an Eames Plywood Lounge Chair with Blender

The skills required to create 3d models of furniture are a little different than those used to build architectural elements. With furniture modeling you will get yourself using tools and techniques that resemble organic modeling, and not the geometric based modeling used to create 3d buildings. If you want to create in 3d a famous […]

Autodesk Homestyler: Free web based interior design and layout

You may remember the projects from Autodesk that tries to create web based applications to allow designers and architects, to work on visualizations without the need of install any type of software. One of those projects was Dragonfly, which looked a lot like something close to what SketchUp can do, but with more options and […]