Comparing Cycles and LuxCore for architecture

A question that we often got from our readers is that Cycles is indeed the best solution for architectural interiors with Blender. Should you stick with Blender’s default render or look somewhere else to faster speeds? In the past, we had limited options regarding external renders to work with Blender. Today the number of options […]

Architectural animation with Blender and LuxCore

A long time ago, it was hard to work on any project involving animation for architecture, mainly because of all the costs involved. With render times of several hours for each frame, an animation project demanded a lot of computational power. For that reason, a lot of people avoided working with animations as marketing materials […]

Minimalist design interior with Blender and LuxCore

An interior design visualization using Blender has a natural tendency to using Cycles as the main render engine because it is a powerful and convenient solution. Since the render engine is already available, it is the first choice for most people. But, depending on the project, you may also find incredible results in external renders […]

Villas Alaia with Blender and LuxCore

We often get questions from our readers about tips on what you should do to improve their skills in architectural visualization. One of the best advice in that regard is to take an existing project and try to recreate it in Blender. That was what digital artist Khánh Nguyễn did with a project called Villas […]

Comparing Luxcore with Cycles for architecture

If we could go back in time a couple of years to take a look at the options available to render architectural projects with Blender, we would see a completely different line up of choices. Until the release of Cycles with Blender 2.61 at the end of 2011, we had to use YafaRay or LuxRender […]

Bedroom interiors with LuxCore and Blender

Ever since Cycles appeared in Blender 2.6 a significant amount of people, abandoned external render engines related to Blender. The convenience of having a powerful renderer bundled with Blender was hard to beat. But, it doesn’t mean you won’t have good reasons to look elsewhere. Back in the day, we had only a few choices […]