Free textures and HDR maps for architecture

Having a good asset library is essential to becoming a productive architectural visualization artist, and nowadays you will find several online libraries that offer creative commons zero resources. Some of them are updated every week, and it is hard to keep track of all new assets. We made a list with the most recent additions […]

5 free PBR textures for architecture

As you may remember from two articles in the past few days, we have a brand new source of creative commons zero textures for architecture. In Texture Haven, you will find PBR textures for Blender and any other tool capable of using those realistic materials. By the time Texture Haven appeared they had about 50 […]

Free CC0 textures from Texture Haven

A couple of days ago we did announce a possible new source of free creative commons zero textures, using a similar model from the well known HDRI Haven. At the time, only a countdown in the domain Texture Haven showed a possible release date. The countdown is over, and the site is now live! You […]

How to choose wood for interiors in architecture

A common type of material for surfaces like a floor in architecture is wood. That is most likely the first texture you pick for an interior visualization project. But, what are your criteria to choose a particular type of wood? Some people will use a combination of color, patterns, and availability. What if you want […]

Texture Haven is coming

When you have a project like an interior visualization of a scene to render with Cycles, having at your disposal a high-quality HDRI map is critical for lighting. That type of map works as an environmental texture and will add a great deal of light to the scene. In the past, you had to either […]

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 […]

Ten free concrete and paint textures

Among the most common types of surfaces, you will find in architectural projects is concrete, especially for external visualization. Since most modern buildings have at least some parts using concrete, it is almost certain that you will need that type of texture. Do you want to download some free concrete textures for your asset collection? […]

40 free textures of books for interiors

40 free textures of books for interiors

One of the elements of an interior visualization project that can take a while to create is props. You may have to create objects like vases, lamps, and books. That will help with the context of any scene. Some of that props will demand unique textures like books. You may create the book’s models quickly, […]