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Autodesk reveals new logo, look, and feel

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Today we’re excited to introduce a new look and feel for Autodesk, including a new logo, colors, and imagery. This change is the first of several bold moves we’re making as a company to reimagine the Autodesk brand—one that underscores our belief that a better world can be designed and made for all. Dynamic, modern, and […]

Biophilia: Bringing Nature into Interior Design


Interior design begins with human experience. Considering the physical, mental, and emotional needs of people, interior designers use human-centered approaches to address how we live today. Creating novel approaches to promoting health, safety, and welfare, contemporary interiors are increasingly inspired by biophilia as a holistic approach to design. By definition, interior design encompasses diverse aspects of our environment. […]

7 Architects Who Weren’t Afraid to Use Color


Some architects love color, some are unmoved by it, some hate it, and some love to dismiss it as too whimsical or non-serious for architecture. In an essay on the subject, Timothy Brittain-Catlin mentions the “innate puritanism among clients of architecture,” architects and their “embarrassment of confronting color,” and how “Modernism tried to ‘educate out’ bright colors.” […]

Meet the new SketchUp Studio for Universities

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Built for universities, SketchUp Studio for Higher Education has made some serious strides in providing a design program creative enough for students, and robust enough for administrators and teachers. This year is no different with some A+ changes to the account management portal, convenient tiered pricing, and wider access to SketchUp’s core suite of products.  Just like […]

15% off a new V-Ray subscription


This September, Chaos invites you to save money when you get a new annual license. Offer 15% discount on new annual seats. Duration 1.9.2021 – 30.9.2021 Conditions Who used to have licenses of V-Ray and Phoenix, 1-year Subscription License expired from January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 Read more: Why V-Ray? Get it Now! […]

Trimble Identity Updates – Your Action Is Required


Trimble cares about your data and continues to invest in reliable, secure and effective solutions to ensure the highest cybersecurity standards across all of our Tekla products. In order to maintain that high level of protection, we have been releasing Tekla Structures service packs for versions 2017-2020 during June-August which include enhancements to your Trimble […]

V-Ray 5 for SketchUp, update 1


What’s new Introduction Now, V-Ray 5 for SketchUp gives users an essential collection of free ready-to-render assets and HDRI skies.Plus, they can take advantage of boosted CPU denoising with Intel Open Image Denoise support and morefunctionality in V-Ray Vision and the VFB Compositor. New Functionality Chaos Cosmos library — The new curated 3D content library, […]

Innovative, Modern Homes in Vietnam with LimDimHouse Studio

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We spoke to Mai Tran, who founded her practice, LIMDIMHOUSE Studio three years after graduating with a degree in architecture. Based in Hue, Vietnam, she discusses her unique design style combining traditional Vietnamese elements with modern touches. We deep-dive into her very Instagram-worthy project, Jalousie house, which is making waves on international and local architecture blogs.  All […]

SketchUp + V-Ray 5: A match made in Studio

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Do you need to generate high-quality images of your designs to excite your clients and make better design decisions? Well, we’re proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with Chaos to bring you world-class rendering capabilities including real-time and photorealistic as part of your SketchUp Studio subscription — at a killer price! Go ahead, believe your eyes; […]

SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success

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What does SketchUp 2021 have? 2020 has been a year. A global pandemic emerged and spread, shutting down our lives and forcing us to stay at home. Like many of you around the world, we used this time to tackle tasks we’ve been meaning to do for years. And boy did we learn the importance […]