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3D Model of Rong Seating

These Rong Seating models are available at FormFonts by subscription. The 3D models are available in 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Collada, and Native Revit file formats. Yes! FormFonts 3D now has Revit models! Advertisements

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FormFonts 3D model of Generic Cash Register

This 3D model of a cash register was requested by one of our FormFonts 3D Model subscribers. If you are a subscriber, we take requests! 3D File formats available include: 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Collada, and Autodesk FXB.

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Digital vs. Analog Design – Støckel quests the limits of Representation

It’s difficult to teach young architects how to make objects (and surrounding spaces) relate to one-another in an intentional way. Intentionality requires the mastery of abstract concepts like order, harmony, contrast, proportion, scale and repetition.. not to mention enviable craft … Continue reading

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SketchUp Tips Hand – 3D Basecamp Registration

Registration for SketchUp’s upcoming 3D Basecamp opened earlier this week. SketchUp’s own Aidan Chopra said Basecamp half-sold-out in the first two hours of registration. There are still a few dozen spots left, but he doesn’t expect them to last through … Continue reading

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IKEA adds AR to 2013 Print Catalog – Meh!

by Fred Abler As a whole, the publishing industry has been decimated by the Internet. So if you still have a global publication with a circulation of 211,000 million copies per annum, you don’t just end it. Instead, you leverage … Continue reading

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colAR – Kiwi Tech transforms coloring pages into AR

At FormFonts 3D we take coloring pages seriously. So today, I’d like to introduce you to colAR, a new software from New Zealand that turns a colored-in coloring page… into a 3D animated scene.  A few years ago, Marc discovered … Continue reading

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More from Google: 3D Warehouse Changes

by Alex Schreyer On the heels of the announcement that SketchUp has been sold to Trimble comes another announcement from Google, this time related to Google Earth. As described in various press releases and posts, Google will – among other changes … Continue reading

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What visualization tools are in your communications box? Annette Wright is learning as many as possible

By Marc Fredrickson Annette Wright is the owner of the interior design firm OD360 Designs LLC, and a FormFonts 3D subscriber since March 2010. Periodically, she requests many models for her design projects via our for-subscribers-only 3D model request line. … Continue reading

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How2™ Create a New Materials Library in SketchUp

by Fred Abler The secret of making great SketchUp models and components, in general, is twofold. It relies upon the essential and complementary skills of architecture-and-artistry. Component ‘architecture’ is the skilled use of minimal geometry to achieve a maximal representation. … Continue reading

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