Anyone who’s spent some time browsing through my posts knows I have a bit of an obsession with modernist architecture. This is another one of these rather futile attempts at re-creating existing modernist masterpieces–this time Marcel Breuer’s Hooper House II, a private US commission the exiled German Hungarian architect started in 1957 and completed in 1959 … Continued
A few weeks ago, I was getting lost in the still-life, food-styling and Scandi corners of Pinterest and decided I would try to emulate the look of one of these dark, moody still lives (check out Kate S Jordan to get the rough idea). I started with something quite minimalistic and, as too often, got … Continued
I finally got around to modeling this wonderfully elegant chair by Sergio Rodrigues. Instead of using a texture as in other assets, I decided to model the caning, and I’m glad I did as it really adds a new level of realism. The model can be found here (for V-Ray and Octane and Max 2013+). … Continued
This may look like a set from Star Trek, but it is actually inspired by an existing building in Berlin (the city’s chamber of commerce), though with considerable liberties taken. As a footnote, for film and art buffs, the original building was actually used recently as a film set for Manifesto, an hypnotic video installation by artist … Continued
Image courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro About a year ago, I was approached by architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro about my renders of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre in Paris. The firm had been commissioned by the Jewish Museum in New York to design an exhibition about the late French architect and was … Continued
We’re on. The BBB3viz annual sales have started and the clock is ticking. As you scroll down for the links to the discounted assets, you’ll see this is a much bigger selection than last year’s. Most assets have a 30% discount, with 50% off a few at the end of the list. Let me know if … Continued
Playing catch-up here. These are images from a scene I completed quite a while back but never got round to posting. My attempt at recreating one of these high-end Poliform/Varenna kitchen. The modeling was done in 3ds Max and the rendering in Corona.