PG goes big!

  There’s some seriously illuminating news on the horizon. First of all, Archviz legend Peter Guthrie has updated his HDRI sky shop, the go-to place for serious HDR skies, which is now located here. So if you haven’t yet, make sure you update your bookmark. The shop is now incidentally called PG Skies, so I can …


Cheap Skies

I’m a bit late here, but if you haven’t yet maxed out your Black Friday budget, you might want to load up on a few cheap skies by Peter Guthrie. The discounts are still available all day today (1 Dec). Head to the shop here. the discount codes are: BLACK20 – Save 20% on any …


Bauhaus Archiv

After some fooling around with abstract, parametric and generative toys, here is a rather more conventional archviz project, the latest in a series of reconstruction of existing architecture–this time the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin. Originally intended for Darmstadt, the building was replanned and built in 1976-79 by Alex Cvijanovic and Hans Bandel based on an …


Crystal Experiments

I will be back with some traditional archviz (after the Kongresshalle and the Neue Nationalgalerie, time for another Berlin project). But in the meantime, here are more frivolous experiments with some of the plugins that make 3ds Max a joy to work with. This time I played with Aaron Dabelow’s amazing DebrisMaker script. Germ crystals …


Chair teasing

Just a quick glimpse of one in a series of new assets currently in the making. Trying to perfect the shaders here. I might post some tips on those a little further down the road. Can you guess the model and designer?


PG Skies Direct

When it comes to lighting an interior or exterior scene, the sky’s always the limit. But if you’ve been in this business for some time, chances are you already know the secret to subtle, atmospheric lighting. Archviz legend Peter Guthrie was the first artist to offer very high-resolution, high-dynamic-range sky panoramas to light your scene. These skies …



Now that came out of the blue – and what a nice surprise! When the Ronenbekerman newsletter landed in my inbox the other day and I quickly opened it as I usually do, I was surprised and delighted to see that Maison de Verre had been picked as the best visualization of 2013. I can just say …