5 Suggestions to stay productive for Garden Designers

Working from home for some garden designers working freelance is already a reality. For others a challenge that needs to overcome. Adapting to new ways of working may be a challenge right now but at the same its an opportunity to improve and learn useful and productive skills that any other way you wouldn’t have…

What’s new in SketchUp 2019.2 update?

The latest update for SketchUp 2019 is live, the 2019.2 update brings some interesting features after the underwhelm that was the launch of SketchUp 2019 (in my opinion) this latest update comes to prove some of the advantages of the new subscription method of pricing the software. More of this kind of updates are to…

TOP 5 Why 3D renderings are important!

Check out my video about TOP 5 Reasons you should improve your 3D renderings; 1st: Visualize from 2D to 3D 2nd: Textures, structures and colours of plants 3rd: Georeferencing, visualize sun and shadow 4th: Realistic materials 5th: Using real furniture These are the most important reasons why you should really invest in great 3D renderings,…

What are your favourite apps as a garden designer?

I’m creating a pdf with my favourite apps as a garden designer and how do I use them and what for. So if you interested don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter ­čśë­čĹŹ. Applications and softwares changed the way I organize my work and really changed the way I relate with my customers. There are…

What pc or laptop do I need to use Lumion

A program like Lumion needs a great graphics card with at least 2gb of memory. Think of a pc or laptop a gamer would need and that’s what you need for this software. I’m going to link to Lumion support page that as all the specifications but my advice for a pc is if you…

How is VR, virtual reality, going to impact your project?

So what is VR?­čĄö “Virtual reality┬á(VR) is an interactive┬ácomputer-generated┬áexperience taking place within a simulated environment, that incorporates mainly auditory and visual, but also other types of┬ásensory feedback┬álike┬áhaptic. This immersive environment can be similar to the real world or it can be fantastical, creating an experience that is not possible in ordinary physical reality. “Wikipedia Yes,…

Garden Design as a discipline for the future

A personal view of what is garden design, this article was written for the Portuguese magazine Tudo Sobre Jardins that I’m the chief editor of. We often discuss the garden design discipline here in the magazine Tudo Sobre Jardins, one because is the Base that guides our content and second because in Portugal we do…