Next week’s a Planting Design challenge 💡

Normally 3D renderings can be challenging regarding the vegetation library available for garden designer’s and landscapers. To demonstrate that it’s possible with some tricks to have not only a sense of the vegetation you want to propose in your design but to recreate a more naturalistic imagery I decided to give myself a challenge! A…

How to Start 3D Modelling if you a Garden Designer!

So you want to start exploring the 3D world but don’t know where to start? This video is for you, it’s really important to don’t compromise your design ideas when you explore the 3D world of modelling and rendering, make sure you stay true to your design concept. If you need help regarding 3D modelling…

Creating immersive presentations for your design ideas

Working remotely and having to present your design ideas to your client can be a challenge if you normally have a more tradicional working method. Programs like SketchUp, Lumion or Twinmotion can help you to create a more immersive experience to share with your clients without you having to be directly beside him for him…

Lumion PRO 10 Demo from a SketchUp model

Last week I’ve chosen the Lumion Demo winner, the landscape architect Sara Peternel from @sara.peternel_landscapedesign. So this is her SketchUp model that I transformed using Lumion Pro 10 tools. My objective with this small demo it’s to really show what Lumion can do specially for gardens. The vegetation possibilities together with the light specs in…

Talking about plants inside Lumion PRO 10

In this video, I talk about plants inside Lumion, more specifically Lumion PRO 10, and why this is the main reason Lumion is such a great tool for garden designers and landscape architects. Check out our SketchUp Warehouse collections here: https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/manage/bcb4be24-22d6-492b-88eb-95971f48886c?nav=collections&sortBy=createTime%20DESC, you can easily add plants to your Lumion library. Create and save planting combinations…

How to create a plan view in Lumion 9.5?

Straight plan views are usually something you create using Lumion but it’s possible. And it’s a great way to illustrate your projects together with the use of transparency in larger shrubs and trees, check out my plan : There are a few different effects applied to this image, I normally like to lower the saturation…

About me and what I do, work wise!

So for those who are connected to me in the different social networks or that follow my Facebook pages you may wonder sometimes what do I actually do. So Julia message me on Facebook wanting to talk to me about it, because she likes the things I share but she wanted to learn more about…

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 😉👍. Applications and softwares changed the way I organize my work and really changed the way I relate with my customers. There are…

Lumion PRO 9 online course is live

The online course Rendering your Clients Dream Garden is Live and now completely updated for Lumion Pro 9. 8 lessons were added to the course and I think you really going to create amazing renderings for your projects using my tips for Lumion Pro 9 specially created for garden designers and landscape architects. There are…

What type of plants you should add to your Lumion Pro library?

The 3D Warehouse from SketchUp has amazing plant models you can add to your import library inside Lumion Pro 9, and customize your own collections inside the library of imported models. I did this video to explain what type of plants I think you should add to Lumion and why especially you if thinking of…

SkecthUp and the 3D Warehouse for garden designers

SketchUp is an amazing tool for garden designers and landscape architects. Check out our 3D Warehouse collections, https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/by/gardendesigntools?nav=collections, there are some great models for garden designers to use, I will keep updating it.   The online course SketchUp Basics for Garden Designers is available for €125,00, check out the curriculum here: https://gardendesigntools.thinkific.com/courses/sketchup-basics-for-garden-designers

Using renderings to create a lifestyle dream

Renderings are not only a way to show your ideas and project proposals, the images can project different lifestyle aspirations that you getter for the informal conversations you have with your client. When working with private clients, being a garden designer or landscape architect, the every day living of the garden needs to be throughly…

You can’t build in Lumion!

Lumion is an amazing program, but you can’t build inside Lumion, you can add, import, modify textures and materials but you can’t build. That’s why you always need programs like SketchUp or Revit to build your projects. This video was in response to a question made to me by email from Mandy. I hope it…

Present, communicate, and experience your design with SketchUp Viewer

The SketchUp software is the base of great projects and renderings. SketchUp Viewer is an amazing tool of the main program. SketchUp Viewer for HoloLens Experience your designs by bringing your 3D models to life in mixed reality, and step into a powerful new way to explore, understand, and share your work.Physical models cost time…