Friday , 22 September 2017


Top 10 Best Photoshop Brushes You Need In Your Life!

Photoshop does so much more than touch up a photograph as I’m sure you know. There are a couple of really useful things you need to know about photoshop that took me a while to discover when I first started out. The first is brushes. Photoshop comes with a set of brushes pre loaded into the program. They also have …

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7 Best Websites for Photoshop Textures

[Post updated June 2017] Textures are a key part of turning your simple black and white elevations or visuals into something really eye-catching and engaging. You can use textures and cut-outs for so many aspects of your work, it is worth bookmarking some of your favourite sites. The problem with textures and cutouts is that there are so many different …

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A beginners guide to SketchUp

Beginners guide to sketchup

In this post we are going to look at everything you need to know to get started with SketchUp. We are also going to offer some useful hints, tips and resources for those of you who already use SketchUp but want to take things to the next level. In this post we cover: Why SketchUp Getting Set Up Learning the …

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Ultimate Guide to Green Up Your Design

How to improve the environmental and sustainable credentials of your design [NOTE: you can download this article as a handy printable pdf – just click on the button below to get your copy now!] Click Here to Download Environmental technologies and sustainable thinking has progressed significantly over the last few decades and we are now faced with numerous exciting options, …

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7 Ways To Improve Your Sketching Skills


Sketching is an extremely valuable skill in the architecture profession, and one that is certainly getting lost amongst our new technologies of 3d software and so on. However, you can demonstrate an idea with a sketch in a matter of moments, you can’t do the same thing with SketchUp. A sketch allows the client to get an idea, a feeling …

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Ultimate guide to being productive

[Updated November 2014]   When I did my degree I NEVER pulled an all nighter. I NEVER worked beyond 6pm (well maybe once!). And I RARELY worked on weekends. I decided to treat the degree like a job. I would go to uni early, go to lectures, and essentially do a 8am-5pm day of uni work. This meant my evenings and …

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