A Day in the Life of a STEM Ambassador

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In a previous blog post I touched on the subject of the lack of female representation in STEM orientated careers.  The word ‘STEM’ was a new discovery for me at that stage and… Continue reading

Image Interiors & Living – My First Editorial!

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When I became aware that Image Interiors & Living magazine were featuring a special Northern Ireland section within their March/April issue, it was a no-brainer: I wanted to be included.

Artist Spotlight – Jessica Zoob

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I’ve been threatening to write a blog post for quite a while to showcase the amazing work of talented Artist, Jessica Zoob. And now that day has finally arrived! There’s no doubt that… Continue reading

3D Visualisation V Northern Ireland

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As a 3D Visualiser from Northern Ireland, I clearly want Interior Designers from Northern Ireland to embrace this continually evolving visual tool and its numerous benefits, not only for my own growing business but also for their growing business . And to my disappointment, my client base in Northern Ireland continues to be non-existent.

Mother’s Day Ultimate Gift Guide

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I’ve conducted a little bit of research to bring you my Mother’s Day Ultimate Gift Guide to suit a range of budgets. Grab a napkin, cos you’re gonna be salivating at all the yummy and utterly fabulous gift ideas that I’ve thrown together!

An Unexpected (SketchUp) Treat

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Yes, I’m talking about about my new super-duper, awe-inspiring, drop-dead gorgeous SketchUp T-shirt!

3D Visualisation Challenge – Ideal Home Magazine

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I like setting myself challenges. These little exercises help me to sharpen my 3D modeling/visualisation skills; they keep me motivated and feed my all consuming interest in Architectural Visualisation.

Upcycling: It’s Good for the Soul

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Taking on design projects is a fantastic way to let your creative juices flow; they’re almost a form of therapy for the creative mind and they reaffirm that yes, you are in actual fact a DESIGN GENIUS.

We Need to Talk About Circles – SketchUp Tutorial

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Quick SketchUp tutorial on editing the number of segments for a circle.

SketchUp Does Weddings Too! Who Knew?

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When you become familiar with the astounding adaptability and flexibility of SketchUp, you quickly realise that a whole world of possibilities awaits you.

Designer Spotlight – Artist Patrick Colhoun

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When I come across homegrown talent (Designers from Northern Ireland), I like to spread the word and showcase their work on my blog. I believe, as a Designer, that it’s very important to show support to fellow creatives. This time, I’m focusing on the work of Belfast based Artist, Patrick Colhoun.

Designer Spotlight – James Mayor Furniture

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It’s time to kick off the New Year with a Designer Spotlight, James Mayor Furniture came under my radar because his work is of such an utterly high standard. The attention to detail, the precision and bespoke nature of his designs beg you to take a closer look. And that’s exactly what we’re going to do.

A Christmas Message

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This is just a very quick blog post to wish all of my followers and readers a very Merry Christmas and an awesome New Year. Of course, being a 3D Visualiser I had to convey my thanks and appreciation by creating a very special 3D visual.

How to be Creative with Your Interior Images

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Sometimes it’s nice to take a step away from the precision and accuracy of photo-real and experiment with different (creative) effects.

The One and Only SketchUp

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I’ve never professed to being a SketchUp ‘expert’.  I’m far from it (but my mate, Dave is.  He’s freakin awesome.   Hi Dave!  Check out some of his awesomeness here).  But I’m definitely… Continue reading

That Time I Exploded an Anglepoise

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When you’re as passionate and obsessed about your ‘craft’ as much as I am, you find yourself going to extreme lengths to try and encourage others to view it in a similar light. Now, that doesn’t mean I walk the streets clutching my laptop, flashing…images of my work to innocent passersby.

SketchUp Models – Saturday Giveaway Vol II

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I’ve had a little rummage in my ever expanding (and slightly out of control) SketchUp folder on my trusty laptop and have a few little gems for anyone out there who may be interested.