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.

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.

Urban Design Is King

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I’m a fan of urban, contemporary design that includes industrial inspired elements, with a little bit of vintage thrown in for good measure.   If you’ve been unfortunate enough to read a number… Continue reading

They’re Brill And They Know It

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I delve into the world of Brill, a talented team of Interior Designers based in Belfast.

Here Come The Girls!

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If you type the word ‘STEM’ and ‘female’ into Google search, chances are you’ll see an extensive list of articles concerning the lack of female representation in STEM orientated careers. This isn’t a new dilemma, it’s historical. It’s global. And it’s not going away.

My First Guest Post – Autumn Styling

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I recently collaborated with fellow blogger, Emily May, where we worked together to create a fabulous Autumn inspired interior.

Cosying up for Autumn

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I’m not one of those people who redecorates according to the season. However, in the midst of Autumn, when the days get shorter and the air a little more crisp; Autumn Home Interiorsit’s always nice to maximise the ‘cosy’ factor by incorporating a few well chosen accessories.

Colour Theory

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As part of my Interior Design Diploma studies, I was required to examine and write a report on my understanding of colour theory. I’ve uploaded this report for my followers/readers as a useful point of reference.