In the furniture sector, it’s all about pushing forward – utilizing the latest technologies to create high-quality and ergonomic designs, pushing the boundaries of design and aesthetics, implementing the most environmentally-friendly practices available. At the same time, it’s important for manufacturers to look back, ensuring that they don’t lose those characteristics and classic elements that make designs timeless. Koleksiyon is the ideal example of such a dichotomy.
It’s not yet Christmas, but we’ve already wrapped a beautiful present. Anticipation is allowed, but you’ll have to wait one more week to open it! Who’s it for and who does it serve, you ask? It’s for those who feel at home at the point of sale!
Emotions sell better. Unlike online, face-to-face business gives you direct contact to the customer. A direct dialog helps create a personal connection and brings with it advantages that other forms of business communications are denied. Being able to negotiate with real people broadens perspectives, as it allows you to quickly respond, adapt, suggest alternatives, and to constantly give the customer the feeling that you are working together to find a solution. This creates trust. And since we as humans use our emotions to make decisions, while simultaneously looking for rational arguments, emotional highlights also require reliable information.
The latest version of pCon.planner most certainly packs a powerful render engine, and recent rendering examples from Actiu can speak to that!
The Spanish office furniture manufacturer continues to explore and utilize the full potential of pCon.planner, taking advantage of the customization possibilities of OSPRay to create the ideal lighting atmosphere for each rendering.
Nothing brings quite as much charm to a scene as being able to peer over the balcony, looking down on the open space below. Let’s face it, it worked pretty well for Romeo and Juliet And we can tell you, it’s just as effective indoors as well. Whether converting an old warehouse into a residential space or creating extra room in a small apartment, lofts and mezzanines never fail to add character. If you’re looking to add this extra bit of flare to your own plans, pCon.planner has the right tools to help you do so.
Time and time again we speak about the changing office – the disappearance of the cubicle, the rise of open-space workplaces and the need for flexibility. That’s because this fact isn’t going away any time soon. The office is changing, adapting to technological innovations and increasing the need for cost-efficient yet productive spaces.
We’re all familiar with it: that feeling when you look at a picture and it’s not bad, but somehow… hmm… something just isn’t right. There could, of course, be many different reasons for such an occurrence, but one in particular could be slanted or “skewed” lines.
A sunset may never look as beautiful in a picture as it does in person, but with HDR images, we can get pretty close! With the power of capturing high dynamic ranges of light, HDRI light is the perfect tool for creating realistic lighting atmospheres. Combine this with a suitable panoramic background and your rendering will look more realistic than ever.
Ready to give your plan the ideal lighting? The video tutorial below shows you how – step by step!
Miguel Oliveira, Managing Director of EasternGraphics Southern Europe, holds a pCon.planner training session in Italy.
There’s a lot more to pCon.planner than simply drawing walls and placing furniture. Now, don’t get me wrong, these are necessary and important aspects, but they’re just the start. How can you best navigate the program for an efficient and effective planning experience? How can you scale floor plans or CAD models properly? How can you play with the light to create the ideal atmosphere for your setting?
Well it looks like you’re done. You’ve got your room constructed, every piece of furniture in the exact position it should be, and the lighting in perfect. Yet, something just isn’t sitting right. Why is it that the room doesn’t look as realistic as you imagined? What’s missing? more…