Monthly Archives: September 2016

The View from Above: Creating Mezzanines and Lofts

The View from Above: Creating Mezzanines and Lofts room planning pCon.planner construction

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.

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Goodbye Noise, Hello Glimakra!

Goodbye Noise, Hello Glimakra! room planning pCon.catalog CAD models
Photo courtesy of: Glimakra.com

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.

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Skewed Renderings? Try the “Architect” Camera Type

Skewed Renderings? Give the Architect Camera Type a Try YafaRay render settings pCon.planner

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.

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Realistic Renderings with HDR Images – Video Tutorial

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 … more…

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Professionalize your Plans with pCon Training

Professionalize your Plans with pCon Training
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?

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What’s on your Walls?

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?
What’s on your Walls? planning pCon.planner 3D CAD modesl
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High-quality computer, low-quality display?

You’ve got a brand new computer with the newest technology and all the works. So, why isn’t pCon.planner working to its fullest, and why is the quality not up to standard? Fear not, you’re not alone, and it’s likely a quick fix!

High quality computer, low quality display? support pCon.planner

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