Category Archives: Presenting

Create Professional Concept Layouts with pCon.planner 7.4

Layout created with pCon.planner PRO

We all know the feeling – a quick glance at the clock, only to realize that several hours have passed as you tweaked this and that in your design. You’d like to think that the extra attention to detail and late-night coffee breaks make all the difference when it comes to the success of a design. And don’t get me wrong, they most certainly do! But the truth is, more than anything, it’s how you present the design to your customer that can really make or break the sale.

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Virtual Reality – Showroom 2.0

VR opens up completely new experiences
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Virtual Reality – VR for short – is definitely one of the big hypes of the year. Our opinion: rightly so! Virtual Reality makes people curious, active and enthusiastic! And the reaction from Orgatec confirmed this assessment. But what makes the world of virtual reality so appealing and what does any of it have to do with planning and sales? We’ve put together a few arguments.

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The Power of OSPRay: Realistic Renderings from Actiu

The Power of OSPRay: Realistic Renderings from Actiu rendering pCon.planner OSPRay

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.

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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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Summer Right Outside your Door: Balcony and Terrace Ideas

Summer is here and the sunshine await you! So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to head out the door and take a step into the fresh air. And what could be better than your own private balcony! If yours is looking a little drab and your hoping for some design ideas for your little oasis, then we’ve got you covered. We took it upon ourselves to search the web for a little inspiration and we’ve put together a few ideas for you — from an urban garden paradise to a relaxing lounge area, there’s something for everyone.

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Images, Simple yet Better – Rendering in pCon.planner 7.3

Cleaned up and upgraded — that’s exactly what we’ve done with the rendering interface in the new version of pCon.planner. Finally there’s a tutorial on “new rendering” basics!

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A Little More Background on Backgrounds

Foreground – background, background – foreground. What about it? It’s all about the planning, of course! In one of our previous blogs, we encouraged you to look beyond the walls, into the background. Now, to provide you a little more background into backgrounds, so to speak, we want to show you a new way you can give your plan that extra something.
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Rendering Through the Ages

Since computers were developed, we’ve been interested in the ability to virtually depict reality. These days we’re already quite good – software delivers more and more detailed and accurate illustrations of the real world, video game graphics are highly realistic, and last but most certainly not least, in the visualization of spatial concepts, we’ve made great progress.

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New Planner, New Print Process

Once a plan is complete, the next step is to capture it, as quickly and as easily as possible, bot as a high-quality printout and as a PDF file. With this, not only is the quality of the resulting printout important, but also the freedom to print the exact format you want – and to make the entire process as easy as possible through user-friendly interactions.

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pCon.planner in the eyes of an interior designer

Lorena Štimac is an interior designer from Zagreb who stumbled across pCon.planner while working for her former employer. Eventually she began using the planner for her own projects, from the design phase up until the presentation. She’s been sold on the software ever since – that goes from both personal and business projects.

“So with pCon.planner I am able to transfer my ideas into 3D visualization in just a couple of hours alone and still be the first with the offer as well as with the concept.”
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