Case Studies

See how Strata 3D is used in "the real-world" to give clients more than they expect and designers the tools they need. From powerhouse names like Kraft®, to small regional projects - art and commerce meet in the third dimension.


Dan Gonzalez | Mass Explain iPad App

The Roman Catholic Mass is the source and summit of the Catholic faith. While cradle Catholics may know the prayers and responses said at Mass, many do not know their significance or historical development. The MassExplained iPad app was designed as a scholarly yet totally approachable and thoroughly entertaining educational tool to help faithful Catholics as well as the general population learn more about the Mass.

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Lars Goran Spang | Museum Captures the Past

Swedish museum Murberget has an extensive collection of artifacts - so many in fact that it cannot display them all within the confines of its physical building. Head of Research for Murberget, Lars Goran Spang, thought what they needed was a way to make the museum "virtual" - after all, there's no limit to the room available on the web.

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Nasos Vlachos | A Virtual Fleet of Aircraft

Illustrating the world of flight can be a tremendous challenge. Photographs can be the wrong angle, low quality or simply not available. For the aviation enthusiasts that read the Greek magazine "Remove Before Flight" the visuals are just as important as the technical articles. As Art Direcetor of 11 Aviation Publications, Nasos Vlachos turned to Strata Design 3D CX, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to solve the problem.

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Ed Tuttle | Judging Books by Their Covers

Ed Tuttle and his eklektos design studio were approached by publishing giant Barnes & Noble to press restart on a series of brain-game books. The content was right on target but the covers were missing the mark. Using the Adobe Creative Suite and Strata Design 3D CX, Ed was able to solve the design puzzle and hit a bulls-eye for the client.

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Dave Wohlner | Picking Up Spirits at Ralphs

When Diageo (the world's largest provider of spirits, wine and beer) partnered with Ralphs (part of the Kroger grocery stores empire with over $70 billion in sales) to create a spirits retail solution they chose Linear SC. To provide a complete, "Below The Line" program, Linear SC relied on their detailed development process, designer talent, pencil sketches, Adobe software - and Strata 3D tools.

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Jon Carlson | Dream Home Realized in 3D

Building a dream home in reality takes a lot of planning. For EH Design - and their client the Averill family - they knew that waiting until the house was built would be too late to get things perfect. To visualize their multi-million dollar home overlooking Lake Coeur d'Alene in Idaho they turned to Jon Kai and his Picture Engine Company.

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Brad Bible | Bruce Hardwoods® Cleans-Up with Foto 3D

Packaging Corporation of America was approached by long time client Armstrong World Industries to help them launch a new product. Armstrong had a prototype for their new Bruce Hardwood spray-on cleaner product but they needed a design for a shipping box that doubled as a shelf display and as a mini pallet display.

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Mike Hopkins | A Market Bull's Eye for Kraft®

What do you do when you get a new sauce? You get a new bottle of course. Starting in late 2007, Kraft's Bull's-Eye BBQ Sauce marketing team undertook an extensive review of the BBQ category and the BBQ consumer. In 2008 this hard work resulted in a killer new sauce. With superior taste and more authentic BBQ flavor, the team at Kraft went on to develop a new brand position to go with the new flavor. This required new packaging to bring all these elements together.

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Jeff Rodriguez | Walgreens® Impulse Camera

Tim Luncsford ASAI is an architectural Illustrator and designer based in Indianapolis, Indiana with a focus on bringing his background in art and traditional painting & illustration to the 3D digital environment. During his 20 plus years of experience he has worked on a wide variety of projects which have included architectural, retail and legal work, for clients such as Hunt Construction, Pepsi-Cola and numerous Architects and Architectural firms.

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