Ahmad Johari Builds on His Success with CX 8

When Ahmad Johari, an architect from Malaysia, discovered Strata’s 3D modeling software, it opened up new vistas for his creativity. He now specializes in architectural rendering and hasn’t looked back since, which he attributes to his discovery of Strata. Ahmad’s projects span a wide range of some of the best known hotel and commercial management firms in the world, and key clients include prestigious international architectural firms – such as E&O Property Development,  BRDB Developments, and GDP Architects. Ahmad shared his success using the newest version of Strata 3D with some of his latest work. His number one favorite feature of

Reviving the Past with a 60’s Classic

Larry Travers, an architect from Canada, uses Strata to visualize his architecture concepts. From residential interiors to skyscrapers, Larry has graciously shared with us many of his beautiful images over the years. For scale and realism, Larry likes to populate his exterior shots with vehicles. So, if you’re going to model a car why not have some fun and create a classic? This 1961 Corvette was modeled by Larry using actual photos of the car and Strata’s grid template feature. He shared his work on StrataCafe by posting renderings of the car and the actual model for other designers to download and

3D Printing to Make Mars a Reality

          Jan Kaliciak, a long time creative professional and instructor, has been using Strata to help with his contributions to the EOS Mars Program for many years. Now he has taken his work from virtual to physical using Strata and 3D printing. What is the EOS Mars Program? “It’s an imaginative and speculative enterprise in visualizing the possible realities of moving and living in a Mars environment, based on current science and engineering developments.” Is it science? Yes, and no. In Jan’s opinion, sometimes imagination leads science. Now, with 3D printing, Jan can communicate his concepts

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Photoshop User Reviews Design 3D CX 8.1

The good news just keeps rolling in for Design 3D CX 8. In this review, Photoshop User Magazine gives Design 3D a five diamond rating and calls it a “hot pick”. Here’s a small sample of the review: “With Design 3D CX 8, you can create beautiful 3D objects and scenes, architecture, and even interior design… Focusing on modeling makes Strata Design 3D CX 8 incredibly fast and the new Embree Raycasting Technology, which has been integrated directly into the Strata rendering engine, provides an overall speed increase of up to eight times that of the previous release.” To read

Free Update: Design 3D CX 8.1.1

Another important update was released today. Design 3D CX 8.1.1 adds 12 fixes and improvements. Added to the recent free 8.1 update this makes for more than 30 important changes to Design 3D CX.