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Fall 2018

It’s time to foray into some new software again. I’ve heard lots of good things about Enscape 3D rendering, and finally decided to give it a try. I’m finding it a joy to use, and for visualizing designs, especially interiors, it does a splendid job. It’s one more tool I can add to my repertory, alongside Blender and V-Ray. The following kitchen interior renovation was modeled in Sketchup and I used Enscape to provide quick, and interactive views of the design.

I also have some new renderings I’m happy to highlight here. Included are an interior rendering for new construction, a chapel exterior, and a urban landscape design proposal.

Summer 2018

It’s been a while, we need to return to updating the blog! There are a handful of projects to showcase here, some new and a few that are updates of earlier projects. Often, a project that comes into the office from an architectural firm will go through a design phase where the renderings are used to inform architectural decisions. Once the design is refined, that architect’s client will want a set of renderings with more “life” to them that can then be used for marketing. The first two projects shown were in the office earlier that came back to get populated with “entourage.” The following residential projects are a mix of styles and interior and exterior renderings.

2018 wave!

We’re ramping up for some big projects this year! There is some great work on the boards, and it has already been quite busy with a slate of projects since the new year. Here are a couple projects from the beginning of the year. The restaurant interior renderings are updates from earlier versions I worked on last year. The client is finalizing finishes and lighting fixture selections, so the renderings have been helping them make these decisions. The residential interiors below have actually been going through a similar process, The architect is using these to show the clients how their finish selections and millwork installations will look in the existing spaces.

Restaurant interior & apartment Fall 2017

I worked with a Stoneking/ von Storch architects on rendering this interior design for a new restaurant in town. We went through several iterations testing finishes and lighting options to refine the initial design.

This next project was done for a development company that is marketing a residential building on the waterfront in Southeast DC. I prepared some initial marketing material for a presentation the company was preparing. These renders show a typical apartment interior and the rooftop amenity space.

Concepts for a commercial lease space

A few of the projects I was going to post recently have been going through some redesign, so I keep holding off, waiting so I can post the final renderings. Here is one project that was pretty quick. These are some conceptual interior renderings for a commercial space that is being offered for lease. The space is currently empty, so the real estate agent asked me to show two options for the interior build-out. One option is a offices and event space, the other is a small gym.

Existing space:

Proposed options for office fitout:



Proposed options for gym fitout: