We have in the past 6 months added a ton of new features and improvements to Ecdesign. In this sample design we share a couple tips on how to spice up the designs.
Import SketchUp models to add more detail
Now you can get free access to millions of 3D models which will make it easy to add much more details and realism to your Ecdesign layouts. We have created a video tutorial to show you how to search and import files here.
Edit the ambient spotlight colors
You can change the colors of the spotlights and that will help create a certain mood to the design. Here we have added a green color to match the interior of the fitness studio. Check out a tutorial video here.
Night or day..you decide
Why not show what the interior space will look like at night. Combine with a certain ambient spotlight color and the layout will amazing. The different time settings can be selected when in 3D view from the presentation menu.
Create walkthrough videos
Be sure to create a tour of your layout using the Ecdesign walkthrough video editor. Creating a beautiful video takes just minutes and is super easy to create. Learn how to create walkthrough videos here.
The new Ecdesign 4.7 is getting great reviews and we could not be more excited about the new Oculus Rift VR support and SketchUp model importer. We have seen some amazing 3D designs in the past couple days and things will just keep on getting better. You can enroll in our free e-learning platform, courses.ecdesign.se if looking to learn how to use the new features.
Introducing SketchUp and VR support
The new Ecdesign 4.7 is finally here. The latest update is one of the biggest ever done in Ecdesign. Ecdesign 4.7 includes a new feature making it possible to import of SketchUp 3D models. This means you can search and import models from 3D Warehouse or create your own using SketchUp. 3D Warehouse contains millions of free models and now you can add them to your Ecdesign layout. Learn how to use SketchUp with Ecdesign.
Experience your layout in VR
Now you can step into your finished Ecdesign floorplan design in full immersive VR. In Ecdesign 4.7 we introduce support for Oculus Rift VR headsets. Oculus Rift is unlike anything you´ve ever experienced. Combining Ecdesign with Oculus Rift VR will truly make you feel like you are stepping insidethe layout. Learn how to use Ecdesign with the Rift.