SketchUp Blog

  • Utilizing 3D modeling in top feature films for Marvel, Disney, and Universal

    Utilizing 3D modeling in top feature films for Marvel, Disney, and Universal

    Learn how Luke Whitelock utilizes 3D modeling to build some of the most iconic sets in the film industry today.

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  • Top 10 SketchUp extensions to boost productivity

    Top 10 SketchUp extensions to boost productivity

    Any 3D enthusiast can add these to their workflow to improve productivity and speed up modeling.

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  • 10 tips for modeling large design projects

    10 tips for modeling large design projects

    Ever wondered how design professionals manage to create gorgeous but more importantly functional models? (Ones that don’t take an age to load up and orbit?!) Well, wonder no more! We gleaned ten top

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  • Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design could potentially lead to great benefits for any discipline. This article explores applying agile methodologies to projects in the built environment.

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  • PAVE(ing) the way for future FIT university students

    PAVE(ing) the way for future FIT university students

    See how FIT and the PAVE competition is paving the way for visual merchandising, retail and display education.

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  • Transforming drab to fab interiors with Graced Designs

    Transforming drab to fab interiors with Graced Designs

    Making the world a more beautiful place, one project at a time with Malia from Graced Designs.

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  • What's your SketchUp resolution for 2020?

    What's your SketchUp resolution for 2020?

    Do you have a SketchUp resolution? Check out what some of the folks around the office want to get better at in SketchUp next year.

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  • Extension Warehouse 2.0: See what's new

    Extension Warehouse 2.0: See what's new

    We just launched a few awesome enhancements that will bring some joy and happiness to your SketchUp + Extension Warehouse workflow.

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  • Workplace furniture design, the Danish way

    Workplace furniture design, the Danish way

    Through Icons of Denmark unique market-led approach, they’re bringing Danish design to the modern office...one sleek sofa at a time.

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  • Using Glowforge, 3D printing, and SketchUp to create custom keyboards

    Using Glowforge, 3D printing, and SketchUp to create custom keyboards

    As a hobbyist maker and a general fan of technology, Kevin decided to build two split ortholinear keyboards to help with his tendinitis.

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  • How to use CAD files in your SketchUp workflow

    How to use CAD files in your SketchUp workflow

    CAD files (specifically .dwg files) are ubiquitous in the design/build world. So what happens when you bring those CAD files into SketchUp?

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  • Crafting woodworking projects with Johnny Brooke

    Crafting woodworking projects with Johnny Brooke

    Meet YouTube-extraordinaire and woodworking expert, Johnny Brooke. He runs his own website, called Crafted Workshop, focusing on creating how-to videos on woodworking, DIY and home improvement.

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  • Why attend 3D Basecamp 2020? We have 10 reasons

    Why attend 3D Basecamp 2020? We have 10 reasons

    Have you heard the news? We are heading to Vancouver, B.C. for 3D Basecamp 2020!

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  • Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Now that you’ve learned how to create winning interior designs, it’s time to learn how to present them to clients.. and blow them away!

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  • From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    Pitching for a new project is one of the most parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner.

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  • Save the Date: 3D Basecamp 2020

    Save the Date: 3D Basecamp 2020

    Got plans September 12-16, 2020? Now you do! We cordially invite you, our SketchUp friend, to join us in Vancouver, B.C. for 3D Basecamp 2020.

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  • From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    Running his own boutique residential landscape architecture firm, Tristan Peirce Landscape Architecture, and handles all aspects of the design to bring clients’ dreams into reality.

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  • Making a break in the TV industry with a little help from SketchUp

    Making a break in the TV industry with a little help from SketchUp

    The TV & film industry is a tough one to break into, but not too tough for Dave Blass, production designer for top TV shows, like “The Boys,” “Preacher,” “Constantine,” and “ER.”

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  • Creating the 3D constructible model for a six-story, wood-framed building

    Creating the 3D constructible model for a six-story, wood-framed building

    Can you build a six-story, wood-framed building in SketchUp? Yes, you can. Just ask John Brock, custom home builder, and designer.

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  • Optimising SketchUp in a fast-paced, digital world for floor plans and elevations

    Optimising SketchUp in a fast-paced, digital world for floor plans and elevations

    The sharp rise in online interior design services in the last five years alone demonstrates the increasing demand for a service that fully utilises the convenience of a digital platform.

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