Mark Harrison

A product manager on the SketchUp team, Mark is also an avid Colorado outdoorsman. You’re likely to find him roaming Boulder's mountain bike trails, scaring up marmots, pikas, and black bears.

  • Telling the full story with SketchUp Pro and LayOut

    Telling the full story with SketchUp Pro and LayOut

    Some folks don’t get the communication element of SketchUp, but for anyone who needs to share and collaborate with clients or partners, the fluid nature of SketchUp Pro and LayOut is essential.

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  • Who are makers?

    Who are makers?

    We think that SketchUp is particularly useful for designing things that have lots of repeatable elements (ahem components) and that need to be fabricated across multiple platforms.

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  • What's new in SketchUp for Web?

    What's new in SketchUp for Web?

    SketchUp for Web just got some great new features that you might not have noticed: Invert Selection, un-Erase, a new scale figure…and much more.

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  • Maker Bench: an open source, CNC workbench for everyone

    Maker Bench: an open source, CNC workbench for everyone

    SketchUp crafted a new workbench concept and asked the public for their input. See what participants had to say about SketchUp's Maker Bench!

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  • Inside the mind of Joshua Cohen and Fat Pencil Studio

    Inside the mind of Joshua Cohen and Fat Pencil Studio

    Think in 3D? We visit one of SketchUp's most unique use cases to see how this team views projects. Take a look inside the mind of Joshua Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio.

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  • How to live in a tiny house... with a ginormous dog

    How to live in a tiny house... with a ginormous dog

    Tiny house living isn't for everyone - especially when you own a Great Dane. Learn how the Miller family has found a way to live in a tiny house with a ginormous dog via SketchUp.

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  • Drawing patterns in SketchUp and LayOut

    Drawing patterns in SketchUp and LayOut

    In celebration of the 2 year anniversary of the Layout launch, we're releasing our newest method of drawing patterns in SkecthUp and Layout. Click here to get started!

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  • A big refresh for SketchUp Mobile Viewer

    A big refresh for SketchUp Mobile Viewer

    SketchUp Mobile Viewer has undergone a refresh based on outstanding client feedback. Read here to see all the new integrations and updates.

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  • Playhouse Rock: The 2017 SketchUp Playhouse prize winner

    Playhouse Rock: The 2017 SketchUp Playhouse prize winner

    Playhouse Rock is the winner of the 2017 SketchUp Playhouse prize. This musical playhouse allows children to explore sound through interactive play.

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  • Book Review: Architectural Design with SketchUp

    Book Review: Architectural Design with SketchUp

    With new updates to the book: Architectural Design with SketchUp, it was time for another review.

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  • Can you do that in SketchUp?

    Can you do that in SketchUp?

    In expos and conferences, in studios and on job sites, in workshops and meetups, in makerspaces and classrooms, in forums, at Basecamps, on YouTube... people who use SketchUp are everywhere.

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  • Create instant photoreal snapshots with Visualizer

    Create instant photoreal snapshots with Visualizer

    Use the Visualizer extension in SketchUp for simple, fast, and fun modeling that provides instant photographic previews of models.

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  • Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part II

    Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part II

    In part two of the Trilogy blog series, we see how the team was able to leverage 3D models to lower their costs, without sacrificing quality.

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  • Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part I

    Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part I

    In this two-part interview, we introduce Trilogy’s approach to using a virtual model as the basis for project management across architectural, interior design, engineering, and construction.

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  • studioJDK: An arch-viz story

    studioJDK: An arch-viz story

    StudioJDK shows how designers understand, develop, and communicate big idea architecture with the broader SketchUp community.

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  • CustomMade: A community design marketplace

    CustomMade: A community design marketplace

    Amazing designs do not always have to be your idea, that is where CustomMade: A community design marketplace can help. Check out their work using Sketchup on our site!

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  • Who is Steve Oles?

    Who is Steve Oles?

    Allow us to introduce you to our scale figure, Steve Oles, an important member of the SketchUp team. He's here to help you with your model's scale and perspective.

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  • Building a PVC geodesic dome with SketchUp

    Building a PVC geodesic dome with SketchUp

    See how SketchUp ingeniously designed and built a pair of large geodesic domes out of PVC pipe for attendees of the World Maker Faire in New York to enjoy!

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  • The low-poly landscape: a conversation with BIGO

    The low-poly landscape: a conversation with BIGO

    Rodrigo Oliveira Cerci is a low-poly illustration artist from São Paulo, Brazil. Today we get to know this incredibly talented illustrator and game artist.

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  • SketchUp Pro for set design: A conversation with Andy Walmsley

    SketchUp Pro for set design: A conversation with Andy Walmsley

    Ready to hear what an Emmy award-winning set designer has to say about stage design? Join us as Andy Walmsley sheds lights into how 3D modeling is changing his career.

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  • Making our space at Maker Faire Bay Area

    Making our space at Maker Faire Bay Area

    Ready to discover how to build something rad in SketchUp? Come join us at the Maker Faire Bay Area workshop. All novice and experienced SketchUp enthusiasts are welcome!

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  • Fabbing with friends: a WikiHouse for World Maker Faire

    Fabbing with friends: a WikiHouse for World Maker Faire

    Enter into the minds that made the WikiHouse a reality. If reading about it isn't enough for you, download the WikiHouse plugin and start building today.

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  • SketchUp for crime scene reconstruction

    SketchUp for crime scene reconstruction

    Enter into the mind behind the website, Crime Scene Interactive. Detective Albert Schade shows us how SketchUp is used for crime scene reconstruction.

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  • What's up with SketchUp in 2018?

    What's up with SketchUp in 2018?

    SketchUp's annual roll out of their desktop update for 2018 is here. Find out about improvements for managing section planes, extracting data, and making better drawings.

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  • A SketchUp prize for Bob Borson’s Playhouse Competition

    A SketchUp prize for Bob Borson’s Playhouse Competition

    SketchUp is sponsoring Bob Borson's Playhouse Competition to find the best SketchUp work designed by many architects. Review the criteria and prizes here.

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  • The 2017 SketchUp Prize for the Playhouse Competition

    The 2017 SketchUp Prize for the Playhouse Competition

    SketchUp is sponsoring Bob Borson's Playhouse Competition that allows adults to channel their inner child & make smart design choices. Review the criteria & prizes here.

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  • Say hello to... SketchUp Free!

    Say hello to... SketchUp Free!

    SketchUp free offers 3D options for those who are not professional, or those confused by complicated CAD systems. Click here for the easiest way to draw 3D in a web browser.

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  • Make Ideas Real: Projects for You, Projects for Me

    Make Ideas Real: Projects for You, Projects for Me

    Sketchup can help to create personal projects for any of our clients. Check out the blog Make Ideas Real: Projects for You, Projects for Me, for some ideas!

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