learn photoshop

Learn Photoshop

If you could learn a single piece of software, besides your main CAD or 3D program, then Photoshop would be the one we would highly recommend. Photoshop is a very versatile software tool for architects, as flexible for seamlessly compositing different elements into a beautiful photomontage as it is making your renders look even more stunning. It’s […]

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parents of architecture students

A Letter to Prospective Architecture School Parents

This article was originally published by Common Edge as “A Letter to Prospective Architecture School Parents.” Is your child suddenly wearing angular clothes and pretending to need glasses and talking about things like maylines (sorry, forgot we’re not in the 90s anymore) and 3d-printing and the power of the research lab to change the world studio? Has your child […]

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Best Laptop for Revit

Best Laptops for Revit 2017

I’ll save you all of the technical gibberish and cut straight to the chase with this guide. If you are looking for more detailed information, Pick Notebook did a pretty great write-up towards the end of last year that will definitely give you more technical information. Here is our list of best laptops for Revit […]

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8 Positive Habits of Successful Architects

8 Positive Habits of Successful Architects

This is a great short video from a few years ago uploaded by 30X40 Design Workshop. In this video, they explore 8 positive habits of successful architects that lay the foundation for good design.   1. Tell a good story Use a narrative or “Parti” to influence and guide the design. 2. Take Risks Challenge the […]

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Designer Tricks for Small Bedrooms

Designer Tricks for Small Bedrooms

The Basics of Small Spaces Small spaces happen, but they don’t have to be uncomfortable. Some of our favorite areas are these cozy and intimate little rooms in the house. Here is a list of design tricks for small bedrooms to help you maximize the quality and utility of your most personal space.

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