Graphics & Representation

Inspiration

Critical Architecture Pinterest Boards

Critical Architecture boards on Pinterest

more architectural graphics on Pinterest and tumblr

for portfolio, monograph, and brochure layout ideas check out MagSpreads & Magazine Designing

 

Software & Workflow Tutorials, Guidebooks, etc.

lynda.com

lynda.com (library of software tutorials)

First in Architecture on YouTube

CAD Intentions on YouTube (AutoCAD Tutorials)

AutodeskEd on YouTube (AutoCAD Tutorials)

CADTutor (AutoCAD Tutorials)

SketchUp Learn Center

SketchUp Artists (SketchUp tutorials & Resources)

SketchUcation (SketchUp tutorials & Resources)

SketchUp Sage

SketchUp School on YouTube

Rhinoceros official downloads, see also: learn, support, resources, & rendering

 

Visualizing Architecture

Visualizing Architecture (post-production rendering tutorials) by Alex Hogrefe

Ronen Bekerman (post-production rendering tutorials)

Flying Architecture

Real FX Digital

vyonyx.com

cgarchitect.com

cgdigest.com

photoshopstar.com (Photoshop tutorials)

tutorial9.net (Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials)

design.tutsplus.com (Photoshop, Illustrator, & web design tutorials)

Photoshop Training Channel on YouTube

psdbox.com

digitalartsonline (Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials)

 

Plugins & Extensions

skp extension warehouse

SketchUp Extension Warehouse

SketchUp Tips

Rhinoceros official downloads

Photoshop Plugins

Photoshop Lazy Brush Set by Vesner

Photoshop Optical Flare Brushes from Creative Market

Photoshop Cloud Brushes from Creative Market

Obsidian Dawn (Photoshop Brushes & more)

Light Beams Photoshop Brush Set by redheadstock

Tree Photoshop Brush Set by anaRasha-stock

myphotoshopbrushes.com

bittbox.com

autofx.com

V-Ray 3d Rendering Software (for SketchUp, Rhino, & more), see also: ChaosGroupTV tutorials on YouTube

Maxwell Render, see also: support & Video Course

 

2d CAD Blocks, Hatch Patterns, et al.

Knoll

Knoll Furniture Symbols

Knoll Furniture Planning Ideas Library

Herman Miller Furniture Symbols, see also: Herman Miller Typicals

Herman Miller Design Solutions Library

Kohler Bathroom & Kitchen Fixtures

CBEN (CAD Block Exchange Network)

cadyou.com

Autodesk Seek

 

3d Entourage, Scenery, & Components

3d warehouse

SketchUp 3D Warehouse

Autodesk Seek

archive3d.net

3dmodelfree.com

tf3dm.com

turbosquid.com

Knoll Furniture (for AutoCAD, SketchUp, & Revit)

Knoll Furniture Planning Ideas Library (for AutoCAD, SketchUp, & Revit)

Herman Miller Furniture (for AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, & 3ds Max), see also: Herman Miller Typicals

Herman Miller Design Solutions Library (for AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, & 3ds Max)

 

Vector Graphics

all-silhouettes

all-silhouettes.com

designmoo.com

bittbox.com

vectorportal.com

 

Raster Entourage & Scenery

Gobotree

Gobotree.com

archiforge.com

sketchuptexture.com

xoio-air

CADTutor

cgtextures.com

stockvault.net

Immediate Entourage

Skalgubbar

cutoutpeople.com

 

Materials & Texture Maps

rendertextures

rendertextures.com

Knoll Surface Finish Library

Free Stock Textures

Texture Lovers

Plaintextures

Gobotree.com Textures

Textures Forrest

Texture Mate

cadyou.com

cgtextures.com

bittbox.com

Benjamin Moore Color Palettes (for Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, & AutoCAD)

Sherwin-Williams Color Palettes (for Photoshop, SketchUp, AutoCAD, & more)

 

Color Palettes

Adobe Kuler

Adobe Kuler

COLOURlovers

color-hex

degraeve.com/color-palette (generate palette from image)

colr.org

 

Fonts

flipping typical

Flipping Typical (font comparison)

1001fonts.com (free font downloads)

dafont.com

2200freefonts.com

 

Web Graphics, Digital Presentations, & Websites

issuu

issuu.com (online publishing)

WordPress.org and WordPress.com (blogging and basic websites)

maxdesign.com (CSS & HTML tutorials), see also: Effective Use of Style Sheets

 

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Updated: September 22, 2014