Create stunning visualizations easily with Lumion. This 3D architectural visualization tool can win business for architects, creative professionals, and interior designers. It allows you to take CAD technology and easily create stunning architectural visualizations. Beautiful visualizations that can make clients see, not just imagine, your ideas can be created in just a few minutes. Take your large polygon models and then create a virtual walk-through. Envision that kind of power to express your ideas to customers. Your ideas can sell themselves! And now, things are even better. Lumion 8 allows you to capture your designs in the best possible light and render faster than ever. Let’s discuss what new features this release brings.
Features Highlights of Lumion 8
To really understand all the great improvements of this latest upgrade, I encourage you to watch the video below. Seeing what this wonderful architectural visualization software can do so quickly is really impactful. But, it is always nice to have a list of some the key new features. Please keep in mind, all of these features are available in the Lumion 8 Pro edition only. The more basic, Lumion 8 edition has some of these features, but not all. Compare Versions.
- Styles – create stunning images instantly
- Fine and soft shadows
- Sky Light daylight simulator
- New water and water presets
- Color correction improvements
- Object grouping
- Tilt shift, a camera effect to transform your CAD model into a scaled-down version of the real thing
- Mass placement of curved shapes
- Soften hard edges
- New automobiles, pets, cyclists, new “look at a fixed point feature” and so much more.
Lumion Student Offer
If you are a student in the United States, you are now eligible to get a free Lumion Pro student license. You can only use the license for non-commercial, personal use. If you are considering a career in architecture or design, this is fantastic news. Train on the software that can help win business. This can become a great asset on your resume and in your future job search. Getting your free license is simple. First, make sure your PC can run Lumion. This program requires a good graphics card and you want to make sure you can meet the hardware requirements. Then, you will need to verify that you are in fact living in the USA. This is done via PayPal. Once that is complete, you will need to verify that you are an enrolled student. This is done via SheerID. After you’ve proven your credentials, it is time to download your 3D architectural visualization software and get started. Enjoy!
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