Dec 31, 1969


    Tips, news, and insight on KeyShot and 3D Rendering


    News - Aug 3, 2012

    Quirky is Hiring... and They Need a KeyShot All-Star

    Ok, it doesn't exactly say 'KeyShot All-Star", but if you want to work for one of the coolest companies in the known world (other than Luxion) and you're a rock star Industrial Designer that knows your SolidWorks and your KeyShot, then this job is it. Quirky is a social product collaboration site th[...]
    News - Aug 2, 2012

    CGPN Launches. Sign Up, Collect Points, Win a Seat of KeyShot.

    What do you get when you mix CG and people? Well, the CG People Network of course. has just launched and Luxion is proud to be part of kicking off the new CG site from the creators of, one of the finest places to find quality 3D models. They've taken the comments of 3D02 members an[...]
    Features - Aug 1, 2012

    Customer Spotlight: Stanley Black & Decker Using KeyShot for 3D Rendering and Animation

    Have you ever thought about what's behind the images of the DeWalt power tools you see online and in the stores? We'll give you one guess. Jason Busschaert is an award winning designer and Sr. Project Industrial Designer at Stanley Black & Decker Inc. where they are using KeyShot to produce 3D rende[...]
    News - Jul 31, 2012

    Fast, Simple Labels on Transparent Materials in KeyShot

    Perhaps you're working on some images for a glass bottle of Mr's Tompkin's clear liquid gravy or need to show what an underwater seascape applied to the plasticy interior of the latest Ocean Breeze scented aftershave looks like. There are a lot of applications where you may need to apply a label to [...]
    Tips - Jul 27, 2012

    Six Photography Essentials for Great (Rendering) Results

    Rendering an image is a lot like taking a photograph. You have to consider your composition, the lighting, the lens - Rendering your 3D models with KeyShot makes that whole process extremely simple, leaving you open to explore more variations and create that inspirational shot. The BMW Design Facebo[...]
    News - Jul 26, 2012

    KeyShot Ready to Rock on OS X Mountain Lion

    For all the Mac user in the house, today is a wonderful day. Apple has released 'the most advanced desktop operating system', better known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and best of all, KeyShot is ready to rock on the ninth release of the OS.
    News - Jul 26, 2012

    Fly to Boston, See KeyShot, Party at IDSA 2012

    Our favorite pre-fall show is coming up and we'll be packing the computer bags, pop-up displays and cans of red bull to make our way over to Boston, Massachusetts for the IDSA 2012 International Conference. The event is being held August 15-18th, 2012 and you'll definitely want to show up for this. [...]
    Features - Jul 24, 2012

    TAGTOOL Stylus Pen and Pencil Visualized Using KeyShot

    Last week, on July 16th, GRIFITI product design and development group had the TAGTOOL, their first Kickstarter project, successfully funded. The TAGTOOL is a stylus, but so much more. The group loves mechanical pencils, fountain pens & rollerball pens. So, they combined these with a stylus nib to br[...]
    Tips - Jul 23, 2012

    Creating Perfect Frosted Glass in KeyShot

    While updating some of our quick tips, I came across one about creating Frosted glass in KeyShot. We haven't put it up on the blog before, so I thought why not post a little example with a .bip file for people to download and play around with themselves? Heck yeah! With KeyShot 3 we added nearly 700[...]
    Tips - Jul 20, 2012

    3 Tips for Applying Labels in KeyShot

    Labels. While I'm known in some parts of the office as the guy who can stick impressive amounts of labels on the face without suffocating, there are more important objects to consider when applying the sticky back graphics. Those objects are your 3D models. Labels are crucial to making your packagin[...]
    Jul 18, 2012

    Animation of the Week: Cool Exploded View Mechanics

    Yesterday, we looked at a few basic tips to help with the KeyShot animation workflow. With that, the ability to copy and paste animations between parts, then mirror animations maked the creation of exploded views extremely fast. Simple assemblies brought in from SolidWorks, Rhino, Creo or any other [...]
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