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January 19 2018

The art of realistic textures: new materials in Lumion 8

A render can be worth a thousand words. When rendering images and animations, there’s no better way to tell the story of your design than through the materials you use.


A rusty, Corten steel exterior sits atop a textured stone wall. Rendered in Lumion 8.

Dressing your modeled scenes in beautiful, realistic materials can instantly transform the look and mood of a building or space, and it typically means the difference between a jaw-dropping render and a computer-generated, plastic appearance.

January 9 2018

Breathe life into your designs with new objects in Lumion 8

People, trees, sports cars. Beds, office supplies, lighting fixtures. Bring your model to life with thousands of objects in the Lumion 8 content library.


Adding objects to a scene is the fastest and easiest way to infuse your render with personality, style and a distinct flair that’s sure to stand out.

Whether outfitting a kitchen or making a residential home’s front lawn look “lived-in,” placing objects serves various needs at every stage of the design process.  

December 19 2017

5 new Lumion 8 features for elevating render beauty to new heights

Visualize creativity like never before. Communicate architecture while captivating your audiences. See how you can capture your vision in the best possible light by applying these new Lumion 8 features to your designs.


For an in-depth look at how you can create jaw-dropping images or animations in Lumion 8 with these 5 features, continue reading below.

December 7 2017

5 new tools for saving time and energy in Lumion 8


Less time spent rendering means that you’ll have more time to focus on perfecting your design. 

At its core, Lumion 8 is a serious upgrade when it comes to your render’s image quality and visual attractiveness. 

Features such as Sky Light and the Soft and Fine Shadows made this dramatic quality boost possible, but it’s important to remember the other pillars of Lumion rendering: speed and ease-of-use.

By applying these five time-saving features new in Lumion 8, you can tighten your rendering workflow and start knocking out amazing renders in a quick, efficient manner.

December 4 2017

Learn how to make amazing renders in Lumion 8 with this video tutorial by Mike Brightman

Discover how Lumion 8 can help you transform exteriors, interiors, landscapes and more into incredibly realistic renders with this recorded webinar tutorial from avid user Mike Brightman.

The Styles button, Sky Light, soft shadows, rounded edges and so much more! 

From its breathtaking render quality to its easy-to-use interface that empowers architects to quickly make amazing images and videos, Lumion 8 is certainly a rendering force to be reckoned with. 

In the above tutorial, Lumion expert user Mike Brightman walks you through the new features in Lumion 8. Mike also explores various usage cases so that you can leverage these features to achieve the best result. 

Learn more about the new Lumion 8 features with our specially made tutorials

Looking for a little extra rendering insight so that you can start producing striking images and videos? Check out our wide range of video tutorials:

Expand the way you render with Lumion 8

Lumion 8 marks some major changes in everything from UI to the Styles presets to advanced features for exceptional image quality. The links above will take you to Lumion’s video tutorials, and you can further explore the new features on our What’s New page

You’ll also come across new images, animations and media capturing architecture in its best light on our social pages, including:

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more tutorial blogs and videos providing in-depth guides to using Lumion 8.