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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Christmas Grrrrrreetings!

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Set Visions would like to wish you all an extremely Merry Christmas and cheers to a fantastic New Year. We couldn’t resist using Huey, our studio mascot, as the face of this year’s Christmas card in his very own CGI snow globe.

We are hugely excited for 2017. The next instalment of our Interior Trend Video Blog will kick us off in January, followed by the launch last of our Set Visions websites, completing our rebrand.

Our offices will be closing on Friday 23rd of December with the full team returning on Tuesday 3rd of January 2017. To keep update with all the news and goings on at HQ simply add your details to our mailing list. We’re now off to embrace the Hygge lifestyle- Although, we must remember; if we make CGI mince pies, we can’t eat them!


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Visualise your online potential

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Check out our new Visualise website, the dedicated interactive web and showroom solution from the Set Visions family.

See how we can increase online customer engagement with Visualise product customisation. Together we can create purchasing confidence as well as giving an enhanced customer journey.

Everything from 360 images, Room Visualisers, Product Configurators to Augmented Reality. Everyone’s racing to improve their customer journey both in store and on line and we have the perfect Virtual Reality tools to help…The future has arrived you only need the Vision!…Visualise.setvisions.co.uk


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Jeepers Creepers

Here is a real-life horror story, team Set Vision’s transformation is eerily…normal. This terror of tails was created by our very own retouching department who took true delight in transforming our MDs! Quite a side step of their daily tasks of retouching our lifestyle photography and bespoke CGI designs. This family of true terrors wish you all a screamin’ Halloweeeeeeen!

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Food for thought

A recent technical challenge was set to our CG department…Can we demonstrate the feasibility of showcasing a frozen ice lolly product in a variety of images? Traditional photography methods would have meant placing the frozen lolly in direct lighting for extended periods leaving a frustratingly narrow window for capturing the shot before the product had to be replaced.

The idea of using Pix CGI meant our unparalleled photorealism would allow the client to show the construction and quality of the product whilst keeping the image looking refreshing and appetising. The ability to deconstruct and re construct the product could simply not be done without the use of CGI.

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After a delicious study of the behaviour of the ice lolly…the surface, reflection, lighting reaction we recreate the materials in layers, addressing each physical aspect of the reference based on direct observation. We digitally sculpted the finished result with the lighting and art direction integral to the feel of a shot, allowing us to create a striking editorial image. The beauty of CGI is allowing us push and develop aesthetics for a strong campaign.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The green scene VLOG

Welcome to our first Trend VLOG! Our lovely Head Photographic Stylist Nina chats through all things green, which is one of the big colour contenders over the last few seasons, from vibrant flashes to deep and moody hues.
Over the past year greens have been interpreted through the Botanical and Tropical Jungle trends, which have strongly rooted their way across interior and homeware design, fusing from contemporary to classic styling.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Alive with Motion

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The vital importance of video in online marketing is widely documented. Videos convey your brand and showcase your product. Get ahead of the competition and let our videos evoke and deliver the right message for you. We’ve launched the ‘MOTION’ department to support our customers in expanding their image content into video and animation in a creative, cost effective and informative way.

Check out the Motion website, view our showreels and ask us how we could help you develop your product launches, promotions and presentations... motion.setvisions.co.uk

Monday, October 10, 2016

The CGI Deal of the Century!

Pix CGI have uploaded 100 3D models into our Turbo Squid account with license free usage ready for all your CGI endeavours. From the largest chandelier to the smallest screw all our CGI props are modelled down to the finest detail, meaning you can purchase with confidence the exact same 3D props and textures we use in our photorealistic CGI images.

Designer chairs, coffee machines and even Jack Daniels BBQ sauce – you name it - we have modelled it all.
Head on over now to turbosquid.com and invest in quality CGI models for your projects.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

100% Set Visions

The Set Visions team visited 100% Design at the inspirational Olympia Exhibition Centre. It is the UK’s largest and longest running trade event for designers and architects; showcasing the latest trends, technologies and innovations in Kitchen & Bathrooms, Workplaces, Interiors and Design & Build.

The Kaleidoscope exhibition space is dedicated to past and future design partnerships and reflects the myriad of collaborators that 100% attracts every year. The enlightening experience will now assist our room set designs for the coming months to ensure we too are 100% on trend.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Set Builder vacancy

Set Visions are one of the country’s leading photography studios in their field and supply imagery for many national household brands and retailers.

Our Photography department is now looking to employ a Set Builder come painter and decorator. This post would suit an energetic individual with joinery skills, including use of joinery machinery and also experience in painting and decorating. The job also consists of manual lifting.

Good organisational skills and experience in warehouse merchandise would be beneficial to the post, combined with the ability to work in a team and independently.

All application by CV to the following: mailto:charlotte@setvisions.co.uk

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

CG Show Case

These contemporary CGI visuals are based on a high end gloss cashmere kitchen door for a national kitchen supplier. Concealed strip lighting is a modern architectural feature, with quirky open ended storage in the island. Mood lighting is key to the atmosphere, with designer glass pendants adding a soft intimate lifestyle feel.

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The following cameo shots successfully show the features and benefits within the range, up-selling to the consumer. Our in-house Art Direction and commercial understanding of client’s products is key to producing these groups of shots with set design, interior trends and CG camera all contributing to the success.

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c 3618 Dec15 4a Slab PVC Cashmere Gloss J Cab Hettich Sliding System INSET (DOF) V1 PJH

d 3618 Dec15 4a Slab PVC Cashmere Gloss J Cab J Cab INSET V1 (DOF) PJH

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