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This section links to a selection of sites recommended by us where you might find useful information to combine with our products.

Visualization Services


Lukas Lagerweij creates 3D models and visualizations (still and animated). He is an expert in product development and general design.

Buro Kern

Stephan Westenberg creates 3D models and visualizations (still and animated). He is an expert in artist impressions and painting.

3D Printing Services


i.materialise is a 3D printing service for everybody with an eye for design and a head full of ideas.

3D Worknet

3D Worknet offers you true mass customization. By using additive manufacturing technologies (often referred to as 3D printing) we are able to manufacture a rapidly growing amount of unique products every day.


Shapeways.com is the world's leading 3D Printing marketplace and community. We harness 3D Printing to help everyone make and share designs with the world, making product design more accessible, personal, and inspiring.


Cubify is a place to express yourself in 3D! Whether you're just looking for something unique (a belt, a lamp, a toy) that's been 3D printed, or you want to design and print your own creations from scratch, or anything in between, Cubify has you covered.


Ponoko, the world’s easiest making system, is an online marketplace for people to make real things. It’s where creators, digital fabricators, materials suppliers and buyers meet to make almost anything.

Material and Object Resources for your 3D Visuals



3DExport is a store where you can buy and sell 3D models, 3d print models textures, and plugins for using in CG projects. Our 3D Models Marketplace was launched in February 2004, and now we are one of the world's largest providers of high quality 3D content.



CGTrader is a 3D model marketplace for computer graphics, 3D printing and virtual reality, backed by a strong professional designer community. On CGTrader, 3D artists, design studios and businesses share and sell their models. Enterprise and business customers can choose from a wide collection of high-quality 3D models or hire a designer for a custom job if the model needed cannot be found on the platform.


Material and Object Resources

On the web, there are several resources for materials for your 3D visualizations. Design8 made a selection of some useful sites:

Photostock services

Royalty Free Images


Dreamstime is a distinguished leader in stock photography and a major supplier of high quality digital images at unbelievable prices. All stock images available are provided by Dreamstime community's photographers, shot on film or digital and approved by our editors. Structured on categories and subcategories, the database is renewed with thousands of fresh images and titles on a daily basis.
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