Category Archives: sketchup pro

SketchUp viewer for VR out now! |


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The SketchUp team is pleased to announce that the SketchUp Viewer for VR application is now available for users to install from theOculus Store. The app runs on Oculus Rift & Rift S headsets (and also on Quest when connected to a PC using a Link Cable).  It’s our expectation that the Oculus Store will serve to help new users discover SketchUp, and assist customers by making it more convenient to install (and update) the SketchUp Viewer for VR app on their […]

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The same SketchUp you love, a new way to buy |


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End of Classic SketchUp Licenses Read about the End of Classic License FAQ Trimble has announced a big change to how customers will be able to purchase SketchUp products. From 4th November, 2020, SketchUp Classic Perpetual licenses and Maintenance & Support renewal plans will cease. It’s an important shift in the way SketchUp do business that allows us to continue supporting, developing, and making SketchUp even better. From SketchUp’s earliest days as a start-up, our team has always felt it […]

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Webinars 1 to 3 SketchUp – “from inception to completion” |


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Community feedback time! Webinars 1 to 3 SketchUp – “from inception to completion” with James Ogston of SEEIT3D on 5th to 7th May Introduction Firstly, we would like to say a big belated thanks to all those that registered and attended our recent Webinar series “from inception to completion”. We had an overwhelming response and apologies for the later than expected feedback, However, we are sure you will be happy to receive this update now and jump back in to […]

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User-friendly updates to SketchUp Pro 2020 |


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Based heavily on user feedback, SketchUp polished up a few features that will keep your workflow humming along smoothly!  Freshening up SketchUp Pro Scenes Panel. Now that you’ve had some time to enjoy better toggling visibility with hidden geometry and objects, this feature just got even better. Hidden geometry and hidden objects are now split up so you can select and save them separately on a Scene-by-Scene basis. You will see a new checkbox in the Scenes panel that lets […]

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Three-Part Webinar Series: SketchUp – from inception to completion |


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Join us for FREE as we ZOOM and orbit in our Three-part Webinar seriesFrom Inception to Completion using SketchUp 2020! Register here WEBINAR AGENDA Webinar 1, Tues 5.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 1, Join James to take you through buildinga basic 3D model with structure, walls, floors, ceilings, and glazing. Webinar 2, Tues 6.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 2, we apply additional fixtures, fittings, photo match, and materials to our model.. Webinar 3, Tues 7.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 3, […]

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Accessing SketchUp while working remotely |


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During this COVID-19 pandemic that we are all experiencing, we thought it important to keep assisting all our clients and provide some additional information from the team at Elmtec/SketchUpUK a quick rundown of how to access SketchUp and various extensions while working remotely. This way we can help more quickly as we have had a noticeable increase in customers contacting us recently about this. Here is the rundown… SketchUp Pro SketchUp Pro is available as Subscription, Classic, and Networked. With […]

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Design at Starbucks: Brewing the right stuff |


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David Daniels heads up Starbucks’ America East design teams, overseeing over a hundred designers across New York, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, and Latin America. David and his team have executed over 1,400 major Starbucks renovations and new builds in 2016 alone. As well as being a passionate (and productive) designer, David is also a SketchUp aficionado, so I was thrilled to talk with him about his approach to design and decision-making at Starbucks. Hello David… Care to introduce yourself and your […]

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How to win interior design projects with SketchUp – Part 2 |


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In part 1 of this series, we revealed how to create winning interior design options in SketchUp. Now that you’re finished modelling, what’s next?  We show you how to present your vision to customers and blow them away with your designs. Pssst…sign up to watch a live demo of this workflow in our upcoming webinar. A SketchUp Pro subscription includes a powerful ecosystem of products to help you communicate your creations. Let’s explore! Add custom Styles to your design Adding […]

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How to win interior design projects with SketchUp – Part 1 |


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Pitching for a new project is one of the most exciting parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner. You want to get ideas out of your head quickly and turn them into winning results that will wow your client, boss or team.  Leverage the full power of a SketchUp Pro subscription at every stage of your creative process to deliver impactful concepts, quickly. Watch us do it live by signing up for […]

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V-RAY NEXT FOR SKETCHUP, UPDATE 1 RELEASED |


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Enhanced SketchUp integration. Faster interactive rendering. New, smart functionality.  V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 offers a feature-packed boost with deeper SketchUp integration, performance optimizations and even more streamlined workflows. V-Ray Next for SketchUp is available here DEEP SKETCHUP INTEGRATION The latest V-Ray update features even tighter integration with SketchUp. Enjoy an improved user experience for some of your favourite tools, as well as detailed instructions on how to use them. What’s more, you can make material color corrections and […]

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