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“Designing for the future: Trends we need to consider now” Blogging Competition is now over

August 11th, 2017

“Designing for the future: Trends we need to consider now” Blogging Competition is now over

From the end of May till the 1 st of August bloggers around the world were challenged to think about designing for the future. From fashion to architecture, from graphic design to brands or products - everyone working and interested in different fields had been welcomed and could participate in the contest organized by CGTrader. The task was simple and yet required going deeper into the field of interest, provide insights and make own inferences. A number of bloggers joined the contest “Designing for the future: trends we need to consider now” and we had a truly hard time selecting the best ones. So after all these reviews, we are now happy to announce the winners of the contest and share the best of the best blog posts with you.

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You have more time to join Designer Schwag and Sports & Hobbies challenges!

August 2nd, 2017

You have more time to join Designer Schwag and Sports & Hobbies challenges!

We have some great news for you - the deadlines for the two challenges currently running on CGTrader, Designer Schwag and Sports & Hobbies, have been prolonged! This means that you now have a bit more time to model and then, if we send some feedback on technical issues, tweak the 3D models.

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30 3D models with 30% discount you need to check

July 24th, 2017

30 3D models with 30% discount you need to check

You most likely have already noticed the Midsummer Sale running on CGTrader. Long story short, this means a number of great 3D models on CGTrader can be bough with 30% discount. Those too lazy to model something for their project should definitely take a look as there are variety of quality models offered with the deal.

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Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D - CGTrader is launching a new 3D challenge

June 28th, 2017

Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D - CGTrader is launching a new 3D challenge

You might have already spotted the new design challenge on CGTrader - 3D Challenge: Designer Schwag and wondered, what’s the deal with those pretty straightforward model requirements. This challenge is something a bit more than a regular competition and a chance to model something amazing that would impress fellow designers or those likely to put your model to an interesting new use. With this challenge, CGTrader wants to give our 3D community of artists access to a new group of creatives - 2D designers.

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1,000,000th user has just joined CGTrader!

June 23rd, 2017

1,000,000th user has just joined CGTrader!

Less than 13 months ago - May 27th, 2016, we were celebrating a big milestone - 500k users and 500k models on CGTrader. Today, June 23rd, we are excited to announce that the 1,000,000th user has joined CGTrader, and this is mova from the Netherlands.
“Over the past year, we have observed an exponential growth in number of users and their activity on the platform. We believe that this is a result of a combination of factors: hard work of CGTrader team in bringing platform improvements, supporting existing clients and effectively communicating with new customers, valuable partnerships as well as our amazing community sharing their experience and spreading the word about CGTrader further”, comments Dalia Lašaitė, the CEO of CGTrader. Indeed, since last June, CGTrader has introduced a number of interesting improvements for customers and designers alike ranging from easy tutorial uploader for modelers to share their knowledge with the community to buyer loyalty programs to thank those appreciating CGTrader as a place to go for 3D assets.

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