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Visual industries news, insights from CGTrader marketplace, company announcements, and some inspiration for your upcoming 3D model. Find amazing stories from the community and beyond. How spaceship model end-up in VR experience, how challenge to model a sword and the win shape further modeling career and many more amazing stories can be found on this blog.

Are you based in the US? We know where you can bring your 3D CAD files to life

June 28th, 2018

Are you based in the US? We know where you can bring your 3D CAD files to life

Here at CGTrader, we want to help you find the best 3D models. Since we have more than 200,000 print-ready models to offer we also want to make sure you know about the best ways to turn those models into real objects!

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Fox Renderfarm: "Designers are more likely to use a render farm instead of crashing their own PCs for countless days"

February 22nd, 2018

Fox Renderfarm: "Designers are more likely to use a render farm instead of crashing their own PCs for countless days"

Render times are a pain. With more studios and designers turning to render farms, our good friends and supporters of 3D challenges: Space and Female CharactersRayvision's Fox Renderfarm – talked to us about rendering Academy Award (The Oscars) winners, YouTube celebrity videos and Bollywood blockbusters. They also revealed some technical hurdles they had to beat to satisfy 70,000 demanding customers, and some myths users often have about render farms.

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Hear from the winners of 3D Challenge: Space

February 1st, 2018

Hear from the winners of 3D Challenge: Space

Last month we announced the winners of our 3D Challenge: Space. We got in touch with them and asked a couple of questions about their design work. Now, with the well-deserved spotlight on them, we give you their answers.

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2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works

January 12th, 2018

2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works

Have you ever felt bored before starting a new project? Uninspired? Unmotivated? Idealess? Well, we might just help you out! See, we’ve talked to the winners of our CGTrader Awards 2017 and asked them to tell us their sources of inspiration.

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Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

January 10th, 2018

Gear up for Game Jam 2018 with these free 3D models!

Are you going to your local Game Jam? We know we are!

This year, we want to help jammers around the world, and what better way to do that than by giving access to some great free 3D models? The CGTrader community has a huge base of game-ready free models, and our designers picked a couple of game-ready free models to show you the potential CGTrader has for jammers. Check them out!

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