Living Room

The Living Room: A 3D Rendering

Wow. Um. This may be the dorkiest thing I’ve done yet.

I’ve created a 3D rendering of my living room (to scale), which I populated with furniture, animated, set to music, and uploaded to YouTube.


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    Caroline B
    November 6, 2007 at 4:07 am

    Hehe. I’ll go with “cute”, rather than “dorky”.

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    November 6, 2007 at 4:58 am

    When the model tipped in the animation, I was expecting all of the furniture to come sliding out of the room. I have no idea what I was thinking. Ha!

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    November 6, 2007 at 6:59 am

    That’s seriously one of the best things I’ve seen… I’m forwarding it to my cousin, an architecture major, who has shown me stuff like this that he made — but his were always super modern buildings or flaming swords or something… and yours is real and cute and more the thing I like!

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    November 6, 2007 at 7:27 am

    The music is genius!

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    November 6, 2007 at 7:37 am

    Hil-AR-ious! I love the music and the light fixture!

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    Maggie Sumner
    November 6, 2007 at 8:52 am

    You’re always so busy with work, home improvement projects, etc., when do you find the time to do these things?!?!?

    I’m amazed at how industrious you are.

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    November 6, 2007 at 9:00 am

    Yeah, I don’t think you can layout your furniture any other way. If you did my suggestion and flipped the couch, it (plus the end tables) would cover the entire expanse of the room. Not. Good. The middle space is more for a love or a couple of chairs, if anything.

    How do you think the furniture was arranged in that room originally, before the advent of TV?

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    November 6, 2007 at 2:58 pm

    wow you got heaps of time on your hands huh?

    looks great! love the lounge and chair in that space.

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    November 6, 2007 at 3:59 pm

    That is pretty dorky….JK. You are really a design addict!

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    November 6, 2007 at 4:31 pm

    Love it!

    Expected to see June Cleaver come waltzing into the living room with a plate of cookies for Wally and the Beav. And I mean that in a good way!

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    November 6, 2007 at 5:07 pm

    put the tv in the corner where the red chair is, and angle the couch in the opposite corner?

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    November 6, 2007 at 8:06 pm

    Insanely talented, that’s what you are. I love how you pull off your style!

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    November 7, 2007 at 9:14 am

    back to the t.v. arrrangement
    do you have to have both of the
    doorways on either side of the t.v.??
    could you get along with just the one
    to the right of the tv and do away with the other?
    thus creating a corner and hang the monster

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    November 7, 2007 at 10:51 am

    i think its so cool !
    and the music makes it all so fun !

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    Making it Lovely
    November 7, 2007 at 2:18 pm

    We’ve decided to give the plasma TV back, so we’re keeping the furniture the way it is.

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    December 11, 2007 at 8:24 pm

    um did you do that in SketchUp? Very cute.

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    Making it Lovely
    December 11, 2007 at 10:18 pm

    Yep, that was done in Google SketchUp. I have no idea how I found the time to learn the program and make that little rendering. It took waaaaay too long!

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    February 13, 2009 at 5:45 am

    Ha! As your room tipped up to show the floorplan, I just expected all the furniture to fall to the bottom of the screen! Very clever indeed.

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