Visualising objects in 3D

The creative landscape of Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator is enough for most designers to think about, without worrying about the third dimension as well. 3D computer-aided design takes years to learn, is unwieldy and is probably not worth the trouble - better leave it to the specialists, eh?

Well not necessarily, because while SketchUp doesn't have the flexibility or power of tools such as 3ds Max, it does serve a purpose for quick visualisations and layouts.

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