If you haven't already discovered this - CHECK IT OUT!!! SketchUp has a plug-in called Podium which creates photorealistic renderings from your SketchUp models. It's AMAZING and you can download a free 30-day trial (approx. $198 to purchase).
Seattle Design Center's August Third Thursday was SO inspiring!
John Bielenberg was there to share how Project M, SOUP and Common are using design to help shape a positive future for people and the planet.
Project M Looking for a platform to drive positive change, challenge the status quo, and think wrong in the process?
Welcome to Project M.
Project M is a program for creative people who are already inspired to contribute to the greater good, and are looking for a platform to collaborate and generate ideas and projects bigger than themselves.
Still looking for that platform? Project M is that platform.
Check out this website: http://www.projectmlab.com/