How important are product catalogs to your business? Maybe they're not your top priority. But for customers, your catalog is extremely important. They want to know everything about your products down to the smallest detail before buying. And since people are drawn to visuals, they’re turning to your product catalog images for answers. But between [...]

October 23, 2018


Categories: 3D Rendering, Marketing

At FUSE, we're always working on something new. Whether it’s playing around with new programs, trying out techniques, or just working through a cool idea. That's what we're focusing on this week with artist Zak Katara's nature-inspired battlefield animation. He created and rendered the entire animation in Blender using an amazing new add-on. In this post, [...]

October 16, 2018


Categories: 3D Industry and Programs, 3D Rendering, Project Highlight

Broadcast spots are all about getting information across to your audience. You’ve put work into your product and delivered it in a catchy way, adding emotion or humor to make the spot more memorable. But what about the ending? Don’t let all that work go to waste by fizzling out at the end. You’ve got [...]

October 10, 2018


Categories: 3D Industry Trends, Marketing

We've been asked a lot about the different software our team uses. As a 3D design studio, the rendering engine we use is particularly important. The FUSE team has used and experimented with a lot of 3D rendering programs over the years. For high-quality production work, our preferred renderer is Redshift (as you may have [...]

October 2, 2018


Categories: 3D Industry and Programs, 3D Rendering

We take on all kinds of projects at FUSE. Some of our clients have a specific need: a single animation or photorealistic renderings for a product launch. But many of our clients are looking for more. They’re looking for a long-term creative partner. Someone who can help them develop 3D visuals and assets for everything [...]

September 25, 2018


Categories: 3D Rendering, General

How amazing is it that we can find almost anything by typing it into our smartphones? It’s the thrill of getting something on demand, right when you want it. The same is true for things at work – we send instant messages over Slack, have paychecks directly deposited, and get frustrated at two-second email delays. [...]

September 18, 2018


Categories: 3D Industry Trends

Trade shows are an excellent way to show off your new products and connect one-on-one with existing and new clients. People travel hundreds of miles to attend trade shows, many of whom have buying power and are looking to make connections with vendors. But getting people to your booth isn’t always easy. The average exhibition [...]

September 10, 2018


Categories: 3D Rendering, Marketing

Today, we’re highlighting artist Rachel Buchen and her recent animation project. Rachel is a 3D animator who got her start in the industry right here as a FUSE intern. In this post, we’re talking about Rachel’s latest project, her background, and what it’s like to work at FUSE. About the Artist Rachel Buchen began working [...]

August 28, 2018


Categories: Artist Highlight

This week we’re taking a look at X-Particles, one of the many programs we use here at FUSE. Artist Shawn Letendre is our resident X-Particles expert, and in this post, he's walking us through the program and a few work pieces. Each of these animations was created using X-Particles. X-Particles and How We Use It For those [...]

August 21, 2018


Categories: 3D Industry and Programs

Photoshoots can be time-consuming and finicky. You need to make sure the lighting is perfect, the prototype shipped on time, and the set looks just right. It can be an expensive ordeal, especially considering travel costs and setup for the shoot itself. But have you ever considered the toll photography sets take on the environment? [...]

August 14, 2018


Categories: 3D Rendering