Augmented Reality – how to join the revolution

Want to join a revolution? Those with a keen interest in digital technology will undoubtedly be aware of Augmented Reality and it’s rise into the public domain over the last few years. Many will already be aware of it’s potential, and some will have identified a clear niche for it as a tool for marketing, education, leisure and Read More

Roll with it…Matching CGI to live video

Amongst the main weapons in the armoury of developers looking to gain planning consent, the photomontage CGI is proving to be a hit. These images provide a valuable insight into how a development will sit in its true context, and how, hopefully, environmental impact can be kept to a minimum. They’re far more digestible to a planning committee Read More

Christmas E-Card 2013

Over the past few years we’ve been producing interactive Christmas E-cards for a bit of festive fun. It’s always a nice to produce something a little different and hopefully helps to get us and our clients into the Christmas spirit! Our first attempt started off with Rob volunteering to produce one as an alternative to the regular physical Christmas cards we’d Read More

Galliard celebrations – 21 years in London

We were pleased to be invited to join Galliard Homes at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair recently to celebrate their 21st year of developing in London. The invite came from Alex Lawrie of PR company Lawrie Cornish, so Paul, Martin and James went along to share the occasion. On arrival, we were struck by the sheer variety of Read More

The Photon House by Cantifix

Sometimes we’re lucky enough to work on a project that is something a little bit out of the ordinary. The Photon Project by Cantifix is one of those such projects. “The Photon Project is a unique and important four year study into the biological effects of light and the development of healthy ‘Photon Living’ solutions for all types of buildings. Read More

Stratford Halo

It’s always nice to be reminded of an older project that you enjoyed working on, and it’s funny the sense of attachment you feel towards a real building that you’ve worked on the CGIs for. Everytime I go into London I can’t help staring at the Stratford Halo building as it goes past. So we thought we’d share Read More

St John’s Hospital, Chelmsford

The former St John’s Hospital is close to the hearts of many in Chelmsford, owing to half the population of the surrounding area having been born there (including one of our Senior Artists here at CGEye). Not being a genuine Essex boy myself I don’t quite have the same sentimental link, but living near by when it closed Read More

Photomontages, day and night

For new builds on existing streets, extensions to existing buildings or refurbishments, then a ‘Photomontage‘ is nearly always the way to go. This is especially true when the surrounding buildings or landscape is a particular selling feature for your new property. As their name suggests the basis for a Photomontage is a high quality photograph. Depending on the requirements of Read More


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