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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

That stylist touch for this year’s festive gathering…

If you’re looking for seasonal inspiration to adorn your home this winter, look no further than our editorial style take on this season’s style.

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Nina, our head of creative, has created the perfect on-trend look for this year’s festive dining experience, mixing her Scandi roots and trend knowledge for the season ahead. Soft colour tones with pinks, lilacs, mauves and complementary rose gold hues with a subtle, candle-lit glow for atmosphere.

This beautiful editorial shot was created by our CGI artists and showcases the talent and art direction our team can take your product. Something for the New Year… get in touch with us and let’s make 2018 a visually stunning year.

Our offices will be open right up to the 22nd of December with the team returning on the 2nd of January, bright eyed and bushy tailed ready to take on the challenges the New Year will bring. The Set Visions team would like to send warm wishes and good health over the festive break.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Sneak Peek - Botanicals in the home

Our in-house stylist team analyse and interpret global trends translating them into everyday, achievable styles. A recent studio project with one of our long-standing clients saw us use the botanical trend to give their product a fresh, modern look.

The client’s release of their new tile range had to reflect their ethos of a contemporary product that works within the home. We designed a space that could lend itself to changing with trends, with a modern kitchen and tile choice in tones that can easily adapt to several styles within the home.

natural kitchen style botanical white tiles photography

Plants are very on trend right now with botanicals, jungle prints and the statement cacti popping up all over. The team added a little jungle vibe with linens and crockery, then brought fresh green colours through with other displayed pieces. Finally, adding the succulents and ferns for that extra botanical touch.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Architectural Visualisations

CGI is a cost-effective communication tool for housing developers, property marketing and interior designers. Working from elevations and material samples our in-house team can construct a set of photorealistic images that accurately represent a space before construction starts. This creates perfect marketing collateral to help build interest and sell off-plan.

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Location, scale and context impose no restrictions as we work with developers to show the visual impact of a space and its surroundings with detailed architecture and textures. Multiple shots of a spaces can be taken, be it day or night, exterior or interior to give a true feel of a development.

Our vast library of materials makes transforming an ordinary space into an environment of carefully considered interior design at the simple click of the mouse. The CGI artists add in slight imperfections to ensure our CGI images truly are representative of reality from textured copper to the lustre of marble.

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Another advantage of CGI is the animation walk-through service we offer. This is great to help prospective buyers understand the scale of a plot and recognise how the space will work for them. Simply get in touch with the team at Set Visions to see how our services can help bring your development to light.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Trending- Deep Inky Blues

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This year we have been working with blue shades through a range of products and trends, it’s safe to say we know how to take that colour tone in many directions. Opting for a darker shade in a space adds drama and impact, but with the right lighting it can also be made to feel warm and cosy.

Keep it fresh

blue and white shaker kitchen living room wall painted

Mix and match cabinets is another way to keep the look fresh and not go down the moody hues look. Copper key features such as tap design works with this colour.

Don’t want to darken a room too much? The same effect can be achieved by painting halfway up a wall as in this living room. You can still get the impact whilst keeping it fresh.


Take it moody

deep blue living room shaker kitchen cosy

Dark blues work particularly well in classic, panelled interiors such as period properties with grand fireplaces and dramatic, high ceilings. This space can carry colour!

The kitchen (above) has dramatic, dusky blue cupboards which are on-trend this year. We’ve designed several sets for deep blue kitchens so keep an eye out. You can either go deep and moody, or add bold colour to offset the blue.



Thursday, November 9, 2017

Cost Saving Photography

Set Visions photography department offers creative stylish imagery to fit any budget. A great cost saving service the team offers is the use of our large pre-built set. The semi permanent set up enables our clients to make the most of a spacious set design without the cost of a bespoke build, allowing products to be photographed at speed and within budget.

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The Capture team can seamlessly create distinctive looks within current design trends. This is where our in-house interior stylists really come in to their own. With a few clever wall changes and a lick of paint the team can change a look in minimal time ensuring costs and timings are kept to a minimum.

The pre-build set is cleverly designed to be adapted for any interior use, from a living room to bedroom, even a bathroom. Contact Set Visions to see how we can provide cost sensitive solutions for your products 01274 610600.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The driving force behind CGI animation

Set Visions Motion department creates video content that sells. Our creative team of art directors, videographers and CGI animators work together across multiple disciplines to produce informative and instructional videos suitable for web, instore and social media.

This latest animation had to answer two specific briefs. The first was to work with and without sound to be an informative selling tool to be shown in store to trade and public. The second use is social media, illustrating brand style with instructional use. Our project manager worked closely with the client to present the story board, gain product knowledge and coordinate Set Vision’s in-house team.


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Our Motion graphic designs are crucial to momentum and timing of this informative video - key straplines are strategically timed illustrating primary benefits of the product. The animated CGI video was designed to be easily adapted. By updating the product and key strap lines to fit similar items in the product line we have created a cost-effective solution for our client.

To find out more about out Motion services visit our showreel. For our latest portfolio releases visit our portfolio site.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Freelance Photographic Retoucher

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Our CGI department has an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Photographic Retoucher to join our team based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Set Visions is one of the county’s leading photorealistic CGI studios. Based in Bradford, West Yorkshire we supply brochure images for some of the country’s leading retailers and manufacturers. As an exciting, busy creative studio, we are seeking an experienced Photographic Retoucher.

You will be joining a passionate and creative team of Stylists, Photographers and CGI artists that create and deliver wonderful high end commercial images and state of the art visualisers. This is an amazing opportunity for an individual to contribute to exciting works and develop professionally.


The ideal Freelance Photographic Retoucher must have

- Industry experience with portfolio, to include before and after retouched images

- Strong knowledge of colour management and colour matching

- Creative re-touching

- PC literate

- Knowledge of CGI (not essential)

- Photographic eye/photography experience

- Strong communication skills

- High attention to detail

- Able and happy to follow direction and existing workflow working to time scales

The successful Freelance Photographic Retoucher will have a passionate interest in photography and all types imagery in general, with a driving desire to strengthen Set Visions’ high quality and high output. You'll have a strong portfolio demonstrating creative, high-end photo-realistic retouching skills, excellent attention to detail is essential

To join this team you must be an agile and creative thinker where achieving the impossible is second nature.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Freelance Photographic Retoucher then please email matthew.goodridge@setvisions.co.uk with your CV and a link to your online portfolio if avaible.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sneak Peek-Raw Colour Bomb

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The Set Visions team love an innovative photography challenge. Our Capture team worked alongside one of our long-standing clients who has a rich design and manufacturing history where colour tones and design is key for each collection. Our client pride themselves on the use of colour, with this shoot embodying the raw fibres and explosion of colour; emulating the dye process.

The final piece is one large installation created by strategically placing each fibre as though floating through mid-air. The image was successfully used across multiple media platforms in the UK and was key in their display at Neo Con in the US. Check out the behind the scenes sneaky peek video to see the creative process!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Trending New Nordic Naturals

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This year has seen natural materials coming to the forefront of interior design and homeware design. 
Soft, light bleached woods, with natural wood grain running throughout.
New Nordic Naturals is all about the fresh natural aesthetic within design. 
Wood cladding and feature wall pieces are undoubtedly coming back. There’s also a strong stylised reappearance of wooden cabinets in kitchen design, but with more up to date tones such as the lighter Nordic hues.

Natural wood 'shelfies'

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Natural wood can be brought in to a room in various ways. For instance, using tiles and wood flooring as a room base. Mix up the tonal woods with wooden propping and weathered textures for contrast.

Exposed shelving is still hugely on trend, I’m sure you’ve seen ‘shelfie’ posts on social media. Style up your wooden shelving with tonal propping and textures, and include a few plants for a natural green touch.

Feature cladding

Clad tile walls trend

Bathrooms for 2017-18 are certainly getting more attention, often the last place to get a thoughtful makeover. Why not try the light wood tones here? Such as this design using wood tiles to create a feature wall. Perfectly offsetting the white ceramics in the room.

Just go for it! With this kitchen design we went for it with the bleached wood tones. Using it on the floor and walls to create a serene, flowing space. Propping kept muted and stylised with whites and light greys, plus hints of wood which evokes that Scandinavian touch.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sneak peek from the Capture team

Our Capture team is made up of a creative collection of stylists, photographers and art directors. The team relish a conceptual challenge, with this recent shoot being no exception.

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Based on a new Lux range of fabrics 'Touch' and 'Vintage' our photography team created still life shots that play with composition and texture whilst showcasing the new fabric range. Warn antique mirrors and lush textures were key to mix the juxtaposition of luxury and antique which in turn represents the fabric collection. The final imagery will be out in the next month but in the meantime, these behind the scenes shots will be a tease to the unveiling!

studio photography behind the scenes

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