3D Visuals Trends for 2021/2022 Interior and Exterior Spaces

As we enter 2021, the world finds itself at a significant turning point – politically, economically, technologically, and socially. What comes next? It’s never easy to predict, and especially so this year. 

Our 3D Visuals Trends article aims to support your interior design and architecture business in what is a relatively uncertain future. 

“Trends are predictors of the future.”

It explores findings that can help you build richer connections with your audience, your consumers, and your clients, to drive business growth through 2021/2022 and beyond.

– Mue Studio project

Surrealist Spaces – the biggest trend

Blurring the lines between fantasy and reality, 3D artists and studios around the world are creating dreamscapes that imagine new ideal worlds.

Here, we’ve rounded up some digital surrealists making visuals that will fill your feed with pure escapism. this is a great option for furniture and accessories brands to communicate their products, offering more visibility to each one of them.

Alexis Christodoulou 




Mue Studio



Cristina La Porta 


Guasch Studio 



Studio Brasch



Products in detail – textures, size, action

Even though the furniture industry has been slow to adapt to the new realities, traditional brands are finally starting to catch up and experiment with new forms of engagement, both online and in showrooms, to deliver more compelling customer experiences. 

As online presence becomes more important than ever for furniture brands, the first question is how to close the online-offline gap and offer engaging experiences online.

– The answer is 3D product visualization.

There are many benefits signed to this trend. We will mention some of them. 

1.Products Customization 
2. The engaging product page experience


3. Room scenes
4. Interactive product configurator for tradeshows


5.Catalogues and brochures
6.Cost-effectiveness is a fact 


Exteriors – details, details, details

When an architect or developer takes the effort to present their work in a 3D design, it carries more influence because investors or clients aren’t always that great at reading and understanding simple drawings. Aside from the fact that sketches are difficult to understand, investors and potential clients need a certain amount of imagination to clearly understand and visualize what the AEC professional is trying to display. Only truly high-quality 3D graphics can yield such a result. This is why we recommend looking at the following four criteria when evaluating the visuals. 

1. Imperfection
Each object should have all the small imperfections it does in real life: scratches, reflections, rust, slightly uneven tile joints in the bathroom, shadows on the furniture, etc.


2. Appropriate surroundings



3. Accurate lighting and atmosphere
4. Realistic composition



Interiors – textures and tours

All attention to the textures
By this trend, we exactly mean strongly expressed ones. The texture is important. This is an image applied to the polygonal model by overlaying, in order to give the model texture, relief, and the desired color.
2021/2022 is expected to be popular for strong and bright textures.


3D virtual tour
It is obvious, this type of service significantly raises the interest of clients, who would like to observe properties or real estate, internal spaces. Nowadays we use our phones, laptops, and other gadgets to search for everything and the virtual tour allows us to watch what we want, we don’t have to be physically present to do that.
A virtual tour works for the benefit of your company all year round, at any time of the day. In general, this trend is going to be at the top for clients and companies. 

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