Product Design: Designing a modern table lamp using SketchUp


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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Conduct a complete research on the basic dimensions of a Table Lamp

3D draw and render the Table Lamp design

Create a scene for the design and add a light source, dimensions and shadow to it

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1hr 30min
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

In this 1 hour long project, you will learn how to conduct a complete research on the basic dimensions of a Table Lamp, design the Table Lamp using the right measurements, Render the design, add visual elements and create a scene suitable for it. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


Basic understanding in Product Design and SketchUp

Skills you will develop

  • Rendering (Computer Graphics)

  • Presentation

  • Interior Design

  • product design

  • 3d modeling

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Table Lamp Dimensions Research

  2. The Table Lamp Design: Drawing the Lamp's Body

  3. The Table Lamp Design: Drawing the Lamp's Neck and the Lamp Shade

  4. The Table Lamp Design: Rendering and Adding a Light Source

  5. The Table Lamp Design: Adding a Scene, Dimensions and Shadow.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step



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