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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Investing in our software to save you money

Set Visions Technical Director has invested in cutting edge, next generation server technology to maximise our team’s production output. We’ve expanded the capacity of our CGI virtualisation by putting 20 processing cores to good use. Our new storage array has been specifically designed for heavy access from multiple users while still providing strong resilience against hardware failure.

server technology Set Visions

The team constantly keep ahead with security employing encryptions and firewalls. In addition to protecting the network from intrusion they also provide excellent monitoring and reporting tools, allowing you to see things that are otherwise invisible. Our firewall helped us spot a bottleneck on the LAN that was costing us precious hours of slower production.

Our new storage array is now performing at 4 times faster than any single drive on its own meaning a less stressed Production Manager, faster saves, shorter production times, a happier CGI team and more importantly, happier clients.

If you’d like to know more about our CG cost saving strategies get in touch with Paul on 01274 610600.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

In-House Style Direction

Our in-house creative team are vital to creating consistent, visually striking imagery. Overseen by our Head of Creative, Nina, this trend led service is included on all our projects - keeping Set Visions and our clients a step ahead of the competition.

Symphony, one of our long standing clients, teamed up with Laura Ashley Kitchens to launch the Hardbury Kitchen range and invited Nina to come along to the launch. Nina’s involvement in the project was instrumental to the style direction, ensuring all concepts fit within Laura Ashley’s brand guidelines. Nina was delighted to present her concept on the trend direction and the tactile finishes used in the project to major retailers at the exclusive preview.

Laura Ashely Symphony Nina trend


Continuing to work alongside such an iconic names as Laura Ashley and Symphony is an immense pleasure and we’re incredibly proud of the results. If you’d like to find out more about our Styling Service contact the team on 01274 610600.


Hardbury Laura Ashley Kitchens Set Visions photography

Monday, June 18, 2018

From Photography to V-Ray

V-Ray Chaos group set visions

Chaos Group, the market leader in render engine supply, recently covered Set Visions’ unique story of our transition from studio cameras to CGI imagery, and the part their render engine, V-Ray, plays in producing exceptionally photorealistic CG renders - perfect marketing content for our clients.

It’s fantastic to be appreciated by such an industry leader and thanks to Danny, our Technical Manager, for taking time out of his busy schedule to take the interview.

Click here to take a look at our V-Ray low down.


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Get The Look-Bringing the inside out

With summer knocking on the door it’s time to focus on your outdoor space. Make the most of the alfresco season by bringing the inside out. Whatever the size be creative and make the most of your space by creating an outdoor living area with comfy seating, rugs and cushions. By adding cosy lighting and layers of warm blankets you can enjoy being outside late into those summer evenings.

coastal garden inspiration set visions

How to style up this look.

• Simple colour palette with mixed fabrics.
• Add classic nautical touches.
• Dine alfresco and enjoy!


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Freelance Video Editor Required

Set Visions has an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Video Editor to join our team based in Bradford.

Freelance Video Editor Set Visions (2)

We are one of the leading CGI and photography suppliers to many of the UK’s largest home decor retailers and manufacturers. We’re now looking to further expand our services of video and CG animations within the Motion department.

We are looking for a self motivated Video Editor who has the energy, enthusiasm and experience to work across our in-house CGI animation, video and post production departments taking constructive feedback.

Experience with Premier, After Affects and Photoshop is essential. Some shooting ability, as well as a proven track record in either the professional or freelance field, would be preferred.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as Freelance Video Editor then please send your CV to info@setvisions.co.uk with any relevant online portfolio links.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Concept development-Portfolio release

Our in-house creative team is very excited to showcase our latest portfolio release. The clean and sleek imagery emphasises the lifestyle and quality of the product our client has just introduced to market. These images have a real editorial touch, perfect for brochure and social media use.

wag glamour white kitchen handless stained glass

The creative brief to Set Visions was to propose and execute a set of CG renders that illustrate the minimalist design of the product in a truly striking way. The images have to work alongside existing brand imagery guidelines while differentiating our client product offer.

The team referenced the latest interior design trends making sure each scenario would be perfectly placed in any interior designer magazine or glossy mag. The concept imagery mixes dark hughes with inspirational architecture and photographic led composition.

cream handleless kitchen ice trough sink

handleless white minimal kitchen design wickes

Undercab lighting white gloss kitchen

To see the full range of images, pick up the brand new Intelliga brochure in selected
Wickes stores and keep your eye on our Instagram for more sneak peek imagery for the project.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Video Producer Required

Set Visions has an exciting opportunity for a Video Producer - New Department Lead to join our team based in Bradford.

Video Producer required set visions team

We are one of the leading CGI and photography suppliers to many of the UK’s largest home decor retailers and manufacturers. We’re now looking to further expand our services of video and CG animations within the Motion department.

We are looking for a self motivated Video Producer - New Department Lead, ideally with some sales experience with the passion and creativity required to take this fledgling department from strength to strength. You’ll be coming in at the start as they invest in this department, we are looking for someone who has the energy, enthusiasm and experience to be the driving force of the department – utilising the animation, videographers and post production expertise we already have in-house.

Key responsibilities of the Video Producer - New Department Lead

- Taking client’s brief from creative concept through to final edit.
- Managing in house creative and production teams, out sourcing when required.
- Managing deadlines and budgets for projects.
- Working with their sales and marketing staff to produce new sales leads
- Client facing presentations and quotations.
- Producing video packages using production techniques, including but not limited to filming in studios, studio set up, studio lighting, autocue operation, writing succinct, factually accurate voice over and editing as well as sourcing other material.
- Seeing content through to publication, Editing and self-publishing where required.
- Responsible for thinking through and around editorial problems, developing realistic alternative strategies and approaches.

The ideal Video Producer - New Department Lead must have

- Experience in the use of a variety of production equipment.
- Quick to understand a brief and provide creative input.
- Experience working on multiple projects at the same time.
- Experience of working to tight deadlines.
- Self-motivated and able to engage well in a team.
- Sales experience would be an advantage.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as their Video Producer - New Department Lead then please send your CV to info@setvisions.co.uk with any relevant online portfolio links.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Get the Look-Tropical home office

Revitalise your home office with a fresh, tropical atmosphere this spring. Balance a strong design
identity with a focused working environment by mixing a tropical feature wallpaper, monochrome
accessories and cool grey walls.

Tropical trend home office set visions

How to style up this look.

• Hints of black and white patterns.
• Tropical plants and succulents.
• Light wood and black office accessories.
• Darker, muted wood floor.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

KBB Birmingham 2018

KBB is one of the UK’s largest kitchen, bedroom and bathroom exhibitions and it’s fantastic to see one of our CGI kitchens taking centre stage in the email campaign.

KBB 2018 SMEG KITCHEN SET VISIONS

kbb is a fantastic place to discover trend forecasting, new brands, new products and future inspirations for the industry. It’s always a source of stimulation for our design team. Set Visions would like to take the opportunity to wish all our exhibiting clients and contacts the best of luck at the design show in March.

set visions clients


Thursday, February 22, 2018

Trending-Go BOLD or go home

pantone colour blocking product photography

This month it’s all about colour. Our creatives have kept the trend innovative and fresh using bold shapes and balancing key block colours for this sculptural look. Our team have pushed the boundaries with this trend through set design and home inspirations.

Block colour in your homecolour blocking home decor

Break up large spaces with colour blocking. The graphic shapes contrasts against the delicate design of this furniture.

Why not use a key piece of furniture to create the colour block? The mid-century style works perfectly in this fun living room.


Contrast colour and texturecontrasting colours block shape interior design

Don’t be afraid to mix contrasting colours and shapes. The pink statement chair radiates against the vibrant blue wall.

This inspirational colour palette illustrates how colour can bring new life to old objects, mixing industrial shapes with textile surface designs.

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10th Jul 2018

Investing in our software to save you money

Set Visions Technical Director has invested in cutting edge, next generation server...

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21st Jun 2018

In-House Style Direction

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