Vention.io – A New Cloud-Based CAD Assembly Software You Should Check out Right Now!

Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with a new post and I’ve really been looking forward to this one. In today’s post, I am excited to introduce you all to a great new company and to the even better idea/software that they have produced, Vention.io. Vention is a cloud-based machine builder & 3d assembly software that is completely free and requires no license, subscription or even an install! Allowing you to […]

AutoDesk Sketchbook is now available for FREE!

Hey everybody! As you’ve come to see on the blog, I have been working/attempting to bring you all a variety of content on both the blog (cadintentions.com) as well as the youtube channel, I want to continue expanding the coverage from mainly AutoCAD tutorials to include as much of the CAD and Design industry as possible. I think this move has been going great and I really appreciate the overwhelmingly […]

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 – One of the best Laptops for Engineering, AutoCAD & Design – Coffee Break Ep#3

Hey Everybody, Brandon here, back again with another video and Episode #3 of Coffee Break! Since the Coffee Break Series is still (relatively) new and it’s still gaining popularity, I like to start these post of with a quick recap of what the Coffee Break series is: Today’s post and video are part of a newish series I’m doing on the Blog and Channel called Coffee Break! In each Episode (post) I’ll […]

Cool Tech: Tesla Solar Roof Tiles are Available to Order

It’s probably no surprise to most of you that I’m pretty obsessed with new technology, design and the future. So it only make sense that I’m a huge fan of Elon Musk and his various endeavors, especially when it comes to Space travel, but I’m also very interested in the development and future of smart homes and the eventual conversion to clean power sources like solar.  Which is why today […]

The AutoCAD 35 Under 35 Young Designers List

Did you know that this year (2017) marks the 35th anniversary of AutoCAD? Developed and marketed by AutoDesk, AutoCAD was initially release in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers (from Wikipedia).  Perhaps not quite as interesting to you, this was just over 3 years before I was born (Jan 1986), which leads me to why todays post is such a cool one and […]

Dream Big: Engineering our World – A 3D IMAX Movie about Engineering, Inventions and Design!

Coming to IMAX screens this week (Feb 18th) Dream Big: Engineering our World is a movie I’ve only recently learned about but I was instantly all in. From their website: Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the world’s tallest buildings and underwater […]

3D Scan Objects, People and places for free with your Phone – 123D Catch Tutorial

Hey Everybody, Brandon here and in todays post I just wanted to show you all a cool app from AutoDesk that I’ve been playing with lately. It’s called 123D Catch and it’s a free app that will let you scan and create a 3d Capture of almost any object. You can get the app for IOS, Android and Windows here: http://www.123dapp.com/catch as well as watch some tutorials on how to […]

A Netflix Show about Design – Abstract: The Art of Design

Depending when you read this, Netflix has just released or will be releasing a new show (a documentary series) about Design and I couldn’t be more excited to check it out and thought it would be a perfect fit for you my awesome readers, the designers, drafters, engineers, tech lovers etc.. that follow the blog. I only just heard about the show a week ago and was surprised I hadn’t […]