This KeyShot Designer Spotlight is brought to you by a joint collaboration between Luxion and Student Design.
Nuri Badur is a Milano-based product designer. Nuri earns a living by providing product and graphic designs, as well as virtualization services to his clientele. His design philosophy revolves around using simple, primordial shapes to produce innovative, sustainable, and aesthetically functional products. He’s all about collaboration and wants to work with as many creative minds as possible, using a mix of Rhinoceros and KeyShot to bring his concepts to life.
What sparked your interest in product visualization?
I have always been interested in art and design. I studied art in high school for four years and learned almost all the techniques I needed in order to express my feelings and ideas. Along the way, I also became very interested in sculpting and digital art. That interest led me to learn about sketching and 3D modeling software. From there, I decided to study Product Design at university and combine my art knowledge with design.
What has been the highlight of your career?
I would say the highlight of my career was during university, where I participated in a design competition. I won a scholarship to do my master’s program abroad, which led to many opportunities wherein I was able to work with creative professionals from all over the world.
What is unique about your approach to a product/ design?
I try to focus on the minute details in all my projects. I’ve always found them to be more important than overall shape. I believe that nothing can work without details. They help create the bigger picture, after all.
What inspired you to come up with Drobo, the autonomous medicine delivery bot?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, I and my family had difficulty buying medicines from pharmacies. I thought it would be interesting to design an autonomous robot that could deliver medical products in a safe manner without any human contact. See the full project here.
What is your primary 3D modeling software?
I use Rhinoceros to shape my ideas because I believe it is a very useful software for modeling industrial products. I used to use Fusion 360 and 3ds Max which are also great software, but I am most creative when using Rhinoceros.
Where in the process do you use KeyShot?
I use KeyShot throughout every stage of the design process. With its wide variety of materials and fast response time, I can express myself and do it in a timely manner. It gives me the most accurate material details and provides real-world lighting. Thanks to KeyShot’s powerful interface which allows me to see all the changes in real-time, I feel like I am painting on a canvas.
Thanks to KeyShot’s powerful interface which allows me to see all the changes in real-time, I feel like I am painting on a canvas.”
What makes KeyShot an important tool to have?
Time is one of the most important things in my life. KeyShot helps me visualize my designs in a short amount of time. I have tried other 3D rendering software but none of them are as fast as KeyShot when it comes to creating realistic product visuals. KeyShot is also extremely easy to learn and use. I learned it without even watching the tutorials!
What advice would you give to someone who is interested in doing what you do?
Work hard, have fun, and always try to learn new things! We are in the Internet era, after all. You can reach a lot of sources to learn and improve yourself remotely. There has never been a better time to learn something than now.
“Work hard, have fun, and always try to learn new things!”