More than just building material
Engineered wood has come a long way since its inception in the late 19th century. Today, boards made from compressed wood particles or fibers play an ever-greater role in the construction and furniture industries. In addition to its excellent properties as a building material, particleboard and fiberboard are increasingly being recognized for their qualities as design materials.
Especially when using such materials for design purposes, it becomes very important to be able to realistically reproduce their characteristic appearance in 3D visualizations. The subtle surface roughness of MDF or the anisotropic sheen on OSB – without textures that precisely capture all the various surface properties of each material, these are impossible to recreate.