Turbo Squid, which touts the largest collection of royalty-free 3D products available for download, announced that the 100,000th 3D product has been posted for sale.
The 3D product, a low-polygon parking meter in .max and .3ds formats, was created and posted by Turbo Squid member Kevin Garrow and is available for $20. Garrow is the lead 3D artist at GG Graphics, an established visual design company based in Fife, Scotland. GG Graphics provides CAD and 3D solutions to architectural, product design, interior design and related industries. Garrow specializes in providing low-poly 3D content for game developers and other real-time 3D applications.
Garrow is one of more than 8,100 3D artists from around the globe who upload 3D products to the Turbo Squid site for customers to purchase and use in game development, film and video, design visualization, military, corporate, and biomedical applications. Garrow is a top rated artist and a Turbo Squid member since August 2003.
"Turbo Squid has been an extremely valuable resource for us, providing us with access to buyers and providing an excellent shop window for our 3d models," said Garrow.
Dan Lion, vp of sales and marketing for Turbo Squid, presented an Apple iPod mini to Garrow to celebrate the milestone. Turbo Squid will also feature Garrow's work in its weekly newsletter.
"This is an exciting time for Turbo Squid and our members," said Lion. "In only five years we've had nearly half a million members join the Turbo Squid community Our customer base continues to grow as new 3D products are added to the Turbo Squid community, which generates additional revenue for our artist partners. With Turbo Squid hosting 100,000 3D products, customers know that there is an excellent chance to find the 3D product they need for their project. We thank our artist partners for achieving this milestone and look forward to continuing to grow our 3D library as we reach new markets."
Founded in 2000, Turbo Squid (www.turbosquid.com) is dedicated to the management and distribution of digital products and other content for 3D and 2D designers and creative professionals. Turbo Squid provides a global market for 3D digital products by enabling individual and corporate users to list, promote and sell their 3D content to users around the world. In 2003 Turbo Squid was named as the exclusive publisher and worldwide distributor for the Discreet Certified 3ds max Plug-in Program. Turbo Squid is a privately held company with financial backing from Advantage Capital Partners, The Eastman Kodak Co. and Intel Capital.