Studio

DIG is a creative visualization studio based in Los Angeles, CA. We develop, model, render, and present powerful images for our clients to use in project presentations, marketing materials, and public relations campaigns. Our illustrations vividly communicate concepts and designs for architects, interior designers, product designers, developers, and marketing and branding agencies. See full list of our services  here.

Philosophy, Inspiration and Process

Our passion and our work is advancing the art of visual communication to serve our clients’ needs. We remain inspired by the traditional art of design illustration and understand that successful images balance accurate design representation, visual storytelling, and a distinct mood to bring ideas and imagination to life. To achieve these goals, we use state-of-the-art computer tools. However, computer-generated 3D rendering is just one step in a process that refines each illustration as a standalone artwork. Experience has taught us that the best images not only represent a project with precision and accuracy, they also invite the viewer to enter the image and become an engaged participant in the project’s story. We approach every project individually and strive to create successful partner relationships with our clients. While we prefer to receive a 3D model of the project (in any format), we can also work with other information that describes the design intent. Learn more


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Profile

Jarek Bieda, ASAI, ART | Founder of DIG, Jarek is an architectural illustrator and digital design specialist. After receiving a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design from Cracow University of Technology in Poland in 2004, he joined HOK’s Washington, D.C. office, where he established and led the Design Support Group. His team used complex 3D modeling, rendering, and digital fabrication techniques to create renderings, animations, and concept physical models for project presentations. In 2014 he founded DIG, a creative illustration studio specializing in architectural imagery and digital design. Jarek’s illustration work has been featured in numerous publications and has received industry recognition. He is a member of American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) and an Authorized Rhino Trainer (ART), remains an active participant in the Rhino3D user community and has released a number of Rhino3D scripts and plugins. He established DIG to serve clients by integrating digital design processes in the art of illustration. Originally from Cracow, Poland, Jarek currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Awards

2019  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 34  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

The American Society of Architectural Illustrators' annual international competition and exhibition furthers the Society's objectives by selecting its members' extraordinary work and presenting it in major venues worldwide over the course of a year. Selected artwork is also reproduced in a companion catalogue.
         

The Formal Award is one of the top six awards of the Architecture in Perspective exhibition and delineates the spirit of architectural illustration. This exhibition, Architecture In Perspective, is juried annually and is the pre-eminent show of architectural illustration in the world.
         

2014  |  Best Formal Award  -  Architecture in Perspective 29  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2013  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 28  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2012  |  Best Formal Award  -  Architecture in Perspective 27  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2011  |  Next Generation Design Competition Winner  -  Metropolis 8'th Annual Competition
         

/as a team member responsible for design concept visualization/
“NEXT GENERATION 2011 challenged entrants to bring a typical GSA building in downtown L.A. to Zero-- in line with the GSA's goal of achieving Zero Environmental Impact for its existing 9,600 properties. The challenge was to take an ordinary GSA office building in Los Angeles, apply immense skill and creative energy, and GET ZERO- Zero Environmental Impact.

         

2009  |  Master Award in Architectural Exterior Category  -  EXPOSÉ 7  -  CGSociety / Ballistic Publishing
         

The MASTER Artists have been chosen by the EXPOSÉ 7 Advisory Board and recognized as having produced the best work submitted in their category of submission. In the same publication two EXCELLENCE awards received in Architectural Exterior and Architectural Interior categories.
         

Excellence Award in Architectural Exterior Category  -  EXPOSÉ 7  -  CGSociety / Ballistic Publishing
         

Excellence Award in Architectural Interior Category  -  EXPOSÉ 7  -  CGSociety / Ballistic Publishing
         

2015  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 30  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2015  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 30  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2016  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 31  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

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2017  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 32  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
         

2018  |  Award of Excellence  -  Architecture in Perspective 33  -  American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)