Online Advent Calendar 2020

Our Online Advent Calendar 2020 will be available from Tuesday 1 December to start your countdown to Christmas. For many, an advent calendar is a daily treat of chocolate. For us, it is a more healthy helping of offers, tips and more to thank and assist our clients and prospects during this challenging year. See what we have in store for you EVERY SINGLE DAY until 25 December... more

Cyber Monday 2020

The last official day of a long, deal-heavy weekend, Cyber Monday or Applecore Blue Monday as we like to call it (30 November this year) gives you a chance to buy items on your shopping list from the comfort of your working environment. Despite not officially celebrating Thanksgiving, the UK has embraced this US shopping tradition in the last few years and Cyber Monday has become one... more

Introducing our referral program

There is no greater endorsement of excellence in products and services than a recommendation. At Applecore Designs we pride ourselves on delivering a valued, trusted service, and we are always thrilled when our customers speak highly of us to their peers and colleagues. ‘Recent independent research has proven that out of the new studios that became our client during 2019, 100%... more

Blackhawk move from Revit to ARCHICAD

Blackhawk Design and Build made the easy switch from Revit to ARCHICAD and have not looked back. We talked to the Company Director and Chartered Architectural Technologist, Scott Walker to find out why they made the switch to ARCHICAD and how the software has helped his studios design processes and productivity. Blackhawk Design and Build are a family run architectural design and... more

New Applecore Template for ARCHICAD 23

Following the release of ARCHICAD 23, Applecore Designs has updated its template file. A template is a read-only file that acts as a starting point for your project. It contains all project preference settings, attributes, default tool settings, and any placed elements such as section and elevation lines. ARCHICAD is shipped with a template file, located in the Defaults folder,... more

We have updated our ARCHICAD Training Courses

Applecore Designs has developed a number of training exercises and courses, including introductory courses to help get started with ARCHICAD efficiently and courses designed for more advanced users. On-going consultancy and template development is also provided. Following recent version upgrades, and customer feedback, we are making some changes to our classroom courses from January... more

Moving to Model-based Design

How do you migrate from a 2D drawing system to model-based design? How should training be rolled out? And what are the common issues usually encountered? Design studios, contractors, national governments and clients are implementing collaborative processes that effectively and efficiently collate and manage data. While some small to medium companies are at the forefront of this move,... more

Applecore Designs Advent Calendar 2018

Our Online Advent Calendar 2018 will be available from Saturday 1 December to start your countdown to Christmas. Advent Calendar 2018 Once again you will be able to open a virtual door each day up to 25 December. Every door of our advent calendar is packed with offers, free objects, tips, services and more. Make sure you visit every day to see what we have in store for you. So be... more

Have you seen our Black Friday deals?

In the UK, Black Friday is fast becoming the biggest and best day in the shopping year to hunt for an offer or discount. Though its roots originate in the US, the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy made its way to the UK back in 2010. While the discounts are traditionally on for one day only, some shops such as Currys PC World, Argos and Amazon, extend their discounts during the whole... more

ARCHICAD Road Test: How it Works

If you are thinking about implementing model based design in your studio, then our ARCHICAD  road test could be a great option. ARCHICAD offers a huge range of time-saving and cost-effective benefits, but the idea of having to learn a new tool can sometimes be off-putting. Now, there’s a much easier way: the ARCHICAD Road Test, a training course that’s designed to help you get... more