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Second Life 3D Product Design
Product Design for Second Life
Home & Garden Products Designed by Sandy Fischler
These are commercial products that I make and sell in Second Life. I never intended to build for retail sales when I started learning content creation in Second Life, it just so happened that I put a few things out for sale and people started buying. So, like any good entrepreneur, I made more stuff to sell. 

Over the years I ended up building hundreds of items like houses, furniture, fountains, and spas. Both of my simulators in SL were purchased from proceeds of content sales. Of all the things I make, I think I enjoy the furniture the most - although the limitations of my skills when it comes to higher skill programs like Blender keep me from really doing a lot of things I'd like to do. Time to learn new software programs just hasn't been there and I honestly need to spend more time learning Adobe Illustrator, which has real world income generating possibilities. 
The Luna Couch has a scripted animation system with a variety of avatar poses for single or couple seating. Several of the prims (primitives) to this are scultped, the rest is all traditional prim work. This piece is also scripted with 6 color options, all easily changed by the user. There is a matching hammock, floor lamp, and chaise lounge in this set. 

Of course it has tassels. I think everything should have tassels ;) 
This piece is from my Lothlorien build - used as a storytelling/event center. The Lothlorien build was originally a custom request for a sim-wide build. I've used the pieces liberally all around the Gardens. 
This is one of the floor lamps to the Bella Donna Furniture Collection. The lighting effects are scripted to turn on and off by touch. 

Hey, look...tassels! 
This is a more recent build - I host an Info Hub for people to call my Gardens "home". This is their landing point. The elevator does work! All the furniture is scripted with animated poses. The railing and glass ceiling are original design work. 
Over the center of the Info Hub is an enormous pyramid-shaped skylight. In designing the skylight, I took elements from the wrought iron railing and turned them into a design that would work for stained glass. I'm actually thinking of using this pattern to build a stained glass window for my kitchen. 
When I first started Second Life, one of the things that intrigued me was that gravity was optional. You could put things in the sky and they would stay there. The whole idea so caught my imagination that I began to specialize in gravity-defying sky builds. I built waterfalls in the sky, I built gardens in the sky, and I built houses in the sky. 

Sky Houses in SL are more commonly referred to by the non-sexy name of "skyboxes". I like the term Sky Houses a lot better because it's just so much more evocative and creative. Sky Houses are a popular choice for people seeking privacy in SL, although I like them because I find the idea just so damn cool. So, while you can put anything in the sky, I like to build things DESIGNED for the sky. I call them Jewelry for the Sky

The Lotus Sky House, shown above, is a commercial product that I sell a lot of to creatives who want something other than a bland box for their residential experience in Second Life.  The Lotus House is 3 pods that stagger in position and are linked by sloped ramps. The top pod is the bedroom and the glass walls have the option of being either opaque or transparent. The middle pod is a patio with a hammock and the lower pod is a spa, draped in ivy. 

The furniture set includes a round bed, hammock, plants, spa lounge, fire pit and meditation pillow - all with high quality animations. 
Interior of the upper pod of The Lotus Sky House. This photo shows the glass walls with the transparent option and the plush round bed. 
This is a wooden garden arch that I created for the Gardens and sell in the shop. I "borrowed" some design elements from an Asian gazebo structure that I saw in the Conservatory of Flowers at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens. 
The Cascade Fountain is one of the many fountains I've designed for the SL Botanical Gardens. This fountain has animations for people to sit on the edge and dangle their feet in the water.  

There are no coins at the bottom, don't get any ideas.... ;) 
Another fountain...I do love working with water, water features are everywhere in my products and Gardens. 
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Commercial home and garden products for sale in Second Life.
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