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This illustration showing a building cutaway revealing inside features a building with its walls removed to provide a clear view of different floors and the power lifts used for installation and general maintenance.


It was commissioned by a power lift manufacturer to showcase a typical scenario where their range of power lifts would be utilised.

The objective was to demonstrate the specific tasks each power lift was designed for, while also showcasing the various stages of fitting on different floors.


The styling of the illustration strikes a balance between technical accuracy and ease understanding, catering to both technical and non-technical individuals. The goal was to engage a wide audience, making the illustration interesting and straightforward to comprehend.


The process for creating this illustration involved initially sketching out the concept and then constructing it using SketchUp, a 3D modeling software.

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hero shot Adrian Cartwright freelance illustrator, Graphic illustrator, technical illustrator, graphic Artist, instruction drawer

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