modo Wins Prestigious Apple Design Award at WWDC 2006

Luxology LLC, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, announced today its flagship product modo earned “Best OS X Graphics” accolades at the 11th Annual Apple Design Awards at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) held this week in San Francisco.

The Mac OS X version of modo enables Apple users to create 3D models and images for uses including graphic design, game and film production, education, and design visualization. The modo content creation experience is enhanced by realistic graphics viewports that provide real-time feedback and impressive manipulation speed in a flexible user interface that invites experimentation and artistic expression.

“With so many outstanding entries this year, we are particularly gratified that modo was recognized for excellence in OS X graphics,” said Brad Peebler, president and co-founder of Luxology. “We take a lot of pride in having developed a modern software architecture that delivers both performance and an artistic user experience.”

About modo
Engineered to smoothly integrate into existing tool pipelines and work together with other leading 2D and 3D software applications, modo accelerates the creation of world-class models, associated color and normal maps, and ultra high-quality renderings all while providing a comfortable and intuitive working environment. modo’s modern workflow and advanced toolset easily deliver enhanced productivity for 3D artists working in film visual effects, game development, video production, graphic arts and design visualization.

Pricing and Availability
modo is available now for the price of USD $895, and is available through Luxology and its worldwide reseller partners on both the Mac OS X (Universal Binary) and Windows platforms. A free 30-day full-function evaluation version of modo is also available for immediate download from To purchase, learn more about modo or see a gallery of images, please visit or contact Luxology at (650) 378-8506.

About Luxology
Based in San Mateo, Calif., Luxology, LLC is an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software that enhances productivity via artist-friendly tools powered by a modern underlying architecture. Founded in 2002 by Allen Hastings, Stuart Ferguson and Brad Peebler, Luxology is home to some of the top 3D engineering expertise in the industry. For more information on Luxology, its flagship product modo, and the active modo community, please visit