Welcome to Tim’s Freelance Archive

These pages contain an archive of my published freelance writings on Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and hardware, between 1993 and 2001. I hope you find something of interest here, whether you’re looking from the perspective of CAD history or seeking inspiration for a current business need.


Feature Reviews

In-depth critical assessments of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Brief Encounters

Concise reviews of products that weren’t suitable for the full treatment.

Under Development

First looks at beta versions of interesting new products.

Book Reviews

The pen is mightier than…

Buyer’s Guides

Helping you to spend your hard-earned cash on the right CAD product

Software Tutorials

Guidance for some of PC Plus magazine’s excellent free software