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'xaad' design office

by jon119 Posted 15th Feb 2009 at 8:30 PM - Updated 2nd Jun 2013 at 1:49 AM by HugeLunatic
26 Comments / replies (Who?) - 23 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Sims with a high creative potential need an appropriate place to work and transfer their ideas into reality... The xaad design office set features 6 new stylish furniture meshes to meet those demands.

Updated: The old packages of the desk and the wallhanging originally posted here were incorrect and overwrote Maxis content. All other items are okay.
If you downloaded these two meshes before this update on February 26 2009 please redownload them now and allow to overwrite the old files. Thanks and sorry for your inconvenience!

The design is a bit extraordinary combinig noble shiny wood with matte metal. It expresses airiness and solidity at the same time
The included meshes are:
-a chair with the same metal frame and an organic rounded shape
-a work lamp with an exceptional style featuring shiny metal and green leather inlays
-an end table
-a desk
-a wallhanging collection with nice black and white photos of cultural sites (silver and golden frames are both included)
-a decorative pile of documents for the right 'important decisions' atmosphere

As always I'm glad about all comments and Thanks!

Polygon Counts:
Desk 332
Wallhanging 80
Chair 916
Lamp 768
Endtable 300
Documents 4

Additional Credits: SimPE Paint.NET

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 1.06 MB · Downloads: 18,591 · 26th Feb 2009
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Size: 313.5 KB · Downloads: 6,378 · 26th Feb 2009
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Size: 147.0 KB · Downloads: 7,234 · 26th Feb 2009
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Size: 26.4 KB · Downloads: 7,464 · 15th Feb 2009
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Size: 134.9 KB · Downloads: 6,342 · 15th Feb 2009
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Size: 215.1 KB · Downloads: 6,856 · 15th Feb 2009
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Size: 264.0 KB · Downloads: 7,308 · 15th Feb 2009
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Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 15th Feb 2009 at 9:56 PM
Like this a lot. Good work.
#3 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 12:09 AM
I like it a lot. There are not enough studies around. Thanks for making and sharing it. Is there a collection file included?
Mad Poster
#4 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 7:20 AM
Stunning set ! Thank you so much for sharing
#5 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 8:25 AM
This set looks very professional, some of my sims will be happy to run their business in a comfortable and so realistic office ....
Hope to see recolors too. I've no time these days for recoloring anything, but if nobody will make some I'll do (blue, orange, dark red, etc etc), only have to wait weeks or even months ...
By the way, is the watch on the table inlcuded in this set, Jon?
Thank you once more, Kiss and ciao
Original Poster
#6 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 2:51 PM
Thank you all!

motherspet: No sorry, there's no collection file yet.

lamamma: Some recolors would be very cool, the watch on the desk is made by buggybooz found HERE .
Test Subject
#7 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 9:36 PM
The laptop can realy can be placed 45 degree that can be still useable???
Original Poster
#8 Old 16th Feb 2009 at 9:50 PM
No, it's just for a more realistic photo.
Test Subject
#9 Old 18th Feb 2009 at 2:16 PM
I'm long on the search for office stuff... well... thanks to you I've finally found something

Hello everyone!
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 26th Feb 2009 at 7:01 PM
just to let you know the wall hanging overwrites the simcityatnight painting. It's a great set can you correct this issue? thanks
Original Poster
#11 Old 26th Feb 2009 at 8:44 PM
Oaha, You're absolutely right and it's all my fault . Thanks for reporting.
I'm verry sorry but the old versions of the painting as well as of the desk overwrite Maxis content. The Maxis meshes are still visible in catalogue but not usable.
Please redownload the new packages and let them overwrite the old versions.

Mea Culpa! Excuse my mistake please.
Field Researcher
#12 Old 1st Mar 2009 at 4:30 AM
Man I would love to include the flower/vase in my lot I wanna upload, If I give credit can I do so?
Original Poster
#13 Old 1st Mar 2009 at 12:27 PM
Hi and yes, it's absolutely ok to include my meshes in lots on free sites as MTS! If you are not sure about a creator's policy you can check it on his or her profile and you don't have to ask everytime.
The flower shown on the oictures is not included in this set. It's part of my 'Projekt Kado' which is aldo found on my profile.
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:06 PM
Very very nice!
Test Subject
#15 Old 18th Jun 2009 at 12:10 AM
Very nice- Much better than the stuff Sims 2 comes with.
Stunning! This is probably going in all my Sims homes!

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Test Subject
#16 Old 3rd Jul 2009 at 6:02 AM
hi wish had that computer there is this apple computer to download but i dont have some of games so did you download that from someone so i could download it?
Original Poster
#17 Old 3rd Jul 2009 at 3:01 PM
The laptop mesh can be found here:
Test Subject
#18 Old 12th Aug 2009 at 12:57 AM
hey, hello! Thanks for this post, but I don't know how to put in 45º the objects! Would you help me?
Original Poster
#19 Old 12th Aug 2009 at 9:08 AM
You have to open the cheat window by pressing 'Ctrl Shift C' and then enter the code 'boolprop allow45DegreeAngleOfRotation true'.
Test Subject
#20 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 6:54 PM
luv it its nice for a someone working at home
Test Subject
#21 Old 30th Jul 2010 at 7:32 AM
The pictures were cool, very. I got just those. >_>
But thanks you just as much as if I'd downloaded it all! :P
Original Poster
#22 Old 31st Jul 2010 at 11:15 AM
Thank you! I always spend lots of time creating the presentation pictures.
Field Researcher
#23 Old 29th Aug 2010 at 6:05 PM
Wow, I glad I found this, I remember seeing it ages ago, but now I was glad to have it there when I needed it. Great job...
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 22nd Jun 2011 at 5:07 PM
This is just what I needed! Thanks! Now all I need is a business office!!
Test Subject
#25 Old 7th May 2015 at 4:22 AM
Thanks You ^^
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