An in-depth explanation of the types and uses of materials in DesignWorkshop.
This chart maps the logic used by DesignWorkshop for combining the user-defined and default materials information, for rendering a given model or for saving.
This important file is the main control point for the list of active materials, including lights and textures, and their detailed characteristics. Here is a commented reference copy of the default settings.
This illustrates the full standard set of textures and other materials distributed with DesignWorkshop.