1. Shinsuke Matsumoto has a free cube preset for AE and it’s lots of fun. It’s all done with After Effects shape layers. I’m sure a person could find many uses for it.
Download the Isometric Cube Preset for AE CC or AE CS5.5 and above on Shinsuke’s site, Beatgram. He also has a couple more examples of what he has done with the preset.
Here’s what he did with it.
Isometric Cubes are just a simple piece of geometry but look at what you can do with them!
Savage Factory by Something Savage
There is a tutorial, Create a 3D isometric effect, that explains the project at Creativebloq.com.
Barbican: Microcosm Of London by Persistent Peril
They used Adobe After Effects, CINEMA 4D and Flash in this project.