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A Look at How to Light the Darkest Season

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/21/18 11:44 AM
Sun Effects is a design and production company located in Helsinki, Finland that has been in operation for 20 years, mainly working on projects in Europe and Asia. With a specialization in light art and designing scenography for other forms of living art, the firm’s range of expertise includes architectural light art, light art festivals, living art festivals, large scale events, projection mapping, theater, touring, outdoor lighting, exhibitions, museum and installation works, and corporate shows. One project in particular has grown to become a standing partner and an annual Vectorworks design tradition for Sun Effects — an event called Slush. Read More

Topics: Project Sharing, Sun Effects, record format, Helsinki, Finland, Slush, Miika Riikonen, entrepreneurship

The Complex Morphology of Villanova Icône

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/19/18 11:49 AM
In 2015, the architecture firm Hamonic+Masson & Associés won a competition to design the Villanova Icône project, an urban apartment building in France, for French property developer Nexity. Read More

Topics: vectorworks 2019, Gaëlle Hamonic, Hamonic+Masson & Associés, Villanova Icône

We Have a New Official Distributor in South Africa

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/18/18 10:17 AM
The demands of the entertainment industry are constantly evolving, and access to state-of-the-art technology is more critical than ever. In response to this, we are pleased to announce that DWR Distribution has been appointed an official distributor for Vectorworks Spotlight, Braceworks, and Vision software in South Africa. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Braceworks, Dylan Jones, DWR Distribution, Tara Grant, Duncan Riley

Vectorworks 2019 Webinars: What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/14/18 1:34 PM
Excited about Vectorworks 2019 and want to learn more? Join us for a free, “What’s New” webinar and discover the latest improvements and new features. We’re offering different webinars for the architecture, landscape, and entertainment design industries. Read the presentation descriptions below and register today. Read More

Topics: previsualization, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, webinars, AEC Industry, Landscape industry, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, BIM workflow, #Vectorworks2019, What's New Webinars, Entertainment industry, landscape modeling, rigging design

Unleash Your Creativity with Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/12/18 10:26 AM
Today's the day! Meet the newest versions of Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision.  Read More

Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, openBIM, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, vectorworks 2019

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 3

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/7/18 10:20 AM
Our last SILV student is Maile Varian, a junior at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, where she studies lighting design and technology.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, previz, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, SILV 2018, Maile Varian, SFX

Teaser Tuesday: Clip Cube for Viewports in Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/4/18 11:36 AM
The upcoming feature we are showcasing today is likely to be a crowd pleaser. In Vectorworks 2019, we are introducing clip cube support for viewports and Renderworks modes in design layers and sheet layers. Read More

Topics: Chad Hamilton, Renderworks, Clip Cube, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Vectorworks Forum, vectorworks 2019, Viewports

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 2

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/18 11:00 AM
In case you missed our story last week, we’re sharing a series of three interviews with students from the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV). Our next SILV student is Andy Shores, a 22-year-old lighting programmer and technician. Read More

Topics: SILV, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Jane Childs, University of Vermont, Andy Shores, SILV 2018, John Forbes

Teaser Tuesday: 2D Components for Hybrid Objects for Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/28/18 12:00 PM
If you caught our second Facebook Live Q&A, you’ll recall quality and usability as being the two words Steve Johnson, vice president of product development, used to describe the mindset when it came to Vectorworks 2019 updates. Today’s feature encompasses both. Read More

Topics: 3D Objects, Teaser Tuesday, vectorworks 2019, Hybrid objects, Tui Walker Kamakorewa, CBA Design Ltd., 2D Components, 2D Objects

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/24/18 11:01 AM
Recently, Frank Brault, our product marketing manager for entertainment, spent two weeks helping young professionals learn the ins-and-outs of Vectorworks and Vision at the annual Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas event (SILV). Read More

Topics: SILV, Vision, Frank Brault, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Vectorworks Entertainment, Jane Childs, Tales Ribeiro, previsualization software

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