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Kickstart the New Year with Us

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/23/16 11:35 AM
We’re giving you a ready-made New Year’s resolution for 2017: improve your skills! But don’t worry, we’re making it easy for you by gathering a collection of free educational opportunities for designers of all industries. Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Designing with Concrete in the 21st Century, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Resilient Building Design”, rock in rio, Rock in Rio: Lisboa, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Architect, Architectural Record, continuing education, Design Summit, Innovative Structural Elements for Innovative Desi, inspiration, Inspiration Page, LA CES PDH, Landscape, Merging Architecture and Landscape Designs, Vectorworks Design Summit, webinar

Frankly Speaking: 5 Ways to Get Past a Creative Block

Posted by Guest Author on 10/20/16 10:18 AM
By Frank Brault, Product Marketing Manager – Entertainment Read More

Topics: Education, Entertainment, For the Love of Design, Frankly Speaking, @FrankOnDesign, Academic Newsletter, Frank Brault, inspiration

A Backyard Retreat

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 10/6/16 11:42 AM
Tucked away in a 26-meter-wide lot in the historic Buenos Aires suburb of San Isidro is a small family home that has garnered a large amount of attention. Though from the street the building seems simple and elegant, the back of the house, which sprawls into a verdant, vibrant yard, is jaw-dropping in its ability to redefine the space around it. Read More

Topics: Andres Fernandez Abadie, Architecture, casa mirasoles, modus news 5, san isidro, Vectorworks Architect, buenos aires, Divisare, inspiration, MODUS, University of Buenos Aires

VIDEO: 5+1AA Architectures On Their Design Philosophy

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/26/16 11:27 AM
Everyone has a message to tell through their work. In our latest Industry Insights video, Alfonso Femia, CEO, and Simonetta Cenci of the award-winning 5+1AA Architectures explain the design philosophy that has evolved within their Italian-based firm over its twenty-year history: that architecture has the ability to create a dialogue between history and the human experience. Read More

Topics: 5+1AA architectures, Architecture, Case Study, Industry Insights, inspiration, video

Streamline Your Audio Visual Workflow in 60 Minutes

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/21/16 11:03 AM
Creating functional designs that balance the wants, needs, and budgets of clients can be a time-consuming process — one that’s further complicated by the complexity of AV projects. Take the first step toward streamlining your design and budget processes and enhancing your collaboration with the “Streamlining Your Audio-Visual Workflow” webinar hosted by Audio-Visual Design Consultant Chuck Walthall of Walthall and Associates. Read More

Topics: AV Industry, rendering, Renderworks, Spotlight, streamlining your audio-visual workflow, Vectorworks Spotlight, Chuck Walthall, connectCAD, inspiration, Walthall and Associates, webinar

7 Habits of Highly Effective Designers

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 8/26/16 11:16 AM
When you’ve been designing for years, it’s easy to pick up some bad habits that can slow down your workflow. Increase your productivity and avoid obstacles by reflecting on these tried-and-true tips from some of the most prolific Vectorworks software users. Read More

Topics: Adrian McGregor, Architecture, Entertainment, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Forest Dickey, lindsay high stanislaw, M Group, Pacific Coast Land Design, Parramatta River Urban Design Strategy, PCLD, Rob Glisson, ROJO, ROJO Architects, rojo Architecture, Thompson Hospitality, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Christien Methot, Ground Reconsidered, inspiration, Landscape, LRSLA Studio, LRSLAstudio, M Group Architects and Interior Architects, McGregor Coxall, Michael Timcheck, Mike Zielsdorf, Old Town Newhall, parramatta, Uncategorized, Varian Designs, Vectorworks Landmark

Frankly Speaking: Balancing Creative Inspiration and Design Execution

Posted by Guest Author on 8/18/16 9:55 AM
By Frank Brault, Product Marketing Manager – Entertainment Read More

Topics: Education, Entertainment, For the Love of Design, Frankly Speaking, @FrankOnDesign, SILV, TKTS Times Square, Frank Brault, inspiration, Las Vegas, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Times Square

Inspiration: Are You Ready to Rock?

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 8/5/16 11:57 AM
As the US summer concert season winds down, we’re shining a light on some of the biggest concert events of the past few years. So sit back, blast some tunes, and explore the work of some of the world’s greatest entertainment designers. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, FutureSex/LoveShow, iHeartRadio, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, legends of summer tour, Lightscape Design, Madison Square Garden, Max Conwell, MGM Grand, Morrissey, Naked Eye Lighting, PEDG, Spotlight, streamlining your audio-visual workflow, Success Stories, Vectorworks Spotlight, 1D, Case Studies, clear channel, David Lee, iHeartRadio Music Festival, inspiration, Ltd., Nick Whitehouse, One Direction, Performance Environment Design Group LLC, webinar

Ron Kwaske, AIA, on Mies-Inspired Young Talent Architecture Award

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 7/12/16 10:52 AM
Vectorworks is proud to support innovative young designers and honor the creative visionaries who have paved the way for their success; that’s why we’re sponsoring the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA), organized by the Fundacío Mies van der Rohe. European institutions of higher education have until July 29, 2016 to recognize their architecture, urban planning, and landscape design students by registering and nominating their best projects from the 2015-2016 academic year. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Education, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Illinois Institute of Technology, Kwaske Collaborative, Landscape Design, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Mies, Planet Vectorworks, Ron Kwaske, S.R Crown Hall, sponsorship, Architecture student, Chicago Federal Center, competition, inspiration, Landscape, urban planning, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Plot a New Course: Unconventional Careers for Exceptional Entertainment Designers

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 7/1/16 10:32 AM
Whether you're about to make your first foray into the professional world or you just want to shake things up with your career, it's can be challenging to think outside-the-box and discover new opportunities to pursue. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of jobs you might not have even considered yet. Read More

Topics: Broadwayworld, Carnival, Education, Entertainment, For the Love of Design, OffStageJobs, Playbill, resources, Royal Caribbean, r/TechTheatre, Spotlight, StageJobsPro, theme parks, trade show booths, window displays, Academic Newsletter, Celebrity Cruises, corporate events, cruise lines, Disney Cruise Line, entertainment design, inspiration, museum exhibits, tent shows

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