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Live from Lisbon: Rock in Rio Pre-Show

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 5/18/16 5:07 PM
By Liz Bauman, Content Marketing and Strategy Manager at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: 30th Rock in Rio, Adam Lambert, Entertainment, @FrankOnDesign, Joseph Simons, previsualization, PRG, Queen, rigging, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Stewart Rom, Stewart Rom Chief Marketing Officer, Vision, Ariana Grande, Avicii, Baltimore Maryland, Beyoncé, Brandon Eckstorm, Bruce Springsteen, "Crazy in Love", Cueing, entertainment and event technology solutions, ESP Vision, Frank Brault, Hollywood Vampires, Joe Dimaio, KoЯn, lighting design, lighting technology, Lisbon Portugal, Liz Bauman Content Marketing and Strategy Manager, Maroon 5, Parque da Bela Vista, previz, Vision Studio

Inspiration: Sunday Services with a Rock and Roll Twist

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/16/16 11:49 AM
When someone thinks about attending a service at their house of worship, their first thought probably isn’t about the visually spectacular production they’re about to witness. But that’s just where Seth Thiesen brings his skills to bear as a production and lighting director. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, House of Worship, North Point Ministries group, scenic design, set design, Seth Thiesen, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, ESP Vision, inspiration, lighting design, LightWright plugin, North Point Community Church

3 Questions, 2 Judges, 1 Scholarship Worth $10,000

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/7/15 9:14 AM
Want to win $10,000? The deadline for the Vectorworks Design Scholarship is less than a month away. As you finalize your application, get some advice on crafting the perfect project from two of the program’s judges: Michael Klaers, lighting designer and founder of California-based design firm The Small Group, and David Chadwick, editor of CAD User Magazine, a trusted news source for the AEC industry in the United Kingdom. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Education, Entertainment, environmental design, event planning, exhibit design, Landscape Design, machine design, Planet Vectorworks, scenic design, Scholarship, urban design, woodworking, awards, Community, competition, construction, David Chadwick, engineering, #FundMyVision, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, Landscape Architecture, lighting design, MIchael Klaers, theater design, urban planning, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

New Features in Vectorworks 2015 Deliver Faster Workflows

Posted by Guest Author on 9/30/14 11:47 AM
By Kevin Lee Allen, Scenic & Lighting Designer, KLAD Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Hidden Line Rendering, KLAD, rendering, Spotlight, Stage Lift object, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, 3D Hatching, 3D Modeling, 64-bit, Curtain Wall tool, Deform tool, Kevin Lee Allen, lighting design, Vectorworks 2014, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Remote App

Two-Time Tony Winner Don Holder Talks Lighting Design, Favorite Projects, and More

Posted by Julie McClure on 7/24/14 11:23 AM
We had fun shooting a video interview at our office last night with Donald Holder, winner of two Tony Awards® for his work on The Lion King and South Pacific. Holder shared stories about his journey toward becoming one of Broadway’s best lighting designers, some of his favorite projects and collaborators, as well as his thoughts about the future. Stay tuned for the release of the video! Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Firm Profile, Jason Strangfeld, Michael P. Jones, Mikiko Suzuki McAdams, Spotlight, Success Story, Tony Award, Bridges of Madison County, Case Study, Donald Holder, Jon Weston, lighting design, Michael Yeargan, Notable User, Project Highlight

The Nine Inch Nails Tension Tour Blends Technology, Lighting, and Video with Vectorworks Software

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 1/23/14 10:56 AM
For the infamous rock/metal band Nine Inch Nails, putting on a great show is more than just about the music. As front man Trent Reznor says in the video below about the tour, “My goal when we’re playing a 70 or 90 minute set is that it’s almost a film where it starts off one way and not only musically, but visually evolves into something that keeps your attention and frames the music in a way that makes it feel like a journey from one place to another. It’s cool to give people an experience.” Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Nine Inch Nails, Spotlight, Trent Reznor, Vectorworks, LeRoy Bennett, lighting design, PLSN, Project Highlight, Tension tour

Vectorworks 2014 Pays Las Vegas a Visit for LDI

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 11/18/13 10:56 AM
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDfzsxICYOA[/youtube] Read More

Topics: Andrew Youst, Conference Pass Giveaway, Entertainment, Event Design, LDI, Rich Nicholes, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Community, lighting design, Live Design International, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Performance Audio, trade shows, Vectorworks 2014

Inside the mind of an experienced lighting designer

Posted by Jessie Newburn on 6/24/09 2:58 PM
Teaching software can be a complex process. There's the nuances of the software to teach. The art of the profession. Each person has their own particular experience, whether that's their professional track or their own proclivities with how they solve problems. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Light Plot Deconstructed, resources, Spotlight, Tutorial, Vectoworks Spotlight, Gregg Hillmar, How-to, lighting design

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