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

Here are the Reasons AV Matters Switched to Vectorworks

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 3/14/18 9:55 AM
Alex Rose understands the value of saving time in the entertainment industry. As a project manager at AV Matters in Orlando, Florida, he oversees the production and technical details of a wide range of events, including corporate conferences, galas, and social and charity events. Although the process of producing an event from start to finish can be stressful due to tight deadlines, it’s become much easier for Rose, as the firm recently made the switch from AutoCAD to Vectorworks Spotlight to help with the design and execution of each event. Read More

Topics: AV Matters, AutoCAD, Vectorworks Spotlight, Renderworks, 3d renderings, Zumba Instructor Convention, Soft Goods tool, content libraries, Maverick MK2 lights, Make the Move

Focus on Connection: New Ways to Work Faster and Smarter

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/10/17 9:47 AM
When it comes to Vectorworks software, we always strive for quality, but for the 2018 latest release, we also wanted to focus on connection. Read More

Topics: #Vectorworks2018, Dan Monaghan, Jeremy Powell, connection, Multiple Drawing Views, Subdivision Modeling, Marionette, The Nemetschek Group, IFC, Renderworks, Rendered panoramas, Braceworks

Tech Roundup: October, Service Pack 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/19/17 10:09 AM
This year’s launch came with several new and superior features, but at Vectorworks we are always looking to improve. Our staff worked hard to address issues presented to us by you, the users, and made the necessary changes in the Vectorworks 2018 Service Pack 1, available now for download. These downloads will update all English-language Vectorworks 2018 products (Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, and Fundamentals) to version SP1. Read More

Topics: October Tech Roundup, Service Pack 1, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2018, Designer, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Title Block Borders, Title Block Border objects, Braceworks, Site Model, Renderworks, Rendered panoramas

Here are a Few of Chad Hamilton’s Favorite Things, About Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/17/17 9:56 AM
Discover the benefits of the new Vectorworks 2018 features straight from Chad Hamilton, principal at Hamilton + Aitken Architects, a dedicated Vectorworks user, and one of our valued beta testers. Read More

Topics: Chad Hamilton, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, beta tester, beta tester testimonials, Vectorworks 2018, Multiple Drawing View Support, Direct Section and Elevation editing, Upgraded Renderworks with CineRender, Renderworks, MAXON CineRender, Robust Wall Modeling options, Resource Manager Enhancements, MiniCAD, BIM

From a Blank Page to the ITV: How Vectorworks Helped One Production Designer See the Light

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/15/17 11:34 AM
Ben Telford is a UK-based Production Designer, Art Director, and founder of The Design Department Ltd., who specializes in light entertainment, reality, and music television. He has worked on high-profile projects such as The Voice UK and Sports Personality Of The Year, and has just designed the new set for the X Factor Auditions. We conducted an interview with Ben to learn about how Vectorworks software has helped him get to where he is today. Read More

Topics: Ben Telford, The Design Department Ltd., X Factor UK, The Voice UK, Sports Personality of the Year, Buckinghamshire New University, Vectorworks Spotlight, Play to the Whistle, First Dates, Children in Need, Catchphrase, Renderworks, Resource Manager

Live Design Review — “Vectorworks 2017: More Tools, Less Finger Wagging”

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/1/17 10:25 AM
If you haven’t picked up a copy of Live Design’s July issue yet, you can find the digital edition online. We love reading about how Vectorworks software benefits our users, and we were thrilled to see the article by Lighting Designer and Vectorworks user Allan Nathan, in which he discusses some of his favorite tools in Vectorworks 2017. Read More

Topics: Resource Manager, Live Design, Vectorworks 2017, Allan Nathan, Vectorworks software, Live Design July Issue, Renderworks, Live Design Digital Edition

Teaser Tuesday: Your Sneak Peek at Vectorworks 2018

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/8/17 11:51 AM
  We always put our users first, and that’s why this year we’re letting you be the first to see the exciting things to come in Vectorworks 2018 with our Teaser Tuesdays.   Read More

Topics: Architecture, Direct Section and Elevation editing, Entertainment, Landscape, Multiple Drawing Views, Rendered panoramas, Renderworks, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Community Board

Tech Roundup: June 2017

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/28/17 8:31 AM
This summer, take a break from the pool and dive into the next five videos of our Remarkable Renderworks tutorial series, created to further develop your design and rendering skills. In these installments, architect and rendering expert Daniel Jansenson of daniel jansenson architect covers textures and how to create sunlight in Renderworks, the fully-integrated feature set in Vectorworks 2017 software. If you missed the first 15 episodes, you can catch up on the videos here. Read More

Topics: 3D Objects, Architecture, Daniel Jansenson, Daniel Jansenson Architect, Heliodon tool, Hidden Line Rendering, Landscape, line renderings, Remarkable Renderworks, rendering, Renderworks, surface hatch, Tech Roundup, textures, Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2017 software

South African Events Designer Visualizes the Peak Event of ‘July Fever’ with Vectorworks Software

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/23/17 10:58 AM
Ryan Dunbar, freelancer and former designer for events service provider Gearhouse South Africa (GHSA), has been drawing and conceptualizing stage and visual concepts for the live entertainment industry for over ten years. He has designed a wide range of events including televised awards shows, outdoor music festivals, Bollywood concerts, corporate launches, and professional conferences. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Gearhouse South Africa, GHSA, Greyville Racecourse, Jack Daniels BOOMTOWN stage, July Fever, Renderworks, Ryan Dunbar, South Africa, Times Live, Vectorworks, Vodacom Durban July

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