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A Match Made In… Common Sense

Posted by Guest Author on 4/11/18 7:51 AM
*This was originally published on Stageline’s blog.  What’s your Stageline unit going to look like when it’s set up onsite? What’s the best way to plan out your light, sound, and banner rigging? Vectorworks Spotlight has the answers.  Read More

Topics: Stageline, Vectorworks Spotlight, Justin Van Hassel, Robert Books, Resource Manager, Dane Earwaker, Vectorworks Service Select, content library

Workflow Wednesday: How to Improve Your Bottom Line with Better Resource Management

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/3/18 8:25 AM
If you’re a BIM manager, you understand the importance of office standards and managing resources. We’d like to help make your job easier. Whether you work in a large or small firm, we have a new guide just for you. Read More

Topics: Workflow Wednesday, BIM, BIM Manager, Resource Manager

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

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM
When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Braulio Gutierrez, Building Information Modeling, CAD, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture Podcast, Michael Todoran, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, The Ohio State University, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

From Shining in the Spotlight to Designing with Spotlight

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 6/7/17 11:40 AM
From a young age, Natali Arco was drawn to the stage. Growing up she dreamed of becoming an actress and being in the spotlight, until she realized she was more interested in being behind the scenes, rather than at center stage. Read More

Topics: Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Entertainment, EPCOT American Garden Stage for the Candlelight Pr, Natali Arco, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Resource Manager, The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster Univer, The Walt Disney Company, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Spotlight, Williamstown Theatre Festival

Tech Roundup – Vectorworks 2017 Edition

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 10/19/16 11:50 AM
From the new Resource Manager to innovative irrigation tools, Vectorworks 2017 has introduced many great features and tools. For this roundup, we’re breaking down how to use some of the most useful updates of the new release. Read More

Topics: Architecture, data visualization, door and window styles, feature videos, interior elevations tool, Irrigation Tools, Landscape, railing fence tool, Resource Manager, slab drainage tool, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2017 software, @VectorworksHelp

Experience Your Best Workflows with Vectorworks 2017 Software

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/14/16 8:35 AM
You asked — we delivered. Vectorworks 2017 software includes more than 100 improvements and new features, over 70 percent of which were driven by designer feedback. From a best-in-industry Resource Manager and innovative irrigation tools to an improved Vectorworks Graphics Module and immersive virtual reality features, our new line of software empowers you to create unmatched experiences like never before. Read More

Topics: 3D label legends, Architect, Architecture, Barman+Smart Design, BIM, Building Information Modeling, cable tools, Chad Hamilton, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Ion Webster, Irrigation Tools, Kellan Vincent, Landmark, Landscape, Neil Barman, Planet Vectorworks, Pults & Associates LLP, Resource Manager, Sholight LLC, Spotlight, Structural Member Objects, Structural Member tool, Tyler Littman, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Graphics Module, #Vectorworks2017, Vincent Landscapes Inc., Virtual Reality, Vision, Web View, webinars

Get a Sneak Peek at Vectorworks 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 9/6/16 11:12 AM
While you patiently await the upcoming release of #Vectorworks2017, let’s satisfy your curiosity about the exciting new developments coming in our software with this series of videos exploring some of our biggest advancements. Read More

Topics: BIM, Cloud, Irrigation Tools, Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, structural members, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Service Select, #Vectorworks2017, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

Your Sneak Peek into the Future of Vectorworks Software from the Design Summit

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/26/16 11:56 AM
Our newly minted CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, is less than a month into his tenure, and he’s already showing the design community some love by teasing exciting developments planned for Vectorworks software. Sarkar showcased upcoming advancements during his keynote speech at this year’s Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago. The reveal was met by thunderous applause from 600-plus attendees from around the world, confirming that our future releases will make a resounding impact. Read More

Topics: Cloud, Cloud Services, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Irrigation Tools, Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, Structural Member Objects, Vectorworks Analytics, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Graphics Module, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

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