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Case Study: Vectorworks Brings a Gothic Façade to Light

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/14/18 10:28 AM
Once again, Spotlight proved to be a time saver and collaboration facilitator. Isak Gabre, the former systems and project manager at the Royal Swedish Opera, recently used our software to create a gothic video projection to coincide with the opening of Dracula at the opera house. You can read more about his success on our website. Read More

Topics: Spotlight, Isak Gabre, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula, Case Study

Vectorworks Proudly Sponsors KCACTF Awards for Second Year

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/9/18 10:24 AM
For the second year in a row, we are proud to sponsor the awards at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). From January 9 to March 3, 2018, thousands of talented student artists, from eight regions across the United States, will have the chance to showcase their work.  Read More

Topics: KCACTF Region 1, KCACTF, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Vectorworks Spotlight, Frank Brault, Western Connecticut University, Vision, Braceworks, Spotlight

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

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM
In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Braceworks, Jim Woodward, Biplab Sarkar, Canada, Sweden, Nemetschek Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Monitor Roadshow, Future of Design, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, George Brashnarov

Tech Roundup: August 2017, IFC Data Mapping

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/17 1:40 PM
Regain control of your open BIM projects with the Vectorworks IFC Data Mappings command. Exercise the flexibility to customize data mapping for individual objects and select which objects and data to include in the IFC export.    Read More

Topics: Tech Roundup, August Tech Roundup, IFC Data Mapping, IFC export, Vectorworks Service Select, IFC designation, Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, BIM, Building Information Modeling, Vectorworks online Help

Case Study: Quality Follows Innovation at the Zurich Opera House

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/17/17 9:22 AM
Darkness falls over the entire theater, the curtain opens, and a bright spotlight illuminates the dancers on stage… Read More

Topics: CAD drawings, Case Study, Dominic Büttne, event engineering, Lilith Gardell, Martin Gebhardt, Spotlight, Spotlight libraries, Swan Lake ballet, Vectorworks Spotlight, Visibility tool, Zurich Opera House

Vectorworks Opens New Office to Better Serve Customers in the UK and Ireland

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/15/17 9:09 AM
Vectorworks is growing, and we are delighted to announce the formation of a new Vectorworks office in the UK. Read More

Topics: Adrian Slatter, Architecture, Design Software Solutions, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Landscape, Spotlight, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Vectorworks UK office

The Software that Launched 1,000 Events

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/20/17 9:51 AM
Since the launch of the 2017 version of Vectorworks software last September, celebrations and learning opportunities continue popping up around the world. Let’s take a quick trip across the globe to see how designers are sharing their excitement about the new tools and features in the latest version of the Vectorworks line of products. Read More

Topics: Andreas Kling, Basem Besada, BIM Design Day, Biplab Sarkar, BMV Studio, ComputerWorks, Darick DeHart, Exertis Unlimited, Frank Brault, Future of Design, grandMA2, grandMA2 console, Hugues Tsafak, Landmark, Mattias Wreland, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Niels Nielsen, Nordic Design Day, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, Spotlight Users Conference, Swiss User Day, Sylvia Ivanova, Vectorworks 2017, Vision

Break a Leg: Good Luck to Students at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festivals

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/11/17 9:35 AM
Cue the spotlight! This year, we’re helping put students center stage at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) by sponsoring awards at KCACTF’s eight regional festivals. Read More

Topics: Design Technology and Management, DTM, Entertainment, Frank Brault, KCACTF, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Planet Vectorworks, Rafael Jaen, Spotlight, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

9 Job Search Tips for Theatre Techs

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 11/16/16 11:13 AM
A career in entertainment technology or design can be fun and rewarding, but the biggest challenge can be discovering new opportunities. Whether you’re taking your first foray into a career as a theatre tech or have found yourself in a rut and are looking for a fresh start, here are some tips for getting a fresh start in the industry. Read More

Topics: Academic Newsletter, Broadwayworld, cattle call, Entertainment, entertainment design, For the Love of Design, jobs, networking, OffStageJobs, overhire, Playbill, resume, Spotlight, StageJobsPro

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