3 Entertainment Design Challenges Solved with Design Software

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/16/21 3:13 PM   |  4 min read time

Designers in the realm of entertainment have their own unique challenges to overcome. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing Delta variant, keep your skills polished by considering these challenges and how they impact your work.

This article explores how Vectorworks Spotlight design software capitalizes on common challenges in entertainment design, such as:

  • Producing paperwork.
  • Selling your project.
  • Creating custom elements for a live show.
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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Introducing Vectorworks 2022 | Design Without Limits™

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/15/21 10:15 AM   |  5 min read time

Big news — #Vectorworks2022 is now available!

The latest version of Vectorworks design software brings a robust suite of new features and improvements, all focused on our new tagline — Design without limits™.

What does the phrase mean?

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Topics: Product Launch

5 Things the New macOS Big Sur Optimized with M1 Brings to Vectorworks

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/10/21 3:57 PM   |  12 min read time

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on December 10, 2020 by Chris Conard. We’ve updated it with information regarding the technology advancements made with version 2022 of Vectorworks design software.

As of December 2020, Big Sur and M1 looked very promising for Vectorworks. Make sure to read the original text for information on our testing process and forecasted developments alongside Apple’s roadmap.

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Topics: Product Launch

The Honorary Landscape Architecture of the 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/10/21 10:00 AM   |  2 min read time

September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the devastating attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Washington-bound Flight 93 in the United States.

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Topics: News

2 Key Documents for BIM Implementation

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/8/21 10:15 AM   |  3 min read time

Looking for some support as you move towards building information modeling (BIM) workflows?

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape)

September Webinars: Site Planning, Parasolid, and Georeferencing

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/8/21 9:30 AM   |  2 min read time

Maintain accreditation and earn continuing education credits with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Design Summit 2021: Who, What, When, Where, Why

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/7/21 11:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Even though we look forward to each of our Design Summit events, last year we had to cancel the in-person event and go virtual. The experience taught us a lot about hosting events online. So much, in fact, that we're doing it again. But better.

Vectorworks Design Summit 2021 will take place November 1-3, 2021 on a screen near you! The event is free and invites the global Vectorworks community to attend.

So let's look at the details and why this event is a must.

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Topics: Events

Follow @Vectorworks on Social Media!

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/27/21 9:53 AM   |  3 min read time

If you haven't followed Vectorworks' social media platforms yet, there's no better time than now! We're doing our first giveaway and you won't want to miss it. There's a serious prize at stake, so stay tuned for more details. 👀

From pictures of beautiful design projects to helpful information on using Vectorworks software, our social media channels are sure to have something for everyone. Let them bring you inspiration, software tips, and so much more!

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Vectorworks Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/26/21 9:00 AM   |  9 min read time

At Vectorworks, we whole-heartedly believe in investing in our team members and maintaining an environment built on four core values: balance, collaboration, innovation, and inclusion.

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Your Guide to Algorithms-aided Design in Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/23/21 10:00 AM   |  4 min read time

Experimentation and efficiency are often at a natural tension in design.

As a designer, do you have a natural desire to go where your creativity leads you? The challenge is that, in an industry that’s inherently client-centric, you’re rarely awarded such time for exploration.
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Revit or Vectorworks? How studioCOLAB Made Their Choice

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/17/21 10:06 AM   |  9 min read time

The beauty of Vectorworks is I've been able to explore the things that I want to explore more.”

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Topics: News

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