Leslie Briggs

Leslie Briggs
Leslie started with Vectorworks in March 2020 as a Copywriting Specialist. With a background in technical and creative writing, she knew blog content would be a fantastic mix of the two. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing board games, and playing video games like The Sims and Animal Crossing.
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Teaser Tuesday: Collaboration Improvements Make Us Better Together

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 9/1/20 10:03 AM   |  1 min read time

Welcome back for our fourth teaser for #Vectorworks2021! This week, we’re getting into the improvements we’ve made to collaboration abilities in Vectorworks.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Product Launch

Teaser Tuesday: Work Smarter with User Interface Improvements

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/25/20 10:03 AM   |  2 min read time

We’re here for our third behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements you’ll find with #Vectorworks2021. This week, we’re talking about some significant improvements to the user interface.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Product Launch

Teaser Tuesday: Keep Your Workflow Moving with Performance Enhancements

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/18/20 10:03 AM   |  2 min read time

We’re back with another behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements you can enjoy with #Vectorworks2021. This week’s spotlight shines on the performance improvements to 3D navigation and more.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Product Launch

Teaser Tuesday: 3D Modeling Enhancements Mean Faster Designing

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/11/20 10:01 AM   |  1 min read time

The countdown is on! We’re kicking off our launch season with the Teaser Tuesday blog series. Each Tuesday until the #Vectorworks2021 release, we’ll share a behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Product Launch

Adaptable People Doing Flexible Design

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/6/20 1:07 PM   |  5 min read time

If there’s one thing humans are known for, it’s the ability to adapt.

 

Since the surge of COVID-19 in March, millions of lives have been entirely uprooted. Between lockdowns and unemployment, people have been finding creative ways to help each other in any way they can.

 

See how two Vectorworks users Heinle, Wischer und Partner and Eventions Productions have taken the challenges of the pandemic and used their skills to help their communities.

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Topics: COVID-19, BIM (Architecture), Production & Lighting Design

Shining a Spotlight on Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 7/21/20 1:02 PM   |  4 min read time

We know how much time it takes to switch between design platforms; it requires a lot of upfront consideration of your design process as well as some trial and error, something that may take months. That’s why we want to make this as easy as possible. Let us show you all the ways Vectorworks Spotlight can be the design tool you need to enhance your workflow with this handy guide, which provides an in-depth look at Spotlight and its all-in-one design features.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

CAD Manager’s Guide to Switching: Importing and Converting Resources

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 7/8/20 12:30 PM   |  6 min read time

Are you considering making the move to Vectorworks but haven’t made the jump? Before looking any further, first consider the ways Vectorworks compares with your current software. If you’re using AutoCAD, we’ve made it easy for you with the first installment of this three-part series, CAD Manager's Guide to Switching: Why You Should Make the Move.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Design Iteration and Making Changes in BIM Level 2

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 6/26/20 12:45 PM   |  2 min read time

Assael Architecture knows a thing or two about the time commitment that comes with the design process  for projects and the struggle to do it well among teams due to working in multiple platforms. With Vectorworks’ all-in-one design, Assael has been able to complete project after project quickly and efficiently.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Project Sharing: Globalizing Collaboration in the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 6/24/20 12:15 PM   |  2 min read time

Working remotely in the live event world is inevitable. Whether you’re designing in your hotel room, in the airport, and even at home, you need a reliable way to share your designs with your teams. But, when your software isn’t built to handle a multi-user environment, collaboration is nearly impossible.

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Topics: Events, Production & Lighting Design

From 2D to 3D: One Firm’s Story about Switching to Vectorworks

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 5/7/20 12:25 PM   |  2 min read time

The best way to know that a product is right for you is trying it for yourself. The second-best way is hearing it from someone else.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

WATCH: Vectorworks Design Summit Virtual Presentations

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 4/23/20 9:52 AM   |  2 min read time

You’ve likely heard that we’ve cancelled our Vectorworks Design Summit due to COVID-19. This decision comes with a heavy heart—but, even though we can’t be together in person, we still believe in the value the event brings to our users.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, COVID-19, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design, News

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