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6 Instagram Accounts for Design Inspiration

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 5/21/19 11:36 AM   |  1 min read time

Time for a spring refresh! To keep your feed flowering with inspiration, our team is sharing a few of our favorite accounts. Start scrolling and get ready to double-tap.

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Topics: News

From Graduation to a Job in Design. Read These 3 Tips.

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/12/19 2:28 PM   |  5 min read time

What happens after the graduation cap comes off? College is the first step for many on the career path, but you shouldn’t stop at a passing grade. Putting in additional time and effort, both in and out of class, can propel your future forward.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Production & Lighting Design

A Garden Designer’s Favorite Tool Isn’t a Spade

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/14/18 10:55 AM   |  5 min read time

I think when clients or suppliers walk into our studio at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, they’re surprised to see so many screens. I can understand why people don’t consider garden design to be an IT-focused profession, but there is no denying that my colleagues and myself are working in Vectorworks most of the time. It’s always open on our Macs. In fact, to ensure accuracy we keep all our schedules, plans, and drawings in Vectorworks files for as long as we can and only export them when the time comes to share information.

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Teaser Tuesday: Clip Cube for Viewports in Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/4/18 11:36 AM   |  1 min read time

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.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Teaser Tuesday: 2D Components for Hybrid Objects for Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/28/18 12:00 PM   |  1 min read time

If you caught our second Facebook Live Q&A, you’ll recall quality and usability as being the two words Steve Johnson, vice president of product development, used to describe the mindset when it came to Vectorworks 2019 updates. Today’s feature encompasses both.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit

Teaser Tuesday: Image Effects for Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/21/18 11:41 AM   |  1 min read time

Say hello to more efficiency with image effects in Vectorworks 2019. With this update, you’ll spend less time exporting your designs to a separate editing program.  

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit

Teaser Tuesday: Vectorworks Graphics Module for Sheet Layers in Version 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/14/18 12:07 PM   |  1 min read time

Speed is the main event this Teaser Tuesday. In Vectorworks 2019, we’ve updated the Vectorworks Graphics Module for sheet layers.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit

Teaser Tuesday: Class & Layer Filters for Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/7/18 11:09 AM   |  1 min read time

Teaser Tuesday is back! Here’s your chance for a sneak peek at updates to come in Vectorworks 2019. This Teaser Tuesday, we’re showing you a Vectorworks 2019 update that will help you save time and make your workflow even smoother.

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Vectorworks Wins 2018 AIA BEST of SHOW Award for Innovation

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 7/13/18 11:21 AM   |  1 min read time

We weren’t the only ones who thought Vectorworks 2018 stood out at the AIA 2018 conference in New York, which we attended last month.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

What You Missed at One of the Best BIM Events

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 2/16/18 9:44 AM   |  2 min read time

While industry articles and schoolwork are great ways to learn, nothing beats the sharing of information and tips during industry events.

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Bring Your Designs To The Real World With Augmented Reality

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/16/18 10:15 AM   |  2 min read time

Augmented reality (AR) has had a lot of attention lately — it is easily one of the hottest newest technologies of the last two years after the worldwide popularity of Pokémon Go. The technology’s ability to superimpose a computer-generated image on a real-world view is now available for consumer mobile devices, making immersive and compelling viewing available to everyone. And in response to the fast-moving development of this technology, tech companies are creating new workflows.

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