Gabriel Chan Uses Vectorworks Spotlight to Celebrate Singapore

Posted by Carter Hartong on 11/30/21 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

Linesmith, a lighting design and professional drafting firm founded in 2020 to address the evolving needs of the events industry, displays the definition of the word “smith” on their website’s homepage:

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Creating Community with Luma Box and Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 11/10/21 9:00 AM   |  4 min read time

“You’re going to make me cry. Give me a second; this is really important to me.”

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Celebrate Halloween with a Gothic-Inspired Vectorworks Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 10/28/21 9:30 AM   |  8 min read time

With Halloween right around the corner, a ghostly mood is in the air. That’s right — now is the time for pumpkins, goblins, ghouls, and vampires.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Three Inspiring Stages to Celebrate the Return of Live Entertainment

Posted by Carter Hartong on 10/22/21 9:30 AM   |  4 min read time

Despite the continued relevance of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the delta variant, many live acts have set back out on tour. 

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

3 Entertainment Design Challenges Solved with Design Software

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/16/21 3:13 PM   |  5 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

July Webinars: Kitchen Drawings, Collaborative Tools, & Livestreams

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/12/21 9:38 AM   |  3 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. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Events, Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

June Webinars: BIM, Data-Driven Documentation, & House of Worship Market

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 5:24 PM   |  3 min read time

Continue your education and earn accreditation 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. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

How to Create a Virtual Club That Brings Skillsets, Software, and People Together

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 5/11/21 3:30 PM   |  7 min read time

The experience of walking into a nightclub, immersed in a neon wash of pumping music, buzzing conversation, and pulsating lights, might seem impossible to translate into the virtual world of the COVID-19 pandemic. It might, until you experience the fully virtual club Jazz Hutsby and Oli Gorman at Lockdown Visual Systems(LVS) have brought to life.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Visual Edge: Lighting a Large Event Under COVID-19

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/23/21 11:00 AM   |  5 min read time

“Wow. You guys can do so much.”

Oneka McClellan, once a fashion designer, maintains her eye for glamour in her latest pursuit as co-pastor and creative director for Shoreline City Church in Dallas, Texas, where she and her husband, Earl McClellan, have been growing community since January of 2012.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

The Production Behind the 91st Academy Awards

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/20/21 12:03 PM   |  6 min read time

“No matter what kind of design you’re doing, there’s always some kind of story to be told,” said Amanda Stephens of David Korins Design, the group responsible for the set design on hit productions like Hamilton on Broadway and the 91st Academy Awards.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Exploring Studies of Light on World Theatre Day

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 3/29/21 3:07 PM   |  7 min read time

For long-time lighting designer Joseph Oshry, being away from the theatre is like “being in a sensory deprivation tank.”

But, while the COVID-19 pandemic has kept him away from his creative home, Oshry has found opportunity in adversity by publishing a book on the complex beauty of light.

Studies of Light, released in late December of 2020, feels like a deep, calming breath in this era of anxiety. Filled with stunning pictures from his own productions and everyday moments of lighting serendipity, Oshry’s book dives deep into the different forms and functions light fulfills on both the stage and in our daily lives.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

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