Skakki Studio's Captivating Workflow Transformation

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/6/22 11:14 AM   |  3 min read time

Wouldn’t it be nice to design, previsualize, document, and coordinate events without all the back-and-forth between software?

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Laser Visualization in Vision

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/5/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Not much can take your event to the next level quite like lasers.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Service Pack 3 Continues the Mission of GDTF and MVR

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/19/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

The Service Pack 3 update to Vectorworks introduces exciting new functionality to your favorite entertainment design software.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design, News

5 Inspiring Entertainment Designs

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/13/22 9:00 AM   |  7 min read time

Vectorworks Spotlight is your all-in-one solution for design, documentation, and production. Whether you work in lighting, scenic, film, event, or exhibit design, Vectorworks is the best solution with the flexibility to support your entire process.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design, News

How an Events Industry Veteran Switched from AutoCAD to Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 3/8/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

The word “experienced” is insufficient in describing Brian Wajda’s career in the entertainment and live events industry.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Designing in Love | an Archeo-tainment Strategy

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/14/22 11:24 AM   |  6 min read time

It’s unusual for a couple to base their personal relationship on what they accomplish professionally — but that’s exactly what Patrizia De Masi and Walter Lutzu have done.

From Italy, the couple are co-founders of Photonika, a company aimed at producing experiences that place human well-being front and center. Though Patrizia focuses primarily on architectural lighting design and Lutzu focuses primarily on entertainment lighting, the two have shared such a deep interest in each other’s work that has given birth to unique concepts, the latest of which is called “archeo-tainment.”

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

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

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