The Easter Stage: A Cross Pollination of Design Ideas
By Gregory Kayne · March 16, 2018 • With some creative planning and forethought, these times don’t need to be stressful, if we keep looking far enough down the road. Many of us with budget and time restraints may just need to design our stages in, well, phases.
Stage/Sanctuary Lighting: How Best to Serve Your Ministry’s Needs
By Josh Holowicki · February 21, 2018 • Lighting is one of the most powerful tools available to tell a story, and it gives us the ability to focus the attention of the audience in a very specific way.
Learn From The Experience of Others When Choosing A Design
By Tom Noble · February 2, 2018 • It is in our nature to look at other people’s work, to learn and to analyze. Learn by taking tours of other facilities, installing other people’s designs, and even when installing your own designs.
Transforming Your Space by Reflecting Light
By Adam Dye · December 14, 2017 • Wood, Coroplast, and fabric aren’t the only materials that will catch and reflect light. A trip to the home center will provide you with plenty of inspiration to offer a variety of simple tools that can yield amazing results when hit with light.
Stage Design: Constantly Be On The Lookout for Inspiration
By Brian Wilson · December 13, 2017 • No set design ever brought anyone to faith, but great design can draw people into worship in a fresh way, where God can move in their lives.
Set Design: Creating an Inviting, Worshipful Space
By Chris Tall · December 5, 2017 • Even if you aren’t building sets to match messages, it’s still impactful to create a look that provides an inviting space. The alternative of blank walls and general room lighting gives a sterile classroom feel.
Christmas Production: Setting the Stage for Christmas
By Alex Fuller · November 17, 2017 • Chances are you’ll be the only one to notice slight changes that are made to the set, and the audience will still end up being amazed.
For Christmas Productions, Plan, Work as a Team, Look to a Vision and Mission
By David Erlandson · September 12, 2017 • What is the purpose of your church’s Christmas program? Maybe it’s an outreach to your community. Perhaps it’s a creative outlet for your arts teams or part of a long-standing tradition.
Christmas Production: Using Story Structure in Tech to Create the Best Experience
By Keri Rafter · September 5, 2017 • We need to be asking, does tech in services enhance enough, to support the message? Does it improve the service and help more people discover your church?
Set Design: Begin with Goals, Decide Between Off-The-Shelf or DIY, Then Build
By Steven Hall · August 10, 2017 • Good set design is only as good as the lighting on it. Sometimes all a set needs is white light, other times a color wash is the best fit.
Multiple Install Phases Add Up to Notable AVL Upgrades at Texas Church
By Andres Caamano · June 30, 2017 • Over the span of three months, Texas church has featured install improvements including L-Acoustics line arrays, Barco projectors, and an LED wall.
2016 New Product Awards - Building Material Products
By TD Staff · January 3, 2017 • The following three entrants were part of the 2016 New Product Awards, with the submissions from ATOMIC and SERIES Seating each earning winning entries.
2016 New Product Awards - Building System Products
By TD Staff · December 22, 2016 • The following five entrants were part of the 2016 New Product Awards, with the submissions from CyberLock, Eilon Engineering and InThrMa each earning winning entries.
Don’t Sweat the Challenge of a Fresh Set Design
By David Bonilla · November 4, 2016 • The task of creating fresh set designs is one that can seem daunting and stressful, but there are a few tips to keep in mind.
Versatile Set Design: Focus on the Big Picture
By Duke DeJong · October 7, 2016 • When looking how to proceed on a new design, look to a concept that someone else has used and adapt it in some way to match your venue and congregation.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.