December 2019


Merry Christmas from the Church.Design staff.

The stories in this edition are our gift to you--so you can step in strong to help your church clients at this busiest time of year. 

Don't miss "A Christmas Pre-Production Checklist for AV Consultants and Integrators." You can help your church clients save the day with these production tips from four key manufacturers.

Another can't-miss read, our cover story: "2020 Forecast: Top 10 Church Design Trends."


Carol Badaracco Padgett, Editor

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All images: TWO

Three epic elements in American house of worship design are in action at the Deep Ellum neighborhood near Dallas. Read more

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Leading designers share the up-and-coming key elements in modern church space design. Read more

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Designers, give your church clients the gift of less last-minute production stress with these tips from gear manufacturers. Read more

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Five points to consider when churches employ PTZ cameras for live streaming. Read more

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Carl Richards, Behavior Gap

Take a read through this design-appropriate blog, shared with permission from Sketch Guy columnist Carl Richards of Behavior Gap. Read more

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Church.Design wants to hear about faith-based building projects that both stand out architecturally and help to fulfill a ministry need.