EntertainmentDesigner.com is a resource for everyone interested in public spaces dedicated to entertainment and leisure. We publish articles about the latest and greatest in entertainment design: theme parks, museums, restaurants, hotels, and much more, taking a special interest in the designers behind these immersive experiences.


Six Flags Breaks New Ground With Dark Rides

Posted on July 27, 2015

Earlier this year, Six Flags made waves with the announcement that they were going to be dipping a toe into dark rides. The theme park chain is largely known for ...

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Could VR Theme Parks Be A Reality by 2018?

Posted on July 20, 2015

The intersection of theme parks and technology has long been a major topic of discussion and recent innovations have captivated both media and consumer attention: Disney’s MyMagic + Bands, theme ...

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What Can Mobile App Designers Teach Us About Theme Parks and Entertainment Design?

Posted on July 15, 2015

People walk around tethered to their smartphones and tablets. They’re just as likely to be playing a game as checking email or looking for restaurant reviews. Games represent 21.8% of ...

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Can Museums Be Social Change Agents?

Posted on July 10, 2015

What is the role of museums in the community? While many see museums as an archive for artifacts and a platform for exhibits, there is a bigger question. What kind ...

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Designing the Human Experience of the HyperLoop

Posted on July 9, 2015

No aspect of travel is as dreaded as going to the airport. You take a long public transportation route or leave your car in long-term parking just to get there. ...

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The Sound of Theming: Creating the Soundtracks to Visitor Experiences

Posted on July 6, 2015

After a visit to a Disney theme park, chances are that the soundtrack in your head goes something like this: “Yo ho, yo ho…Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah…iiiit’s a Smaall World aafter all.” It’s ...

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How Historic Museums Are Focusing on Technology

Posted on July 1, 2015

A visit to the Metropolitan Museum is a non-negotiable for any trip to New York City. The museum is known for its wide ranging collections that run the gamut from ...

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Can Museum Incubators Launch the Next Generation of Creatives?

Posted on June 25, 2015

As the business world becomes more diversified and tech-driven, people with creative talent have more employment opportunities than ever before. Creative minds are being drawn to app design, the tech ...

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Why Everyone Is Talking About the Disneyland Forever Fireworks

Posted on June 23, 2015

Fireworks and nighttime extravaganzas have always been a quintessential part of the Disney experience. Not only are these types of shows a natural fit for the magical theme parks that ...

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How Themed Dining Establishments Use Design to Evoke Multiple Senses

Posted on June 18, 2015

What do you look for when you’re thinking about themed dining experiences? The themed dining category covers multiple frontiers: spaces designed to evoke a certain movie world, menus built around a ...

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