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.


Why Disney Introduced a Princess Without a Movie – And What It Means for Inclusive Parks

Posted on September 1, 2016

The highlight of a trip to Disney for many fans is seeing a favorite princess pass by in a parade, or posing for a photo during a character Meet and ...

Read More

New Disney Patents Hint at Bioluminescent Plants in Avatar Attraction

Posted on August 11, 2016

The site Patentyogi recently uncovered patents from Disney that could hint at what guests have to look forward to in the forthcoming “Pandora – The World of Avatar” attraction. When the ...

Read More

Breaking the Fourth Wall…Underground

Posted on August 11, 2016

Deep underground, on the edge of San Francisco’s Little Italy and Chinatown, a Speakeasy is coming back to life. Boxcar Theatre’s immersive production The Speakeasy ran for 8 months in ...

Read More

How Nostalgia Shapes Theme Park Visits

Posted on August 4, 2016

The nostalgia marketing trends that are everywhere this summer are bringing many of us straight back to the 1980s and 1990s: Pokémon, Lego, the Full House reboot. Major brands capitalize ...

Read More

Beyond Pokemon Go: How Augmented Reality Could Change Resorts for the Better

Posted on July 31, 2016

When you travel to a new location, do you look for Pokemon? If so, you’re not alone. The augmented reality game has swept the world in a matter of weeks. ...

Read More

How 3D Printing is Rebuilding Destroyed Artifacts – And What It Means for Preservation

Posted on July 18, 2016

3D printing has applications beyond printing food and fashion; it’s actually helping to address some of the most tragic issues affecting the museum world. The world is an unpredictable place, ...

Read More

Creating Entertainment Spaces from Environmental Remediation Features

Posted on July 15, 2016

When people visit a theme park, mall, or other entertainment space, the parts they see are only a tiny fraction of the design work that went into a site. Every ...

Read More

How Themed Experience Design is Reinvigorating Breweries

Posted on July 14, 2016

The craft beer industry is exploding. Just 20 years ago, brewery numbers ranged in the hundreds. Today, there are over 4,000 breweries in the United States, and the number keeps ...

Read More

What Could Brexit Mean for Themed Entertainment?

Posted on July 1, 2016

As news of Britain’s decision to separate from the EU hit, stocks plummeted, the GBP took a plunge, and there was general unrest. Since then, experts have wondered what the ...

Read More

Playing it Safe: How Signage Can (And Cannot) Promote Safety at Entertainment Venues

Posted on June 30, 2016

A man leaves the boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park and is boiled to death in an acid spring. A child climbs over, under, and through barriers at the Cincinnati Zoo ...

Read More

View More News & Articles

Must Read