Event design requires a unique blend of creative vision, problem solving skills, and technical ability. This design genre covers events as large as the Olympics and as small as themed parties, and everything in-between: live shows, festivals, parades, corporate events, and weddings. Like most areas of entertainment design, event design relies on a visionary concept, talented design execution (from lighting and 3D projections to fireworks and set design), and precise coordination of performers and special effects.
Posted on December 22, 2015
Few jobs seem more fun than Disney Imagineer or dark ride designer. Yet an actual career in entertainment design sounds more like a fantasy than a real opportunity to most ...
Posted on March 23, 2015
Some of the most innovative live show design today is happening in Asia. One show in particular is being recognized this year as an outstanding example of the latest in ...
Posted on January 26, 2015
There is no name in live show design that inspires the same level of excitement and awe as Cirque du Soleil. The Quebec-based company, which was founded in 1984, describes ...
Posted on December 31, 2014
Ringing in the New Year is a big affair. People strive to find activities and events that are festive and memorable, with just the right notes to help welcome the ...
Posted on December 24, 2014
Every year, cities and towns around the world ring in the winter holiday season with various types of celebrations. Whether it’s a live show at Disney celebrating the spirit of ...
Posted on August 21, 2014
Shopping carts and makeshift residences created from cardboard boxes and salvaged materials line the sidewalks of Los Angeles' Central City East neighborhood. The area, which is better known as Skid ...
Posted on August 7, 2014
This year marked the 30th anniversary of the L’International des Feux Loto-Québec, an international fireworks competition held in Montreal each summer. The multi-day festival is a major draw for both ...
Posted on July 1, 2014
Here at Entertainment Designer, we talk a lot about how theme parks and museums get designed, but we almost never mention fairs. There’s a reason for that. The words “fair” ...
Posted on June 26, 2014
Here is an update of what Wings of Time, the new permanent nighttime attraction on Sentosa Island (designed by ECA2) actually looks like:
image source: ECA2.com
Posted on June 9, 2014
Award winning multimedia show and event designer ECA2 was hired by Sentosa Development Corporation to best themselves and they've gone and done it. Songs of the Sea has enjoyed a ...