Event Design

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.


Mickey And The Magic Map Combines Classic Characters With High-Tech Wizardry To Mixed Reviews

Posted on June 21, 2013

A theater venue is often a blank slate upon which entertainment designers can make their mark. Sets, props, and lighting effects can transform a basic stage into a whole new ...

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The San Francisco Ballet’s Cinderella Is A Feat In Entertainment Design

Posted on May 6, 2013

Art, in all of its singular forms, has an intrinsic entertainment value. You can draw pleasure from listening to the melody of a well-composed tune, from watching the athletic grace ...

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The World’s Most Entertaining Cinco de Mayo Spectaculars

Posted on May 4, 2013

Certain holidays have a particular sense of nostalgia and wonder for us all based on our childhood experiences. A big part of that affinity comes from the visual style we ...

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Entertaining The Entertainers at the 2013 Thea Awards

Posted on April 11, 2013

It’s not often that you get an opportunity to dine with Transformer robots, death eaters, and your favorite character from Cars. And it’s even rarer when that same dinner also ...

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Calling All Young Theme Park Enthusiasts! Check out the 2013 TEA Summit and Thea Awards

Posted on April 1, 2013

Are you looking to turn your love of theme parks into a career but not sure how to get started? The 2013 TEA Summit and Thea Awards this weekend are ...

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Boston’s First Night: Artists Design a City’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

Posted on December 31, 2012

In 1976, a small group of artists in Boston launched an alternative New Year’s Eve celebration that would inspire a national movement. First Night, as it’s come to be ...

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Our Top 3 3D Projection Mapping Projects of 2012

Posted on December 10, 2012

3D projection mapping technology, a tool that’s exploding in popularity in the marketing world, is becoming more widely used in the entertainment industry. This non-traditional form of advertising is a ...

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A New Live Show Opens at Ferrari World

Posted on November 19, 2012

Best known for its thrilling attractions that send visitors along tracks at lightening speeds, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has become a popular spot for visitors to Yas Island. Adding to ...

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Hongcun Aju: Mirage Entertainment’s Latest Multimedia Spectacular

Posted on October 3, 2012

Mirage Entertainment was enlisted by the Zhongkun Group, a major Chinese property development company, to create a night-time performance extravaganza. Mirage enlisted major talents from all around the world, including  ...

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Gardens by the Bay: Singapore’s Horticultural Sanctuary

Posted on August 20, 2012

Can the metaphor of a garden be used as the anchor around which to design an entire park experience, as well as transform a city? The designers of Singapore's Gardens ...

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