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.


Project MOE: Mobile Video Performance Pops Up at Clubs Across Europe

Posted on May 5, 2011

Project MOE is somewhat difficult to describe because variation is an integral element of its design. For that reason, we’ll begin with a succinct description of Project MOE straight from ...

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Xi’an International Horticulture Expo 2011 Opens in Two Weeks

Posted on April 14, 2011

The Xi’an International Horticulture Expo will welcome visitors in through its lush trellised entranceway just two weeks from now. The expo, which is the focal point of redevelopment between the ...

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The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Posted on February 24, 2011

The countdown continues to what has become the most anticipated royal wedding since Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer tied the knot on July 29, 1981 in a ceremony viewed ...

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Alt Design Summit Inspires

Posted on February 17, 2011

This January, Salt Lake City once again saw the meeting of the annual Altitude Design Summit. Hundreds of bloggers, photographers, web designers and stylists, and many others with a creative ...

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Interview with Technical Director Michael Chase

Posted on January 6, 2011

People often overlook the hard work and ingenuity that goes into the behind-the-scenes part of a big show. EntertainmentDesigner.com had the opportunity to interview one of the top technical directors in ...

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The Discreet Event Planner: How Bryan Rafanelli Kept the Wedding of the Year a Secret

Posted on November 11, 2010

Chelsea Clinton’s recent summer wedding was the subject of great excitement and media scrutiny, but surprisingly few details have been available about the former first daughter’s big day. The Clintons ...

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