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.


Top Booths at IAAPA 2013

Posted on November 22, 2013

In Orlando, where some of the world's premiere theme parks and attractions reside, it's all about the guest experience. Even the local restaurants (including generic chains such as IHOP) market ...

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Tech Trends Are Hot at the 2013 IAAPA Expo

Posted on November 22, 2013

As this year’s IAAPA Expo winds down in Orlando, two things are clear. 2013 was an exciting year for entertainment design, and 2014 can be dubbed the year of technological ...

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Video Games as Art? V&A Brings In Game Designer in Residence

Posted on November 21, 2013

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London broke new ground when they became the first museum in Europe (and possibly anywhere) to take on a Games Designer in Residence. In ...

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IAAPA Expo 2013 in Orlando – Day One Highlights

Posted on November 20, 2013

Nowhere says entertainment more than Orlando and this year's International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo, in full swing in the city known for its theme parks and amusements. ...

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The Cassata School: Inspired Design Encourages Play and Learning

Posted on November 19, 2013

We’re always on the lookout for innovative children’s design that uses flow, color, story and other tools to engage kids in learning and play. Your school experience probably evokes memories ...

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Grand Texas Theme Park and Big Rivers Water Park near Houston to Launch in 2015

Posted on November 18, 2013

Houston is getting an all new massive theme park and entertainment complex which will open in phases beginning Spring 2015. The complex will consist of Grand Texas Theme Park, Big ...

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Bulgaria’s Muzeiko to Address Eastern Europe’s Dearth of Children’s Museums

Posted on November 15, 2013

In America, we take children’s art and science museums for granted. In other countries, though, opportunities for children to go and learn outside of the hours in the school day ...

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“A Theme Park In Your Pocket:” How Parks Are Going Mobile

Posted on November 14, 2013

Each year, the entertainment design firm Thinkwell Group conducts a survey focused on how theme parks can improve the guest experience. The 2013 survey focused on trends related to mobile ...

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May the Rides Be Ever in Your Favor – Hunger Games Theme Park Proposed

Posted on November 13, 2013

Jon Feltheimer, CEO of Lionsgate, has floated the notion of the creation of a Hunger Games theme park. The studio boss reports he’s been approached to consider a park in ...

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From Jungle Cruise to Jingle Cruise: Disney Transforms One of Its Most Popular Attractions for the Holidays

Posted on November 12, 2013

Earlier this month, Disney announced a surprise upgrade as part of its holiday plans. For the first time in its history, the Jungle Cruise is getting a special makeover for ...

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