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September 8, 2016
The Other F Word

The Other F Word. Stream It Now!

If you weren’t lucky enough to attend one of last week’s screenings, or it you haven’t streamed The Other F Word yet, stream it now. If you […]
August 10, 2016

NYMF Award Design

For the 2016 season, NYMF (The New York Musical Festival) Board Member Hugh Hayes commissioned us to work with him, Executive Director & Producer Dan Markley, and Director of […]
August 8, 2016

Habitat ’67 revisited

Just last week we wrote about Expo ’67 and one of the featured works there: Habitat ’67. Canada is on the minds of many this summer, […]
August 4, 2016

Why are there no proper Tiki Bars on the Jersey Shore?

Sure there are lots of so called Tiki Bars, but they all seem to be Tiki in name only. The original Don The Beachcomber places were the real […]
August 1, 2016

Olympic Architecture and Design

Well, it is that time again/ Time for Olympic Architecture and Design. This could provide subject matter for the whole month. So much bad. Here’s a dose […]
July 27, 2016

The Watergate is back and it’s all good

Although now mainly known for its name in biggest political scandal in US history (as well as any that have followed), The Watergate Hotel is looking to remake […]
July 25, 2016

Last Call for Rendering Techniques to Empower your Entertainment Design Workflow

My webinar Rendering Techniques to Empower your Entertainment Design Workflow will be broadcast tomorrow, Tuesday 26 July at 2PM, Eastern Daylight Time. Register now whether you can attend then […]
July 22, 2016

Oh, Canada!

We’re sure many Americans are thinking of Canada. We are, and do often, and especially often of Expo ’67 the modernist World’s Fair held, well, in […]
July 20, 2016

Visual Storytelling

Visual Storytelling, it’s what we do, and we do so many things, but in the end all those things are Visual Storytelling. This particular post is about […]
July 18, 2016

NYMF Rides Again!

It’s the official opening day/night of NYMF! Loyal readers know that we have been active supporters of NYMF for a long time. The annual festival of […]
July 15, 2016

Why can’t we have nice things?

Because we tear the nice things down. We are building huggers. We discuss here and in real life, the importance of Historic Preservation and adaptive reuse […]
July 13, 2016

Have you ever wondered what a Foley Artist does?

The fine folks at F-Stoppers posted this video by Feast Films about Foley Artists. So, yo begin, a Foley Artist is someone who works in film […]
May 12, 2015

We design, the kids bake with Country Crock

Take a look at this sweet spot we designed for Country Crock as part of their “When We Bake” campaign. It was a real pleasure to […]
April 20, 2015

A Quintessential Silent Movie Star Home

Thanks to Decaying Hollywood Mansions, I discovered an intriguing star from the silent movie era and a wonderful representation of old Hollywood glamour. This great old […]
March 30, 2015

NASA is AWESOME

The space geek me is so excited about this – I hope I live long enough to see us get far beyond the moon. What wonderfulness […]
March 17, 2015

Sandy Powell’s Costumes for Cinderella – as Magical as the Story

I love these costumes and the sketches so much that I copied this blog post by Julie Niesen for Manhattan Wardrobe Supply. You know how much […]
March 6, 2015

World Premier of American Repertory Ballet’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

We are delighted to be a part of this wonderful production by this extraordinary company. Led by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, American Repertory Ballet premieres this […]
February 13, 2015

Light and Airy, Yet Cozy. Loft Set Design by KLAD

From the KLAD archives, a commercial shoot we did with Lorenzo Lamas. Here’s his loft –  the light, airy feeling is evocative of Spring – it’s […]
January 30, 2015

2015 – The International Year of Light

Personally, I think every year should be the year of light, because without it, all film, TV and theatre would be radio. Rock on Light Designers! […]
January 22, 2015

Wonder Theatres Rise Again

While doing some research for a restoration project proposal, I came across this piece in the New York Times on the area’s “Wonder Theater” movie palaces. […]
January 20, 2015

A Bronx Treasure – 180th St. Station

Hurry Spring! Another field trip for the designers at KLAD added to our calendar. So much inspiration awaits!   From Forgotten New York: The #2 and #5 north […]
January 7, 2015

Saarinen’s Bell Labs – The Mirrored Masterpiece as Metroburb

Happy New Year! We’re starting with one of our favorite topics here on the blog, Historic Preservation and intelligent adaptive re-use. Thanks to Design Within Reach, […]
November 19, 2014

Scheming under the radar – The future of Pier 55

From Curbed NY Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designerDiane von Furstenberg, are donating $130 million to build afuturistic-looking 2.7 acre park in […]
October 21, 2014

Published! Vectorworks for Entertainment Design by Kevin Lee Allen

KLAD is excited to announce that Kevin’s latest book, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design is now available! The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the […]

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