Guest Blogger

April 6, 2017

Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers in NYC

The Production Designers Collective is hosting Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers on Saturday, April 22nd, 11am-5pm at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of NYC located […]
April 5, 2017

Vectorworks 2018, I can almost taste it!

Vectorworks 2018 is coming, we knew that, but now we can see into he future. Of course, that’s just because our many fine friends at Vectorworks have decided […]
February 13, 2017

Zoom Zoom Design

Public transportation structures should employ Zoom Zoom Design. They should also create a sense of drama, excitement and motion. This design does all of that. The London-based […]
February 1, 2017

The dark side of Budweiser

Our work for Budweiser and their brands is has always been very upbeat. For this year’s super bowl, the iconic brand is going to the dark side to […]
January 26, 2017

A Better Restaurant Design

So this post is about a better restaurant design than this one was, These designers clearly had a concept and a post of view. We might, and […]
January 24, 2017

When a Design Concept goes South

We strongly promote the need for a Design Concept, especially when expressed as a metaphor. This is certainly true in entertainment, but it’s generally true in all […]
January 19, 2017

The Garden of Allah

We’re currently reading a delightful series of semi-historical novels by Martin Turnbull that take place in and around The Garden of Allah Hotel in old Hollywood. […]
January 10, 2017

A Niemeyer Rides Again!

Loyal readers know that we’re huge fans of Brazilian Architect and Design Oscar Niemeyer. So, obviously, we were thrilled to read that his iconic Hotel Nacional will […]
January 6, 2017

Design for Comedy

Design for Comedy that features a music legend. For the past few weeks and months, we’ve been collaborating on a television series that will feature comedic […]
January 4, 2017

Design requires Iterations

Every design evolves. Evolution requires Iteration. Even a brilliant idea doesn’t go immediately from the head to the hand to a physical reality. Some ideas create […]
December 24, 2016

Noon Eastern Time Christmas Day – Don’t Touch That Dial!

Well, if your channel isn’t set to WCBS-TV New York’s Channel 2, then by all means get up and flip the dial, grab the clicker, or […]
September 16, 2016

Vectorworks 2017

Vectorworks 2017 was released on Wednesday and it is already being hailed from far and wide and the best new release of the powerfu; design software […]
December 16, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide: Martin’s 3D printing Throwback

Welcome Martin to the KLAD blog!   By Martin Fahrer Award winning Art Director and Production Designer for films and TV.  Most of Martin’s career has […]
December 21, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: A Little Something Playful

By Frank Brault, Guest Blogger Frank Brault serves as an industry product specialist at Nemetschek Vectorworks, developing curriculum for software education and promoting best practices in teaching […]
December 18, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide for Vectorworks Users

Peter Neufeld is a stage lighting designer based in Sydney and a bit of a Vectorworks person. His website says a bit more about him: […]
December 12, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide for Musicians

 By Maureen Baker, Guest Blogger For 25 years, I owned an international logistics company providing visa, customs and other government paperwork for music,  film, television, sports […]
December 5, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

By Maureen Baker, Guest Blogger For 25 years, I owned an international logistics company providing visa, customs and other government paperwork for music,  film, television, sports […]
November 28, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide for Costume Designers

by Rachel Guilfoyle, Guest Blogger RACHEL GUILFOYLE, Costume Designer- NYC: Broadway Bares: Masterpiece and Happy Endings (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS); Ragtime, A Little Night Music (Manhattan School of Music); Blood, Dancing at Lunacy (The […]
November 27, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide For Sound Designers

by Scott O’Brien, Guest Blogger  Scott O’Brien (composer/sound designer) has designed and engineered theatre, dance and concert  programs at Lincoln Center, Riverside Church, Theatre North Collaborative, American […]