In every industry, once in a long while, a genius comes along. Born in 1862, Swiss painter Adophe Appia was among the new wave of set designers to reject then-standard 2D perspective backdrops in favor of creating 3D pieces because “he believed that shade was as necessary as light to form a connection between the […]
Stage design has come a long way in the last century. We dug through some cool online libraries and put together a collection of vintage sketches photographs showing stage setups and backdrops from the last few hundred years or so.
We’re loving this: Founded in 2003, Defqon 1 is an annual large-scale music festival held in the Netherlands and Australia. For the 2014 festival, the Defqon 1 organizers asked creative collective Wanprestatie to make a series of hand-painted signs for each area of the festival. They did a stunning job. Check out the “making of” […]