Monthly Archives: February 2010

Fake Art in Fake Rooms

So, I’ve been on my long rant about why I love having real art onstage, but sometimes designers want things that are a little out of our price range. Such as Giacometti sculptures. Like this one. Yep. The most expensive … Continue reading

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Olympic/Cabin Fever

I’m straying from my theme again, beware. Ok, so I’ve been watching the Olympics. I have to say, I never really cared all that much (and in fact, when the opening ceremonies were on at the bar I said “it’s … Continue reading

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Real art in fake rooms

So lately its been occurring to me that this blog is becoming less about props mastery and more about set design through the lens of props: or what a prop gives to or takes away from design in general. I … Continue reading

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Newspaper addendum

Oh my, not having internet at home really sucks. I wanted to add a quick note about the endgame that was the Mr and Mrs Fitch newspaper saga. We ended up adding a matte contact paper to the insides of … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up with No Where to Go

Set Dressing. Probably one of the most enjoyable and most demanding parts of this job. Eric Hart recently wrote an entry about bric-a-brac on his site, which touches on this. For my own part (and perhaps I betray my ethnic/religious … Continue reading

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