Stage Design

Series: Design Masters

In this series we profile the legendary creatives who have shaped our modern world, from the chair we sit in to the restaurant we dine in.<p>Culture …

Scott Brown

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

On a cold September morning in 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world, he is soon …

The Theatre

Dezeen Awards deadline today

Dezeen Awards closes for entries today at midnight UK time. It's not too late to submit your work to be in with a chance of winning.<p>Thanks to our low …


Instagram Builds A Kinetic Capsule Showcasing Stories From 2018

This year the Cannes Lions festival featured the work of one of the world's best storytellers, who created a time-capsule installation of this year's …

Time Capsules

Hollie Fernando on photographing celebrated set designer Es Devlin for Printed Pages

If you were in London in 2016, you might have ended up lost and disoriented in Peckham’s Chanel-scented <i>Mirror Maze</i> installation. The following summer …

Miley Cyrus

Anna Wintour, Danielle Brooks Celebrate Carey Mulligan's Run in Girls & Boys

Audible celebrated its off-Broadway engagement of Dennis Kelly's <i>Girls & Boys</i>, starring Carey Mulligan, at the Minetta Lane Theatre on June …

Anna Wintour

Instagram’s Gorgeous, Immersive Es Devlin Experience Is the Most Powerful Thing You’ll See in Cannes

CANNES, France—Instagram’s Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity experiences are always a festival highlight. Naturally, a company built on promoting …

Digital Marketing

To Capture Kanye & Beyoncé's Set Designer, Bring Giant Hands and Plenty of Glitter

Photographer Hollie Fernando talks about shooting Es Devlin at her home in London.<p><i>This article has been reproduced courtesy of</i> It’s Nice That<i>.</i><p>If you were in London in 2016, you might have ended up lost and disoriented in Peckham’s Chanel-scented Mirror Maze installation. The following summer you …

Miley Cyrus

Carey Mulligan Returns to the Stage in Girls & Boys at Minetta Lane

Dennis Kelly's monologue play kicks off its limited Off-Broadway engagement June 12.<p>Last seen on Broadway in 2015, Oscar and Tony nominee Carey …

Off Broadway

Printed Pages SS18 is out now, feat. Edel Rodriguez, Es Devlin, Sagmeister & Walsh, and more

We are excited to announce that Printed Pages SS18 is now on general sale. The biannual magazine is It’s Nice That’s curated view of the creative …

Graphic Design

Carey Mulligan Gets Ready for Her NY Stage Return in Girls & Boys

Tony nominee Carey Mulligan returns to the New York stage this summer in Dennis Kelly's new play <i>Girls & Boys</i>. Presented by Audible, Inc., the Royal …

Carey Mulligan

Es Devlin, Sir Paul Smith and Heatherwick Studio to participate in Wallpaper* and RCA Design Masterclass

Design industry giants come together this June for the inaugural Design Masterclass, a unique and inspiring, VIP event co-hosted by Wallpaper* magazine and London’s prestigious Royal College of Art, London. Now you can view the full list of our speakers so far, including architect Ron Arad, graphic …

The Theatre

Highlights from Photo London 2018 - something old, something new

Photo London seems much better this year, mainly because I am at last able to find my way around the labyrinthine Somerset House without getting lost …


Theatres | Dezeen

Designer Es Devlin created an all-blue stage set for the Girls & Boys play at London's Royal Court Theatre, which charts the dissolution of a woman's …

The Theatre

Movie reveals view of London skyline from atop Cooke Fawcett's Peckham Observatory

This captioned movie offers a tour of the elevated walkway created by architecture studio Cooke Fawcett atop a multi-storey car park in south …


Architectural renderings are "troublesome and problematic" says Es Devlin

British set designer Es Devlin has questioned the use of renderings to sell property because the glossy images often don't match up with the …


Giant augmented reality avatar of Bono appears on Es Devlin’s U2 stage set

U2's creative director Willie Williams created a giant avatar version of Bono using augmented reality, which appeared on a stage designed by Es …

Augmented Reality

NBC announces ABBA tribute for December

NBC has announced it is planning a 2-hour special called "ABBA: Thank You for the Music, An All-Star Tribute," in December.


ABBA Tribute Special Coming to NBC in December

2018 has already been a massive year for a freshly reunited ABBA -- and NBC is getting in on the tributes. On Friday (May 4), the network …


Anish Kapoor and Es Devlin create secret designs for charity vinyl sleeves

Artist Anish Kapoor, set designer Es Devlin and illustrator Jean Jullien are among the long list of names who have created anonymous, one-of-a-kind …

Mental Health

Latest Dezeen Weekly features an Es Devlin installation and Patrik Schumacher's controversial housing comments

The latest edition of Dezeen Weekly includes Es Devlin's sales gallery for BIG's latest towers in New York, and Patrik Schumacher's comments on …

World News

Bjarke Ingels’s High Line project, XI, shows off a captivating, immersive sales office

The gallery features installations by the much-lauded stage designer Es Devlin<p>Just a few weeks ahead of launching sales, developer HFZ Capital Group unveiled an electrifying sales gallery for its Bjarke Ingels-designed hotel and condo project near the High Line, The XI.<p>Located at 25 West Little …


Jeremy Deller, Es Devlin and Jake & Dinos Chapman to create mystery album art for Secret 7”

Anish Kapoor, Paul Smith, Jeremy Deller, Es Devlin, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Ragnar Kjartansson, Jean Jullien, Rob Ryan, Malcolm Garrett, Morag …

Album Art

Carey Mulligan to star in New York transfer of Girls and Boys

Girls and Boys starring Carey Mulligan is to transfer to New York. The Royal Court production, written by Dennis Kelly, will run

Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan to Star in New York Premiere of Dennis Kelly's Girls & Boys

Tony nominee Carey Mulligan (<i>Skylight</i>) will return to the New York stage this summer in Dennis Kelly's new play <i>Girls & Boys</i>. Presented by Audible, …

Carey Mulligan

Es Devlin presents BIG's The XI towers in installation triptych

British designer Es Devlin has rethought the typical residential sales gallery, using a trio of installations to promote a pair of twisting towers …


Bjarke Ingels' Twisting High Line Towers Presented in New Art Installation

It was an early morning in Chelsea, and men in suits were standing around the street, ushering in guests into a dark, 12,000 square-foot exhibition …


Es Devlin triptych reimagines BIG’s new residential project in New York, The Eleventh

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Artist Es Devlin unveils a trippy gallery show inspired by Bjarke Ingels’ twisting High Line towers

<b> Es Devlin with Egg; photo by Nikolas Koenig</b>In a remarkable collaboration, Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and artist Es Devlin unveiled on Tuesday a …


Es Devlin at The XI Gallery for Bjarke Ingels' The Eleventh Building: Three reactionary works from the artist highlight the architect's forthcoming towers

Less than a week after her extraordinary set design landscaped The Weeknd's performance at Coachella, artist Es Devlin found herself in a New York City gallery. While she was there to unveil three site-specific works. Only it wasn't an art gallery, it was the gallery for The XI (The …