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The Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design: From Technology Fundamentals to Scenic and Environmental Design by Troy Halsey

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CHAPTER 15

Scenic Materials and Construction

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INTRODUCTION TO SCENIC MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

Scene shops and fabrication houses play one of the most important roles in making scenery and environment designs come to life. Regardless of how impressive the concept sketches or renderings look for an event, without skilled carpenters, the finished elements are doomed to be less than memorable. This chapter will attempt to inform designers and meeting planners of the most common scenic elements available, their uses, and a few basic construction methods.

During the design phase, it is the scenic or environment designer’s responsibility to ensure that ...

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