FIDM Students visit History for Hire (and so Does Debbie!)

Laura Richarz, Set Decorator extrodinaire of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and True Blood, is once again teaching a new generation of possible set decorators at FIDM. The classes are designed to help new designers understand many creative career opportunities and gain insights into those businesses. These ones are specifically working towards a greater understanding […]

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Hollywood Cinema Production Resources – Training the Next Generation of Set Decorators

Kevin Considine and Laura Peterson have been quietly molding the next generation of craftsmen [AND craftswomen] for tomorrow’s union jobs in the Entertainment Industry through their program at West Los Angeles College. Their associated prop house is called Hollywood Cinema Production Resources, or Hollywood CPR. I had a unique opportunity to talk to these students […]

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FIDM Students Tour Green Set & History For Hire

Set Decorator Laura Richards took her students from FIDM on a field trip on Thursday May 2nd. After a quick lunch the students had an opportunity to be toured around Green Set, giving them a chance to see more than just Green Set’s greens. Their greens fabrication and Christmas dressing has expanded tremendously over the […]

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SDSA Meeting at Warner Bros Property

Robert Greenfield and Amy Hilker of  Warner Brothers Property gave a warm welcome to the Set Decorators general membership meeting last night. A good time was had by all. Robert was gracious enough to allow everyone to cool off with his open bar. The most impressive changes come from the fresh new look of their […]

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Interior Design vs. Set Decoration

There are many significant differences between the arts of interior design and set decoration, all of which arise from one fundamental difference: Purpose. Interior designers strive to design space for real people, and thus create an environment that is beautiful and pleasing to the eye, yet comfortable to live, work and play in. Set decorators […]

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