"Mick Jagger is incredibly well informed" about design says Rolling Stones stage architect
"We stripped [the stage] down really to the basic minimum," Winkler said. "I remember very clearly the very first sketch was on an A3 piece of paper done with a red sharpie of four slabs and a roof that was floating, and that was pretty much it."
TAIT TALKS PRESENTS “A CONVERSATION WITH RAY WINKLER – CEO OF STUFISH ENTERTAINMENT ARCHITECTS”
"With more than two decades in the live event industry, Ray Winkler, CEO of Stufish Entertainment Architects, continues to push the creative boundaries of entertainment architecture with seamless, elegant designs for live shows. Winkler’s design style was influenced by the late Mark Fisher who inspired him to specialize in kinetic architecture and stage design. A natural fit for his works execution is a collaboration between Stufish Entertainment Architects and TAIT. The two companies have worked together since the early 90’s and most recently kicked off Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour together.
This past month, Winkler was back at TAIT to collaborate on Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Kierston Powell, Marketing Coordinator at TAIT, sat down with Winkler to discuss his career, inspirations, and design processes."
Check out our interview here with Kierston Powell from TAIT Towers!
BENEATH THE STAGE WITH BEYONCÉ & JAY-Z
"Stufish bridge the gap between the immediacy of the performance and the everlasting nature of its memory through video technology, integral to the millennial experience of capturing and sharing moments with friends: ‘When we’re designing we’re thinking about how it is going to be shot and from where. Five years ago the same video technology didn’t exist and in three years time there will be something new.’"
Check out our interview in Wallpaper Magazine on our work with Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘On the Run II’ stage design here!
Queen + Adam Lambert announces Las Vegas residency
Queen + Adam Lambert will rock the Las Vegas Strip this fall with a 10-date limited engagement at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas.
Shows will be held September 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. One of their performance dates, Sept. 8, lands on Queen Day in Las Vegas, which former Mayor Oscar Goodman declared in 2004.
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