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Kong Design Inc. is a design and creative direction firm for live entertainment. No matter what the scale and scope of the project, Kong Design has the know-how to handle your project, whether it's lighting design, scenic design, video production, creative direction or live streaming. We provide full-service design from concept to execution in the fast-paced environment of the entertainment industries.


philosophy

KDI approaches each and every project with a unique eye towards storytelling, believing that storytelling and theme are the key elements to successfully connect with and engage an audience. Our approach to design is collaborative, hands-on and tailored to the project, no matter how big or how small, using creative solutions to successfully tell the story.

design that puts story first.


past clients include

walt-disney-imagineering
ampas
stage-entertainment
the-onion



collaborators include

patchbay-media
visual-noise
neon-dust



current and upcoming projects

Versicherungsmakler Schlueter GmbH - Architectural Lighting Designer
John & Jen - Werk7 Munich - Lighting Designer
The Outsiders - The Goodman Theatre - Associate Lighting Designer
Bonnaroo 2021 - Site Lighting - GrandMA2 Programmer & Associate Lighting Designer to David Weiner
Outside Lands 2021 - Site Lighting - Associate Lighting Designer to David Weiner
Brooklyn Prospect Graduation 2021 - Producer


select past entertainment projects include

The Album Leaf - Fall 2019 EU Tour - Creative Director and Production Designer
Foster the People - Sacred Hearts Tour - Art Direction for Visual Noise Creative
The Album Leaf - Fall 2016 US Tour - Associate Production Designer to Visual Noise Creative
Khalid - Teen Choice Awards 2018 - Art Director
Der Kaiser von Atlantis - Theaterquartier Gaussstrasse - Lighting Design - directed by Aileen Schneider
Seussical - Kellertheater Wetzlar - Lighting Design - directed by Christoph Drewitz
The Sound of a Voice - Staatsoper Hamburg: Opera Stabile - Lighting Design - Directed by Aileen Schneider
Lotte Das Musical - Wetzlarer Festspiele - Lighting Design - directed by Christoph Drewitz
SteinKlang - Murnau am Staffelsee - Lighting Designer
Cambodian Rock Band - OSF, La Jolla Playhouse, Signature Theatre Center - Associate Lighting Designer to David Weiner
Bonnaroo 2017, 2018 & 2019 - Site Lighting - Associate Lighting Designer to David Weiner
Outside Lands 2018 & 2019 - Site Lighting - Associate Lighting Designer to David Weiner
National Association of Broadcasters 2017&2018 - Arri Booth - Las Vegas Convention Center - Lighting Programmer for Emanuel Treeson
Golden Fairytale Fanfare - Shanghai Disney Resort - Associate Lighting Designer to Brian Gale
Tomorrowland Stage - Shanghai Disney Resort - Associate Lighting Designer to Brian Gale
Time 100 Gala 2013 & 2014 - Jazz at Lincoln Center - Associate Lighting Design for Gray Matter Visual
Disney's D23 Expo 2013, 2015, 2017 & 2019 - Anaheim Convention Center - Associate Lighting Designer to Emanuel Treeson

select live stream projects include

SXSW EDU - Designing Tools For Tomorrow's Classroom - Producer
Prospect Schools Farewell Ceremony - Producer
Prince George's Child Resource Center 30th Anniversary Live Stream - Producer
GoPAC Live Stream - Project Manager for 4Site Interactive Studios
ROC United Anniversary Event - Fall 2020 Live Stream - Producer
BPCS High School Graduation Live Stream - May 2020 Live Stream - Producer