5 Missteps Design Professionals and Architects Make with Clients

As an Architect and former owner’s design representative with Walt Disney Imagineering who has worked on both sides of the fence – as professional design service provider and as the client representative who hired and managed design professionals – there are several missteps I consistently dealt with. Here are my top five: 1. Do Not…

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5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Design Management Process

Here are five ways to improve your design management process from a former Senior Project Design Manager at Walt Disney Imagineering and licensed Architect. 1. Create A Design Implementation Strategy If you’re a leader of your firm’s design group or a Design Manager and you are not creating, implementing and managing a Design Implementation Strategy, you…

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Do You Know the Difference Between Amusement Parks and Theme Parks?

From the 16th Century European pleasure gardens to modern day theme parks, the evolution of places of amusement we visit to escape our our every day lives, has changed dramatically. Amusement Parks vs. Theme Parks Many people often incorrectly interchange the words “amusement park” and “theme park”. What’s the difference you ask? It’s very simple…

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A Day in the Life of a Disney Imagineer

Navigating the gauntlet and being selected to become a Disney Imagineer is a privilege, an honor, and a dream come true for most. Like many things, though, the reality of something often differs from the perception by those that have never actually walked in the shoes of an Imagineer. It’s all so important to note…

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