Live Design Online



Live Design is the must-read creative and technical resource for live entertainment professionals in lighting, sound, staging, and projection. Live Design provides designers, programmers, and technicians with tips and trends, news and reviews of the latest gear, reports from the field, and industry viewpoint and commentary. From concerts to theatre, houses of worship to clubs, theme parks to corporate events, Live Design is the leading digital resource for live event production technology, featuring new online content daily here at, weekly e-newsletters, and a monthly interactive digital magazine that is available for iOS and Android devices.   

Other properties that are part of the Live Design franchise include:

Live Design includes a membership component, called Studio, which is a member-based platform that provides designers and technicians working in theatre, concerts, corporate events, themed entertainment, opera, dance and entertainment fields an integrated, multi-platform approach to staying informed, increasing visibility, and interacting with peers.  Register today to become a member and start taking advantage of all that Studio has to offer.

LDI Tradeshow

LDI Tradeshow is the marketplace for the entertainment technology and design industry, which combines six days of professional training and three days of exhibits on an action-packed show floor, providing nonstop networking opportunities with thousands of attendees from 88 countries working in theatre, concerts, corporate events, clubs, theme parks, other live venues.  For more information, visit

Live Design Master Classes

Live Design Master Classes are regional events that provide design training in an intimate boutique setting and feature the industry’s top designers and artisans coming together to share their insights and opinions with attendees from around the world. The classes provide a combination of aesthetic, technical, and practical information, while the manufacturers’ showcases allow attendees and speakers the chance to check out the latest gear and network.  For more information, visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact about advertising or exhibiting?
Live Design and LDI are serviced by two sales reps:


Where can I find ad rates?
Our advertising section is located here:

Who do I contact about the Live Design Master Classes?
Please contact either associate publisher David Johnson at or 212-204-4272, or consulting editor Ellen Lampert-Greaux at You can also find out more about the Master Classes here.

Who do I contact about getting a press release published on the website?
Live Design has a section on its website called The Briefing Room, which allows PR people to upload press releases and photos on their own. Check it out and apply for an account here by clicking "register" at the upper right, or contact editor Marian Sandberg at for more info.

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