Set Design

July 29, 2014

See ‘SportsCenter’ through the years

From a humble start in 1979 to a massive new studio, see how “SportsCenter” has evolved over the past 35 years in this ESPN gallery.

July 28, 2014

DDG heads to the Granite State

The Devlin Design Group semi is rolling again, this time headed to New Hampshire. DDG has been hard at work building the new NH-1 studio, set to launch this fall. NH-1 is the first statewide news series for the Granite State. Installation begins today. Photo provided by Devlin Design Group.

July 25, 2014

Miami ‘Newsplex’ set for update

SFLTV reports changes are coming to WSVN-TV’s fabled Newsplex. They’re reporting that the set will be updated, similar to Sunbeam’s Boston station, WHDH-TV. “We hear is that the revamp will be mostly cosmetic… a barely noticeable refresh with a darker red duratrans strip and some more monitors as backdrops on the second floor that quite […]

July 24, 2014

(Another) station builds ice anchor desk

We’re not even going to try to come up with a clever lede here — so here’s the 411 — another station has built an ice anchor desk (see also).

July 15, 2014

José Díaz-Balart debuts on MSNBC from Miami studio

José Díaz-Balart’s self titled show debuted Monday on MSNBC from a new studio in Miami. The studio works in some Miami flair with colored backlit striping and a wrap-around view of the skyline created using flat screen monitors. The set matches the MSNBC style of sleek and modern while adding some unique personality. Various mementos decorate the […]

July 9, 2014

Look inside BBC’s World Cup studio

Here’s a quick picture from inside BBC‘s World Cup studio in Brazil. Similar to their other sports coverage, the set is minimal, focusing on the view. Via WoodwardTel

July 9, 2014

AKA creates vibrant patchwork for CBC World Cup coverage

The World Cup is well underway in Brazil, and some 5,000 miles away the CBC is bringing fans coverage from its technology-driven studio in Toronto. Upcycling was a key strategy behind AKA Creative Group’s design for the set. “We had several existing pieces from old sets that we knew were of value and wanted to […]

July 9, 2014

‘Meet the Press’ changes out desks

“Meet the Press” quietly updated its set in Washington, D.C. in May, reworking the desks. As you can see in our SetStudio gallery, “Meet the Press” had two desk locations, connected by a backlit unit. Old New After the change, a backlit section is now part of the floor (which has had a chunk of the […]

July 2, 2014

ITV Wales debuts from new HQ in Cardiff Bay

ITV completed its Wales bureau move this week, launching from Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay may be familiar to British TV fans, as the home of “Torchwood” and many “Doctor Who” episodes. “The move represents a multi-million pound investment, combining a great place to work with the latest HD production technologies,” said Phil Henfrey, head of […]

July 1, 2014

Devlin Design Group sets the gold standard with PromaxBDA win

Team DDG is honored again…this time with the coveted PromaxBDA Gold Award for Scenic Design! Just recently, Devlin Design Group won its third consecutive annual award for Set of the Year from NewscastStudio for its work with KTVA-TV, where Team DDG reinvented an entire television station in Anchorage, Alaska. Now, Team DDG wins the prestigious […]