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THTR 1500: Intro to Production Design

Theatrical Designer Presentation

Choosing a Designer

Need inspiration for picking a designer?  Take a look at these lists:


Finding Information on Your Designer


1) Find biography books in OhioLINK or CU Books

  • Search your designer's name as a keyword - for example "Edith Head" - and find books like:
  • You might even find books written by your designer, which provide insight into their design philosophy:
  • You can also search Google Books previews. If you find a book you like, search its title in OhioLINK or CU Books to see if you can request it.


2) Search OneSearch for biographical information in articles