Director of Design
Steven currently serves as Director of Design. His designs for Visual Terrain include the Buffalo Creek Resort and Casino in Buffalo, NY; themed attractions in Las Vegas; King Kong 360 3D at Universal Studios Hollywood; Rivera restaurant in Los Angeles; Ecolav dry cleaner in Miami, FL; Choctaw Resort Facades in Durant, OK; the Kongen Park Firefighter attraction in Norway; and Beyond All Boundaries at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA. Current projects include renovations to the Beverly Palm Plaza retail center in Beverly Hills; House of Blues Sunset Boulevard facade enhancements.
Steven’s portfolio includes designs for Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Warner Bros Movie World theme parks in Germany and Australia, Argosy Casino Kansas City, and LEGOLAND parks in California, Windsor and Denmark.
Steven’s work has been recognized recently with two 2011 The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Award of Merit for Hard Rock Cafe Tampa Choctaw Casino and Resort and two 2011 Lumen West Awards Award of Excellence also for Hard Rock Cafe Tampa and Choctaw Casino and Resort, plus the 2009 Themed Entertainment Association Thea Award for Beyond All Boundaries a 4D cinematic experience at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
Theatrical design credits include Los Angeles Ovation Award winning designs for Songs for a New World, Jekyll and Hyde, and Eric Whitacre’s Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings, plus productions in New York, Coconut Grove, Buffalo, Winnipeg, Cincinnati, and Pasadena.
Steven holds a Master of Fine Arts in Theatrical Design and Production from University of Cincinnati, CCM and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theatre from Indiana State University.
In 2004, Steven was honored by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle with the Angstrom Lifetime Achievement Award.