• Swing into Spring at Disneyland Paris – Photo Report

    Discover how the new festival looks like.
  • Creating Disney Magic – Landscape Architecture

    Find out how an immersive landscape design is created.
  • Designing the Disneyland Paris Parking Lot Structures

    Learn about the design of the moving sidewalks, bus driver’s lounge & animal care center.
  • Sparkling Christmas at Disneyland Paris – Photo Report

    Discover how the new seasonal entertainment offer looks like.
  • Creating Disney Magic – Lighting Design

    Find out how light is used to achieve a particular practical or aesthetic effect.

Welcome to Designing Disney Research Center.

Fan website, investigating, and encouraging others to investigate, the art and history of Disney theme parks, in the firm belief that a good understanding of their creation and roots will fuel higher appreciation of their beauty and unique charm. Read more.

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PeopleEverything you need to know about the most legendary Walt Disney Imagineers.

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On this DayRead about mayor events that happened today in Disney theme park history.

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Book ReviewsDiscover the ‘must-read’ books about the art and history of Disney parks and resorts.

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Current EventsStay up-to-date with the latest from all of the Disney theme parks across the globe.

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Swing into Spring at Disneyland Paris – Photo Report

From April 5 until June 22, a new festival called “Swing into Spring” is held at Disneyland Paris. In this article, we show you how the festival’s entertainment offer and decorations look like.

Creating Disney Magic – Landscape Architecture

At the occasion of Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival and Disneyland Paris’ Spring Festival, we talk with Walt Disney Imagineer Jeff Morosky about Landscape Architecture.

Designing the Disneyland Paris Parking Lot Structures

Senior Landscape Architect & Facility Design Manager for Euro Disney’s “Guest Entry Sequence”, mister Jack Perry, discusses the design of  the moving sidewalks, bus driver’s lounge and animal care center.