Designing Disney 2009 - 2014

Today, December 20, 2014, Designing Disney celebrates its fifth anniversary. To commemorate this very special moment, we take a look back at the milestones in our history.

October 31, 2009

Launch of the "Designing Disney" project.

Draft versions top banner.

Draft version layout.

Final version original top banner.

December 20, 2009

Publication of the first article on the "Designing Disney Blog":

Designing Main Street USA - Casey's Corner

December 22, 2009

Launch of the "Designing Disney" Facebook and Twitter pages.

January 4, 2010

Publication of the article:

The Background Story of Thunder Mesa

February 11, 2010

Launch of the "it's a small 'Designing Disney' world" promotional campaign.

We asked our readers to submit photos that showcase the beauty of the region they live in.

February 28, 2010

Publication of the article:

Designing "it's a small world" - Song by the Sherman Brothers

March 8, 2010

Publication of the article:

Remembering Space Mountain, From the Earth to the Moon

March 28, 2010

We invited our fans to participate in a virtual Easter egg hunt.

April 2, 2010

Launch of the "Designing Disney" Flickr page.

April 11, 2010

Publication of the article:

Designing Studio 1 - Walt Disney Studios Park

May 16, 2010

Publication of the article:

Designing Main Street USA - Victoria's Home Style Restaurant

May 24, 2010

We reached 250 fans on Facebook.

Publication of the article:

The Construction of Disneyland

June 14, 2010

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Disney Village

July 17, 2010

Publication of the article:

The Grand Opening of Disneyland

August 1, 2010

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Discoveryland

August 17, 2010

We celebrated the opening of Toy Story Playland (Walt Disney Studios Park, Paris) with the publication of the following articles:

Toy Story Playland - Trivia Time

Toy Story Playland - A Look Inside The American Toy Box

Opening Toy Story Playland

August 22, 2010

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - The Enchanted Fireworks

September 19, 2010

Launch of the first "Designing Disney" advertising slogan "Forever Friends", inspired by the song "Amigos Para Siempre" performed by Sarah Brightman and José Carreras during the closing ceremony of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
 


 

October 5, 2010

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Entertainment

October 24, 2010

Publication of the article:

Designing & History of the Disneyland Hotel California 1955 - 1965

October 30, 2010

“Designing Disney” breaks the news that Disney Store will be opening its first outlet in Belgium.

November 21, 2010

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - The Costume Department

December 5, 2010

Publication of the article:

Christmas at Hong Kong Disneyland - Photo Report

December 20, 2010

At the occasion of its first anniversary, “Designing Disney” is giving away “Tron Legacy” prizes.

January 15, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Euro Disney Preview Center 1990 - 1992

February 14, 2011

Publication of the article:

Hong Kong Disneyland - Flights of Fantasy Parade - Photo Report

March 1, 2011

Publication of the article:

Designing Main Street USA - Disney & Co Shop

March 21, 2011

Launch of the new “Designing Disney” logo / banner / main visual.

April 2 & 3, 2011

Live coverage of the launch of “Disney’s Magical Moments Festival” at Disneyland Paris.

April 20, 2011

We invited our fans to participate in the 2013 “Designing Disney” Easter egg hunt.

April 30, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Frontierland

May 4, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Adventureland

May 14, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - Fantasyland

May 25, 2011

We reached 1000 fans on Facebook.

May 29, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures – Main Street Motors

June 25, 2011

Launch of the new department “People”.

June 28, 2011

Publication of the article:

Honeymoon Suite - Newport Bay Club

July 4, 2011

Publication of the article:

America the Beautiful - 1958 Brussels World’s Fair

July 17, 2011

Publication of the article:

Designing Fantasyland - Seven Dwarf’s Cottage Shop

September 24, 2011

Publication of the article:

A Skyway for Disneyland Paris

October 22, 2011

Launch of our new website.

"Designing Disney Blog" becomes "Designing Disney Research Center".

November 5 & 6, 2011

We assist at the opening of the 2011 Christmas Season at Disneyland Paris.

November 8, 2011

Publication of the article:

Grand Opening Euro Disney Preview Center

November 15, 2011

Publication of the article:

Christmas at Disneyland Paris - Photo Report

December 5, 2011

Publication of the article:

Invitation to Grand Opening Euro Disney Resort

December 19, 2011

Publication of the article:

Lost Treasures - The Wonderful World of Tinker Bell Christmas Dinner Show

January 6, 2012

Launch of the new department “Book Reviews”.

January 7, 2012

Publication of the article:

Millennium Celebrations at Disneyland Paris

January 15, 2012

Publication of the article:

Disney Mountains - Mount Prometheus at Tokyo DisneySea

January 22, 2012

Publication of the article:

Grand Opening Euro Disney Resort Hotels & Festival Disney

February 7, 2012

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - Entertainment Division

February 13, 2012

Publication of the article:

Designing Disney’s Hotel Santa Fé

February 27, 2012

Publication of the article:

Memories of the Euro Disney Grand Opening Team

March 5, 2012

Launch “Disneyland Paris Twentieth Anniversary” banner.

March 12, 2012

Publication of the article:

Mysterious Island at Tokyo DisneySea - 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

March 29, 2012

Launch of special version ‘Designing Disney’ homepage to commemorate 20th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris.

March 30, 31 & April 1, 2012

We assist at the opening of 20th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris.

April 12, 2012

We assist at the 20th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris.

May 3, 2012

Launch of the new department “On This Day”.

May 13 & May 20, 2012

Publication of the articles:

Corporate Design of Euro Disney Resort

June 8, 2012

We assist at a preview of the World of Disney Store.

June 18, 2012

Publication of the article:

Mysterious Island at Tokyo DisneySea - Journey to the Center of the Earth

July 7, 2012

Publication of the article:

Designing Fantasyland - Toad Hall Restaurant

August 7, 2012

Publication of the article:

Long Island Suite - Hotel New York

October 6, 2012

Publication of the article:

Euro Disney Resort Site Selection & Master Plan

October 13, 2012

Publication of the article:

The Euro Disney Resort: A European Walt Disney World

November 5, 2012

Publication of the article:

Halloween at Disneyland Paris - Photo Report Edition 2012

November 25, 2012

Publication of the article:

Designing Fantasyland - Dragon Lair

December 8, 2012

Launch of the 2012 Christmas series “Culinary Christmas at Disneyland Paris”.

Publication of the article:

A Culinary Christmas at Disneyland Paris - The Photo Report

December 15, 2012

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - California Grill Restaurant

December 22, 2012

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - Christmas Eve / Day Dinner at the Disneyland Hotel

February 2, 2013

Publication of the article:

Designing Fantasyland – Pizzeria Bella Notte

February 12, 2013

Launch “Disneyland Paris Twentieth Anniversary - Extended” banner.

March 9, 2013

Publication of the article:

The Evolution of Euro Disney’s Hotel Area

March 22, 23 & 24, 2013

Live coverage of the launch of “Disneyland Paris Twentieth Anniversary - Extended”.

April 21, 2013

Launch of the new feature “Photo Galleries”.

June 3, 2013

We celebrate "World Environment Day" with 10 tips to have an eco-friendly Disney vacation.

June 22, 2013

Publication of the article:

Designing the Disneyland Paris Toll Plaza

August 4, 2013

Publication of the article:

Disney Las Vegas – The Euro Disney Hotel That Never Was

October 16, 2013

Publication of the article:

Executive Suite – Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

November 17, 2013

Publication of the article:

Designing Frontierland – Fuente del Oro Restaurante

December 14, 2013

Launch of the 2013 Christmas series “Sparkling Christmas at Disneyland Paris”.

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic - Lighting Design

February 8, 2014

Publication of the article:

Designing the Disneyland Paris Parking Lot Structures

March 23, 2014

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic – Landscape Architecture

May 4, 2014

Publication of the article:

Designing the Disneyland Paris Fantasia Gardens

June 19, 2014

Publication of the article:

Discovering Ratatouille – Description & Design

June 20, 2014

Publication of the articles:

Discovering Ratatouille – Creating The Score

Discovering Ratatouille – The Pixar Connection

Discovering Ratatouille – Creating The Animation

June 21, 22 & 23, 2014

Live coverage of the launch of “Ratatouille – The Adventure” at Disneyland Paris. 

September 18, 2014

Publication of the article:

Tour of Walt Disney Imagineering Headquarters

November 25, 2014

Launch of the 2014 Christmas series “Nights Before Christmas at Disneyland Paris”.

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic – Installation of the Christmas Decorations

December 17, 2014

Publication of the article:

Creating Disney Magic – Installation of the Christmas Window Displays

December 20, 2014

The "Designing Disney Research Center" celebrates its fifth anniversary!

 

Let's celebrate 5 years of magic, together!