2022 IIDA L.A. Chapter Design Award Presented to Spotify Studio Design Team

Pictured here L to R are Matt Ballos, John Storyk, Josh Morris and Will Brown. WSDG is proud to be a member of the design team awarded the prestigious 2022  IIDA Los Angeles Chapter CALIBRE Award  in recognition of their collaboration on the Spotify Production Complex at L.A.’s Mateo Campus.   Nominated by [...]

2022-05-31T13:52:30+00:00May 27th, 2022|News|

Dutchess County SPCA’s barking problem solved with help of local businesses

Isabel Keane, Poughkeepsie Journal The bark is worse than the bite — a fact the Dutchess County SPCA recently learned to be true. The sounds of howls and barks have resounded the SPCA's hallway since an expansion in 2015. More than simply headaches for the staff, the sharp echoes caused anxiety for the animals the Hyde [...]

2022-05-13T18:44:13+00:00May 13th, 2022|News|

Blueprint for Success: Always Look Forward, but Occasionally Gaze Back

Continuously explore new ideas and solutions, but lean on the shoulders of your heroes from time to time. And here I thought 2020-21 was drama filled. Good news: COVID-19 is fading away. Bad news: Ukraine. Seems we’ve had enough drama for five years! Fortunately, we all continue to share our love for music, art, and [...]

2022-05-11T18:00:57+00:00May 11th, 2022|News|

Storyk / Molho Families Award Scholarship to Berklee Students

(l-t-r: Daniel Thompson, Kristina Fisk, John Storyk and Sophiamarie Agosto) WSDG congratulates this year’s recipients of the the Storyk/Molho Family Scholarship Award - Berklee College of Music students Kristina Fisk and Sophiamarie Agosto. This award was established in July 2018 with a gift to Berklee College of Music ("The Institution") of $20,000 by [...]

2022-05-07T04:02:46+00:00May 7th, 2022|News|

Ace in the Hole

Studio design specialist WSDG has completed a facility in Guangzhou that specializes in classical recordings for students as well as commercial projects. Caroline Moss reports from Ace Studios. SET IN THE RECENTLY COMPLETED HAIZHU BAY ART Park building in Guangzhou, Ace Studios was conceived by a group of professors from the prestigious Xinghai Conservatory of [...]

2022-05-25T14:32:47+00:00May 6th, 2022|News, Uncategorized|

The Sound of Silence: The Bow Wow Wow Remix

John Storyk: DCSPCA Animal Advocate of the Year Perhaps it was serendipity that brought John Storyk, the world-renowned acoustic architect, to the animal shelter in Hyde Park. When he walked into the "Dog Village" area, he immediately noticed the reverberation, volume and distortion of sound in the hallway. If it was uncomfortable for humans, imagine [...]

2022-04-22T03:44:13+00:00April 22nd, 2022|News|

Upriver Studios’ New Soundstage Lures Major TV Production to Saugerties

by Frances Marion Platt, March 17, 2022 in Business, Stage & Screen For 28 years now, since the Paul Newman movie Nobody’s Fool was shot in Beacon and Hudson, we’ve been hearing about how the Hudson Valley was going to become the New Hollywood. The pot of gold at the end of that rainbow has [...]

2022-04-19T03:43:21+00:00April 18th, 2022|News|

Showplace of the Eastern Shore

When the Avalon Theatre opened in 1922, vaudeville was king, silent movies cost about 15 cents, Buster Keaton was all the rage, women wanted to be flappers, men wore their hair heavy with pomade, and everyone danced the Charleston. As we celebrate the birthday of “The Showplace of the Eastern Shore,” we thought it would [...]

2022-04-19T03:16:27+00:00April 14th, 2022|News|

WSDG, Live from Buenos Aires!

Our Latin Team had their first in-person meeting since 2020 this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Team members from across the region joined together to collaborate on the next wave of exciting WSDG projects. Pictured here left to right: Federico Paez - Leandro Kirjner (up) - Gustavo Perezlindo (down) - Andres Solbelzon (down) - Melisa [...]

2022-03-29T14:33:49+00:00March 29th, 2022|News|