NEWSUBSTANCE is a UK based studio who imagine, design, build and perform for the global entertainment industry, specialising in show design and bespoke performance structures. They are creative disruptors who have been realizing brave and ambitious projects around the world for more than 15 years. The collective’s breadth of work includes the design and automation of a scenic meadow for the European Games in Azerbaijan, scenic automation for Disney’s Broadway production of Frozen, the design and U.S. and U.K. tour of The Strongman with Mumford & Sons. The Coachella installation, Spectra, won the 2018 Best of Design Award in the Lighting–Outdoor category at the Architects Newspaper Awards and a gold prize at the International Design Awards.
"We have over 13 years experience in realising brave and ambitious projects all over the world helping clients imagine the most creative ways to communicate with their audience. We occupy a space where design meets drama, yielding creativity to challenge, engage and amaze its audience. Whether it is a bespoke commission, developing creative or pure fabrication we build from a strong performance point of view and engineering perspective propelled by the principle that every aspect of our work has to perform."