Dardenne Design - Set Design for the Performing Arts, Exhibits, Displays, Interiors and Events

Welcome to the web home of award winning set designer James Dardenne and Dardenne Design, specializing in full-service decor for the performing arts, scenic design, museum exhibit interior and display design, themed events, experiential marketing, custom interiors and product launches. Dardenne Design is based in New York City and has produced scenic decor for theatre, dance, music concerts, marketing events, interior specialties and museum exhibits throughout the United States. French-speaking scenographer James Dardenne also brings international experience to the company through his concentration on world premier productions. Building on the extensive artistic background of United Scenic Artists member Jim Dardenne in theatre, dance, and music concerts, the company brings a theatrical flair to all its projects for the performing arts and corporate events, including product launches, marketing events, media events, trade shows, business theatre, illustration, story boards, film and television, large product sculptures, promotional events and promotions. Thanks for visiting us at the web home of award winning set designer Jim Dardenne, specializing in full-service scenic decor for the performing arts.


Dardenne Design

Company Overview

Dardenne Design is a full-service scenic design company specializing in solutions for museum exhibits, displays, trade shows, events and experiential marketing as well as scenic designs for theatre, opera and ballet. Building on founder James Dardenne’s extensive background in the performing arts, we strive to bring theatrical flair to all our projects, combining knowledge of current trends in the arts with cutting-edge original thinking. Our company is fully committed to the collaborative process, working closely with clients to achieve a truly unique vision for each project, whether it’s a set design, exhibit, trade show, display or event.


At Dardenne Design, we are committed to total transparency in billing. We offer firm quotes on design work and do not take a margin on the services of the vendors we engage. For any significantly budgeted product or service, we issue a request for bids from at least three vendors and advise the client during the selection process. With our commitment to transparent billing, you always know exactly how your resources are being utilized.

Services Offered