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Before and After: The Primetime Emmy Awards Green Room

For the last eight years, Architectural Digest has had the unique pleasure of choosing a designer to design the green room for the Primetime Emmy Awards, which accommodates performers and speakers when they are not on stage. This year the magazine chose award-winning Los Angeles-based designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, who has worked for the likes of Cher, Ed Norton, Christina Aguilera, William H. Macy, and Sir Elton John, among other famous faces. I thought it'd be fun to share the room's evolution from final sketch (shown above) to the fully furnished space that all the stars saw Sunday night. As you can see, the design is very Moroccan-inspired, and he decided to create a tented ceiling, which is also typical of Moroccan design. To see the finished product,


Looks great, huh!? I love how loungey it is — who would ever want to leave to go on stage? To hear more about this project, check out Martyn's Behind the Scenes blog.

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