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I’m John Mchugh

InspireD Creative Solutions


John McHugh Design is a London based creative service that specialises in Set Design and Art Direction, drawing on years of experience which first began in retail design before moving across into TV, Film, Commercials, Theatre and Live Event production. 

Being a sought-after innovator with a unique flair to imagine the extraordinary, environmental design and developing new immersive ideas using cutting edge technologies has been a recent addition to an extensive and varied portfolio. The range of accomplished projects reflects a proven professional track record, providing clients with the assurance of vast creative skillset that can deliver beyond all expectation.


John McHugh

Originating the visual concept for a TV, Film, Theatre production or Live Event, selecting the setting, artistic style and organising every element necessary for a script, brief or format.


Creating spaces that will enhance the natural, social, cultural and physical environment of particular areas and public places, so people may experience something familiar or very new.


A new generation of specially designed environments that involve a story-driven concept, using a variety of interactive technologies to entertain a live audience and stimulate every sense.

“Never seen so many incredible sets meticulously produced on one stage! John’s fantastic contribution across the studio builds, including those teams working under him made this all possible, leaving a lasting mark on the DNA of the series”


Producer - Suspicion , Keshet TV

“Looking for someone who thinks outside the box with the credentials to bring innovative style that adheres to the strictest health and safety policies, John offers all these qualities and more.”


Head of Masterplanning and Design at Wembley Park

“Needing an experienced Art Director that could walk straight on to the job and run with it, John was my go-to choice since he possesses the professional skillset to cover every production aspect.”


Supervising Art Director, Blithe Spirit (Feature Film)

“Without John’s ability to organise and keep ahead of the game, such a demanding filming schedule would have never been achievable, plus his visual attention to detail are always spot on.”


Series Producer at Potato ITV, Autopsy (TV Series)

About ME 

My design abilities and creative talents over the years has provided many opportunities to work with a variety of producers, directors, production companies and major broadcasters which in turn has led to a multi-faceted productive career, that has built up a strong repeat business from clients.

Experience at a glance:

Prime Time Entertainment • Factual Entertainment • Drama • Serial Drama • Drama Recon • Film • Award Ceremonies • Situation Comedy • Stand Up • Sketch Show • Chat Show • Game Show • Lifestyle • Youth • Children’s • Pre-School • Commercials • Pop Promos •  Immersive Experiences • Environmental Design • Corporate Events

Studio • Location • Live Event • Outside Broadcast • Theatre • SPX • Green Screen • Virtual Reality • Augmented Reality • Mixed Reality • Motion Capture • Motion Control • CGI Animation • Multimedia Platforms