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Happy Massee

Set Designer

Other credits: Prop Stylist

Artist Management

Based In

  • New York

biography

After growing up in France, and receiving his MFA
from the School of Applied Arts in Paris, American
born Happy Massee moved to New York to establish
himself as one of the top production designers. In the
past 25 years his career has spanned theater, films,
commercials, and fashion. 
 
He has worked with some of the world’s most
established directors, including: Wes Anderson, David
Lynch, Nicolas Winding Refn, Rob Marshall, David
Fincher, Michel Gondry, Michael Haussman, James
Gray and Mark Romanek. His film credits include
amongst others “Broken English” directed by Zoe
Cassavetes, “Welcome to the Rileys” directed by Jake
Scott, “Two Lovers” and “The Immigrant” directed by
James Gray.
In the world of fashion, Happy has worked with the
likes of acclaimed photographers Mert and Marcus,
Inez and Vinoodh, Peter Lindbergh, Craig McDean,
Fabien Baron for such brands as Gucci, Valentino,
Armani, Bulgari, Swarovski, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and
H&M.
 
Mr. Massee was nominated for Best Production Design
at the MVPA Awards for Keith Richard’s “Wicked As It
Seems”, and Jay Z’s “99 Problems” by director Mark
Romanek, and also received a nomination for Best
Production Design at the MTV Music Video Awards for
Madonna’s “Take A Bow”, which was elected to the
permanent video library of the MoMA of New York.
 
Recently, Happy marked his Broadway debut, by
joining Fisher Stevens and John Leguizamo on his new
one-man show “Ghetto klown”.

updates

ZARA-BASIC Spring 2021
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: January 2021
photographer: Hanna Tveite
Woman / TRF Spring 2021
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: January 2021
photographer: Hanna Tveite
KRIS
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: October 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
SASKIA
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: October 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
Khaite S/S 21 Lookbook
Khaite (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: 09/16/2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
LEXIE
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: September 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
F/W 2020 Lookbook: CARA
Zara (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: September 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
SASKIA
Zara (Editorial)
published: September 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
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Carolina Herrera Fall 2020 Good Girl Sup...
Carolina Herrera (Advertising)
published: September 2020
photographer: Quentin Jones
Moroccanoil 2018 Complete Your Color
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2018
photographer: Alexi Lubomirski

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