Current Category: Sustainability in the Arts

Creating a Sustainable Rep Plot – Mitigating the risk of Early Adoption

Creating a Sustainable Rep Plot – Mitigating the risk of Early Adoption

Last week I got a chance to meet in person with Justin. He was in NYC and sitting over some Five Guys burgers we talked about what we’d been seeing in the entertainment lighting industry. As we talked about some trends particularly regarding the rapid adoption of LEDs, traded stories about ancient gear we’d both […]

Relative Brightness Saves Wasted Watts

Relative Brightness Saves Wasted Watts

I used to do some assisting work for a theatrical designer here in NYC. I was writing cues with him prior to the start of tech and after creating a dozen or so basic looks as a starting point, he said a curious thing to me. “OK, now take the master down to 85%” So […]

The Need For Sustainable Lighting Design for the Performing Arts

The Need For Sustainable Lighting Design for the Performing Arts

No artist, no creator can endeavor to continue their craft knowing they are contributing to the end of all things.