Tag Archives: LED

James Turrell – not great lighting art

I have studied James Turrell’s work, and seen it in person at the installation in the Guggenheim museum in NYC.  As the 3rd paragraph in the NY Times article excerpt below indicates, you are sitting in a very, very dark … Continue reading

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The Bay Lights – beautiful display on the Bay Bridge

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Theatre Tech Review – “Ghost” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

This summer I took my annual theatre trip to NYC for my ongoing study of lighting and sound design at professional theatres. This year’s trip included “Tribes”, performed at the Barrow Street Theatre (see the previous post for the review … Continue reading

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Touchscreen MIDI “Kontrol Surface”

Learned about this product in the latest issue of PLSN.  It’s a touchscreen LCD monitor that’s positioned as a desktop “console” as you might like for audio or lighting.  This is the Kontrol Surface KS-1974 from Smithson Martin. While using … Continue reading

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Side Light Down Tails

For years I’ve wanted side lights for the musicals and plays that I light in the local community.  But most of my shows involve 30 – 40 student actors, many of whom don’t have much theatre experience.  So using traditional … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from all of us at WindWorks Design.  House decorations gone wild. Hey they’ve done it for Christmas, so….  

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New 70W Equivalent LED Lamp from Philips

My friend Matthew Z suggested this article from Philips: http://www.newscenter.philips.com/main/standard/news/press/2011/20110516_75w_LED_lamp.wpd “The EnduraLED A21 17-watt is the latest addition to Philips’ comprehensive portfolio of light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs that can efficiently replace traditional incandescents. These include 25W and 40W equivalents, as … Continue reading

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LED Underwear

Ok, we like lighting technology.  And sure, we’ve all seen light up hats, dresses, pants, vests, and ties.  But here’s a twist we didn’t anticipate: the LED accented underwear.  And they even have snowflake designs!  Put this on a wind … Continue reading

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Product Review – Fenix LD01 and E01 LED Flashlights

While LED flashlights are not something normally associated with Lighting Technology or Music Technology, when I find a good product, it’s worth writing about.  And who doesn’t need a small but good quality flashlight while on a gig. I was … Continue reading

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“Macbeth” at Harley School

WindWorks Design just finished lighting for “Macbeth” at the Harley School in Brighton, NY.  The setting was post apocalyptic and had a lot of rusted, grungy set pieces including an old scaffolding, translucent drops, and a rusted out snowmobile.  The … Continue reading

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