Illuminating the Inspirational Details in Stained Glass Artistry

For centuries, stained glass artisans have been using their art to bring color and life into homes and houses of worship. In a way, stained glass windows were the original color filters and talented artists throughout the ages utilized the pigments and color mixing techniques available to them in much the same way designers use…

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Northern Lights, Falling Snowflakes and Time Travel – Winter Is Coming.

Last year’s Creating A Winter Wonderland Spectrum Post briefly introduced a number of winter-themed effects. Three of the effects mentioned in the post have turned out to be very popular and we’ve gotten a lot of questions about them: The Aurora Borealis for upcoming wintertime productions of Almost, Maine, Falling Snowflakes for winter & holiday…

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Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!

As Rosco’s Color Product Manager, I am both a working lighting designer, and a self-professed color geek. That’s why I am so excited to announce our new web tool, Rosco myColor. I have personally been using myColor every single day since we got it running in our super-secret internal beta testing lab. Every. Single. Day…

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A New Rosco Website Includes A New Resource For Lighting Designers

by Stan Schwartz, Executive Vice President On May 21st Rosco launched its upgraded website. The website contains scores of pages about the company’s multiple product lines.  It has been upgraded to make it easier and faster for visitors to navigate within the product pages and among the product lines. You’ll also find it easier to…

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Shine a Light on Autism with Rosco Color Filters

Today, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day, which kicks off World Autism Awareness Week. Seeing that our blog is called ‘Spectrum’ and that cities and landmarks all over the world will be lit blue tonight for Autism Speaks’ global Light It Up Blue campaign – we thought it would be a good idea to…

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Lighting Design On Steroids:
Victoria Coeln’s Chromotopias

The photos show some of Victoria Coeln’s work at St, Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria.  She calls them “Chromotopias” and defines them as light spaces with no visible boundaries.  These multi-layered light surfaces are meant to be experienced as three-dimensional phenomena. Coeln, a lighting artist, achieves these amazing results using the same tools lighting designers…

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Spectrum Elements: Pink for the Cure!

As October begins, the world around us begins to take on all sorts of vibrant colors – yellows, ambers, deep reds & oranges… and pink – lots and lots of pink will be seen throughout city skylines and on people’s houses. Throughout the month of October, individuals and institutions across the country will begin to…

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Spectrum Wavelengths: Something Borrowed, Something Blue

This Wavelengths post turns its attention to the color Blue and its current influence on Rosco and the world around us.  Keep reading to learn about the ‘Light it up Blue’ campaign seen earlier this week in cities all over the world, one Roscolux color that is helping shape tomorrow’s lighting designers today, how Rosco’s Wendy…

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