Happy Holidays from Rosco

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas thanks to Rosco’s holiday & winter themed gobos. Our friends over at Got Light in San Francisco shared some of their fantastic images that showcase how they use Rosco gobos to add seasonal accents into their holiday event decor. The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presented “A Very Special…

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Making Buildings Glow — Stylish, Not Garish

by Stan Schwartz Many real estate owners want their buildings to stand out, particularly in an urban environment. In the 70s and 80s neon lighting was used extensively for this purpose. But more recently owners and architectural lighting designers, have sought a more subtle and attractive lighting scheme for building facades. This includes buildings devoted…

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Colors for a Cause

Adding colored light to people’s everyday environment is a powerful way to bring attention to your cause. Whether it’s something dramatic like changing the Sydney Harbor Bridge red for World Aids Day or something more subtle like adding purple gelled candles into windows along the route of an upcoming cancer walk , changing the color…

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Fluorescent Light Is Alive, Well And In Color

by Stan Schwartz Remember fluorescent light? It’s what your mother had in her kitchen. But it’s harsh, cold, and has a lot of green on it. Wavelength green, not environmental green. So no self-respecting lighting designer would use that kind of light unless, maybe, the owner demanded it. Right? No, wrong. Consider the brilliant work…

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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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