Designer Profiles

Two Bands, One Set. Balancing the Light

Posted on December 28, 2015

We recently caught up with Victor Zeiser Of Squeek Lights to talk about his most recent touring design project with Silverstein and Senses Fail.   In the video, Michael Graham sits down with Victor to talk about some of the high points as well as the challenges of designing for two bands with different needs […]

Squeek Lights Gets Creative With CHAUVET Professional On The Wonder Years Tour

Posted on November 12, 2015

NEW YORK– Even by the standards of pop punk, a genre famous for blending outrageously divergent sounds, The Wonder Years stands out for its incredibly wide-ranging style. Deftly swinging from subtle melodies to heart-pounding choruses in the blink of a musical eye, this freewheeling band from the Philadelphia area takes fans on an emotionally charged […]

Cole Swindell Goes CHAUVET Professional!

Posted on June 5, 2015

NASHVILLE –  Like many fans, lighting designer Justin Kitchenman of FadeUp Design Group and the team at Elite Multimedia were impressed with rising country music artist Cole Swindell when he opened for superstar Luke Bryan last year. They were in a good position to appreciate this emerging talent, since Kitchenman was the LD on the tour […]

Talking Light – Matt Collier from Brothers Gow

Posted on May 8, 2015

Up and coming LD Matt Collier from Arizona-based jam band Brothers Gow is in the blog today, talking about light, inspiration, and rock and roll with our Customer Engagement and Education Manager, Jim Hutchison. Check it out! Jim:  Tell me about Matt Collier the lighting designer.  How’d you get started with Brothers Gow, and how has […]

Steve Lieberman, ULTRA 2015, and the Legend 230SR Beam!

Posted on April 9, 2015

TOO COOL!!!   Sit down and have a chat with Steve Lieberman of SJ Lighting, the lighting designer and mind behind ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, as he talks fixtures, Legend 230 SR Beams, in fact 124 of them and making the photons match the music! Check it out! Watch us on YouTube and subscribe: Like us […]

Todd Roberts’ Visions are Magic – Lighting Insights April 2015!

Posted on April 9, 2015

Todd Roberts of Visions Lighting is a master of creating the monster truss rig — we’ve yet to see one that didn’t wow — and we got him for an interview in this month’s Lighting Insights from CHAUVET Professional!

Adventures in Lighting with Michael Veerkamp

Posted on April 8, 2015

Do you watch television?  We figured you did…  and you’ve probably seen some of Michael Veerkamp‘s lighting design work in doing so!  Come talk with Michael Veerkamp, creator of Team Imagination, Inc, as he tells us about his life, his lighting world, and some excellent experiences!  Thank you so much for this interview, Michael! […]

NEXUS and REND COLLECTIVE – March Lighting Insights!

Posted on April 2, 2015

Have you seen Tyler Santangelo rock his NEXUS units out with Rend Collective?  It’s truly a sight to see! From the March 2015 Lighting Insights article: When lighting designer Tyler Santangelo decided that floating diamonds would look better than squares on the stage for the Irish Christian experimental group Rend Collective, he simply adjusted the […]

Stephen Ellison – Understanding LED Theatrical Lighting

Posted on April 1, 2015

All but unheard of a few years ago, LED technology has clearly made its way into house of worship applications. Like all new technologies, it brings with it not only promise, but questions. We caught up with Stephen Ellison of Stark Raving Solutions to gain insights into the subject of LED theatrical lighting in churches. […]

Craig Rutherford the Road Warrior – March 2015’s Lighting Insights!

Posted on March 30, 2015

April’s issue of Lighting Insights from CHAUVET Professional is coming…  make sure to read up before we launch the April 2015 edition by reading about Craig Rutherford and how to be a true road warrior in March 2015’s Lighting Insights! Check it out!