The New York lighting designer talks about maintaining a passion for pushing new ideas after three decades of touring, as well as his work during the pandemic for clients like the Emmy Awards, Rockefeller Center and the Biden campaign.

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A year like no other has mercifully passed into history. So, how are lighting professionals looking at the future? We asked a group representing diverse segments of the industry from around the world to share their insights.

In this new feature, we’re asking designers to share their impression of the most memorable venues they’ve worked. Scott Warner, whose clients have included the Pussycat Dolls, David Cook, Everclear, Steve Vai, and Smokey Robinson starts us off with recollections of Pirita, an abandoned convent near Tallinn, Estonia.

This year, as always, the USA kicked off the holiday season with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Because of the pandemic, there were no fans in the sands. This could have created a distractive empty background for 20.7 million TV viewers, but designer Geoff Amoral took care of that with the help of Maverick Storm 1 Wash fixtures

The stunning 128 room Longleat Tudor mansion came alive this holiday season thanks to a dynamic Land of Light show created by Zeal Live that drew on the color rendering prowess of the Ovation E-910FC.