Skip to content

Archive for

Lighting Design and the First Impression – Social at the Palms Las Vegas

Project
architectural, architecture, bar, casino, hotel, Las Vegas, light, lighting design, Palms, restaurant

architectural, architecture, bar, casino, hotel, Las Vegas, light, lighting design, Palms, restaurant

As a followup to my last post about Las Vegas and photographing a lighting design, here are some photos I took a few weeks ago of a project I just finished working on there: Social, a new whiskey-centric watering hole at the Palms Hotel and Casino, designed by Rockwell Group.

Read more

Lighting a Las Vegas Gastropub – Public House at the Venetian

Project
"public house" venetian "las vegas" vegas restaurant gastropub light lighting design architecture architectural

If you work in a creative or visual field, never underestimate the value of documenting your work as it’s happening.  You never know if you’ll get a second chance.

I’ve never really had trouble with documentation before, because, as a theatrical lighting designer, I was always in the same room as my work, right down to the end of the project.  I’d simply whip out my camera in tech rehearsal, setup my tripod, and take as many photos as I could fit on a memory card.  Often, the set designer and costume designer would be right next to me doing the exact same thing.  As an architectural lighting designer, I’ve learned, however, it isn’t always that easy.

Such was my experience on one of my first outside-of-New-York-City projects that opened in December of 2011: Public House, a new gastropub at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

"public house" venetian "las vegas" vegas restaurant gastropub light lighting design architecture architectural

Read more