Stage Lighting Design


ISBN: 9781854599964
Author: By Richard Pilbrow
Publication Date: 1/01/2008
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 512pp.
Availability: Available


The definitive text for today’s and tomorrow’s lighting designers, covering the complete history, theory and practice of lighting design.

With over four hundred illustrations and nearly sixty colour photographs, as well as interviews with many well-known professionals, Stage Lighting Design is a comprehensive, insightful and inspiring book that every designer and would-be designer should own.

It is arranged in four sections:

Design: the basic principles, illustrated with reference to specific productions
History: a brief survey of the historical development of stage lighting
The Life: interviews with 14 other lighting designers, plus notes on Pilbrow’s own career
Mechanics: a comprehensive section dealing with all the technical data today’s designer will need.

‘Comprehensive, readable and inspiring… Pilbrow’s great knowledge and practical experience shine out from every page’

‘If you believe in learning from pioneers with pedigree, Richard Pilbrow is your man. For the aspiring lighting designer, the wealth of knowledge and the insight into this strange profession are invaluable’

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