As part of the Soraa Masters of Light series, I had the opportunity to sit down with their team and talk about my career as the Detroit Institute of Arts' Lighting Designer and how I spend my days illuminating some of the world's most recognized art.
Color temperature can drastically alter one’s perception, mood and overall experience in a space. As lighting designers, we have the option to control our viewers’ emotions using simple shifts in color temperatures. No matter the application, color temperature can be used to accentuate different elements and blend an array of color temperature to best suit features in a space.
“There’s nothing better than a beautifully lit piece of art," says Richard Mishaan – one of the more popular interior designers in the world. And it’s true. A well lit piece of art is about so much more than just making a painting stand out. The right light can help realize an artist’s vision, it can showcase delicate techniques and elements, and it can also set the mood or the tone for a piece of artwork or a full collection. In short, it accentuates everything that’s so wonderful about art – the technique, the style, the subject, and the emotion.