THE LIGHTING DESIGNER
I have been a lighting designer for 29 years, initially in both the UK and Europe, and for the past 16 years in the US. I have also been a professor/educator and head of the lighting design program at the University of California in San Diego since 1989.
When I started in this business as a designer, my technology knowledge base lasted for several years at a time. Once I learned about the various instruments and desks and their capabilities and drawb