You see them everywhere: colored glass gobos, patterns, templates. Whatever the term, they are all the rage — in live performance, retail, and other applications. Originally too expensive for the masses, gobo prices have started coming down, making them accessible to users with modest budgets. However, with these products, clients can, and must, take an active role, helping gobo companies produce the best products. This is one case where the end result is really in the client's hands.