Gobos and Patterns: What's Now, What's Next

Whether it's a specific image or an abstract design, gobos and patterns are everywhere. Corporate America uses logos and message-emblazoned gobos to emphasize brand identity. Sporting events use images of team names and mascots to get the fans excited during team introductions. Of course, gobos and patterns have long been a tool of theatre lighting designers, often not simply as an effect, but, say, as a substitution for scenery, with everything from trees to windows used as a means of

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