Texture, texture, texture
In HBO's new comedy, 'The Brink,' the world may be on the brink of disaster, but not at the show’s premiere, held at L.A.'s Paramount Studios in June.
Here, an demonstration of the importance of texture in lighting. A truss hides lighting equipment while at the same time creating a presidential entrance to the event. Gobo projections on the carpeting in white along with the same pattern in camouflage colors on the surrounding buildings add texture and layers of patterns.
Uplighting adds drama
Here, uplighting the floral design and decor elements such as the stealth bomber 'sculpture' make the important design elements pop. Patterned gobos create a depth of textures.
Color in moderation
Lighting color is used in moderation to keep the eye 'entertained but not overwhelmed.'
A closer look at the creative table centerpieces and the 'world-class' linens that Butchkavitz had custom-designed especially for this event.
Uplighting for focus
The Situation Room. Images by Lighting stresses the importance of keeping the focus on significant elements. Here, uplighting throws the focus onto the presidential seal.
Another view of the Situation Room as interpreted by Butchkavitz and his design sensibility. Lighting accents the presidential seal while pinspots showcase the stunning floral arrangements.
On the red carpet
On the red carpet with actor Jack Black, HBO’s president of programming Michael Lombardo and actors James Caan and Tim Robbins (left to right).
And for guests who want to teeter on the brink, a virtual anti-gravity game.