For this expatriate Italian designer, lighting has always been about story telling, whether he was working with Roy Bennet on Paul McCartney’s concert at the Roman Coliseum, or lighting a West End play. Never content to tell those stories in predictable ways, he describes how he pushes the creative envelope for clients like Bryan Ferry, Robyn, Placebo, and French electronic music pioneer Jean Michel Jarre.

Less than eight years after graduating from college, this lighting director at Full Flood has already amassed an impressive and diversified portfolio that includes Prime Time Emmy nominations, as well as work  on major projects from the Academy Awards to the Boston Pops Independence Day concerts. He discusses how he applies the universal principals of light across genres.

Fusing lighting fixtures and scenic pieces into a single, unified element, this British designer creates sets that take on an identity of their own defined by their forms, dark spaces and brightness. He talked to us about how he builds these scenic landscapes for clients like Woman’s Hour and Myrkur. has 34 different campuses spread over 2,000 miles from New Mexico to New York.  Live stream video plays a key role in reaching worshippers at these locations. So, the church paid careful attention to detail when it opened a new “broadcast campus.” That’s why over 100 CHAUVET Professional fixture are used in the complex, which was engineered by Summit Integrated Systems. 

A versatile and compact moving head that projects a punchy beam and wash. Weighing just under 12 lbs., the unit features a custom-designed optical system with seven, 40W RGBW LEDs and an expansive zoom range of 5° to 58.2° that allows for it to project tight, solid beam effects at its most narrow and transforms the light source into a nice even wash with excellent color blending as it expands