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‘Our Bridge’ lighting design, first draft

Made by Lighting Design Partnership Pty Ltd in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2007.

This proposal for a lighting design for the Sydney Harbour Bridge has significance as a record of a major community event — the celebrations on Sunday 18 March 2007 marking the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Bridge. The people of Sydney made the 75th anniversary an unqualified success. In a demonstration of community spirit, 200,000 people registered by e-mail to walk across the Bridge, which was closed to traffic from 4am to 10.30pm.

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Summary

Object No.

2008/36/8

Physical Description

Design for 'Our Bridge' lighting proposal, first draft, paper / foam core, designed by Nigel Levings and Mark Hammer for the 75th Anniversary of Sydney Harbour Bridge, used by New South Wales Premier's Department, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2007

Lighting design concept presented as a poster, mounted on thin foam core, with narrow white border, a black strip along the top and bottom, and night scene of the Bridge in the centre, with features highlighted in purple, pink, green and white to indicate coloured light. Text at top left: 'LDP'; bottom left: 'Lighting Design Partnership / Sydney Singapore, Shanghai, Auckland/ 213 -217 Palmer Street / Darlinghurst 2010 / Sydney Australia'. Bottom right: 'Sydney Harbour Bridge / Lighting Proposal / c Lighting Design Partnership'.

Dimensions

Height

425 mm

Width

597 mm

Depth

4 mm

Production

Notes

Designed by lighting designers Nigel Levings, Mark Hammer and executed by Lighting Design Partnership, 213 -217 Palmer Street Darlinghurst 2010. The lighting designers worked with Deuce Design, the group responsible for the basic design visual identity which was used for all the material created for the anniversary celebrations.

Made

Lighting Design Partnership Pty Ltd 2007

Designed

Hammer, Mark null

History

Notes

First draft lighting design presented to Office of Protocol and Special Events, New South Wales Premier's Department, in the process leading up to the celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Donated to the Museum by the Office of Protocol and Special Events as part of a collection of objects and designs created in 2007 for the anniversary celebrations.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Office of Protocol and Special Events, New South Wales Premier's Department, 2008

Acquisition Date

21 February 2008

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Our Bridge' lighting design, first draft 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 16 October 2018, <https://ma.as/374849>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/374849 |title='Our Bridge' lighting design, first draft |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=16 October 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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