Clickspring’s CNN Iowa Debate Set Shines in Intimate Venue
January 15, 2020 · Debuts, News
Six candidates took the debate stage in Iowa as the field narrows closer to the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary. This January 14th debate, hosted by CNN and The Des Moines Register, is the smallest participant pool we have seen yet this cycle. The venue, Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University, was significantly smaller, too. For reference, the Ohio debate audience held 1,000 guests, Detroit held 2,200, and this debate only had room for 456. Because of this, we were tasked with creating innovative design solutions to adapt and scale our set down without compromising integrity of the overall design.
Adrienne Kapalko, our Director of Operations, describes the lighting solutions, shown left and below:
“We had the opportunity to get creative when ...