Thompson + Sears Lighting
(New York City)
The lighting design for Pangaea Hard Rock and the Gryphon was performed by Thomas Thompson of Thompson + Sears Lighting. Thomas has worked closely with Tim Schollaert and Jae Lee in the past collaborating on such landmark venues as rumjungle and China Grill at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Also at Mandalay Bay, Thomas designed the lighting for the breathtaking restaurant Aureole, owned by celebrity chef Charlie Palmer and designed by legendary restaurant architect, Adam Tihany.
Thomas has also designed lighting systems for many private residences, including Lenny Kravitz’s New York City residence for which he collaborated with well-known designer Benjamin Noriega Ortiz.