Stanton Collaborative is a full service lighting design firm incorporated in 2006 by Ben Stanton in response to growing demand for his expertise outside the worlds of theater & live performance. The Collaborative is equipped to handle all aspects of consultation, design, and implementation for projects ranging from industrial & residential architecture, to art installations, to large scale corporate events. Stanton’s skills as a visual story teller and his dynamic aesthetic are a perfect fit for many progressive corporate and architectural projects and the collaborative is often engaged on projects where clients want to break new visual ground.
The Collaborative draws on the expertise of the most talented Designers, Programmers, Project Managers, & Technicians the New York City entertainment industry has to offer. All aspects of the process are personally supervised by Mr. Stanton to ensure that there is visual consistency and a successful final product. Each project is staffed on a case by case basis which allows us to keep costs down while hand selecting the perfect collaborators for each new endeavor. Stanton’s 10+ years in the industry have allowed the collaborative to build trusted relationships with vendors in the United States and Europe and we use these relationships to ensure cost effective quality & efficiency.
The Collaborative’s services & talents have been on display for events including Sony Music Grammy Party (Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC), Samsung Global Road Show (Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC), Swarovski Crystal Spa (International Contemporary Furniture Fair, NYC & HD EXPO, Las Vegas), Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the Year Awards show (Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC), Bon Appetit Supper Club – Pop-Up Restaurant (former Hard Rock Cafe venue, 57th St, NYC), Conde Nast Fashion Rocks Party (The Rainbow Room, NYC), GQ Man of the Year After Party (Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC), Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids Events 2006-2011 (various venues, NYC), Old Navy Brand Re-launch Event (Eyebeam, NYC), Love Mercedes Tour (Ride and Drive Tour), Mercedes “E-Motion” tour (Ride and Drive Tour), Cat Women Movie Premiere Party NYC (Henri Bendel, NYC), Karastan Corporate Conference (The Broadmoor Resort, Colorado Springs), Allsteel #19 Launch event (Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC). The Collaborative has enjoyed extended professional relationships with renown architecture & design firm The Rockwell Group, MAS Event + Design & Eventquest.