Even lowering the desk in the glass box to coffee table height and some soft chairs would go some way to making the Press Preview look less 'formal'. I seem to recall an insider on here saying the desk broke after a couple of weeks use and wouldn't go down to coffee table height anymore. Maybe they can at least sort that out?
As some have said, changing the lighting for the PP would also help.
It would certainly be an improvement, the problem with the PP in the glass box now is it still looks and feels like a panel job interview most of the time and just the mood of it has seemed less relaxed.
I've seen the same reviewers generally in the old studio as in the glass box over the past few weeks and there is definitely an increase in laughter/jokes and more relaxed conversation since the switch back.
They used the same ultra bright lighting for the PP in the old studio at first which was horrific, suggesting they see the bright light as better, sure they eventually went back to the usual lighting setup from last year, but you'd have to wonder why they went down the blinding light in the first place in Studio A.
Research has shown that bright white lights late at night cause a negative impact on sleep.
Last edited by EastEngland on 10 December 2017 11:10pm - 2 times in total