First Looks: Shari Francis of Brooklyn-based Dadapt

To Dadapt or not Dadapt, that is the question. When considering high-end lighting design, there are many factors that can influence a decision. It’s always best to have an expert on hand when questions arise. That’s where Shari Francis, owner of Dadapt, comes in.

“I had been living in LA for a year and working for Variety Magazine when I realized I wasn’t happy working in the film and television industry. I took an interior design history course at UCLA and loved it. While I was taking this course, I applied for ULCA’s James Northcutt design competition and won. It was at this moment I realized that design was what I wanted to do. I thought, ‘This is where my love is, this is where my passion is.’ So I spent another year at UCLA learning how to hone in on my design senses [using the scholarship].”

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