The facilities required for costume or wardrobe purposes can vary considerably, according to the types of production being handled. In a small studio complex a large room is desirable in which to carry out the work of costume design, construction, fitting, correction and maintenance. It should be a room with natural daylight and preferably fitted with tungsten lighting. Fluorescent lighting if used, should be of high colour rendition (>90) to avoid distortion of colour values. Also included should be hot/cold water supplies plus drainage and an ample supply of power sockets.

Typical facilities

The illustration shows the use of the working space in a room allocated for costume in a studio complex handling the full range of programmes ...

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