Tag: Lighting Design

Downlight Beam Angles

Design Guide for Spacing Downlights

Our lighting standards are based on the measurement of light performance on a horizontal plane. For compliance with these standards downlights are the most efficient way of lighting. In the following PDF we explain downlight beam angles and identify simple

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Candles light a beach dinner scene

What is the correct light level for the task

In this video I introduce the concept of task-based lighting criteria. Task based lighting design provides light where we need it, when we need it. It also allows for reduced illumination levels in the surrounding spaces, for example circulation. This

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Lighting design for bathrooms

The Importance of Details

Have we forgotten the importance of design authorship? The lighting design concept provides the client with a vision of the future. But between a concept and the completion of a design there are many steps.In film production the successful realisation

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Tarn Court at Sunset at Phulay Bay Reserve

Lighting Design is Placemaking

The first step in lighting design is not a lux calculation, it is defining how light can make a place special. Given this, David Skelley explains how lighting design is “Placemaking” – how we can use the power of light to

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The Practice of Lighting Design

David Skelley explains the design disconnection that limits designers from effectively using the power of light in design. David provides a comprehensive perspective on lighting design to architects and interior designers and project managers by explaining how light shapes space

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coloured accent lighting

How Coloured Light Affects Us

We know that light gives more than visual amenity. Recent scientific studies have shown light also has an effect on our our health and mood. But do we know how coloured light effects our physiological wellness? Colour is determined by

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