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Interior Lighting

An introduction to theory, technique, and creative lighting concepts basic to all interiors. Study materials, color, luminaires and luminaire selection, layout, and approaches to various building types. Prerequisite: Basic Drafting or equivalent experience.

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  • Format: On Campus
  • Section: A
  • Course Number: CRN 5296 - PCID 0121 A
Instructor
Jason Livingston
Jason Livingston
Jason Livingston, IALD, IES, LC, LEED Green Associate is the principal of Studio T+L, LLC, and is an accomplished lighting designer with over 20 years of experience in architecture and theatre.  His work ranges from offices and libraries to historic buildings and unique installations.  His designs have been profiled in Lighting Design + Application, Lighting & Sound America, Architectural SSL, and Design Bureau magaz...
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Jan 24 - Apr 18
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
CRN 5296
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What you will learn
  • The role of an interior lighting designer.
  • The four design elements of light.
  • Richard Kelly’s three forms of lightplay.
  • Approaches to the lighting design process.
  • Psychological responses to light.
  • Different kinds of lighting: LED, OLED, SSL, distribution categories and lighting composition.
  • How to spec lighting for interior spaces: retail, residential, commercial.
  • Color temperature and rendering.
  • Luminaire components, types, cut sheets and lighting sales.
  • Lighting plans, sections, details, and fixture schedules.
  • Illuminance calculations.
Benefits
  • An understanding of basic lighting design principles
  • A basic knowledge of common lighting equipment
  • A familiarity with technical lighting terminology
  • The vocabulary, in both visual and verbal terms, to express concepts, and the ability to apply them to interior project
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