Source: Osram Digital Systems    2.6.19
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If you think lighting design is simple – think again. Knowledge of physics, optics, electricity, ergonomics, business, codes, environmental issues, construction, vision and the art of design are all essential to creating great lighting solutions.
Today’s lighting professionals must be knowledgeable across these foundational areas plus they need to know about the latest LED and controls technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT), human-centric lighting, and so much more.  Good, solid architectural lighting design requires this background knowledge. Great lighting design requires all of this plus an artistic creative vision.
Architectural lighting design is both an art and a science. The technical and scientific side addresses codes, standards and regulations. The creative, artistic side addresses aesthetics and enhancing the human experience. A good lighting designer with multi-disciplinary knowledge can bridge the gap between these very different sides of the design process. Plus today’s lighting professionals need to know about the latest LED and controls technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT), human-centric lighting, and so much more.

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