Interior Designer Adele Young visited the Lightology Showroom Monday morning with a film crew from Octane Rich Media. The mission? To show designers and homeowners what a difference great lighting makes.
Young knows that when it comes to design, lighting not only sets the tone but also makes or breaks the atmosphere. Beautiful lighting is a design element unto itself.
What Makes Great Lighting?
Great lighting involves more than stylish fixtures that complement decor and tie a room together.
It’s important to understand the various properties of light and how they interact within any given setting. Equal parts art and science, designing with light can take a lifetime to master.
Fortunately, anybody can learn some basic lighting principles that dramatically impact the look and feel of any space. Some of these include:
- Layers of light
- Color temperature (“shades” of white light)
- Color rendering (quality of a light source), measured as CRI
With Lightology’s array of educational, interactive exhibits and captivating Light-Art displays, we can’t think of a better place for Adele to demonstrate the basic principles of good lighting design.
(Just last week, a “Design with Light” class from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago visited the showroom for an educational tour.)
We look forward to seeing the finished results, and we’ll post an update when the video is available.
Chicago-based Octane Rich Media is a creative agency that produces original content for HD video, web design, and mobile apps.
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