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Lighting Design of
Things debate

Round table debate on 'Lighting design of things' – A discussion around the following topics IoT, LiFi, Virtual Reality


A collaboration between the Lighting University and Luminous magazine.


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In this episode, moderator: Alan Tulla, will have an exclusive round table discussing on lighting design of things with designers and academics.


A brief of what you can expect in this discussion:


  • Introduction round
  • What is Internet of Things for a designer?
  • What is Internet of Things for a researcher?
  • What is Internet of Things for a manufacture?
  • What examples of Lighting Design of Things have you done recently?
  • How Lighting Design of Things will change the way for working together?
  • What co-creation in your practice? How do you deal with?
  • In 5 to 10 years’ time-frame, how do you see the Lighting Design of Things?


Alan Tulla

Alan Tulla

Independent Lighting Designer and Writer

United Kingdom



Martin Klaasen

Martin Klaasen 

Founder & Principal

Klaasen Lighting Design

Lighting Designer of Things (LDoT)


Peter Raynham

Peter Raynham

Professor of the LET Environment

University College London

United Kingdom

Nathanael Meyer

Nathanael Meyer

Head of Design




Laura Taylor

Head of Design Exploration

at Signify




An innovative series of discussion webinars has been set up in partnership with Lighting University and Luminous magazine last year.


Past webinars online on the Lighting University website and Youtube:


Articles in Luminous Magazine, extract of the discussion interview in print and flipbook:
  • In the Fabric, panel discussion on embedded light – Luminous 21, May 2018.
  • Maintaining Quality, Jeff Shaw, Thorsten Bauer and Paul Gregory discussion – Luminous 19, May 2017.


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