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Light & Emotions

 

Exploring lighting cultures

Conversations with Lighting Designers

Forty seven lighting designers have been interviewed in twelve countries across Asia, Europe and America. These lighting designers are famous for their work, considered to be trendsetters and opinion makers. They come from different lighting fields: interior, exterior, art, stage and cinema lighting. The interviews are about the aesthetical and emotional aspects in the field of architectural lighting. Beautiful project pictures illustrate the vision of the lighting designers at hand. Their stories will introduce you to the fascinating world of lighting design.

 

The book “Light & Emotions, Exploring Lighting Cultures” was already published in 2009 by Philips. After an overwhelming response from designers, architects, engineers, students and the general public all over the world, the 2nd edition of the book is now official. In order to ensure a global availability of the book, we have handed over the re-publication of the book to publishing house Birkhäuser GmbH.

Highlighted stories

 

The fundamental objective of great lighting design is to provoke an emotional response from the users of buildings and spaces. Discover what independent lighting designers have to say.

Book details

 

Edited by

Vincent Laganier and Jasmine van der Pol

Publisher

Birkhäuser GmbH, Basel (Switzerland), January 2011

www.birkhauser.ch

Format

428 pages, 300 colour photos, Soft cover

ISBN-13

978-3-0346-0690-5

Language

English

 

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Events  

 

Apr 28

Webinar: Standardized Data for Building Smarter Cities

Presented by Patricia McCarney

 

May 24

Webinar: Mediatisation of urban spaces

Presented by Thorsten Bauer

 

June 22

Webinar: The Power of Light - Going Beyond Illumination

Presented by Brett Andersen

 

Sep 28

Webinar: A New Age for Smart Cities

Presented by Jennifer Belissent

 

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