Interior Lighting Design (Online)

This online course will teach and inspire you to design with light. Capable of having a transformative effect, well designed lighting can alter the atmosphere of an interior and is a crucial design element to consider and plan from the outset of your project...

Taught by: Debbie Blandford.

Description

This online course will teach and inspire you to design with light. Capable of having a transformative effect, well designed lighting can alter the atmosphere of an interior and is a crucial design element to consider and plan from the outset of your project.

We’ll begin by explaining what to consider as you plan a scheme, how to calculate lighting levels, position fittings and create the desired mood within a space. You will learn how to draw up a lighting plan and specify the fittings required as you design a scheme for a specific space. 

Topics Covered
  • Planning a lighting scheme

  • How to achieve and use lighting effects

  • Using natural light

  • Artificial lighting, technologies and controls

  • Working with regulations

  • Drawing a lighting plan

  • Writing a specification

  • Communicating ideas to clients and contractors

Course Outcomes
You will have learnt the fundamental principles of the lighting design process. You will be familiar with the associated language and technology and able to use artificial and natural lighting within an interior space. You will have the confidence to speak to contractors and lighting designers, and take briefs from clients.

Who Should Attend
Ideal for design professionals wishing to hone and build on their skills, as well as current and future students keen to understand and design lighting schemes.

Level
Beginner




Tutor information

Debbie Blandford has a Masters Degree from the Royal College of Art and 28 years experience working as design consultant to architectural practices and individual clients. She has a passion for working collaboratively and globally, resulting in a truly eclectic career. Projects have included hotels, bars and restaurants, aviation design, exhibitions, and high end residential interiors. 

Clients have included the government of Saudi Arabia. Debbie also designs Furniture offering a truly bespoke interior service as well as developing products with Ross Lovegrove.  

Alongside her professional career she has taught part time across all educational levels in both the public and private sectors as well as delivering specialist courses for companies including British Airways, The Foreign Office and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Currently Associate Lecturer at The University of the Arts London & Professor at Syracuse University



Materials

Please ensure you have the following materials with you for the first session:

  • Notebook & Pen

  • Technical 'clutch' pencil size 0.5

  • Circle template

  • 45 degree set square

  • Eraser

  • Pair of scissors

  • Scale Ruler with scales 1:50, 1:20, 1:25 

 

Technical Requirements:

Prior to the start of your course, please ensure:

  • You have a headset and microphone attached to your computer.

  • You have a webcam

  • Your browser has a recent version of Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Google Chrome.

  • Your computer is running the most recent version of Java. You can download it from here: http://java.com/en/download/index.jsp

Most importantly, you have a good internet connection with a bandwidth upwards of 56k.



Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
26/10/2016 - 30/11/2016Wednesdays18:00 - 20:006 Weeks£499Available Online Add to Basket
26/04/2017 - 31/05/2017Wednesdays18:00 - 20:006 Weeks£499Available Online Add to Basket