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Milan, 8 / 12 October

Expand your skills, become a Lighting Designer

Discover the Lighting Design's world, in a Master that involves your whole team of professionals.

The Italian Design Institute course is aimed at architecture and engineering, interior design and design departments of lighting companies that want to expand and upgrade their skills in the art and science of lighting design.

You will be able to train your collaborators and specialize in this sector, applying the latest trends with an eye on innovative and sustainable solutions.

Technique and creativity are the key words in Lighting Design that does not simply deal with the lighting of environments, but to study and design solutions that give welfare to those who live there, work or spend their free time.

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What you will learn

  • The language and design of light
  • Light applied to architecture
  • Theory and technology of lighting design
  • Light: photometric quantities, propagation and measurements
  • Color theory
  • Types of lighting and lighting direction
  • Lighting design and technic
  • Seminar about new LED technologies and materials
  • CAD software for lighting
  • Case studies

Course program

  • The language and design of light
  • Light applied to architecture
  • Historical notes about light
Theory and Technology of Light
  • Historical lamps and luminaire designers
  • Light as a physical phenomenon
  • Light source and their classification
  • Methods of use of main light sources
  • How to read light source data
  • Components
  • Basic notes of lighting
  • Main photometric quantities: flowintensityluminanceilluminance
  • Absorption, reflection and light transmission factors
  • Instruments for measuring light
  • Types of standard lighting
  • Advanced lighting techniques
  • How to control and monitor light
  • Technology of directing light
Seminar about new LED technologies
  • Principle of LED operation
  • LED advantages and disadvantages
Laboratorio tecnico di progettazione
  • How to read a technical catalogue
  • Techniques of museum lighting
  • Lighting Design indoor: house & retail
  • Lighting Design outdoor
  • Presentation of concept and project
  • Luminous effects and them visualization
Fase conclusiva
  • CAD software for lighting
  • Case studies

Training course

Lighting Design is the science and art of lighting environments, artificial or natural. The Lighting Designer takes care of the lighting design to harmonize his work with the surrounding architecture and furniture. It works to safeguard the cultural and artistic heritage and seek sustainable solutions with low environmental impact and reduced energy consumption. He is a professional who must have an excellent knowledge of the physical characteristics of light, lighting control techniques and tools, and knowledge of the aesthetics of the sources.
In recent years, the Lighting Designer has become of fundamental importance for any interior and non-interior design project: the experience, know-how and expertise of the Lighting Designer are used not only with regard to plant engineering, but also at the service of communication.
The Specialization Course Goal in Lighting Design is to train a highly qualified professional figure, with skills in indoor, outdoor and show lighting design.
The Lighting Designer is a creative with precision and manual skill, able to apply the science of urban lighting to projects of all kinds. It must also pay particular attention to reducing energy consumption.

Phases of the route

Preliminary lessons: teaching material
Fase d’aula: 40 ore (Milano, 8-12 ottobre)
Project work
Max. participants: 18

How to apply

Fill out the information request form and we will contact you within a few days. In the selection of candidates the scholastic CV, work experience and motivational letter will be considered. It is possible and advisable to send a portfolio of previous works. The examining commission, considering these elements, will communicate the result of the selection and the admission to the Course.


Possibility of financing for the registration fee;
Professional orientation meeting during the classroom phase;
Video CV creation during the full-immersion;
Revision and update of the CV;
Reports of accommodation facilities, in areas adjacent to the classroom.

Crediti formativi

A conclusione del percorso formativo, agli aventi diritto saranno riconosciuti 20 crediti formativi professionali dal Consiglio Nazionale degli Architetti, Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori.


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