Light is one of the essential factors to consider while designing a retail application. Light can create an attractive and welcoming atmosphere for customers, contributing to the success of the retail. Whether or not the retailers already recognize the importance of the light, they still do not know how to create a lighting design correctly. That is the reason why you - as an architect - hold a vital key when designing light for them. There is a great variety of factors to consider while creating a lighting design for a retail application. Some of them were listed in one of our previous articles, while in this blog post we will talk more ... Read more


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Choosing the right architectural lighting fixture

What is a lighting fixture? Lighting fixture, also known as “Luminarie” or "Light fixture", is a devise that projects, defuses and alerts the lights of the given lights source. Therefore, the main purpose of a lighting fixture is to direct light to the appropriate locations: be it a necessity or an element of décor. So, what does it actually take to choose a suitable lighting fixture for your project? Choosing the right architectural lighting fixture There are so many different factors which architects and lighting designers should take into account while choosing a suitable lighting fixture for the design. Lighting fixtures c... Read more

Revit tutorial: Café and restaurant lighting design

In one of our earlier articles we shared our knowledge on lighting design for café and restaurant. In this blog post we add to that by providing a lighting design tutorial in Autodesk Revit by using LIGHTS add-in. After the tutorial you will: Learn what is LIGHTS and how to use it. Learn how to fast and easy create a lighting design in Autodesk Revit. Learn what lighting fixtures are suitable for café design. Learn how to create a leaner array. <iframe width="800" height="450" src="" frameborder="0... Read more


Reducing energy cost Budgets are tight, but schools still have to spend a huge amount of money to pay the bill for energy costs which are always on the rise. It is the second largest operational cost for school – after teachers’ salaries. According to the map below, it shows that the cost using for Lighting makes up 19% in the energy cost after space heating and water heating. Source: Read more