The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer has prepared a comprehensive guide to the use of directional lighting.
Patricia Rizzo, the manager of the residential lighting program at Rennsalear Polytechnic Institute summarizes important research findings applicable to lighting spaces used by older individuals in a recent article for Ultimate Home Design (issue 7, January/February 2007).
Design tips for white lighting emerge from vision, photobiology, and human factors research.
There is a wealth of new information on the effects of light on health and implications for practical lighting design.
Light level and color influence perceptions of office settings.
Our eyes change as we age, but use of specific lighting techniques can insure clearer vision for older adults.
Light can damage paintings, books, and other treasured items, but using the right sort of lighting can minimize this destruction.
Designing rooms in which a variety of different media need to be read and analyzed can be tricky, particularly when some of the media involved are digital radiology images.
Splashes of colored light in the night skies can be pleasant or unpleasant, just as colors and lights can be used effectively in indoor spaces. One recent article discusses use of colored lights outdoors, while a second discusses the use of color and light in hospital spaces.
A comprehensive new resource examines lighting quality and perception and their relation to work performace outcomes.