Light for Public Space

    Watch the Light Bite trilogy


    The lighting in people’s homes is very personal. And the light in office, hospitality and retail environments can be tailored to suit the needs of the people who visit or work there. But in public spaces, the lighting is often generic, impersonal and static. Such strictly functional lighting does not reflect the dynamics of human activities in the public realm. Until now.

    Light Bite trilogy - Part 1

    Part 1


    A new wave of public lighting designs, focusing on light's social and urban role and showing six key areas that are helping revitalizing public spaces.

    Light Bite trilogy - Part 2

    Part 2


    Presents a framework for people’s engagement with light, shows how lighting technologies can enable a spectrum of public engagement.

    Light Bite trilogy - Part 3

    Part 3

    Light as a resource for cities and citizens, explores the economic, social, environmental and cultural aspects of lighting.

    Presented by

    Susanne Seitinger
    Susanne Seitinger
    Global subsegment manager for Professional Systems at Signify
    Antonia Weiss
    Antonia Weiss
    Strategic Designer at Signify


    Light for Public Space

    Light for Public Space

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