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Interior Lighting Design Certificate

January 24, 2022 - February 1, 2022


About This Certificate

“Good architecture poorly lit is poor architecture.” Those are the words of a famous architecture critic, and they apply to almost any type of environment. We need light to see well enough to perform functions and activities and to render the architecture of the environment. This certificate program is focused on creating a foundation for designing successful lighting by helping participants understand light and human vision, lighting technologies and performance, lighting design as a discipline, and the impact of light on an environment.

Format: Online

Total Courses: 3 courses

Price: $1,350 per certificate bundle
($1,500 if courses are purchased individually. Tuition rates are subject to change over the course of your program.)

What You’ll Gain

  • An understanding of basic concepts of the science of light and vision
  • Foundational knowledge of basic lighting technologies (lamps, luminaires)
  • The ability to carry out fundamental analyses of lighting systems and create lighting layouts
  • The ability to apply basic assessment of installed lighting systems
  •  A sense for the balance between design and technology in lighting design

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Online collaboration and video conferencing
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets

Who Should Enroll

  • Architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, decorators, electrical distributors, and sales agents

About The Host:

Continuing and Professional Education at The New School takes a contemporary approach to learning, offering courses and lectures from practitioners at the top of their fields. We offer a wide range of subjects for learners of all ages, so you can thrive here whether you’re pivoting professionally, jump-starting your college experience, or pursuing a lifelong passion.