Designing Light

Part of my ongoing research into light artworks in design, with the key word ‘illumination’, is exploring the many ways light can be manipulated into forms of moving and shifting sculpture. The design of  light can parallel musical expression and create new ways of seeing that can evoke a powerful emotional response in an audience.

Turrell The Way Of Colour 2

James Turrell : The Way Of Colour 2

Filmmakers such as Stan Brakhage and installation artists like James Turrell show how light can be shaped and manipulated with diverse materials to thought-provoking effect.

This is something I would like to explore in the future. The random patterns created by manipulating light can create surprising and unusual images with different materials and surfaces. This can inspire fresh ideas, thought processes and visual opportunities for design work.

I have included some of my own examples from my Youtube channel: