Task lighting for the future school

University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

Abstract: Lighting is one of the most important issues for the perception of the physical environment and the ability to perform. Lighting design of classrooms is therefore crucial to achieve the goals of education. The Swedish school aim to provide a working environment supporting every child. As children are individuals their perceptions and light preferences differ just as adults do. Accessibility to tools to be able to customize for the individual child are therefore important. To support our planet, every new product developed should be considered regarding sustainability.  This is particularly important of products designed for children as they are our future. This thesis will focus on finding a task light option suitable for the classroom environment. By researching literature, performing market research and conducting interviews with school professionals, important characteristics of a school task light were established. Based on the findings, a task light proposal was developed including the defined properties.

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