Alum Dean Skira on his lighting design philosophy
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Skira, Dean (Speaker)
“Light and music have the same characteristics,” Croatian lighting designer Dean Skira says. “They are invisible, but they both influence our emotions.” For the Interior Design alumnus, emotion is both the starting point and the goal of any lighting project, regardless of whether it is for a public park or memorial, an arena, an office building, or a luxury hotel. Skira's human-centered approach has brought international acclaim and plenty of business for his eponymous firm. The company has won 50 major awards, including 15 for innovative light fixtures, 30 for lighting design, and five for the company’s own office building, the House of Light. In this video, Skira describes one of his recent lighting innovations.
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2023, October 6). Alum Dean Skira on his lighting design philosophy [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/152239
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