Back to Basics: Fixture Spacing and Techniques

Back to Basics: Fixture Spacing and Techniques
This course will provide an introductory level overview of common fixture types and how they should be spaced/installed. Downlights, wall washers, wall grazers, under shelf, track lighting, LED fixtures, and small size LED fixtures. Learn with the use of drawings/renderings of proper spacing ratios and angle of focus as well as other critical information. This is a can’t miss information for lighting designers, sales professionals, and installers. Fixture spacing and mounting dimensions help set professional lighting installations apart from the DIYs.

About the Instructor: 

Jason Livingston is the principal of Studio T+L, which has dual specialties of architectural lighting design and theatre planning and design. His lighting portfolio includes offices, houses of worship, restaurants, interactive experiences, visitors centers, galleries, and performing arts centers. His lighting work has garnered awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society and project profiles in Lighting Design + ApplicationLighting & Sound AmericaDesign Bureau, and Architectural SSL.

Jason is Co-Chair of the IES Color Committee and a regular speaker on color topics, especially ANSI/IES TM-30.  He is a co-author of the IES’s Lighting Science 5 – Color and Design Guide 1 – Color and Illumination. He is also the author of a leading lighting design textbook, Designing with Light: The Art, Science, and Practice of Architectural Lighting Design.  The second edition of his book is due in late 2021.

Jason has been teaching lighting design in New York City since 1993.  He currently teaches lighting design at New York School of Interior Design and Parsons School of Design at The New School Open Campus, and has taught at New York University, Pratt Institute, and Fashion Institute of Technology.

Jason is Lighting Certified by NCQLP and is a member of IES, IALD, USITT, and United Scenic Artists Local 829.  Jason holds a BFA in Theatre Arts from University of Miami and an MFA in Lighting Design from New York University.


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