Postgraduate Course in Creative Lighting Design

Postgraduate - 3 months

  • School: Design
  • IED Credits: 20

Learn how to use digital lighting as a tool to create innovative and brand experiences through light.

  • School: Design
  • IED Credits: 20
  • Start date: April 2020
  • Language : Español

    Postgraduate Course in Creative Lighting Design

    New technologies invade the lighting environment. Ephemeral and mysterious, light is a powerful tool to awaken our perception, emotion, memory and imagination at the point of confluence between art, science and technology.


    In the Postgraduate Course in Creative Lighting, students will discover an innovative use of light, from experimentations around the creative use of light to contemporary methods to use light as a tool and create poetic and artistic experiences.


    1. Learn how to transform the experience of space through light.
    2. Understand the philosophy of the Design Thinking process.
    3. Explore the context of lighting design in the digital era.
    4. Learn to develop creative lighting design concepts.
    5. Explore different methods to communicate through light.
    6. Learn about the pioneering technology and the most innovative tools for the development of lighting projects.
    7. Analyze the use of light as a creative tool in a contemporary context.
    8. Understand the context of the professional practice of the designer: contracts, presentation of proposals, stakeholders and regulations.
    9. Explore the future roles of light.
    10. Explore the feasibility and potential challenges within the design, construction and start-up phases.

    Professional Opportunities

    • Designers in event companies, ephemeral architectures and museographic installations.
    • Light artist
    • Freelance specialists in lighting design or in architecture, interior design and landscaping studios.
    • Lighting managers in engineering studies.
    • Staff at comprehensive services companies, manufacturers, distributors and warehouses, specialized stores.
    • Lighting collaboration in cinema, theatre and Light Art.

    Program Leaders

    Lighting Design Collective (LDC)

    Lighting Design Studio that develops creative and cutting-edge projects for all types of architectures and built spaces. Designs based on research with state-of-the-art technological tools together with the resources of the digital and artistic world. A team of designers specialized in specific solutions for each project, integrating with the lighting design other services such as custom software development, the creation of digital content and innovative applied design strategies.

    Based in Madrid, London and Helsinki, LDC is formed by a team of lighting designers, programmers and digital artists who have worked in more than twenty countries. His professional and artistic experience includes cultural, commercial, hotel and office projects as well as residential complexes, landscaping and infrastructures. As a complementary service, they design contemporary luminaires that capture the essence of our design philosophy.

    Master of Lighting Design

    This Postgraduate Course is part of the Master of Lighting Design, a program composed of three modules that can be studied independently:

    Courses - IED Master

    Master of Lighting Design

    - 9 months
    School: Design
    Fecha de inicio: 05 October 2020

    Course file

    Postgraduate Course in Creative Lighting Design

    • Type of course : Postgraduate
    • Language : Español
    • School: Design
    • IED Credits: 20
    • Start date: April 2020
    • Duration: 3 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon 19.00-22.30 h (Mon to Fri, 3 to 5 days per week)
    • Attendance: In-person
    • Qualification: Private / A private certificate will be issued at the end of the course.
    • Directed to : graduates or holders of diplomas in the fields of art, design, architecture, interior design, etc.
    • Admission process : - CV (professional experience will be valued) - Motivation letter - Portfolio (not exceeding 3MB) website or blog, in the case of having them. - Personal interview, if the Didactic Coordination Team deems it appropriate.
    • Enrollment rate: 1200 €
    • Course Fee: 3100 €

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