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Postgraduate Course in Creative Lighting Design

Postgraduate - 3 months

New technologies invade the lighting environment. Learn to use digital lighting as a tool to create innovative and brand experiences through light

    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, you will explore new technologies through art and lighting design, and you will be able to study and implement new business models and different ways of using light for both an artistic and strategic purpose. An innovative use of light to awaken our perception, emotion, memory and imagination at the point of confluence between art, science and technology. 


    • Learn how to transform the experience of space through light.
    • Explore artistic, theoretical and practical methods of manipulating light to achieve an emotional perception of space, involving in it memory and imagination.
    • Learn the history and theory of the use of light as a creative tool.
    • Use light as a creative tool, taking advantage of certain functions and digitally manipulating its properties.
    • Learn about digital light.
    • Understand the creative possibilities of innovative lighting technologies.
    • Produce creative projects that use digital light in a significant way.

    Professional Opportunities

    • Designers in event companies, ephemeral architectures and museographic installations.
    • Light artists.
    • 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.


    Maja Petrić

    Maja Petrić is an artist who works in the interface of science, technology and art.

    Maja holds a Doctorate in Digital Art and Experimental Media (DXARTS) from the University of Washington, a Master of Arts in New Media from the Tisch School of the Arts (New York University) and a Master's in Journalism from University of Zagreb.

    Maja grew up in Croatia during the violent fragmentation of Yugoslavia. It is then that his concern arose to use art to transform the traumatic experiences of his environment. His work consists of transforming the poetic experience of space through light. He has exhibited individually in the Henry Art Gallery, Studio99 Gallery, Amazon Gallery and has participated in several group exhibitions.

    Some of the awards he has received include Richard Kelly Light Art Award, two Thünen Lighting Awards and Microsoft Research Residency Award. Recently, the International Light Art Center nominated his work of art for the International De Light Art Award.

    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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