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Lightology: Summer in Chicago
Lighting LU Offering:
The Real Value of Great Lighting

Thursday, August 31st, 2006
6:30 pm

215 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Cost: $20.00 in advance,
$25 at the door

Beer, Wine, and Soda

DJ On the Roof

1 LU credit
Presenter: Stefan R. Graf, Principal IALD, LC, IESNA
Stefan Graf began his career as a lighting designer in an era that revolutionized lighting design for the concert touring industry. In the late 60's, Graf provided services for a variety of international concert and theatrical productions. In 1975, Graf founded Fantasee Lighting to serve unique lighting needs of video, corporate theater, exhibits and stage shows. While with Fantasee, Graf developed the 1st automated stage light. Graf is a now a leader in exhibit lighting, and was one of the first lighting designers to bring automated fixtures to the North American International Auto Show. As the market changed, Graf saw the need for a design firm that focused on the needs of commercial, retail, and residential architectural projects and founded Illuminart. Graf and his team at Illuminart provide professional architectural lighting design services that deliver value engineered, sustainable lighting solutions for clients such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Ford Motor Land Development, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, Volvo, Haworth, and Circuit City. Graf has received over 38 International Illumination Design Awards, including two IIDA Awards of Distinction, and his projects have been featured in a variety of industry publications, including Lighting Dimensions, LD&A, and Architectural Lighting magazine. Graf, an active member of the design community, is a proponent of sustainable design through cost effective design programs.
Limit 75, so sign up early!
The aesthetic advantages of great lighting design are evident when we look at stunning project photos. Light attracts, reveals architecture, creates a positive impression and improves visibility. But the significant cost advantage to good design is often overlooked. This seminar will present case studies revealing not only the inherent benefits of good lighting, but also the cost benefits to the owners and users of the space. You will learn the lighting techniques, technologies and methods used to accomplish great, cost-effective lighting solutions.
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