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Biophilic design is the practice of designing spaces with an awareness of how people are affected by their natural surroundings. Biophilic lighting and design incorporates natural elements into indoor spaces to produce a symbiotic relationship between man-made architecture and nature. This blog post will discuss what biophilic design is, why it's beneficial, how biophilic lighting can be helpful in schools and offices, and finally, how you can in… Read more
Fluorescent light fixtures are an inescapable fact of life. Our schools, offices, and businesses are full of fluorescent lights. And yet no one ever argued for the aesthetic qualities of fluorescent light. In fact, when it comes to lighting, most people find that fluorescent light is one of the least attractive types of light. So why is it so common? Simply put, it is cheap. Until the advent of practical LED technology, fluorescent bulbs were som… Read more
Autism classroom lighting can have a significant impact on students' ability to focus and learn. One factor that is often overlooked is the level of light in the room. There are many ways that teachers can use lighting to help their students with special needs, such as those who are autistic, to be more successful. For example, use calming lights instead of harsh bright lighting. Install Light Filters to soften the blue light that causes light se… Read more
I bet you wish you could block those fluorescent light at work don't you? Fluorescent lights can give people headaches and migraines, make it difficult to focus and concentrate, and make people sensitive to light. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do about this problem! You can block fluorescent lights with Octo Lights Covers, maximize natural lighting by changing out bulbs for softer-colored bulbs or turning off overhead lights in favo… Read more