December 7, 2023

12pm - 2pm

A Narrative on LED Lighting – Size Does Matter!

Matthew Tirschwell, the founder of his firm Tirschwell & Co. Architectural Lighting Design, has been instrumental in shaping the field of architectural lighting design. With over two decades of experience, he has established himself as a leading expert in the industry. His work reflects a deep understanding of the interplay between light, space, and human experience. Throughout his career, he has had the privilege of working with renowned architects on prestigious and exclusive projects. His ability to enhance spaces through innovative lighting solutions has earned him a reputation for excellence.

Often commissioned to design spaces for ultra-wealthy private patrons, Matthew’s attention to detail and commitment to creating unique experiences have made him a sought-after designer among this exclusive clientele. With his passion for lighting design and dedication to push boundaries, he continues to inspire and shape the future of architecture lighting design.

In his spare time, Matthew is a volunteer EMT in Ridgewood, Queens, and a volunteer firefighter. He is also the founder of EMSaccess, Inc. a 501(c)3 focused on best business practices for the volunteer ambulance community.

LED lighting is an essential conversion linked to energy efficiency, zero UV emissions, eco-friendliness, and design flexibility. In this introductory course, topics on how to integrate and apply LED lighting in design, LED lighting specifications, optics technology innovations, and the advantages of being “small” are discussed.

Learning objectives:

  • Know how and when to apply and use LED lights.
  • Understand the pros and cons of different types of LED lights.
  • Learn the appropriate applications for LED lights.
  • Observe the four lighting layers and what types of products are required to make the spaces look three-dimensional.
  • Recognize innovations in optics technology to reduce fixture count, improve lighting levels and save energy.
  • Factors to consider when specifying LED lights and the material relationships, as well the advantages and benefits of being small.

This course is accredited for 2 AIA LU’s (HSW)

Aronson’s Floor Covering
135 West 17th St New York, NY 10011
(Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

This lecture will be live in our Chelsea showroom. Lunch will be served after the seminar.

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A Narrative on LED Lighting – Size Does Matter!

December 7, 2023, 12pm - 2pm

NOTE: Registration subject to availability

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