5 principles for designing better bridge lighting
More designers than ever before are using light as an art form: painting with light to create inspirational attractions and instil pride in our civic landmarks.
In 2016 the Mayor of London launched a competition to redesign the lighting schemes of 17 of the city’s most celebrated bridges. The winning designer, Leo Villareal said: “he wouldn’t have been able to do this without LED”. Which goes to show what a creative tool LED has become.
Bridge use, road safety and regulations, reflections off water, plus the impact on local residents and wildlife are all key considerations for nailing the best lighting design.
We’ve listed our top 5 lighting design principles, with examples.