Orientation lighting

Luminaires as signals for orientation

Orientation luminaires are defined first and foremost by the task of providing orientation. This can be achieved by luminaires that function as sources of illumination or as signals.

Criteria for orientation luminaires
- luminance: noticability of the luminaires in their surroundings

Orientation lighting

Orientation luminaires with point-form front lens act as a local orientation light.

Floor washlights form points of light on the wall and serves as an orientation light on the floor surface.

For identifying:
- architectural lines
- steps or restricted areas
- entrances
- routes
- emergency exit routes