Visual comfort at office workplaces

Work on screens

Rethinking traditional design approaches

Traditional, quantitative office lighting mainly focuses on horizontal visual tasks whilst neglecting today's typical viewing direction at the desk with the computer monitor in the centre. As a consequence, the surrounding space gains importance. Designers are therefore faced with the challenge of supplementing minimum normative standards with the fundamentals of perception-orientated lighting design.

Rethinking traditional design approaches

Traditional, quantitative office lighting mainly focuses on horizontal visual tasks whilst neglecting today's typical viewing direction at the desk with the computer monitor in the centre. As a consequence, the surrounding space gains importance. Designers are therefore faced with the challenge of supplementing minimum normative standards with the fundamentals of perception-orientated lighting design.

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