The Educational Gallery is a learning tool for all visitors, as it allows one to visually understand the subtleties of design, lighting design and landscape lighting design. ELLI has established categories so that common landscape features can be measured against one another.
In the early part of 2020, ELLI intends to launch a consortium group dedicated to practicing trade professionals. This group will have the opportunity to further explore relationships of lighting design applications and how they affect emotion, purpose and experience.
This section includes photos associated with landscape lighting elements, views and applications of this work. There are four (4) categories which address important and different aspects of landscape lighting design. This separation allows for easier understanding and study of these perspectives.
This category includes all landscape spaces, but isolates the primary emphasis of the scene into sub-categories:
This category represents the psychological responses associated with how we experience a space. Although this study and application is relatively new to the landscape lighting design profession, it’s one which should be strived for. This category is broken down into the most common emotional types used in landscapelighting design:
This section includes educational video subject matter that can aid the landscape lighting designer in both thought and skills. They primarily include interviews and seminars, and are broken down into the following categories:
One on one or group interviews with recognized landscape lighting designers, lighting designers, and landscape architects. They include discussions on individual backgrounds, techniques, applications, industry problems, history, and the future of these professions.
Topics address the impact of lighton human health.
Topics address photographic & cinematographic principles, techniques and tips that can benefit the landscape lighting designer. It also includes professional interviews about the importance of composition and good photography.
Topics related to light and shadow or darkness. These discussions identify the importance of this balance.
Topics include the various physical materials encountered in landscape lighting and how the lighting designer should consider working with them for the best effects.
Topics include drawing, sketching, architecture, and the drafting of plans and designs. Tips are included to make the design process more efficient.
This section includes various publications found that are of interest to the landscape lighting profession, as well as those providing evidence of the benefits associated with light, nature, and human interaction within these settings.
This category includes a mixture of guides and standards that can be utilized by trade professionals as well as the consumer.
This category includes various articles or publications which support landscape lighting design.
This section provides presentations and studies associated with a topic related to landscape lighting design. They provide additional understanding to the discipline as compared to just viewing photographic images.