Crafting space with light requires knowledge, experience, and expertise. Architectural lighting design is the act of crafting space — exterior and interior — with light. This is illumination done in concert with architecture.
November 26th, 2013
Hero Image ©Adrian Bischof
At its core, lighting is about creating a sense of place and atmosphere using light as the main medium of expression. It’s about fulfilling the practical needs of a project, whatever the programme might be. It means having one’s work blend seamlessly with the architecture, often at the risk of not being seen. It’s about giving definition to a space. And XAL is passionate about all these aspects.
For over 20 years XAL has focused on the medium in all its diversity, on its optimum adaptation to user requirements and on continual endeavours to roll back the borders of what is technically possible. The quintessence of all this resides in their aesthetic and functionally outstanding lighting solutions, which can be perfectly integrated into all kinds of indoor and outdoor contexts.
For more information on Helios download the catalogue here.
In a time of highly diverse requirements they offer the necessary process quality, flexibility and internationality to develop sustainable concepts that go far beyond short-lived trends. This is the principle that the ‘Helios’ LED light embodies in a surprising and equally simple manner. Through patented prism technology, its exceptionally flat, innovative light head allows for both upward and downward directed light for individually configurable lighting situations: direct light for the immediate surroundings and at the same time harmonious ambient light through indirect ceiling illumination.
Soothing calm also has a role to play in lighting design. This is why the ‘Sonic’ is not just an LED light with a consciously elegant design, but is also a unique sound absorber. The patented soundproofing element of its conical luminaire head is based on a specially shaped styrofoam carrier with hexagonal sound openings. The multi-layered covering of sound absorbing fabric and a woven surface not only provides effective noise attenuation but also exceptional visual impact. XAL shows that silence can be beautiful.
For more information on Sonic download the catalogue here.
Maximum flexibility, as easy and as versatile as a construction set: ‘The Move It’ three phase track lighting system uses magnetic click-mounting that offers almost endless potential combinations and configurations for lighting layout- toolless and effortless. Amazingly simple, right down to the last detail. And that’s why you’ll find XAL where their customers and partners are. In some 150 towns and cities in over 50 countries in the world.
For more information on Move It System download the catalogue here.
XAL products are available in Australia from Space Lighting
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