PURPOSE-DRIVEN USE OF LIGHT COLOR & INTENSITY
Purpose-Driven Use of Light Color & Intensity
Tuning light’s color and intensity to the right values, using insights from cognitive neuroscience, boosts viewers’ wellbeing. What’s “right” varies by context and situation; no lighting color-intensity combo is always best, just as the music on one radio station doesn’t meet all needs.
This article reviews research on light color and intensity in interior spaces, not lighting’s general effects on space users’ attitudes and behaviors.