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Your perception of the world depends on lighting, and that’s why designers, artists, and companies use lighting to create unique experiences, memorable brand impressions and comfortable spaces.

As lighting gets more connected and digital, it becomes a core element for retailers, restaurants, workspaces, music performances, event venues and homes.

In this workshop you will learn the basics of digital lighting technology, tools & trends, you will get inspired by the work of lighting designers in different fields, and you will have the chance of creating you own lighting designs using ProtoPixel, the platform that makes lighting design, distribution and control easy for everyone. No previous experience required!

If you’re a designer, artist, brand manager, marketing specialist, architect or you’re interested in creating appealing, memorable spaces and experiences, this workshop is for you!


10:00 – Welcome

10:15 – Introduction to Lighting Tech and Design

10:45 – Light, Data & Space, by Moritz Behrens

11:15 – Interactive and generative lighting, by Imanol Gómez

11:45 – Introduction to the ProtoPixel Platform

12:45 – Lunch break

13:30 – Hands-on Session

15:00 – Wrap up & end of workshop.


ProtoPixel is the platform that makes lighting design, deployment and control easy for everyone. It allows agencies and design professionals to easily create unique lighting experiences directly from the cloud for a broad range of retail, hospitality and entertainment businesses.


Sebastián Mealla C.

For the last 20 years Sebastian has been working, researching and speaking about creative technology and innovation. He leverages an extensive business, design and management background to create groundbreaking, user-centric, market-validated products that have a direct impact in businesses and in how people create and shape their environment. He is co-founder and managing partner of ProtoPixel.


Imanol Gómez

Imanol Gómez is a creative technologist interested in exploring the interdisciplinary and critical perspectives on art, science, design, and technology. Recently, he has been mainly working with generative visuals and light as source of expression.


Moritz Behrens

Moritz Behrens is an architect and maker, an interaction designer and researcher currently based in Berlin. On graduating from UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, he works at the intersection of architecture and interactive lighting. Moritz focuses on designing for technology-mediated architectural experiences in public space, which encourage people to engage with each other. Previously he worked with the renowned designer Ingo Maurer in Munich. Moritz’ interactive media installations have been exhibited amongst others at the Ars Electronica Festival, the Vivid Sydney Festival, Verve Cultural in Sao Paulo and Staro Riga. The Sentiment Cocoon project was awarded a Media Architecture Award 2016 and German Design Award 2017. Moritz recent publications include: Sentiment Architectures. A Field Trip to Behaviour and Cognition in Time and Space, (BotoPress Berlin, 2016).

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December 5, 2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Ground Floor, Creators Lab, Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park,
Lohmühlenstraße 65
Berlin, Berlin 12435 Germany


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