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M.R.L.D. is a professional firm of independent lighting designers unaffiliated with manufacturing, sales or utilities to ensure impartiality in product selection.

Maurizio Rossi, IALD, IESNA, after working and teaching at university in the U.S.A. in 1982 established his lighting design firm in Rome, Italy and since then, M.R.L.D. has developed numerous international architectural lighting design projects.

PROFESSIONAL SCOPE

The design of total illumination and control systems for: restaurants, schools, hotels, industrial plants, ships, museums, offices, hospitals, churches, landscapes, residences, shopping malls, stores and all other projects where knowledge of the creative, economic, and technical aspects of the architectural illumination are required.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Full project layouts prepared showing locations, type, and control of all the specified equipment.
  • A complete set of equipment details and control specifications provided.
  • Itemized budget estimates developed.
  • All standard fixtures specified by manufacturer and catalogue number.
  • All special fixtures designed in detail and the manufacturer specified.
  • Progression of work followed on site and all work checked at the completion of the project.

    These services are provided in coordination with the team involved in each individual project.

    PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITIES

    Maurizio Rossi Lighting Design, IALD, IESNA, specific professional skills include mechanical and optical design of fixtures, calculations, realization of models and mock-ups, fixtures tests, sun lighting reports and dimmer equipment programming.

    WHAT IS A LIGHTING DESIGNER ?

    Lighting designers enhance the built enviroment through their understanding of the integration of light and space. Their expertise is in combining creativity with quality design and technical skill. Lighting designers work with architects, interior designers and engineers as a member of the design team or directly for the owner or client. A professional lighting designer, provides a full scope of services for interior, exterior and daylighting applications which:

  • Evaluate needs and functions
  • Establish lighting criteria
  • Research and specify lighting fixtures
  • Document lighting solutions

    WHAT CAN A LIGHTING DESIGNER ADD TO THE PROJECT ?

    Aside from specifying lighting equipment, its location and its control. IALD lighting designers add a creative dimension to every project, always working within the parameters of each job. Quality lighting design, executed by an IALD lighting professional, is critical to the success of every architectural and interior design project. A professional lighting design will:

  • Enrich all other design elements
  • Address specific uses and program requirements
  • Enhance worker productivity
  • Add an aestetic component through color, tecnique and fixture selection
  • Conform to all applicable building and energy codes

    WHY HIRE AN IALD LIGHTING DESIGNER ?

    Your opportunities when hiring a member of the International Association of Lighting Designers go far beyond the basic need of hiring a specialist to design your lighting. An IALD lighting designer must meet the highest standards of conduct, practice, skill and expertise within the lighting design profession. Members who use the IALD initials after their name:

  • Have demonstrated their design skills and experience through a portfolio review by peers
  • Devote their professional time to the practice of architectural lighting
  • Are independent consultants unaffiliated with manufacturing, sales or utilities to ensure impartiality in product selection
  • Practice lighting in accordance with iald code of professional conduct

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