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Lighting Design for Interior Spaces

A course by Mónica Vega , Architectural Lighting Designer

Architectural Lighting Designer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined April 2020

Learn how to trigger emotions and communicate ideas through the conceptualization of light

  • Best seller English, Spanish
  • 97% positive reviews (634)
  • 22391 students

Learn how to trigger emotions and communicate ideas through the conceptualization of light

A course by Mónica Vega

Is it possible to generate emotions and communicate ideas with light alone? The answer from Mónica Vega, architectural lighting designer and founder of LumLum studio, is a resounding yes. Together with her, make light your main working tool and be able to create a memorable language.

In this course, learn to use light as a design medium with basic techniques to illuminate interior spaces. When you finish, you will know how to conceptualize and design light atmospheres to generate user experiences, as well as the best way to present your projects to your team or clients.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 25 downloads

What will we do on the course?
2 minutes, 34 seconds
What is light
11 minutes, 20 seconds
The subject, observer
8 minutes, 21 seconds
Light, materials, objects
11 minutes, 19 seconds
The concept
11 minutes, 8 seconds
9 minutes, 26 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 97% positive reviews (634)
  • 22391 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 25m)
  • 25 additional resources (11 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Develop a lighting project for an interior space using LumLum’s 3-stage method: concept, technique, and documentation.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Architects, interior designers, design lovers, and anyone curious about light who wants to learn how to use it as a building material.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you will need to have basic knowledge of architectural design.

As for materials, you will need a sketchbook, black paper, and blue, yellow, white, and orange pencils.


22391 Students
634 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Mónica Vega

A course by Mónica Vega

Teacher Plus
Architectural Lighting Designer

After graduating in architecture, Mónica Vega founded her practice in Mexico City, LumLum, dedicated to designing architectural lighting for restaurants, offices, and stores, mostly.

Through documentation and research, LumLum's purpose is to arouse emotions with light as a working material. Most of their projects are located in the capital, but they also work all over the country, offering different solutions to each client and building.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do on the course?
  • U2

    The light

    • What is light
    • The subject, observer
    • Light, materials, objects
  • U3


    • The concept
    • Composition
    • Layers and hierarchies
  • U4

    Technique and documentation

    • Light sources
    • How to choose a light source? 1
    • How to choose a light source? 2
    • Representation of light sources
    • Drawing the light
  • FP

    Final project

    • Lighting design for interior spaces

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

  • Watch professionally produced courses

    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

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Lighting Design for Interior Spaces. Architecture, and Spaces course by Mónica Vega Best seller

Lighting Design for Interior Spaces

A course by Mónica Vega
Architectural Lighting Designer. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined April 2020
  • 97% positive reviews (634)
  • 22391 students