Lighting & Creativity: A Conversation with Trent Reznor

Whether you are in business, an artist, or a stay at home mom (or dad), we all use creativity throughout our lives. Creativity can be used for painting, acting, composing new music, designing a new business application, developing a new manufacturing process, figuring out how to get your toddler to eat their vegetables … the list goes on and on. This may or may not have been obvious, but I think what is less obvious is how the environment we are in affects our creativity.

The space around us has a tremendous impact on our mood, mental state, focus, productivity, and yes creativity! If we are indoors, there are many things that contribute to the overall design esthetics and spatial elements of our environment. I recently learned how lighting has an enormous impact on our creativity.

The WELL Learning Library recently coordinated a conversation with with Global Wave Integration and Trent Reznor of NIN (Nine Inch Nails) to reflect on how lighting impacts our creativity. This real world example is based on the lighting systems that Global Wave Integration installed in Trent’s home studio. 

Read the full analysis and conversation below.

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