LUUXX

CPD Courses

CPD Courses

Here at LUUXX, we offer structured RIBA and BIID accredited CPD courses for architects, designers and other industry professionals.

We can arrange for the course to take place at your own premises or if you’d prefer, we’d be delighted to host you at one of our demonstration venues.

For our CPD courses, please allow approximately 1 hour; unless it takes place at one of our demonstration venues and you’d like a tour of the space before or after. Lunch is included and is typically provided a few minutes before the start of the presentation.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us by clicking here or if you’d like to register, please complete the form below.

The exciting bit – here is the list of CPDs that we are currently providing …

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Designed to Disappear


Adding well designed LIGHTING and AUDIO into a space can be, perhaps, the most impactful factors in the luxury experience. AUDIO & LIGHTING working in harmony. Often, you can’t quite pinpoint where the speakers are in the ceiling, or wall, or where the light is coming from. The magic is these things are present, but we can’t see their source. 

In this CPD, we will explore new audio and lighting design concepts, ways to specify hidden audio and lighting without compromising the sound or light and, how to further enhance and influence the luxury experience. 

This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Defining the Luxury Experience 
  • Parallels between Lighting Design and Audio Design
  • Building technology into Architecture and Interior Design
  • Introducing the Integrator as a partner to support designing a luxury experience

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What is that Keypad on the wall? The Benefits of Lighting Control


Technology is moving quickly. Advancements in smart home technology is enabling new and fabulous experiences all throughout the home, but it can quickly become confusing to understand and even more difficult to put it all together in a valuable experience for your customers.

In this CPD, we will discuss how a lighting control system works and what it takes to create a great lighting experience. After this seminar, designers will be able to better collaborate with electricians and integrators (smart home professionals) with an increased understanding of the technology and dependencies of all the elements required to delight your customers.

This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Communication the benefits of a lighting control system
  • The importance of all the elements from the fixtures to the keypads working well together to deliver the best experience to your customers
  • Advantages of integrating lighting with other parts of a smart home
  • Integrators and how they can enable better lighting design by working with you on your projects

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My Home is my (Smart) Castle


Interior designers want to create a home that is their client’s castle, but how do they go about achieving such a space with technology? This CPD introduces the basics of home automation through four key principles to better create a home that feels like a true castle to clients. This presentation walks designers through technology lingo and concepts that will help them bring smart home tech into their designs.

This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:

  • Technology principles and smart home terms to help you as a professional better navigate the home-technology conversation
  • The types of technology and resources available to you to successfully bring technology into your designs
  • Growing your business and skill set by adding smart home technology to your professional project portfolio
  • The benefits of prioritising certain technology principles in wellness and sustainable home design

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5 Levels of a Smart Home


Smart homes are all the rage today, but do you really know the difference between smart things and a truly smart home? Come learn about the current state of smart home technology as we explain the five levels of a smart home and what that means to you in design. You’ll learn the difference between limited integration and whole-home integration, the art of automation orchestration, and where the future of smart home is going. Get ready to set yourself apart as you incorporate automation into your designs with this innovative understanding of smart home technology.

By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:

  • The difference between smart products and a smart home
  • True integration is and how it benefits your clients
  • Where smart home is going and how you can stand out with it now
  • The importance of working with a smart home professional

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Designing the Connected Home


This CPD explores the design and installation of technology in the connected home. It will explain why good design is so essential in the connected home and outlines the possibilities for integrating technology projects.

By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:

  • Why architects should discuss technology with their clients
  • The possibilities for technology in projects and the associated processes

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Designing Home Cinemas and Media Rooms


Digital entertainment has become a huge part of our daily lives — and it’s something that can be truly astounding when experienced in the correct environment. Dedicated and convertible entertainment spaces need careful thought and professional design to perform well, and ultimately wow the homeowner. Discover the principles of how to design and implement these entertainment spaces.

This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:

  • The difference between a home cinema and a media room and the basic vocabulary used
  • How to raise awareness of home cinemas and media rooms, how to help clients choose and specify rooms and raise the standard of the rooms
  • All the components that make a good home cinema room and media room
  • The design principles of sound and vision
  • How to work with a system designer and examine requirements

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Cabling for the Integrated Home


This CPD will discuss the fundamentals of the “smart home” — the common term for what’s really an “integrated home.” After defining the term, the sessions explore topics including The Internet of Things, entertainment, modern building methods, bandwidth, and wiring infrastructure.

By the end of the seminar, you should have a greater understanding of:

  • Key vocabulary and phrases
  • Basic design principles
  • What is required to cable an “Integrated Home”
  • Key metrics/space
  • When to ask for guidance or professional assistance

Register your interest in one of our CPD courses