Lambert, I., MacLeod, M., Firth, R., Winton, E., Dean, M., Innes, M., …Titley, W. (2011). Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011. Journal of Design Practice and Research, 1, (1-40)
What is design and what are designers? Good design can change lives and improve services within the public, private and third sectors. Designers are creative problem solvers w...
Innes, M. (2016, November). Unconventional Lighting
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Innes, M. (2016, October). How do you make a Lighting Designer?
Scottish Funding Council
development of innovative projection system to allow responsive and live creation and manipulation of projected scenery for theatrical workshops.
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw
Smart Textiles: Lit Lace for performance, is one of twenty four projects funded by the second WEAR (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible Innovation) Sustain call.
WEAR is part o...
This project is to develop innovative system of creative lighting and projection to underpin a new tourism initiative at NTS Inverewe Gardens.
Quye, A., Han, J., & Innes, M. (2016, October). The chemical effect of filtered visible light on light-sensitive dyes. Poster presented at Dyes in History and Archaeology 35 (DHA35), Pisa, Italy
Despite best efforts to remove damaging UV and short wavelength light from museum displays, dyes on historical textiles can still fade or change colour if visible light causes...
Innes, M. (2015, November). Lighting Design Thinking
Public lecture to an audience of students and practicing professional designers, architects and artists.
Innes, M. (2015, October). Lighting Design as a Second Language. Presented at LES RENCARDS DE L’ACETYLÈNE 2015, Paris
Lighting Education for Non-Specialists:
How does anyone end up working as a lighting designer? We have all discovered the joy of lighting design through different routes. Whe...
Innes, M. (2008, May). Light Art & Architecture (1). Paper presented at Light Middle East Conference
Exploring the boundary between light art and lighting design in architecture, using examples of my own work and the work of other light artists.
Taylor, S., Robertson, S., & Innes, M. (2018). Light-emitting Lace: a textile and lighting modular system
Light-emitting Lace is a textile lighting proof of concept modular system comprising woven optical fibre and textile illuminator and the result of two, Textile Future Forum (T...
Innes, M. 'Chain Reaction' Torness Nuclear Power Station. 4 March 2016 - 13 March 2016. (Unpublished)
Temporary projection art installation onto the facade of the nuclear power station. Commissioned as part of the Dunbar Science Festival.
Innes, M. International Year of Light: IllumiNations. 2 December 2015 - 2 December 2015. (Unpublished)
This one night light art installation was commissioned by Heriot Watt University to mark the Scottish Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Light.
The commission was ...
Innes, M. 'Magic Lantern' Barns Ness Lighthouse. 6 March 2015 - 8 March 2015. (Unpublished)
This light art and projection event was commissioned by Dunbar SciFest to celebrate the International Year of Light 2015.
Tasked with trying to generate a new audience for a ...
Innes, M. Bishop Archibald Effigy, Elgin Cathedral. 1 December 2011 - 31 March 2016. (Unpublished)
Historic structures, architecture and artefacts can give us an amazing insight into what life was like when these objects were first created. However, this image of the past i...
Innes, M. (2017). Lighting and Museum Exhibits. In C. Papadopoulos, & H. Moyes (Eds.), Oxford Handbooks OnlineOxford, UK: Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198788218.013.31
Museums exist to display and preserve valuable artefacts. Display lighting helps fulfil one of the main tenets of a museum, but excessive light causes irreparable damage to se...
Innes, M. (2017). Efficient or Effective. Lighting Magazine, 49(2), 100-107
Efficient or Effective: The contrast between these twin aspects of lighting cuts to the core of what it means to be a lighting designer. It poses the thorny question: what is ...
(2014). Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014. ISBN 978-1-908225-02-3
Editorial -Welcome to the third issue of the Journal for Design Practice & Research.
The last 18 months has been an extremely busy time for us. We have continued to grow as a ...
Heriot Watt University
The project will develop specialised lighting systems appropriate for lighting woven optical fibre, develop lighting capacity as an integrated component, and advance large scale commercial manufacture...
Edinburgh World Heritage
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
Edinburgh World Heritage is a charity set up with the purpose of protecting and enhancing the historic sites of Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns in keeping with its UNESCO World Heritage status.
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
Historic Environment Scotland
Phase 1 - To explore methods of using digital projection to enhance the interpretation of existing artifacts and to explore passive augmented reality techniques to present visulisations of the cathedr...