Asian Lighting Designers Salon

 The AIGC Lighting Design Workshop was successfully held in Guangzhou


The two-day AIGC Lighting Design Workshop, which was held in Guangzhou from March 30 to 31, 2024, was a resounding success. This was not only the first training event in Asia to combine artificial intelligence with lighting design, but also successfully demystified AIGC, ushering in a new era of lighting design.

During the workshop, over twenty lighting designers from across the country actively participated, creating a strong learning atmosphere on site. The workshop included hands-on practical sessions, allowing participants to personally experience the practical application of artificial intelligence in lighting design and feel the convenience and creativity brought by disruptive and cutting-edge technologies.

Participant Profiles

When discussing the question of "Will AI take away human jobs?", Mr. Li Guang, Executive Director of AALD and Associate Professor/Master's Supervisor at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, believes that it won't be AI itself that steals your job, but the people who first master AI capabilities.

Li Guang and Tan Liang

Wang Xiao and Ye Yuxing.

During the course, the instructor carefully designed a diverse and engaging teaching content. Through various forms such as basic software explanations, case sharing, and practical project exercises, an in-depth and comprehensive teaching on the usage of the three software tools - ChatGPT, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion, was conducted.

Ma Bin

The event was hosted by the Asian Association of Lighting Designers (AALD), co-organized by the Digital Art and Technology Institute of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, and undertaken by Yangguang Media. It was presided over by Mr. Ma Bin, Secretary-General of AALD, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Zhongzhao Development.

The workshop focused on facilitating the construction of an AI-based lighting design workflow as its core objective. In the future, the organizers will prioritize the training of AI models for lighting design and plan to continue hosting workshops in various cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Jinan, Chengdu, and more. This is aimed at cultivating new digital talents with high-tech cultural literacy and mastery of cutting-edge technologies, providing talent support for the innovation of the lighting design industry.