LIGHT THINK STUDIOS
DESIGN AND INNOVATION STUDIOS
We currently work with the nations top retail and hospitality leaders to create and ideate on the guest experience and how design can help support the creation of dynamic experiences that create connections and build loyalty for years to come. Our studio work helps us understand what todays employers need from recent college grads.
Derry Berrigan and Bianca Ramsey are the visionary designers and founders of Light Think University. Their respect for people, energy and stewardship inspires firsts..
The first residential design using 90% LED lighting
The first commercial building, City of Chicago Center for Green Technology using 90% LED lighting, 80% energy reduction
The first quick-serve restaurant, McDonalds, to achieve 97% LED lighting, 86% energy reduction
The first large scale retailer, Walmart using LED lighting in interior spaces
The first college, Santa Fe Community College, 96% LED lighting, 90% energy reduction
The first bank, Bank of America, 100% LED lighting, 87% energy reduction
Light Think University
SPOTLIGHT STUDENT PROJECTS
Trades and Advanced Technology Center
SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
“Energy conservation and eco-friendly design is most effective when it places emphasis on the human experience,” says Berrigan. “The Trades & Advanced Technology Center is a shining example of how exciting, stimulating, and comfortable a learning environment can be. It is a model for future campuses. Santa Fe Community College has raised the bar to show other Universities and College’s what is possible today”.
BETA PROJECT 1
Rensselaer Smart Lighting Energy Research Center - Sustainability Club Dorm Room Renovation
Our first beta project partnered with the Smart Energy Research Center to reimagine a traditional dorm room. Together students uncovered the opportunities for innovation within their own living and working spaces.
BETA PROJECT 2
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN
We have reimagined the classroom and designed from real-world research to deliver an engaging experience that is modular, scalable, and affordable. It empowers both teachers and students. It delivers on the promise of high standards at UNH.