Lumisty first drew widespread attention when it was used on the windows of Pleats Please, Issey Miyake's clothing boutique in SoHo. Since then many of the world’s top designers and architects have opted to put the film at the service of their own rich imaginations, and the results have been stunning. Lumisty’s applications range from museums, hotels, banks, restaurants, and bars, to storefronts, conference rooms, trade show exhibits--and even bathrooms.
If you’ve seen Lumisty in action you’ve experienced the unexpected and pleasing visual sensation it creates. Upon first encountering the product, people are often struck by what they think is an optical illusion. Walking past a window with Lumisty applied, a perfectly clear, transparent glass surface becomes, in a step or two, partially fogged. Two or three steps later, the same window is completely fogged. Walk backward or forward, and it’s clear again. As the viewer’s angle shifts, so does the transparency or translucency of the film.