2016-12-26

Storm Electronic Music Festival Lighting Inspired by Qi in Chinese Medicine

With an early career in lighting design combined with a Masters in ancient Chinese medicine, Daniel Richardson, Lighting Designer, Programmer and Operator, credits wysiwyg from CAST Software as an essential tool for designing and programming for the spectacular set of Storm, Now or Never and EDM other festivals in China. Originally from Australia, he is now in London operating tours and designing projects globally.
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2016-12-23

Widest Motoway in the World in Netherlands to Shine Under New LED Lights

The A2 motorway in the Netherlands is one of the busiest in the country, connecting the capital city Amsterdam to Liège, in Belgium. The lighting on certain sections of the motorway was no longer meeting the required levels and needed to be replaced.
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2016-12-23

Lech am Arlberg in Austria Lit up With Dazzling LED Lights

The place is internationally famous: Lech am Arlberg in Austria is a picture-postcard skiing location surrounded by an impressive mountain scenery, up to 2,809 meters above sea level. What is less widely known is the fact that some 1,500 people live in Lech. Some more figures: 8,300 hotel beds are available; the small village located on the banks of the Lech rivulet at the foot of the mountains raggedly towering above it boasts almost one million overnight stays every year. Lech lives on tourism, and instead of simply relying on its exquisite location, the village sets great store by enthusing its guests anew every year.
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2016-12-22

Biomedical Sidney Research Campus Relit with Artistic Lighting

Located in the shadow of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Sidney Research Campus is a study in new thinking.
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2016-12-21

Moncler Flagship Store in New York Illuminated in Golden Glowing Lights

The artist Bardula was asked by Parisian interior designers Gilles & Boissier to create a monumental kinetic light installation in the entrance of Moncler new flagship store at 650 Madison Avenue, at 59th Street, Manhattan, opened in October 2016.
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2016-12-20

German First Top League Soccer Stadium VfL Wolfsburg Trades in Traditional Luminaires for LED Pitch Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that VfL Wolfsburg is the first German soccer club to adopt connected LED pitch lighting from Philips Lighting for its stadium, the Volkswagen Arena, in Wolfsburg, Germany. As well as providing superior lighting quality, the pitch lighting and moving spotlights can synch with the stadium’s video screens and perimeter message displays, creating spectacular light effects that take stadium entertainment to a new level.
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2016-12-19

UN Studio Brightens up Amsterdam Light Festival with Eye Beacon Pavilion LED Installations

Designed In partnership with MDT-tex, the Amsterdam Light Festival Info Booth Pavilion serves as both an attraction point and a ticketing/information booth for people visiting the festival.
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2016-12-15

Custom LED Light Box to Be Installed in Seattle's Iconic Space Needle

DSA Phototech announced the completion of a large format LED light box installation for a new visitor exhibit at Seattle's iconic Space Needle. This innovative project involved the design and creation of 15 custom light boxes. To complete the project, DSA Phototech worked closely with two exhibit firms. Storyline Studio handled the exhibit concept and design, and Group Delphi managed the overall project and was responsible for fabrication and installation.
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2016-12-15

Osram Celebrates 110th Birthday on Ice

High-performance sport meets high-performance lighting: Osram crowned the celebrations commemorating the 110th brand anniversary with a spectacular event at the top of the Zugspitze, attended by some of Germany's best ice hockey players. Eight members of Germany's championship winning team, EHC Red Bull Munich, played an evening ice-hockey game against a stunning alpine backdrop, with the help of high-tech lighting provided by Osram.
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2016-12-14

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Turns to More Efficient LED Lights

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC), a nonprofit organization that provides food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina, selected LED lighting from Cree to light its new Raleigh, N.C. distribution and community center. The 85,000 square-foot facility is illuminated by Cree® CXB Series High-Bay LED luminaires, ZR24™ troffers and KR6™ downlights, delivering better light quality while generating nearly 50 percent energy savings compared to traditional options. 
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2016-12-14

Honda Manufacturing Facilities Slashes Energy Consumption with New LED Lights

In Honda’s latest environmental vision, Honda Motor President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo announced that the world’s largest engine manufacturer intends to cut its total company CO2 emissions by 50% by the year 2050.
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2016-12-14

Taiwan’s Largest Automotive Retail Shop Receives LED Upgrade

GlacialLight, a division of the technology manufacturer, GlacialTech, is pleased to find its environmentally friendly LED lights deployed in myriad applications all over the world. The largest automotive retail store in Taiwan, the new Hong Sheng Motor Department Store opening in Neihu District, Taipei, employed a large selection of GlacialLight’s bay lights, down lights, and flood lights. The wide array of lighting scenarios in this huge building demonstrate the flexibility of GlacialLight’s suite of LED lighting solutions.
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2016-12-13

Grand Sports Arena of Soccer Team Chicago Mustangs Receives Rebates from LED Lighting Upgrade

Grand Sports Arena, the training facility for the Chicago Mustangs pro soccer team, are making the switch to Serenity LED energy efficient lights which qualifies them for a ComEd rebate.
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2016-12-12

London Iconic Piccadilly Lights to Install Europe’s Largest LED Displays

Piccadilly Lights, one of the UK’s most iconic landmarks and a globally-recognized advertising space, is to undergo a redevelopment that will give new brands a rare chance to secure a sought-after spot.
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2016-12-09

Leo Villareal Studio Wins London Competition to Light up Thames River

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, this evening announced that a team led by the internationally acclaimed American light artist Leo Villareal and renowned British architects and urban planners, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, have won the Illuminated River International Design Competition.
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2016-12-09

Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome Illuminations Celebrates Osram’s 110-year Brand Anniversary

Lighting manufacturer Osram, which celebrates its 110-year brand anniversary this year, is joined by another famous institution: the Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome was opened in 1906 and is therefore celebrating its 110 years anniversary. To mark the occasion, Claypaky – a company of the Osram group – illuminated the venerable hotel, whose past guests have already included celebrities like Pablo Picasso, Elizabeth Taylor and the Rolling Stones, in a particularly spectacular fashion from November 5 to 20. Following the video projection shown at the Patent Office in Berlin during the Festival of Light in October, this was the second lighting installation being presented by Osram for its brand anniversary. 
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2016-12-08

Prototype Lexus LIT IS Covered in LEDs that Beat in Sync with Music

To highlight the impressive styling of the new 2017 IS, Lexus today unveiled a custom vehicle wrapped in 41,999 programmable LEDs that turn the car into a screen capable of broadcasting dynamic graphics and videos. The car, which is designed to send a bold signal, is featured in UK chart-topping artist Dua Lipa’s new music video for her hit song “Be the One.” The first-of-its-kind collaboration pairs Dua Lipa’s powerful vocals with an ethereal storyline, featuring the vehicle as a character and visual anchor in a story that also casts actor Ansel Elgort (“Divergent”; “The Fault in Our Stars”) as Dua's former love.
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2016-12-06

New York Town Slashes Energy Costs by US $57M with Cree LED Streetlights

The Town of Hempstead, N.Y., the largest township in the country, is making the switch to LED technology with the conversion of more than 50,000 high-pressure sodium fixtures to LED street lights from Cree. The installation is already underway with future phases planned to bring LED lighting to the town’s municipal buildings, parks and marinas. The street light project delivers an anticipated two and a half-year payback with nearly $3 million in annual energy savings and US $57 million in total lifetime savings.
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2016-12-06

“House of Wonders“ at Munich Modern Art and Design Museum Lit up with LEDs

The new Scriptus LED luminaire from Osram already underscores its aspirations upon its launch at the Pinakothek der Moderne. The indoor luminaire was selected for the "House of Wonders" design exhibition by Werner Aisslinger currently to be seen in the Pinakothek der Moderne art and design museum in Munich, Germany. Together with an OLED luminaire survey, two contributions from Osram have thus managed to centrally enrich the exhibition of the internationally renowned designer.
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2016-11-30

Italy’s Oldest Amusement Park Lit by Bridgelux LED Arrays

Bridgelux Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state LED arrays, announced the selection of Bridgelux Vero® Series and V Series™ LED arrays in over 1,000 fixtures throughout the historic amusement park.
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2016-11-30

Toronto's Waterfront Neighbourhood Aglow Under Philips Lumec’s Outdoor Lighting Solutions

Developed in the late 1980’s, Marina Del Rey is an area with over 3,000 residents located on the west end of Toronto’s waterfront. With spectacular views of Lake Ontario and downtown Toronto, Marina Del Rey is part of a thriving waterfront community considered “an oasis in the city” for residents of Toronto. By 2013, what had once been a central meeting place within the housing development that linked Marina Del Rey residents to the City of Toronto’s many walking and cycling paths, had fallen into disrepair.
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2016-11-30

Zumtobel and Viennese Start-up Zactrack Light up a Riding School with Dynamic Lighting System

The system was developed by the Viennese start-up company zactrack and its realisation was supported by the Austrian lighting company Zumtobel Group.
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2016-11-24

Osram Clinches Global SSL Showcase Top 100 Award

Osram Lighting Solutions was distinguished with the Global SSL Showcase Top 100 Award by the International Solid State Lighting Alliance (ISA) for its spectacular LED solution in the "Wuhan – Two Rivers and Four Banks" project. The world's largest synchronized LED light show extends across 320 buildings, has a length of 20 km, and covers the banks of the two rivers Jangtse and Han that flow through the city. Osram also received the coveted award last year for its unique lighting solution in the Sistine Chapel.
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2016-11-22

Oakland Landmark Necklace of Lights Illuminated Differently

The Necklace of Lights is a string of more than 4,000 lights encircling the 4.82 kilometers (3.4-mile) Lake Merritt waterfront in Oakland, California. The last major re-lamping of the 90-year-old landmark took place in 2006, when 11-watt incandescent bulbs were replaced with 3-watt cold cathode compact fluorescent bulbs. As the cold cathode bulbs aged, replacements became increasingly expensive and hard to find. The City of Oakland needed a solution that would deliver high-quality illumination, energy savings and longevity. Working with local MaxLite distributor San Leandro Electric Supply, the city recently replaced the 4,500 cold cathode bulbs with MaxLite 2.5-watt LED Marquee Lamps.
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2016-11-18

Philips Lighting Projects Realization of Smart Cities by 2030

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has created a sneak preview of what urban life could be like in 2030, in a future-gazing virtual reality experience. At Smart Cities Expo World Congress in Barcelona today, Philips Lighting Research unveiled a picture of how connected lighting technology will play a key part in underpinning the smart cities we can expect to inhabit in just over a decade. 
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2016-11-17

Madrid Office Skyscraper Torre Europa Transformed with Smart Lighting Technology

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, presented a new connected lighting project that transforms Madrid’s landmark office skyscraper Torre Europa into a smart, highly secure and connected office of the future. This is the first building in Spain to feature a Philips Power over Ethernet (PoE) connected office lighting system to allow office workers to personalize their office environment using their smartphones and building managers to optimize space utilization and building efficiency. 
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2016-11-16

Philips Lighting Rolls out World’s Largest Smart Street Light Systems in Indonesia

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting,announced a city-wide upgrade of Jakarta’s street lighting. The project, a significant milestone in Jakarta’s ongoing transformation into a smart city, involves upgrading nearly 90,000 street luminaires with energy efficient LED lights connected to a Philips CityTouch lighting management system. The project is on target for completion in only seven months with approximately 430 light points being connected per day. This makes it the world’s fastest street lighting retrofit and remote management project undertaken to date.
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2016-11-16

MaxLite LED Fixtures Help Cosmetology Institute Save Energy Costs

MaxLite LED Polygon Linear Fixtures are creating energy savings and a brighter learning environment for stylists at the Aveda Institute of Denver, Colorado, a leading school for cosmetology and spa therapy.
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2016-11-16

The 'Lightbulb Moment' at the Ross Noble Comedy Tour

The production behind British comedian Ross Noble's latest stand-up tour 'Brain Dump' has turned to a tourable lighting control system for the first time. The team has invested in an Avolites Titan Mobile console to power the eccentrically brilliant set, made of giant inflatable light bulbs each with an LED light source at its core.
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2016-11-15

Dutch and Belgian Rose Growers Expand Use of Philips Horticultural LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the expansion of horticultural LED lighting installations at the two leading companies in cut rose cultivation, Porta Nova in the Netherlands and Scheers Rose Nursery in Belgium. Shortly after piloting hybrid LED and high-pressure sodium (HPS) grow light installations, both growers have decided to expand their LED investment following yields increasing by up to 50%.
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The wait is over. The highly anticipated HomeKit™-enabled SYLVANIA SMART+™ A19 Full Color Light Bulb is now available for pre-order (MSRP $44.99) with delivery expected in September and additional products coming out soon after.READ MORE

Shenzhen Bentuo Electronic Technology Co., Ltd (BT-lux), a professional vendor of high-end panel lights in Shenzhen, recently released a "Quadruple-proof" panel light, S16-H series. Here Quadruple-proof means waterproof, dust-proof, ... READ MORE