2017-06-06

Robe for Burhan G Tour

Popular Danish R&B and pop singer Burhan G is on the road with a brand new set and lighting design by Theis Wemuth of Aarhus based creative visual practice, Create This, with Robe Spiiders, BMFLs and Pointes right at the core of the aesthetic.
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2017-06-01

Plexineon Plays a Starring Role at Salt Lake City’s New Theater

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the debut of the 2500-seat, $119 million George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater was highly anticipated — bringing to the downtown's cultural core a much-needed new venue large enough to accommodate even the most ambitious Broadway productions.
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2017-06-01

Modern Forms Wins Best Booth Awards at 2017 Lightfair International

Modern Forms received the Best Booth Award in the Design Pavilion during 2017 Lightfair International at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Modern Forms earned the accolade for excellence in visual display and product presentation.
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2017-05-19

Breaking the Rules with Cutting-Edge Lighting for the Home

Buster + Punch take their lighting to unexpected yet stylish levels with their HEAVY METAL Pendant and LED BUSTER Bulb. A London-born home fashion label that works with unusual, solid materials to make extraordinary items for everyday use, Buster + Punch's custom lighting fuses unique design and attitude to light up any room in the home from the kitchen to the bathroom and even the home bar area. Buster + Punch's striking British-infused lighting makes a design statement for all.
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2017-05-04

Zumtobel Timeless design of ONDARIA LED recognised with a prestigious “Good Design Award”

Founded in 1950 by the renowned architects Ray and Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen and MoMa curator Edgar Kaufmann Jr., the “Good Design Award” from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts, has now established itself as an internationally recognised symbol for innovative design. Adding ONDARIA to the elite list of Good Design Award winners therefore represents special acknowledgement of the exceptional work carried out by Zumtobel.
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2017-04-11

Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition Winners Unveiled

Results of the 10th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition were announced at a networking reception during the opening of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition). 
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2017-03-31

10 Luxury Lighting Brands Which Will Be Attending Salone Del Mobile

This year, Salone del Mobile and Euroluce will take place from April 4th to the 9th. Contemporary Lighting has shared with readers 10 luxury lighting brands which will be showcasing their designs at the exhibition.
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2015-05-15

Vietnam Lotte Center’s New Lighting Design Inspired by Blooming Lotus Flowers

Inspired by “ao dai”, the traditional Vietnamese garment for women, the 65-storey mixed-use Lotte Center Hanoi is designed to celebrate the cultural heritage of Vietnam. Comprised of two towers connected by a series of sky garden atria, Lotte Center Hanoi consists of commercial offices, a shopping mall, an observatory deck, a 5-star hotel, and serviced apartments. 
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2015-01-30

326 Philips Vari-Lite Luminaires Light the Central American and Caribbean Games

Featuring competition in 36 different sporting events, the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games were recently held at the Estadio Luis “Pirata” Fuente in Veracruz, Mexico. As with any international sporting event, the opening and closing ceremonies of the games were expected to be the engaging and entertaining bookends of the production. To oversee the lighting design for the opening and closing ceremonies, lighting designer David Grill was brought on board and he brought with him a high-powered rig filled with 126 VL4000 Spot, 150 VL3500 Wash, and 50 VL3500 Wash FX luminaires from Philips Vari-Lite, supplied by Solotech.
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2015-01-27

Prismatica: Colorful Public Interactive Lighting Installations

Monique Cousineau, Social Media Specialist of Philips North America, shares in this blog entry how colorful lighting displays in Montreal, Canada have transformed a drab public space into a colorful ice palace.
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2014-12-05

Philips Color Kinetics Launches Its Lighting Designer in Residence Program

Earlier this year, the Philips Color Kinetics Research and Development team launched its Lighting Designer in Residence program. The goal of the residency is to provide a framework for collaborating with a young professional on longer-term, strategic questions relevant to the future of architectural lighting. In the context of a rapidly changing lighting industry, a continuous dialogue between design practitioners and engineering experts is increasingly important.
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2014-10-15

Lighting by Gregory 2014 Interior Design Competition is Open for Submissions

Lighting by Gregory is pleased to announce the #LBGDesignCompetition, an interior design contest for new and established interior designers.  As part of Lighting by Gregory’s expansion of their 8,500 sq. ft. showroom, the #LBGDesignCompetition will give entrants an opportunity to showcase their talents by crafting a design for the new multi-use area in the historic showrooms second floor. 
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2014-09-15

AmeriLights: Why Lighting Design Is Important for Restaurants

How important is lighting design for restaurants? Does lighting affect the dining experience?
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2014-01-27

Interview with Ya-Hui Cheng, a Taiwanese Lighting Designer Working in Australia

Ya-Hui Cheng is a lighting designer from Taiwan and works for The Flaming Beacon (TFB) in Australia. She holds an undergraduate degree in Interior Design from Chung Yuan Christian University of Taiwan and a Master’s Degree in Lighting Design (MALD) from Hochschule Wismar in Germany. She is currently a design member of the IALD and the PLDA.
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2013-12-30

Lighting Psychology: Cognitive and Emotional Responses to Lighting

In this white paper, Robert Davis, Director, Product Innovation & Marketing at LiteControl provides some insights on how lighting designs are perceived by the brain. Davis, who holds a PhD, is a Fellow of the Illuminating Engineering Society.
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2013-12-11

GE’s Lumination™ LED DownLights Provide Customizable Lighting Design

The first downlight of GE’s Lumination™ LED Luminaires, the DI Series offers easy customization through an ideal ambient lighting solution for high-end retail, commercial office, and hospitality applications. Featuring the breakthrough design of GE Lighting’s Infusion™ technology, users can easily select their preferred lumen output and color temperature to illuminate key products or focal points with the simple switch of an LED module.
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2013-12-10

Philips works with top lighting designers to present a futuristic home lighting show

On December 5th, Philips Lighting gave a futuristic home lighting show titled “Light, Creating and Witnessing Touching Residences” at 800 Show in Shanghai, China. By working with three famous interior designers, Zhang Yi, Bill Yen and Ouyang Hui, Philips expressed how innovative lighting can change residential surroundings through multiple lighting designs. At the show, these designers shared their creation concepts with attendees through three show rooms that displayed minimal, fashionable and neoclassical styles respectively.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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