2015-10-27

Munich Subway Lit by Osram's LED Line Lights

The newly designed intermediate storey of the Marienplatz subway and metro station in Munich, Germany was inaugurated this Monday. The concept drawn up by the architects Allmann Sattler Wappner and the lighting designer Ingo Maurer gives the subterranean mezzanine a bright, clearly arranged and customer-friendly appearance following a construction period of three and a half years. Up to 200,000 passengers enter this traffic node daily, following modernisation by the Munich municipal authorities (SWM) and the Munich transport company (MVG). An essential element of the design is the orange-red light ceiling installed in the central ticket hall, where more than 1,000 Osram light lines have been installed for illumination.
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2015-10-27

Cree's LED Lighting Brighten up Abby Wambach’s Portland Home

LED innovator, Cree, Inc. recently teamed up with soccer phenom Abby Wambach to champion the importance of determination, innovation and performance when breaking barriers to achieve your goals, kicking off with the “Light a Better Way” video this summer. Following the U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup win, Cree is taking the campaign off-field, upgrading Wambach’s Portland home with high-quality Cree® LED technology, demonstrating the impact of uncompromising performance in creating better experiences.
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2015-10-23

Empire State Building to Throw on Annual Halloween LED Light Show

Empire State Realty Trust and iHeartMedia officially announced a Halloween "treat" with the annual Empire State Building (ESB) Halloween music-to-light show. The iconic landmark will synchronize its world-famous LED tower lights to spooky Halloween hits, broadcast on iHeartMedia's powerhouse radio stations Z100 and 103.5 KTU and via the iHeartRadio app at 6:45 p.m. and 10.pm. on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman will choreograph the display to a soundtrack including fan favorites from previous Halloween shows as well as new additions "Disturbia" by Rihanna, "E.T." by Katy Perry and The Addams Family theme song.
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2015-10-23

Walker Tower Façade Illuminates New York Skyline

The Walker Tower is close to Ground Zero in New York and was damaged during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. It was later converted from office space to a high-end apartment building. The Art Deco façade and spires have now been illuminated with ERCO projectors, without any spill light to detract from the view of the skyline.
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2015-10-22

Philips Creates Dreamy Light Setting for DARKLIGHT

Every once in a while you see something so creatively astonishing it just blows your mind. That’s exactly how I felt after watching DARKLIGHT, a short film by Sweetgrass Productions.
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2015-10-21

Turkish Butterfly Sanctuary Lit with Gaudy LED Lights from Philips

Europe’s largest butterfly sanctuary can now rival the color spectacle of its insects after receiving an LED makeover by Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting.
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2015-10-20

International Artist Reshapes Viewers' Perceptions with Lights

Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967, Denmark/Iceland) is one of the most acclaimed international artists today. Since the early 1990s, his works have been presented in countless exhibitions all over the world. Eliasson uses a variety of media, including sculpture, photography, film and installation, but he also creates architectural projects and site-specific pieces for public spaces. Light, wind and water in every conceivable form feature prominently. And yet, nature is present in the works as material rather than as subject matter.
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2015-10-20

PSV Celebrates LED Pitch Lighting Inauguration with Light Show

PSV became the first Eredivisie club in the Netherlands to kick off under ground-breaking LED lighting at the Philips Stadium on Saturday evening. The Eindhoven-based national champions played a match against Excelsior from Rotterdam under the innovative LED pitch lighting supplied by their main sponsor, Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting. To mark the official inauguration of the LED pitch lighting, players and fans were treated to a unique light show. The Philips Stadium is the first Eredivisie stadium in the Netherlands to add a whole new dimension to the match experience in the stadium by installing white LED pitch lighting.
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2015-10-16

Sydney's National Football Stadium to Include LED Curtains

An initial blueprint of what Moore Park's National Football Stadium (NFS) could look like upon completion has been revealed today by the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.
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2015-10-16

Virgin Trains Upgrades to LED Lighting

Virgin Trains, one of the UK’s largest train operators, has specified Aura Light to provide energy efficient lighting for its Pendolino trains.
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2015-10-15

Forest Lighting Slashes U.S. School's Energy Bill with T8 LED Retrofit

About25 milesnor th of Atlanta, Forsyth County  is experienc- ing change unlike any other place in Georgia.  Until a few years ago, it was just another  friendly Southern  community with a well-established way of life.  And then, the explosive growth of the Atlanta suburbs caught up with Forsyth, and now 200,000 people  call it home andthe median income  is the highest in the state.
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2015-10-15

UAE City Realizes Sustainability with LED Streetlights While Preserving City's Apeal

GE Lighting has completed the installation of energy efficient LED lighting in Al Ain Municipality in Abu Dhabi, as part of an agreement to provide energy efficient solutions for the municipality's public lighting project. The project is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 234,000 kg per year.
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2015-10-13

SGM's LED Luminaires Chosen for Formula 1 Night Racing in Singapore

Hexogon Solution Pte Ltd, formally known as Mozz Creation, dates back to 1997. The Singapore-based company has much experience within national and international events such as the digital projection for South East Asian Games Opening and Closing Ceremony, setting Guinness World Record for the greatest light output in a projected image.
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2015-10-12

The U.S. Bank Stadium is to Enjoy Upcoming NFL Season with LED Lights

Game action inside U.S. Bank Stadium is less than a year away, but installation of a high-tech lighting system that will benefit broadcast cameras and spectators has begun.
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2015-10-12

Nuit Blanche Toronto Returns with Intriguing Lighting Installations

For one sleepless night last weekend, Toronto buzzed with excitement for the 10th edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. This popular all-nighter celebrating contemporary art featured more than 110 projects created by 400 artists. Since lighting installations are often a big part of these nighttime festivities, let’s take a peek at four light art projects that were featured during Toronto’s Nuit Blanche 2015.
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2015-10-08

Philips' Luminous Patterns Customize Interior Ambience with LED Surface Lights

Luminous Patterns opens up a world of exciting new possibilities for designers because all our lights are digitally connected, enabling you to craft dynamic effects that bring a space to life, from vibrant sequences to subtle ambiances.
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2015-10-08

Sky of Frankfurt Lit by Osram to Mark the 25th Anniversary of Germany's Reunification

Last weekend, the official celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the reunification of Germany took place in Frankfurt am Main. In honor of the occasion, a lighting installation designed by Sven Sören Beyer and Björn Hermann illuminated 25 bridges across the Main as part of a spectacular light show on October 3. For the technical side of things, they relied on products from Clay Paky, an Osram subsidiary.
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2015-10-07

Philips Connected LED Lights Majestically Illuminates Largest Mosque in Europe

Philips, the global leader in lighting, in collaboration with the projects department of JSC “Electrotechnical Company Eco Svet,” illuminated the newly built Moscow Cathedral congregational mosque, which is the largest mosque in Europe. Philips experts developed a lighting project to highlight the intricate traditional Islamic design of a 6-story, 18,900 sq m building, its large dome and six prayer towers.
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2015-10-07

Cree LED Lighting Delivers Better Light Quality to Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University (BGSU), a higher education leader in sustainability efforts, selected LED lighting by Cree to replace the outdated metal halide light fixtures over its indoor turf field in the Perry Field House. The 100x60-yard field is now illuminated by Cree® CXB™ High-Bay LED luminaires, delivering much better light quality while providing the university with more than US $200,000 in energy and maintenance savings and delivering a payback of less than two years.
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2015-10-07

Latin America’s Tallest Skyscraper Lit up by Clay Paky

Clay Paky Mythos fixtures have illuminated the Costanera Tower, the highest skyscraper in Latin America, with a fantastic light show to celebrate each match in the Copa América 2015 football tournament.
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2015-10-07

LG Chem OLED Panels Transformed into Lighting Sculptures at BLACKBODY

BLACKBODY and LG Chem have collaborated for the special event of Design Junction, part of the London Design Festival, in a major art installation around LG Chem`s square OLED light panels called DISPERTION by Thierry Gaugain.
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2015-10-02

Iconic Rock Band Rush’s Tour Lit by Philips' LED Wash Lights

With more than 40 million records sold worldwide, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee trio of Rush first hit the music scene in the early 1970s and is one of the most iconic rock bands today. As they prepared to launch their latest tour, longtime tour lighting designer Howard Ungerleider of Production Design International in Toronto was once again charged with creating the lighting spectacle that would be seen by the multitude of sold-out houses. After a collaborative process with the production team, Ungerleider turned to Solotech to provide him with the innovative lighting technology to best accentuate the R40 Live tour which included VL4000 BeamWash, VL4000 Spot, VL3500 Wash FX and VL3500 Spot luminaires from Philips Vari-Lite.
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2015-09-30

Canadian Heritage Storytelling Lights Wow Spectators

Monique Cousineau, Social Media Manager for Philips Lighting North America shared her observation upon the Northern Lights Project which operated by Canadian Heritage, lit up the Ottawa- based Canadian Parliament Buildings.
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2015-09-25

London’s Exotic Restaurant Lit with Soraa's LED Lights

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the new Yauatcha City restaurant. Officially open the summer of 2015, Yauatcha City is a unique, contemporary dim sum teahouse that is lit to create both a sense of drama and intimacy for the restaurant patrons.
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2015-09-24

Eaton Solutions Upgrades Los Angeles International Airport with LED Lighting

Power management company Eaton today announced it’s helping to improve optical performance and energy efficiency at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Central Terminal Area (CTA). As part of the first and second phases of the $118-million LAX Curbside Appeal and Roadway Improvement Project, Eaton played a pivotal role in revamping the exterior curbside lighting using its light-emitting diode (LED) technology with each new street lighting pole consuming 48 percent less energy than the previous 33-year-old, high-pressure sodium lights they replaced.
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2015-09-22

LED Luminaires Adopted by London's Open Air Theatre for Vivid Lighting Effect

This August saw complete production solution specialist White Light once again sponsor London’s Free Open Air Theatre Season at The Scoop in Central London. The season offers a programme of free shows, with the incentive being to introduce new audiences to theatre. Not only did White Light supply the lighting equipment for the occasion but they also sponsored this year’s programme.
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2015-09-22

Japanese Artist Creates Ethereal Effect with Light Refracted from Stained-glass

Source: LightLive Blog The window is a key element in the design of sacred spaces. Coloured glass was used in Gothic cathedrals to bathe the church interior in a "divine" light that makes reference to the afterlife. Even in the 20th century the church window is still playing an important role, as shown in the design of a window at Cologne Cathedral by the painter Gerhard Richter.
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2015-09-21

NHL and Constellation to Upgrade Cambria County War Memorial Arena with LED Lightings

The National Hockey League (NHL) and its official energy services partner, Constellation, will extend their joint commitment to improve environmental sustainability within the sport of hockey for Kraft Hockeyville USA, the Sept. 29 preseason game between the Pittsburgh Penguins® and Tampa Bay Lightning® at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, Pa.
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2015-09-18

Deployable Forensic Lab Illuminated by LED Lighting

Two local companies team up to revamp a mobile forensic laboratory. LumaStream designs and manufactures low-voltage LED lighting systems. The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) creates deployable forensic laboratories from standard ISO shipping containers. Together, they have redesigned NFSTC's mobile laboratory to include the latest in lighting technology.
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2015-09-18

Illuminating Main Street Bridge in Welland Ontario

The Main Street Bridge is a vertical lift bridge that crosses the Welland Canal in downtown Welland, Ontario, Canada. Built in 1930, the bridge is the location of a historical intersection linking East Main Street which leads to Niagara Falls, to West Main Street and the rest of the town. The Main Street Bridge stretches 70.6 m (232 ft) long and stands 9.1 m (30 ft) high.
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