New CEO At Regent Lighting
From 1 October 2020, Christoph Schüpbach will take over the operative management of Regent Beleuchtungskörper AG in Basel as the successor to Christoph Platzer. The Regent board has selected a proven leader with several years of experience in the industry as part of an international environment. Christoph Schüpbach is... Read more
Reco Lamp Podcast With Ourania Georgoutsakou
Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General of Lighting Europe is interviewed for the 4th episode of the Recolamp podcast, hosted by Diana Şerban.  The podcast explores how  lighting impacts our mood and circadian rhythm. Listen to ways in which to achieve an efficient lighting strategy and how we should use light... Read more
LpS Digital Awards And Announcements
As part of the LpS Digital Live Event, which was broadcast directly from the Festspielhaus Bregenz, the LpS Digital 2020 Awards were presented, and event announcements were published. The winner of the LpS Digital Conference Best Paper – LED professional Scientific Award 2020 is Adria HUGUET-FERRAN, Ph.D. Candidate, Researcher... Read more
TRILUX Launch Pay Per Use
TRILUX recently launched the Pay Per Use concept whereby it is possible to rent lighting instead of purchasing. TRILUX offer to finance your lighting in a capital-friendly and balance-neutral manner through monthly instalments, also including a consumption-related tariff. There are no investment costs.  With pay per use, the latest... Read more
Intel Becomes New Member Of EPIC
Intel Corporation, the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer, becomes member of EPIC, the leading photonics industry association this recognises EPIC’s contribution to photonics integrated circuits. What Is Silicon Photonics? Silicon Photonics is a combination of two of the most important inventions of the 20th century, the silicon integrated circuit... Read more
Filamento Interview
Lighting Designer Paula Rainha talks to Trends in Lighting about her newly launched joint venture Filamento Architectural Light Design.  Paula Rainha and Joana Mendo launched their lighting design practice in a tumultuous environment after collaborating together on numerous projects. TiL: Can you tell our readers about your journey into... Read more
UV Disinfection At Heathrow
Heathrow has introduced a cleaning robot which uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill bacteria and viruses in a bid to make the airport safer in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  The robot patrols the UK’s largest airport at night eliminating viruses in a bid to reduce the risk to... Read more
Light Minded Movement
The Light Minded Movement was created by April Dorrian and Dan Hodgson from manufacturer Zumtobel Group UK, Emma Cogswell from The International Association of Lighting Designers, Brendan Keely and Juliet Rennie from The Society of Light and Lighting, Jess Gallacher and Jo Bell from the Institution of Lighting Professionals... Read more
WIL T Shirt Competition
Women in Lighting is calling on anyone feeling creative and positive in the WIL community.  WIL wants to join in this global phenomena of inspiration and solidarity in 2020 by sharing positive messages through launching a T-shirt design competition. “The T-shirt was originally designed to be a basic undergarment.... Read more
Germany To Ban Dusk Floodlights
Germany is planning to ban floodlights from dusk for much of the year as part of its bid to fight a dramatic decline in insect populations.  In a draft law, the country’s environment ministry has drawn up a number of new measures to protect insects, ranging from partially outlawing... Read more
ILP Reveals Online Plan
The ILP has recently confirmed that it is planning online events and training throughout 2020, and will launch its autumn plan at the Institution’s online AGM day, Lighting United, on 9 September. The professional body, which supports everyone in lighting to share CPD knowledge, has no plans to organise any... Read more
Spotlight Interview
Trends in Lighting caught up with Thomas Nell from Spotlight to talk about the future of theatre and lighting.  Spotlight brings 50 years of design and production to light the most famous theatres and museums across the globe. TiL: What sort of projects do you get involved in? TN:... Read more
Eaton Quits Europe, Middle East And Africa
Eaton is quitting the lighting market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and closing the 50,000 square metre former Cooper Lighting and Safety plant in Doncaster, UK, which it acquired in 2012. Luminaires for commercial, retail, education and industrial applications are designed and manufactured at the site, which... Read more
The Poetics Of Darkness
  Take 25 minutes out of your day to listen to Monica Llamas and Florencia Castro deliver an awe-inspiring presentation on the concept of darkness and its value to lighting design.   Read more
Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2020
This autumn sees the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) go ahead, exhibitors will unveil their latest products and R&D efforts at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou. Visitors will have access to the newest technologies in the lighting sector, across a wide range of products spanning the... Read more
Luger Research Joins Good Light Group
Recently Luger Research joined as participant of the Good Light Group.  Luger Research publishes the bi-monthly magazine “LED professional Review” and the bi-weekly “LED professional Newsletter”.  Organisers of the “LED professional Symposium +Expo” and “Trends in Lighting Forum &Show” from 2010 to 2019, and this year premieres the first... Read more
Kumux Launch Spectral Simulation Software 2.0
Kumux has launched the 2.0 version of its spectral simulation software, which allows the creation of differential lighting, beneficial to people’s health and plant growth.  At home, in the office, using public transport is where people spend 90% of the day exposed to artificial lighting in different environments. “We... Read more
Samsung And Microsoft Announce Digital Collaboration
The EU Green Deal ensures smart buildings remain a priority for the world’s biggest technology companies. This week, Samsung and Microsoft announced a global collaboration focused on digitally transforming the real estate development and property management industries. “This collaboration, combining smart appliances and digital cloud technologies, aims at helping... Read more
Synapsys And Lunatone Partner For New Smart Controls
Adding to an already comprehensive range of lighting controls, Synapsys has exclusively partnered with Lunatone of Austria to provide single function controls, ballasts and sensors, all available through the new Synapsys eStore.  This range offers complete control and integration of lighting systems from Synapsys. Technical Sales Manager James Barton... Read more
Osram Lights Shenzhen World exhibition Centre
The Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre (Shenzhen World) has resumed business under strict security precautions and launched an innovative platform for the presentation of digital exhibitions and congresses. Shenzhen World serves as a venue for events and has space for restaurants, shopping and offices. With a total area... Read more
EU Green Deal Impact On The Lighting Industry
Ourania Georgoutsakou talks to LpS Digital about the EU Green Deal and how it will impact the lighting industry.  The value of lighting in Europe is estimated to be in excess of 20 EUR billion annual turnover, generating 100,000 jobs.  Will Europe be the worlds first climate neutral continent... Read more
LEDucation Goes Online In August
Organised by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York, LEDucation is the ultimate marketplace for solid-state lighting innovations, giving industry professionals a chance to experience new technologies as well as continue their education through a wide range of accredited seminars.  LEDucation is a non-profit event, and its proceeds help... Read more
Wellbeing Webinar
The Society of Light and Lighting announced its upcoming webinar with Kaye Preston, Founder of Designers Mind and Kael Gillam, Lighting Designer and contributor to Designers Mind. Founded by Kaye Preston in 2019, Designers Mind is a forum where designers from a variety of backgrounds and specialisms can share... Read more
Licht Design Preis Gala Goes Online
This year, the awards ceremony for the tenth edition of the German Lighting Design Award, with 35 nominations in 13 categories will be held without the physical presence of the almost 500 guests on average who attend the gala event each year.  The organisers have decided to do so... Read more
Osram Acquisition Approved
Ams announced successful closing of the OSRAM acquisition, aiming to create a global leader in sensor solutions and photonics.  Ams is a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions. The takeover offer has been fully settled and the offer price paid to the holders of the tendered shares.... Read more
Bathing Under Atmospheric Light At A Lofty Altitude
A harmonious and sensitive lighting atmosphere for a spa world with panoramic views: Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland The Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort presents itself as an impressive retreat at an altitude of 1,100 meters and with a breathtaking view of Lake Lucerne in the... Read more
New Lines Of Light For The Lanes Of Elmshorn
Green to the park, blue to the river The town of Elmshorn in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany has added special highlights to its pedestrian zone with blue and green lines of light. The existing system has been retrofitted with WE-EF inground luminaires that offer the option of adding even more colour... Read more
New Light And Building Director
Maria Hasselman hands over to Johannes Möller from July 2020.  Möller is an experienced graduate trade-fair, congress and event manager, gathering sales experience with the Prolight + Sound trade fair for many years before spending four years as personal assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Messe... Read more
Designing With Dynamic Light Textures Enlightening Designers
Watch the latest episode on LpS DIGITAL now.  Gijs Louwers in conjunction with Delft University of Technology based in The Netherlands, gives an overview of designing with dynamic light. Grab a coffee and take 18 minutes out of your day to learn more about atmosphere perception. Read more
PLDC Terminates All Business
The organisers of PLDC, the VIA group based in Germany announced this week the termination of all activities.  The statement from the organisers: “Dear friends and colleagues, With great regret, we have to inform you, that VIA has to terminate all business at the current stage.  All social media... Read more
New Zhaga Hub Launched
Watch Dee Denteneer explain the new Zhaga Hub whose mission is to standardise interfaces of components of LED luminaires.  Zhaga has a series of specifications, known as Books. Each Book defines the interface of one or more components of an LED luminaire. Such components include LED light engines, LED... Read more
Webinar: Impact Of COVID On The Lighting Industry
Discussing: what was the impact of COVID on the lighting industry and what to expect in the future.  Paul Bedard will be sharing his views and the impact the situation has had at Filix Lighting. Where do we see the lighting industry going after the COVID-19 Pandemic? What will... Read more
Light Bureau Wins IALD Award Of Excellence
Light Bureau receives the Award of Excellence at the 37th annual International Lighting Design Awards for the lighting design at The Twist.  The Twist is situated in the stunning Kistefos Museum Sculpture Park in Norway and spans across the Randselva River. The bridge twists through the scenic landscape as... Read more
Bilton Light Salzburg Justice Building
The Salzburg Justice Building is a historical building complex in a central location in Salzburg’s city centre. In the course of renovation and expansion, a new building was erected which was integrated into the existing building complex. The Y-shaped new building, which houses the administration wing, stands out due... Read more
Luminaire Broker Moves Into Europe And The US
Luminaire Broker announced updates to help improve and transform the way lighting is specified and improve engagement within the lighting market. The platform has introduced Circular Lighting principles within the application, which reflects Arup’s commitment to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  New questions within the Luminaire... Read more
Watch The IALD Webinar: Impacts Of Racism In The Lighting Industry
This is an historic time when society is confronting the legacy of racism and its deadly consequences on Black people.  Watch the panel hosted by the IALD for an open discussion about the impact of systemic racism in the lighting industry. Edward Bartholomew, IALD, principal of Bartholomew Lighting, Nelson... Read more
Healthy Buildings Publication From European Working Group
Lighting Europe has teamed up with 7 other organisations to call for Indoor Environmental Quality. Addressing the potential of lighting, heating/cooling, ventilation, building automation and engineering technologies to deliver better buildings for people, read the joint recommendations on how the EU Renovation Wave initiative can deliver. IEQ Gathering Manifesto... Read more
Award Winning Nitika Agrawal Launches Light Dew
Lighting Designer Nitika Agrawal talks to Trends in Lighting about her newly launched venture Light Dew. Following her experience in the lighting industry with AECOM, one of biggest multinational building engineering and construction firms worldwide, and global lighting manufacturer, Zumtobel Group, Nitika Agrawal talks to us about the challenges... Read more
Roger Sexton Joins Stoane Lighting
Dave Hollingsbee MD at Stoane Lighting says “ We are delighted to announce the appointment of Roger Sexton. He joins our Senior Leadership Team to boost Business Development and support Key Specifiers. Roger arrives off the back of 20 years at Phillips Lighting, followed by 12 years at Xicato... Read more
Full Spectrum Horticulture Lighting From Samsung
Samsung’s full-spectrum-based horticultural lighting LEDs encourage healthier and more balanced plant growth by stimulating photosynthesis, enhancing plant immunity and increasing nutritional value. As the sole light source, LEDs for vertical farming must be all about efficacy. Samsung’s LEDs with industry-leading efficacies can lower energy consumption. In addition, the economical... Read more