LIT Design Awards 2020 Winners
The LIT Lighting Design Awards were created to recognise the efforts of talented international lighting product designers. The organisation’s belief that lighting is both and art and a science, and that it is one of the most important elements of design. LIT was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation... Read more
Light On The Brain Webinar
Women in Lighting are hosting Dr Shelley James on her mission to share the latest research and, more importantly, practical solutions, so that you can stop your lighting harming your children and help them to learn at home.  Dr Shelley James will share some of the latest research on... Read more
Lighting Policy Paper
Dr Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska is a Practising Lighting Architect, Researcher & Educator and recently shared the findings from a new paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  The journal investigates the transdisciplinary framework between the research, practice, production, policy-making and planning of lighting. The agenda for... Read more
Nulty Appoint New Associate Lighting Designer
International lighting design practice, Nulty appoints Gary Thornton as the associate lighting designer at their London office. Thornton has extensive knowledge of the lighting industry and has previously been responsible for the delivery of an array of exciting projects, from Bluewaters Island, Dubai to The Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto.... Read more
Honeywell And Signify Collaborate
Signify, world leader in lighting, and Honeywell a global leader in connected buildings, announced a strategic alliance to deploy integrated lighting solutions for commercial buildings. Together, the companies aim to improve the occupant experience, focusing on productivity and well-being and to reduce energy consumption. The collaboration integrates Signify’s Interact connected lighting... Read more
New MD At Filix Lighting US
In-line with the latest strategy to increase international presence, Antonija Fonović has been appointed as MD for the new FILIX Lighting location in the US. The recently incorporated  US Subsidiary of FILIX with a NY address will give full support to the lighting design community, grow and empower the... Read more
New Jewish Community Centre And Synagogue In Regensburg
With the Jewish Community Center in the heart of Regensburg’s old town, the historical “Sacred Triangle”, composed of the Catholic Dome, the Protestant New Parish Church and the Jewish Synagogue, has been restored. The new extension designed with meditative clarity by Staab Architekten integrates well with the beautiful existing... Read more
OSRAM Launches Powerful UV Purification
Stopping the spread of germs and viruses has become more important in the current pandemic-ridden world. UV-C light – the effect of which has been known for over a century has been proven to be a key to clean air indoors. The invisible, ultraviolet light destroys viruses and bacteria... Read more
Good Light Helps Prevent Winter Slump
The holidays are over, it’s cold and dark, we prefer to sit inside. Nevertheless, you need a daily portion of good light: it makes you more energetic, happier, and healthier. Make sure that you go outside for a good amount of time every day and that you also have... Read more
New Head Of Light Bureau
As Light Bureau, part of AFRY, takes the next step to grow even further internationally, Paul Traynor takes over as the new Head of Light Bureau, as of 1 January 2021. Traynor is the founder of UK-based Light Bureau which joined AFRY (then ÅF Lighting) in 2017, growing the team... Read more
Repro-light Consortium Concludes
Aldrans, Tyrol, November 2020  –  The European research project Repro-light concludes after a three year journey which began in 2017. The consortium set out with the aim of supporting the European lighting industry in moving towards a more sustainable and competitive future. The project harnessed innovative technologies and materials... Read more
Digital Services Act Latest
The Digital Services Act acknowledges gap in the online product supply chain The Digital Services Act is a unique opportunity to upgrade our EU rules for eCommerce and make them fit for today’s market reality. The current legal framework does not ensure that always within the online product supply... Read more
SLL President’s Medal Winner Announced
The SLL President’s Medal was awarded to Henrik Clausen.  Outgoing winner Jim Shove referenced Henrik’s career in lighting to date, including his time as Managing Director of Fagerhult Lighting in Denmark and his time as a board member of the Danish Illuminating Society. Henrik has dedicated much of his... Read more
Mark Ridler On Circular Economy Approaches At BDP
Watch the latest LpS DIGITAL video on our YouTube channel.  Mark Ridler, Head of Lighting at BDP London discusses the challenges of implementing the complexities of circular economy principles.  A must-watch for developers, manufacturers and designers to appreciate the detailed costings, contract implications and specification ramifications to achieve a... Read more
WIL T-Shirt Competition Winners
Women In Lighting is an inspirational digital platform that profiles women working in the field of lighting design. It aims to promote their passion and achievements, narrate their career path and goals, celebrate their work and therefore help elevate their profile in the lighting community. The T-shirt was originally designed... Read more
In Light Of It All

In Light Of It All

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In partnership with Light Tribe and mental health charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) Designers Mind has launched a campaign to highlight the huge increase in numbers of people struggling with mental health issues this year. The Campaign Runs 14th Dec – 20th Dec, 2020 Post a photo of a lit candle on... Read more
Filix Lighting Welcomes New MD
From February 1st 2021 Martin Valentine will join FILIX lighting following a growth strategy aimed at better supporting the global lighting community. Martin will join as the Managing Director of the new UK office and as Global Lighting Solutions Specialist to boost business development and support specifiers. He arrives at FILIX... Read more
Zumtobel Launch International Architecture Award For 2021
The Zumtobel Group Award encourages pioneering developments to enhance quality of life and sustainability in the built environment Public call for submissions from 25 September 2020 to 15 March 2021 International jury with experts from various disciplines Curated by the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin Award will be offered... Read more
Changes To Lighting Ecodesign And energy Labelling Regulations Voted By EU Members
Last week national authorities voted on changes to various requirements in the eco design and energy labelling regulations for light sources.  LightingEurope has actively contributed to this revision process and is now evaluating the results with its members’ expert group.  The official publication of the updated regulations is expected... Read more
Zumtobel Set To Reveal New Light Forum
Zumtobel Group is set to reveal its hybrid campus concept and opens a new Light Forum this week. On 19 November 2020 at 9 a.m. CET, Alfred Felder, CEO of the Zumtobel Group, will digitally open the new Light Forum in Dornbirn and simultaneously present the hybrid campus concept.... Read more
BIOS Lighting And Lumileds Collaborate For Human Centric Lighting
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds®, have joined forces to create a new SkyBlue® LED that doubles previously available chip performance. The new 3030 mid-power LED dramatically reduces the lumen per dollar development barrier facing luminaire manufacturers and eliminates a key barrier to... Read more
Enlighten Europe 18th-19th November
Women in Lighting announced they are a partner for the Enlighten Europe mini conference from the IALD on the 18th and 19th November. Boasting a 50/50 female/male speaker line up here, for registration visit here. The online programme has a mix of presentations, interesting discussions and chat rooms all led by... Read more
Net Zero Energy Buildings In The US
Net-zero energy buildings are gaining popularity across North America, a sign of both property owners’ commitment and the growing availability of resources to deliver on owners’ zero energy targets. In its 2020 Getting to Zero Buildings List, the Portland, Oregon based New Building Institute stated that the nearly 700... Read more
Foundry London Welcomes Steve Owens
Steve Owens joins Foundry London as Associate Director.  Previously, Owens has designed lighting in collaboration with Foundry London on several projects. A designer from a diverse background with over 20 years’ experience, delivering high-end restaurant and commercial interior projects, to individual bespoke pieces of furniture – including at the... Read more
Berlin Brandenberg Airport Opens
WE-EF light columns for Willy-Brandt-Platz at the new Berlin Brandenburg airport As the forecourt of the terminal hall, Willy-Brandt-Platz is the architectural centre of the new BER Berlin Brandenburg Airport. WE-EF developed a tailor-made lighting solution for this multifunctional open space with its huge dimensions. The opening of BER... Read more
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