Berlin By The Sea

Berlin By The Sea

Projects February 12, 2020 0

Trends in Lighting caught up with the BuroHappold Engineering Design team in Berlin who support local artists through collaboration.  This gives the designers the opportunity to experiment and explore the possibilities of light.  The Berlin team have most recently worked with artist Monika Goetz to  bring her installation ‘Friedrichshain... Read more
Scaling Up Wireless Lighting Controls
120,000 sq feet illuminated by Bluetooth mesh luminaires Located in the picturesque city of Red Deer, Canada, Westerner Park is Central Alberta’s largest trade show, agriculture, entertainment and sports facility.  For more than 125 years, it has been a destination of choice for locals gathering to celebrate all kinds... Read more
Marco Milano Joins Filix Lighting As MD
Marco Milano joins Filix Lighting Germany as Managing Director as part of an expansion across European markets.  He has many years experience in the lighting industry from his previous role at Stuttgart based Wibre. ” A better understanding of what lighting designers need to have in lighting instruments requires... Read more
Brad Koerner Joins Cima As Product Development & Innovation VP
Cima announced that Brad Koerner will join as Vice President of Product Development and Innovation.  Brad is a creative leader in the application of advanced lighting technologies and digital media systems.  Having spent 20+ years in the lighting industry, Brad has developed award-winning (most recent award from U.S. Department of... Read more
Bluetooth Mesh Hits Vegas
Bluetooth mesh standard reaches new heights in a retrofit at Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas.  The Bluetooth mesh lighting control ecosystem continues to grow at an exponential rate. In November, the number of Bluetooth SIG-qualified mesh products available on the market increased to more than 400.  That same month,... Read more
Trends in Lighting Light +Building 2020 Calendar
The Trends in Lighting and LED professional Review teams will be heading to Frankfurt, sustainably squeezed into one car very soon.  The itinerary is developing and we are not sure how to fit everything in.  Please tell us which events and booths are on your hit list in the... Read more
Are You Sitting In Biological Darkness?
“Trends in Lighting recommends a short mini series from House of Bandits, available on A1 Now.  Jan Denneman from the Good Light Group and Ourania Georgoutsakou from Lighting Europe discuss the science behind good lighting and the challenges ahead to get everyone sitting in good light.  Human Centric Lighting... Read more
New Senior Lighting Designer At Atkins
Kristina Allison has worked in the lighting industry as a designer and consultant for 13 years and has been recently promoted to senior lighting designer, in the Atkins Global specialist lighting team in London.  Her most recent projects include; London City Airport expansion and Euston Station redevelopment. During her... Read more
Osram Reveal Best LED For Food Growers
Osram claims it has delivered the most efficient LED for Horticulture lighting to date with the new generation of Oslon Square Hyper Red.  Osram state that it is possible to provide the exact light composition various plants need for ideal growth or to develop certain characteristics. Plants can be... Read more
Lichtvision Design On Lighting The Bauhaus Museum Dessau
The Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Germany has been built for the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus and was officially opened in September 2019 by Chancellor Angela Merkel. In the new museum, the full, prized Bauhaus collection is entirely presented in an impressive space for public display, marking the... Read more
Zhaga Alliance Announces Summit At LpS/TiL 2020 Austria
Piscataway, NJ, USA and Bregenz, Austria – January 9, 2020 Luger Research and Zhaga announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga summit. This summit provides a one-day spotlight for Zhaga to provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs... Read more
Philips Hue Adds Voice Control To Sync Box
Signify announces voice control for Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box at CES 2020. The latest update for the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box allows for easy voice control with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and the Google Assistant to control your light sync experience.  The new infrared receiver... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Paul Traynor
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name: Paul Traynor Job Title: Principal Director / Founder of Light Bureau Where will you spend the holidays?  Heading to God’s own country (Yorkshire) to be with family and hopefully get... Read more
Global Lighting Association Elects New Exec Committee
The Global Lighting Association elects new Executive Committee, foreshadowing active advocacy programmes. The Global Lighting Association (GLA) met earlier this month in Tokyo and elected an inaugural Executive Committee in anticipation of its incorporation as a non-profit association in Switzerland.  Completion of the incorporation process is expected early in... Read more
BDP Recognised For Award-Winning Student Centre In London
BDP’s Senior Lighting Designer Lora Kaleva gives Trends in Lighting the full report on the new 45 million GBP University College London Student Centre. Multi award-winning global architecture, engineering and design practice BDP has received recognition from the British Education Estates Awards, which crowned the UCL Student Centre Project... Read more
Drop By Drop German Design Award Winner
The Drop by Drop luminaire wins for “Excellent Product Design” in the Lighting category Alfonso Femia has been recognised by the German Design Awards 2020 for Drop by Drop, an iconic modern design for IGUZZINI. “A wire capable of drawing in a continuous manner a volume of light or... Read more
Human Centric Winning At German Design Awards
There are many deserving winners at the German Design Awards but this product in particular really caught our eye at Trends in Lighting.  KITEO won an Iconic Award: Innovative Interior, with K-SOLIS, a pendant luminaire providing ambient residential lighting.  The first decorative pendant to combine innovative design and biorhythmic... Read more
Consortium Update: MD-SIG Integrates Into The Zhaga Consortium
Zhaga and MD-SIG have announced that they have agreed to align their efforts and to proceed as a single organisation under the Zhaga Consortium.  Zhaga members have access to the former MD-SIG specifications as part of their Zhaga membership. The Module-Driver Interface Special Interest Group (MD-SIG) is a global... Read more
Rosco Creates MIXBOOK™ Digital Swatch Kit
US firm ROSCO Laboratories have created a digital swatchbook for the lighting community.  MIXBOOK™ is the world’s first digital swatchbook for lighting professionals to previsualise LED colour choices. The digital world of LED lighting has made life as a lighting designer easier in many ways.  There is one aspect,... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Artem Masorin
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name: Artem Masorin Job Title: Lighting Designer Where will you spend the holidays?  I am going to stay in Frankfurt for Christmas and for the New Year I have a trip... Read more
The Single Market Requires Better Enforcement Of EU Rules
Whilst great progress has been made over the past decades to complete the European Single Market, an ever-increasing number of non-compliant products, including lighting products, remain easily accessible to end-users. The lighting industry is coping with many rules. The European Commission has published its new requirements on Eco-design and... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Sharon Stammers
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name:  Sharon Stammers Job Title:  Director – Light Collective Where will you spend the holidays?  At home in London. Not budging. Have spent too much time travelling this year to want... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Michael Grubb
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Where will you spend the holidays? Bournemouth, with the extended family. What is your favourite Christmas food? Cold meat and cheese (late at night). What are you most excited about for... Read more
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name: Rogier van der Heide Job Title: Lighting Designer Where will you spend the holidays? At home. What is your favourite Christmas food? It’ll be a dinner with just the two of us this year:... Read more
[d]arc Awards Winners Announced
The winners of the 2019 arc awards were unveiled at arc night, a Christmas party held at MC Motors in London on December 5th.   Fifteen Christmas present-themed light installations by top lighting designers and manufacturers adorned the celebrations. The winners were: STRUCTURES: Best Exterior Lighting Scheme – Low Budget: Bamboo Pavilion,... Read more
Ecodesign And Energy Labelling Guidelines Published
The European Commission has published Regulation (EU) 2019/2020 on ecodesign requirements for lighting and Regulation (EU) 2019/2015 on energy labelling for lighting which will apply in all EU Member States from September 2021. LightingEurope has prepared guidelines to help companies comply. The two regulations published in the Official Journal... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Neil Knowles
Name: Neil Knowles Job Title: Managing director, Elektra. Where will you spend the holidays?  At home with my children, both my brothers and their children and various other assorted relatives What is your favourite Christmas food?  Foie Gras with Sauternes. Its about the only time of year we have... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Ellie Coombs
Name: Ellie Coombs Job Title: Managing Director Where will you spend the holidays? I plan to split Christmas between Yorkshire, London and Sussex and then head out to the South of France for New Year What is your favourite Christmas food? You can’t go wrong with stilton and a... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Surbhi Jindal
Name: Surbhi Jindal Job Title: Founder, Principal Architect & Lighting Designer DaLightHub Lighting Design & Consultancy Where will you spend the holidays?  Madikeri, India What is your favourite Christmas food?  Glühwein and Pecan Pies What are you most excited about for 2020?  New Acquaintances, our lighting design workshops, new... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 April Dorrian
Name: April Dorrian Job Title:  Studio Manager acdc, Simes, Thorn, Zumtobel Where will you spend the holidays? Yorkshire for Christmas, Brighton for New Year. What is your favourite Christmas food?  Pigs in Blankets. What are you most excited about for 2020?  Summer. What do you most want to see from... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Paula Longato
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name:  Paula Longato Job Title:  Senior Lighting Designer Where will you spend the holidays?  Between northern Bavaria and Berlin What is your favourite Christmas food?  Fish… I know it’s not very... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Yasaman Mavvaj
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name:  Yasaman Mavvaj Job Title:  UX Design Consultant Where will you spend the holidays?  Prague What is your favourite Christmas food?  Oliebollen (spherical doughnuts) What are you most excited about for... Read more
Elektra Lighting Appoints New Design Director
Congratulations to Magdalena Gomez who has recently been appointed Design Director at Elektra Lighting. She has worked at Elektra since 2013 and originally trained as an architect specialising in Urban Planning in Mexico.  Later, she completed her Masters in Architectural Lighting in Germany where she transitioned into Lighting Design.... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Magdalena Gomez
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name: Magdalena Gomez Job Title: Design Director Where will you spend the holidays? With my family in Mexico City What is your favourite Christmas food? Fruit punch and Turkey What are... Read more
Bluetooth Mesh Standard For OSRAM HQ
In cooperation with Silvair as the company’s technology partner, OSRAM has recently launched a new wireless control solution for qualified Bluetooth mesh lighting networks. Cost-effective and uncomplicated, HubSense® allows for transforming existing installations into flexible, energy-efficient systems. To demonstrate these capabilities, OSRAM revamped the lighting controls at its Munich... Read more
Guillermo de Peñaranda New TRILUX CEO
Guillermo de Peñaranda steps up to CEO at TRILUX after being a member of the TRILUX Management Board since April 2019. He has almost twenty years of experience in the international management of successful German industrial groups such as Thyssenkrupp and Bosch and, as the new CEO, will be... Read more
Acuity Brands Announces Partnership With CIRCADIAN ZircLight
Acuity brands announced a partnership with CIRCADIAN ZircLight This business partnership includes licensing of CIRCADIAN ZircLight intellectual property, and a collaboration intended to accelerate commercialisation within North America of CIRCADIAN’s Zirc™ branded technology through Acuity Brands’ portfolio of indoor luminaires. Over the past five years, CIRCADIAN ZircLight has created... Read more
#20TrendsinLightingQs2020 Marijke Gordijn
Trends in Lighting asks 20 Questions to inspirational lighting industry minds to mark the end of the decade Name: Marijke C.M. Gordijn Job Title: Member and co-founder of the Good Light Group, director of Chrono@Work Where will you spend the holidays? Quietly at home with my family at some... Read more
Zaha Hadid Complete Leeza SOHO With The World’s Tallest Atrium
Leeza SOHO, Beijing has received ‘Awards for Excellence’ from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat CTBUH in two categories: ‘Best Tall Building 200-299 meters’ & ‘Interior Space Award’. Founded in 1969, the non-profit CTBUH is the world’s leading resource focussing on the inception, design, construction, and operation... Read more
LEDiL Makes Key Leadership Changes
Finnish LED secondary optics specialists make key changes to the leadership team. Petteri Saarinen has been appointed as the new CEO of LEDiL, Petteri Saarinen has more than 20 years of operational and international experience within several different companies.  His most recent position was in the Finnish inductive energy... Read more