New Lighting Team Supplier For Aston Martin Red Bull Racing
The Zumtobel Group today announced that it is Team Supplier for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and provides the illumination for the impressive, state-of-the-art Milton Keynes headquarter of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. Included within the headquarter is MK7, a vibrant new space in the factory that has been... Read more
Under. Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant
At the southernmost tip of the Norwegian coastline, at a small place called Båly in the municipality of Lindesnes, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant. The building’s imposing monolithic form was built on a barge moored at its future location and then lowered into the sea and... Read more
Signify Acquires Hong Kong Based WiZ Connected
Signify has agreed to acquire WiZ Connected, developers of the WiZ Wi-Fi-based connected lighting ecosystem. The addition of WiZ enables Signify to extend its potential in connectivity by stepping into the Wi-Fi-based smart lighting market. “We are very pleased to join forces with the teams of WiZ Connected who... Read more
New Atrium Luminaries Designed For The Grandest Of Spaces
A new Atrium range of luminaires from ERCO has been launched. Its ‘double focus’ attribute stands for high-lumen output, highly efficient, narrow distribution LED optics with maximum visual comfort. With their optional indirect component, Atrium pendant luminaires provide a special feature that gives lighting designers additional scope for design.... Read more
Integrated And Choreographed Light For Germany’s Leading Science Centre
Germany’s largest science centre the Experimenta promises visitors of all ages an impressive, awe-inspiring experience. The centre has been completely renovated and expanded into a new futuristic building by the Berlin based architectural office Sauerbruch Hutton. The building designed as a helix, emphasises the didactic focus of the science... Read more
Lionel Brunet Elected President Of LightingEurope
The LightingEurope Executive Board has elected Mr Lionel Brunet as President of LightingEurope, for a 2 years term. Mr Brunet is the CEO of the French lighting trade association “Syndicat de l’Éclairage” since 2013, and previously had a long international career in the chemicals and mechanical industries, and a... Read more
“We In The Lighting Field Now Have Tools On Hand We Often Can’t Find The Benefits Or User Scenarios For. This Is Crazy.”
Licht Kunst Licht is a multi-award winning design studio with a reputation for innovation, effective, and sometimes provocative work. Based in both Bonn and Berlin, the German lighting designers have delivered work in more than 800 domestic and international projects in all project categories ranging from residential to masterplan.... Read more
Canada’s Polygon Gallery Showcases Art At A New Angle
The Polygon Gallery is an art gallery operated by the British Columbia Photography and Media Arts Society in Vancouver, and Canada’s largest non-profit photo gallery. The striking new building, designed by Patkau Architects, is located on an exposed site right on the harbour and features the Vancouver City skyline... Read more
Silvair Partners With LA Lighting As Bluetooth Mesh Ecosystem Continues To Grow
Silvair, a pioneer in mesh lighting networks, announces a partnership with LA Lighting, a leading American manufacturer of quality lighting products. Silvair facilitates the transition to wireless by providing lighting manufacturers with complete lighting firmware, as well as a set of commissioning tools that radically simplify and accelerate the... Read more
A Light Shower To Optimise Performance
Activating light is helping Austrian Ski Federation athletes prepare for their competitions. The activating light was developed by Tyrolean lighting specialists Bartenbach and the Swiss company emt as part of a European research project. High-intensity, cold white light makes human beings active. What was scientifically proven at the beginning... Read more
Zumtobel’s Tunable White LED Brings New Life To Vienna’s Secession
“To the age its art, to art its freedom” grandly adorns the main entrance. In striking capital letters. As it has done for more than one hundred years. And now the creative freedom associated with this place has become even greater. Throughout the building. Thanks to artificial light that... Read more
Fun Fibre Optics Announce Education Centre In Central London
‘Neuron Pod’ is a striking 23-metre long and 10-metre high free-standing structure that has opened its doors as an informal science learning centre at Queen Mary University of London’s Whitechapel campus. The launch of the giant ‘nerve cell’ science education centre, in London’s East End, was marked by a... Read more
Signify Roll-Out Global LIFI Pilot
Signify announced today it is working with more than 30 customers in Europe, North America and Asia to pilot LIFI. Its LiFi-enabled LED fixtures combine excellent light quality with a fast broadband data connection using light waves, enabling customers to send email, securely access their company network and surf... Read more
EnOcean Alliance – Ready For The Next Generation Of EPBD
Buildings are supposed to be CO2-neutral by 2050, and this will already lead to a number of stricter requirements in the coming years. The main focus lies on strengthening building automation. Maintenance-free wireless sensor solutions for smart buildings based on the international EnOcean wireless standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3-10) will help... Read more
DALI Summit 2019 Announced  – This September 25th in Bregenz
The Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) has announced that it will hold its first DALI Summit in Bregenz, Austria, on September 25th, 2019. The DALI Summit 2019 will cover the capabilities and features of DALI; the changes to be found in DALI-2; applications and case studies, including practical information... Read more
“We Are Not Led By The Technology, But By The Ideas”
The multi-award winning Michael Grubb Studio, in Bournemouth, UK, is a design practice with a varied international portfolio. They follow a creative, dialogue led process that results in innovative lighting solutions that address the way we perceive buildings, structures, environments and how we interact with them. This interview is... Read more
User Research Helps Build An informed Direction For The Lighting Industry
Bartenbach, nestled in the Austrian Alps, is a research and development laboratory dedicated to light, and it is always at the cutting edge of research. With a long and successful history in light innovation, Bartenbach is also world renowned for light design and installations. Due to their vast and... Read more
CITY LIGHTS: Light in the Public Space – Emotional Factors as a Contribution to the Smart City
April 2-4, 2019 – Karlsruhe Around the millennium, light in public space was a dominant topic. Towns discovered the importance of light in public space for themselves. The quality of street lighting was questioned, energy efficiency and ecology underlined the importance of the topic. Many cities developed a strategy... Read more
Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Demonstrates Possibilities Of Immersive Technology In Architecture
Project Correl is a collaborative experiment in multi-presence virtual reality (VR) illustrating the development of complex assemblies inside virtual space. A shared digital extension to our physical reality that proposes a dynamic new relationship between human creators and machine logic. Powered by Unreal Engine, Project Correl demonstrates the possibilities... Read more
Milan Cathedral’s Epic Outdoor Lighting
The mighty marble cathedral in the centre of Milan has been given new exterior lighting, and is now bathed in light from high-performance, durable LED projectors. In recent decades, Milan’s city centre has developed to become a location for international shopping. Luxury boutiques and shopping arcades are gathered around... Read more
Healthe Launches Line Of Architectural Luminaries
Healthe®, by Lighting Science, is pleased to announce the launch of its circadian optimised line of architectural luminaires. The product line, named 480®, leverages Healthe’s patented technology to deliver the right spectrum at the right time, enhancing wellbeing and productivity in commercial, managed care, hospitality and many other applications.... Read more
Moving From the Technology Dominant Phase Into A User-Focused Phase
There was a time, not so long ago, that you had two choices with regards to your lights. They were either off or on. Then came dimmer-switches, and we enjoyed romantically lit dinners in our homes and focused on PowerPoint presentations in ambient darkness in boardrooms across the world.... Read more
Light Collective Launch Celebratory Project Women In Lighting
Light Collective are pleased to announce their new project called Women in Lighting. Aiming to be launch on International Women’s day in 2019, it is a celebratory project that will set out to create an inspirational digital platform for women working in the architectural lighting industry to promote their... Read more
13 KM Of Lighting Integrated Into Impressive Architecture
The latest addition to the University of Applied Sciences (FH Nordwestschweiz) in Muttenz, Switzerland is impressive. A giant cube that is almost 65 metres in length and height, that rises up and catches the eye from far and wide. Designed by pool Architekten, it is a simple and simultaneously... Read more
LED Forum 2019 In Basel
On a very cold and crisp morning last week over 400 delegates and 41 exhibitors, from across Europe, gathered together at the Congress Centre in Basel, Switzerland, for a day dedicated to debating, forming, and exploring Connected Lighting. LED Forum, arranged and coordinated by Electro Suisse for the last... Read more
Consumer Brand Casper Crosses Over Into HCL Market
Casper, who are best known as the company that popularised the mattress-in-a-box concept, have taken a step ‘outside-the-box’, and released a lamp. Not just your standard bedside lamp: the Glow has been designed to focus on delivering the perfectly lit environment for sleep. Jeff Chapin, Chief of Product at... Read more
TiL 2019 Keynote Confirmed as Keith Bradshaw from Speirs + Major
We are honoured to announce that Keith Bradshaw, of the world’s #1 lighting design practice Speirs + Major, will be joining us in Bregenz as our 2019 Keynote speaker. Keith Bradshaw studied fine art before training in architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture. This broad education provided him... Read more
Let There Be Light
After nearly 18 months of planning and installation work a new digital LED lighting system has been unveiled at St. Peter’s Basilica, in Rome. The new innovative design shines like a beacon, welcoming 27,000 pilgrims and art lovers each day. The entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made... Read more
The Majority of Europeans Want Better Workplace Lighting
Results from a pan-European survey reveal that current lighting in the workplace is not satisfying end-users and their needs, while at the same time it has a big impact on productivity and human well-being. The survey, conducted as part of the Repro-light project, engaged with 1100 workers across Germany,... Read more
Experience Lighting Before You Buy With Virtual Reality
How do you visualise the right light for your store or city before you buy? Signify is now helping its customers do just this with the help of apps that provide an experience, showcasing the possibilities for lighting using virtual reality (VR). Now customers can step into a virtual... Read more
New Lighting Brings Both Functionality and Drama to World Renowned Ski Jumps
This winter Thorn has modernised the lighting of two Swiss ski jumping arenas. The famous World Cup ski jumping slope “Gross-Titlis-Schanze” in Engelberg, and the Nordic Ski Arena in Kandersteg. The main criteria for lighting the ski jumping slopes was to allow ski jumpers to land safely, even in... Read more
Celebrating the Digital Native Generation of Lighting Designers
Millennials, the digital native generation is self-interested, lazy, and entitled. Those are just a few of the terms we hear nowadays regarding younger people. These are the people who are the future of lighting design and who make up a large percentage of today’s workforce. They are also not... Read more
GE Lighting’s New Products and Partners Aim To Boost User Adoption
Announced at CES, GE Lighting is expanding its C by GE portfolio in 2019, adding new platforms to help consumers realise more benefits across the home, including families of smart wall switches, full colour lights and accessories. GE’s C by GE brand is hoping to ‘Lights the Way You... Read more
Licht Kunst Licht Helps Realise Balenciaga’s New Creative Vision
Balenciaga has a long held reputation for being one of the more agile and future focused fashion houses. Since 1967 the brand, and its designs, have adapted and moved through multiple reincarnations, responding and changing with the times. When the new Creative Director, Demna Gvasalia, joined in 2015 the... Read more
Watch the 2018 Trends in Lighting Forum &Show Video
At the end of last year we saw an incredible gathering of architects, planners, designers and technologist at TiL 2018. In Bregenz we hosted three exceptional and insightful days of workshops, lectures and exhibitions.  Trends in Lighting Forum &Show is dedicated to bridging the gap between lighting design and... Read more
Circadian Experts Create New Precision Spot For Discerning Lighting Designers
This month Lighting Science announced the release of the Series A+™ Par30 Gimbal, a specification-grade lamp created for discerning clients and lighting designers. “At Lighting Science, we strive to create products that provide people with healthier built environments in which to live and work. The Series A+ takes the... Read more
Zumtobel Shines a New Light on Iconic Fashion Brand Pucci
The long standing, Florence based, family fashion brand Pucci opens its door once again to their family home and new vibrant Emilio Pucci Heritage hub. Palazzo Pucci has been given a new lease of life thanks to Laudomia Pucci vision, and the work of Studio Lissoni Associati, Noferi &... Read more
TiL Report: Modern Lighting Audits
LED products quality assurance has been discussed a lot in the last several years. Many standards and system solutions were developed to control the lighting product quality. Lamp manufacturers and end-users has been usually focusing on better product performance, efficacy and product compliance. This paper provides a detailed description... Read more
Custom-Designed Lighting Illuminates Treasured Collection Of Automobiles
Curved edges of light trace the aerodynamic body shape on azure-blue paint and the polish of chrome parts brilliantly sparkles. Can cars be art? A question that answers itself in the presence of automotive rarities such as the 1958 Citroen DS “Le Croisette”. The cabriolet could be seen together... Read more
TiL Report: Human Centric Lighting – Quo Vadis by DI Johannes Weninger
Lighting technology goes through a time of groundbreaking changes these days. The extensive application of the compact digital light source LED facilitates the generation of dynamic lighting scenarios with varying intensities, spectra and luminous intensity distributions and the implementation of new lighting designs for personal visual, biological and emotional... Read more