Repro-light Consortium Announce Intelligent Workspace Lighting Concept
The pioneering design team at Bartenbach unveils a brand-new intelligent lighting concept set to revolutionize workspace personalization. It is set to deliver a truly user-centric, workspace lighting blueprint for lighting designers to transform workspaces for healthier living.   The story began with Bartenbach’s involvement in the Repro-light project consortium, funded... Read more
New CEO For Tridonic
Hugo Rohner was appointed CEO of Tridonic, the lighting technology arm of the Zumtobel Group.  Mr Rohner joins as an internationally experienced manager in the fields of digitalisation and IoT (Internet of Things) and was most recently the CEO of the Skidata Group in Salzburg. Prior to that, he... Read more
Inventronics Appoints New General Manager Of Europe
Inventronics, a global leader of the LED driver market, is pleased to announce that Jeroen Van Velzen has been appointed General Manager of Europe and will be leading the company’s European strategy and execution. Inventronics new innovations and increasing demand from its customers has led it to look for... Read more
Ecosense Acquires Assets From Soraa
In the US, many staff at Soraa have been made redundant after many years of service at Soraa following the Ecosense acquistion.   Ecosense®, a leading LED technology company, announced that it has acquired assets from Soraa, a designer and manufacturer of full-spectrum LED lamps based in Fremont, California. Under... Read more
Osram Takeover On Track
AMS report the Osram acquisition is fully on track. The company plans to pay for the Osram shares tendered under its takeover offer largely with the proceeds of its 1.75 billion Swiss franc (1.66 billion euros) capital increase, its finance chief said. The 4.4 billion euros bridge loan for... Read more
BDP Stun With Rapid Response To Temporary Hospital Brief
BDP has turned around multiple sites for temporary hospitals across UK in record time.  The first field hospital was the conversion of the ExCeL London exhibition centre into an emergency COVID-19 facility with 4,000 beds.  BDP delivered the first 500 beds in just nine days.  Whilst it is a... Read more
Light Lunch With Team Nulty+
Nulty launches The Light Lunch Series: a weekly webinar celebrating all things light and design.  During this time while we’re all working from home the Nulty Team pledge to engage and inspire with their passion for lighting design. The twice weekly webinar, starting on Tuesday 7th April at 12:30pm... Read more
Obermeyer Overhaul Munich’s Olympic Hall
OBERMEYER delivered a new lighting concept for Munich’s Olympic Hall.  During the course of the renovation work, the Munich Olympic Hall was equipped with a new, flexibly adaptable LED lighting concept for the arena. Originally built for the 1972 Olympic Games, the Munich Olympic Hall offers a space for... Read more
AMS Still Trying To Raise Cash For OSRAM Takeover
AMS shares fell below the price at which the Austrian sensor maker is raising new equity, in the latest hurdle to its planned purchase of German lighting group OSRAM. Austria’s AMS began offering new shares at 9.20 Swiss francs ($9.71) on Monday, hoping for proceeds of 1.75 billion Swiss... Read more
The Souls Of Millions Of Light Years Away
The Broad may be closed, but you can still check out one of its most popular attractions. The museum streamed Yayoi Kusama’s infinity mirrored room “The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away” today via its Instagram Stories and on its Facebook page. You can follow The Broad on... Read more
DW Windsor Lights The Crowds
A British consortium led by DW Windsor, consisting of Urban Control, the DfT, InnovateUK, FirstGroup, The University of Nottingham and the RSSB, recently embarked upon a study to address station capacity and passenger flow, which has the potential to deliver benefits of over £258m.  Overcrowding and high capacity on... Read more
LpS DIGITAL – The First Lighting Conference And Exhibition
Luger Research announced the launch of its new platform LpS Digital.  LpS Digital will showcase current, high-quality lighting technologies, design and applications content, and acquaint the audience with the latest trends in product developments and applications.  Each lecture and expo presentation will be shared to more than 60,000 contacts in... Read more
LightFair Postponed To Autumn
LightFair joins many other events and announced its 2020 trade show and conference will be postponed due to growing concerns around Covid-19, shifting industry sentiments and an overall wish to preserve health and safety. The May 3-7, 2020 event will now take place later this year in Las Vegas,... Read more
Luminale Cancelled
Notice received from Messe Frankfurt 12th March 2020 Messe Frankfurt, have confirmed Luminale is cancelled.  In close cooperation with the Frankfurt Health Authority, Messe Frankfurt has decided to cancel at short notice. It was to be held in Frankfurt and Offenbach from 12 to 15 March. Due to the... Read more
Women In Lighting Celebrates First Anniversary
WIL invited all Women In Lighting and their Male Supporters to celebrate their one year anniversary and International Women’s day on the 8th of March.  The International campaign, EachforEqual saw a fantastic global response.  150 pictures of supporters using the equal sign adding colour and light were posted using... Read more
Circular Economy Thinking
The European Commission advocates a new Circular Economy Action Plan – one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe’s new agenda for sustainable growth. With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make the economy fit for a green future,... Read more
City of Stockholm Joins TALQ
The TALQ Consortium is seeing an increasing interest in its Partner Programme currently. Various cities worldwide have not only included TALQ-Compliance as a requirement in their public tenders, but are also demanding closer collaboration in order to be able to better understand and influence the TALQ Specification in line... Read more
Complete A Lighting Designer Course Online
The recent era of self-isolation may call for deep learning, online meetings and the completion of a lighting designer course with the New York School of Interior Design. Digital practice is essential in the architecture, engineering and construction industries. Technology is changing how we design, document and construct our... Read more
LuxLive Set For November With TALQ
The TALQ Consortium has announced that it is sponsoring the LuxLive 2020 exhibition in November.  It joins tech groups LonMark and Wi-SUN in choosing the event to promote their standard as a platform for connected outdoor lighting.  Founded in 2012, the TALQ Consortium is establishing a globally accepted standard... Read more
IALD Confirms Norway For November
Save the date for the much-anticipated return of Enlighten Europe in Oslo, Norway for 2020. From 18 – 20 November, top architectural lighting design professionals and business leaders from across Europe and beyond will immerse themselves in three days of collaboration, discovery and learning. A contemporary capital of architecture, Oslo offers... Read more
In Bloom At Haberdashery London
Haberdashery is set to showcase Bloom at London Design Week 8th-10th March 2020.  Haberdashery is an award-winning London based design studio focused on the perpetual appeal of light. The team consists of a 25+ blend of qualified industrial/product designers, engineers, researchers and product developers. “We all share a love... Read more
New iGuzzini CEO
iGuzzini illuminazione S.p.A., the international leader in the field of architectural lighting and part of Fagerhult Group, announced in February that CEO Andrea Sasso has decided to pursue new professional ventures.  iGuzzini’s Board of Directors has appointed Cristiano Venturini, currently CFO of iGuzzini, to succeed Sasso as CEO. “We... Read more
24th European Light Congress “LIGHT2020” Cancelled
From 27. to 30. September, 2020 the lighting engineering industry was set to gather in the City of Bamberg, Germany, a recognised Cultural Heritage site, for the 24th edition of LICHT2020, European lighting congress.  Around 600 lighting specialists, planners, and industry representatives would have accessed three parallel tracks featuring altogether... Read more
Avocado Appreciation
The HOMMÉS Studio avocado table lamp is a standing light designed to impress.  Borne from a collaboration between HOMMÉS & MODO, an Italian architecture studio.  Inspired by the most popular fruit in the world, the avocado desk lamp summarises the Pop Art concept, distilling beauty out of the popular. Studio Manifesto: “HOMMÉS... Read more
ERCO Delivers New Spotlight Range Eclipse
The new Eclipse spotlight range from ERCO would have been showcased at Light + Building in March.  ERCO specialise in lighting technology for: prestigious museums, art galleries and exclusive retail projects. Clients have come to expect individual lighting solutions that simultaneously offer perfect quality in terms of design and... Read more
Architect @ Work Bilbao Set To Deliver Earth Theme
ARCHITECT@WORK is set to take place 11-12 March 2020. At ARCHITECT@WORK, traditional aisles are transformed into lounge zones: places to enjoy a drink, to chat and to provide further explanation about innovative products, applications or services.  A project wall delivered by world-architects.com which is a touring exhibition, presents a... Read more
PLDC New York 2020 Cancelled
PLDC have decided to cancel the 2020 event due to the impact of the coronavirus. Statement from the organiser: “Given the current international developments with regard to the Corvid 19 /coronavirus, as a company we are also obliged to react and adjust to the situation. In particular, in our... Read more
KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design Moves To New HQ
KSLD was established in 1989, and has built a strong reputation in a wide range of areas over the last three decades.  It boasts an extensive portfolio of award-winning lighting design projects, both locally and internationally. KSLD joined EFLA Consulting Engineering in November 2018.  KSLD, the EFLA Lighting Design... Read more
Signify Expands Collaboration For Largest Vertical Farming Facility
Signify and Planet Farms, the leading European operator of vertical farms, began their collaboration in 2018 when Planet Farms announced the construction of Italy’s first vertical farm research lab in Milan.  Recently, Signify expanded this collaboration with Planet Farms to provide horticultural LEDs to Europe’s largest vertical farm and... Read more
Designers Mind Launches Health And Wellbeing Programme
Designers Mind is a community where designers can share knowledge and experience to raise awareness around mental health and wellbeing.  A once taboo topic, mental health initiatives are increasingly gaining publicity and as a result, discussion is no longer shameful. The design industry is a very stressful environment often... Read more
Leducation To Postponed To August
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York and the LEDucation committee announced the LEDucation 2020 Trade Show and Conference will be cancelled based on the growing concerns of COVID-19 in the lighting industry and the New York community. The trade show and conference, was to be held in New... Read more
DW Windsor Acquires PULSAR Light
DW Windsor announced the acquisition of PULSAR through an asset purchase agreement (APA).  PULSAR is a Cambridge-based British designer and manufactuere of architectural lighting and control systems. PULSAR, founded in 1966, have a long history in architectural lighting and are best known for their international projects using professional, powerful... Read more
Supervisory Board Changes Afoot At Zumtobel
Zumtobel Group recently announced that Jürg Zumtobel (left) and Fritz Zumtobel (right) will step down from their roles on the Supervisory Board.  The resignation of two long standing board members shall set the course for new appointments and rejuvenation of the Supervisory Board of Zumtobel Group.  Jürg Zumtobel currently... Read more
Douglas Leonard Begins IALD Presidency
Douglas Leonard assumes the 2020/21 presidency of the International Association of Lighting Designers. The IALD has been supporting its members for 50 years. Douglas Leonard statement in full, “I am excited and hopeful for the growth and challenges we face as a profession as we move into our next... Read more
3D Printed Luminaire Design Competition
Huda Lighting in partnership with Immensa Additive Manufacturing, have launched The 3D Printed Luminaire Design Competition.  The aim is to showcase 3D printing technology to the Lighting and Interior Design industries. The competition which is in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed... Read more
Trends in Lighting Forum &SHOW Cancelled
TiL 2020 Cancelled In light of the unprecedented events of the past few days please read the statement from Luger Research e.U. containing the sad news that the planned September Trends in Lighting Forum &SHOW will be cancelled. DORNBIRN, Austria, February 26, 2020 – In light of the recent... Read more
Vintage Osram Bulb Still Works After 70 Years
A forgotten passageway used by prime ministers and political luminaries – and closed up by Victorian labourers – has been uncovered in UK Parliament.  Historians working on the renovation of the House of Commons found the lost 360-year-old passageway, hidden in a secret chamber. “As we looked at the... Read more
Light + Building New Dates For September
February 24th, with 3 weeks to go, the news that Signify had pulled out of Light + Building raised suspicions across the lighting industry.  Emails reading, “are you still going?” began to appear in inboxes.  Following the coronavirus outbreak in Europe the organisers of Light + Building decided to... Read more
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