Light + Building Restart
The restart for the sector will take place at Light + Building Autumn Edition in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022. With over 1,500 exhibitors from 46 countries, the leading international trade fair for lighting and building-services technology is on course to provide an urgently needed... Read more
Circular Lighting Live In London
The UK sees its’ first major event on September 22nd dedicated to sustainable lighting sold out. Circular Lighting live it set to understand this new landscape, and bring together the leading experts, specifiers and policy makers to share their insights into forthcoming standards and legislation, emerging technologies and new... Read more
Light Symposium Copenhagen Starts
The 8th Light Symposium begins this week at the Copenhagen Campus of Aalborg University 21st-23rd September 2022. With focus on how technology is impacting lighting design, as well as how light and lighting affects animals, plant as well as human physical and mental well-being, LS2022 will be the place... Read more
Architect @ Work Copenhagen
The features and seminars of ARCHITECT@WORK Copenhagen 7-8 September will be focusing on the theme ‘Natural resources’.  Exhibitors focus on innovative products, materials, applications and services that are presented for acceptance to a judging panel of architects and interior designers. The mission of ARCHITECT@WORK is to provide much more... Read more
BRILLIANT Lighting Design Lab Italy
The BRILLIANT Consortium is glad to announce that within the ClusterXchange mobility scheme, partners Rete di Imprese Luce in Veneto and ELCA European Lighting Cluster Alliance are organizing and will host the BRILLIANT Lighting Design Lab and Outdoor on 7-8-9 September 2022 in Castelfranco Veneto. Interested participants – lighting... Read more
Our Time On Earth Exhibition
Recently opened at the Barbican, Our Time on Earth – a major exhibition celebrating the power of global creativity to transform the conversation around the climate emergency. Calling for a mindset shift through the exploration of art, design and technology, the exhibition invites people to imagine a world in... Read more
Call For Lighting Opera/Theatre/TV Speakers
This month saw Light Collective issue a call for speakers to find inspiring women working as lighting designers in entertainment lighting – Opera, Concerts, Theatre, TV, who would like to speak as part of the project organised by Women in Lighting. Speaker slots will be at PLASA in the... Read more
LUXI Entries Extended
Application deadline for “LUXI – the LIGHT Prize” has been extended. Entries up until 1 July 2022 will be accepted, interested parties still have the opportunity to register informally for participation in the LUXI by e-mail and then submit their work by 29 August 2022. In its eighth round,... Read more
Light And The Circadian Clock
June sees Manchester play host to the 33rd annual meeting of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms.  President Marijke Gordijn is set to introduce this year’s theme, Light and the Circadian Clock – from Bench to Bedside. This SLTBR congress has a packed chronotherapy programme planned.  Keeping... Read more
LightFair 2022
LAS VEGAS – June 13, 2022 – The LightFair Conference and Trade Show will focus on future-shaping innovations, and an incredible attendee experience driven by new product discovery across 320+ exhibits, 41 conference educational sessions and on-floor networking, June 19 – 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s new... Read more
deLIGHTed Bright Days And Dark Nights
The right light at the right time – Bright Days, Dark Nights” lectures. The webinar explains the need for a good day and night light based on scientific evidence and practical experience. Moderated by Dr. Luc Schlangen a senior researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, within the Human Technology... Read more
Circular Lighting Live
Circular Lighting Live 2022 The drive to net zero carbon will see the lighting industry undergo its biggest transformation since the advent of LEDs. To understand this new landscape and position Circular Lighting Live is bringing together leading experts and policy makers to share their insights into forthcoming standards... Read more
Sabine De Schutter Sessions
In these upcoming inspiration session Sabine De Schutter will explain the versatility and potential of lighting in an architectural context. Schutter will take the audience on a journey through the design process of her studio as an independent lighting designer and explains how lighting can be an integral part... Read more
Circular Economy Workshop At Recolight
Recolight’s first training workshop focusing on Lighting Product Design for a Circular Economy ran in London during April. The course was designed following feedback from the Recolight Circular Economy webinar series.   The lighting industry called for a full understanding of the Circular Economy, and how products can be designed... Read more
Lichtvision Launches Hospitality Light Lounge
19th of May sees the Lichtvision London Studio launch their Hospitality Light Lounge – a platform for clients to come and  learn about their lighting practice, but also a try and test. With events nearly back in full swing Lichtvision promises a platform for industry networking which takes place... Read more
Chase The Dark
Today the IALD celebrates Chase the Dark 2022! Chase the Dark is an annual one-day global celebration of light that begins in Australia and makes its way across each time zone moving west celebrating the power of light together. The annual feel-good social movement aims to unify the lighting... Read more
LEDucation 2022 Concludes
NEW YORK CITY March 23, 2022—LEDucation, a premier gathering for the lighting industry, returned to the New York Hilton Midtown for its first post-pandemic trade show and conference March 15–16. The showcase of lighting ideas and innovation welcomed more than 4000 attendees, exhibitors, and presenters to a buoyant atmosphere... Read more


EventsTrendsFeatured March 23, 2022

Taking place from 22 – 23 November, LiGHT22 is a new offering built on arc media’s intimate knowledge and experience of the lighting specification market and continues the success of the ARC Show, which ran from 2004 to 2009. LiGHT 22 is a curated, boutique lighting exhibition for specifiers and designers... Read more
Recolight Achieves CPD Status
Recolight achieves CPD certification for their Lighting and the Circular Economy webinars.  Established by the UK lighting industry in 2005 primarily for the purpose of operating a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Compliance Scheme on behalf of lamp producers in the UK. The webinars cover legislation for lighting,... Read more
ILP Summit

ILP Summit

EventsTrends February 20, 2022

The Institution of Lighting Professionals announced that the Professional Lighting Summit, their annual conference, is returning in 2022. This will be a two day event, held on 21 and 22 June at Watershed in Bristol and online.  The event will be a focus for all those involved in lighting... Read more
Light Club Returns

Light Club Returns

EventsTrends February 20, 2022

Light Collective x Archifos return with Light Club promising a new space, format, and style with the same stellar team of lighting aficionados. The 2nd Virtual Metaverse Meeting Place of the Lighting Community takes place Wednesday 23rd February at 15:30 UK time. The team: Stanley Wilson Surbhi Jindal Jess... Read more
WIL Global Gathering
The new year is under way and the WIL team have announced that the Global Gathering will be taking place on International Women’s Day, 8th March. Coinciding with the 3rd anniversary of Women in Lighting there is set to be an online full day event packed with inspiration. In... Read more
Light Symposium Copenhagen
Light Symposium Copenhagen takes place September 21-23 2022 and recently announced its’ call for papers. LS2022 invites researchers, professionals and students to contribute to how lighting design can play an essential role in a sustainable future. Through knowledge sharing across different scientific fields, we can propose new ways of... Read more
Light School At Surface Design Show
The Surface Design Show is the UK’s leading event for architects and designers to gather and explore the best in surface material innovation.  Light School and its content programme, Light Talks, are showcasing the innovative use of light and the way it is inextricably linked with surface design. Light... Read more
Light + Building Moves Again
Frankfurt am Main, January 10, 2022. As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world’s leading trade fair for light and building technology to autumn 2022. Last December, intensive discussions with customers and cooperation partners had already led to the examination of alternatives... Read more
Drivers For Change
Last week saw an online event organised by the Age of Light Innovations Group.  The full webinar is available to all, hosted by Dr Shelley James and chaired by John Bullock along with an esteemed panel of industry stalwarts. Graham Edgell  ( Director of Sustainability and Procurement, Morgan Sindall)... Read more
Celebrate Light In Amsterdam
The tenth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival runs from 2nd December to 23rd January 2022. Sailing or walking along the canals you can enjoy more than twenty masterpieces celebrating light, favorites and the most inspiring and popular light art from the past nine editions. The Amsterdam Light Festival... Read more
Norwegian Lighting Prize 2021!
The Norwegian Lighting Prize is the most generous honorary award for lighting design and lighting products in Norway, and has since 2001 been awarded annually under the auspices of the non-profit organization Lyskultur. The winners of the Norwegian Lighting Prize 2021 were chosen during the Day of Light on... Read more
The Big December Light Club Event
Light Club on Clubhouse has been lighting up the lockdowns and creating a space for the lighting community every Wednesday for 33 weeks. A Christmas special sees Martin Lupton, Sharon Stammers and Katia Kolovea celebrating the key moments and amazing discussions from 2021, highlights from previous discussions, and unveil... Read more
November saw 30 separate events held over one week with 600 participants. The concept for holding this year’s LICHTWOCHE Munich under pandemic conditions with smaller events ran smoothly.  After a week of beautiful light moments, the award ceremony of the “LUXI – the LIGHT Award” on November 12, 2021... Read more
LpS 2021 Registration Open
This year’s LpS DIGITAL Live event will take place on December 2, 2021. The LpS event is continuing the tradition of high-level panel discussions. The panelists are top representatives of component and luminaire/system manufacturers, architecture/light planning organizations, and representatives from research & education. The conversation with the core topic... Read more
Connected Security Focus At Light + Building 2022
Frankfurt am Main, November 16, 2021. Security is a need whose importance in society is continuously increasing. Whether digital threats, extreme weather conditions or health risks – one crisis is followed by another. Accordingly, the demand for security technology equipment and systems for homes and buildings is increasing. As... Read more
Designing Sustainable Luminaires
Manufacturers of electrical equipment are increasingly being required to design products for reuse, upgradability, and recyclability. This webinar on the October 28th will explore how luminaire producers can adapt their designs to encourage products to be reused at the end of first life, or at least to be more... Read more
Licht Woche Munich

Licht Woche Munich

EventsTrends October 22, 2021

After a break in attendance last year, this year’s Lightwoche Munich will take place again from 5 to 12 November 2021. With over 25 events and the award ceremony for the #LUXI2021. The  trade journal Licht also presents two lecture events on the topics of New Work and UVC... Read more
LpS Digital Live – Panel Discussion, Award Ceremony, Networking
This year’s LpS DIGITAL Live event will take place on December 2, 2021. The LpS event is continuing the tradition of high-level panel discussions. The panelists are top representatives of component and luminaire/system manufacturers, architecture/light planning organizations, and representatives from research & education. Thursday, 2nd December 2021 2pm –... Read more
Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast
Tune in to episode one on Contrast Ratios with hosts Edward Bartholomew of Bartholomew Lighting and John Arthur Wilson, the founding director of Fernhill Shopworks. This podcast will explore how lighting intersects with society in provocative, awkward, and profound ways.  Aiming to bring greater visibility to the issues within... Read more
Rethink The Night

Rethink The Night

EventsTrends September 23, 2021

The 8th LD Workshop under the headline “Rethink the Night!” is set to take place from 5th to 7th October online and will be a tribute to Light Choreography. Involving a top-ranking scientific experts and professionals, and aspiring Lighting Designers, who will participate in the workshop, will have the... Read more
[d]arc room London
Who is heading to arc room in London over the next couple of days?  Set to be the first catch up with lighting industry friends at the first face-to-face lighting exhibition in a long time.   Recognising London’s profound influence over Architecture and Design specification, arc room pop-up @ Design... Read more
Recolight Save The Date
Back in March 2020 the Recolight webinar series began to encourage lively debate within the lighting industry about implementing circular economy principles. “There is definitely a shift in attitudes happening in the lighting industry, and we’re starting to look seriously at the implications of adopting circular economy principles. Companies... Read more
Nature And Biophilia In Lighting Design
Join a very interesting online discussion between Yah Li Toh, IES Principal of Singapore based Light Collab, Julia Hartmann, Principal of Zurich based Lightsphere GmbH and Matt Waring lighting enthusiast and editor of arc magazine.  The panel of pivotal designers who craft interior spaces that harness the power of... Read more