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
Earthtime 1.26 Munich
“I’m excited to install Earthtime 1.26 Munich in the historic Odeonsplatz, where past and present intertwine to create a dynamic urban now. My artwork reflects an interconnectedness of opposites – flexibility with strength, earth with sky, things we can control with the forces beyond us. I invite viewers to... Read more
Sustainable Lighting Design Podcast
The Trends in Lighting team love that the Sustainable Lighting Design podcast is celebrating one year since its’ launch. Listen to the fifth episode featuring Naomi Miller, Senior Lighting Research Scientist at the United States Department of Energy- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. In the latest episode, the discussion centres... Read more
Light + Building Digital Extension
Lighting + Building announced that in the hybrid events future, it will be possible to meet live in Frankfurt from 13 to 18 March 2022 and digitally, worldwide for a whole week longer.  What does the platform for this look like?  What functions can participants expect and how does... Read more
Zhaga Summit: “Sustainable Lighting for Smart Cities and Buildings”
Sustainability is a major trend in the lighting industry, driven by regulations and requested by customers and society. The Zhaga Consortium is hosting this online event on 29 September, 15:00 – 18:00 CEST with speakers from national authorities, cities, industry association, lighting design and manufacturing. Date/Time/Registration Date/Time: September 29th , 2021 from... Read more
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

EventsTrends June 17, 2021 0

On June 4, the light art museum DARK MATTER in Berlin opened with an exhibition on 1000 square meters. In the pitch-black rooms of a former factory site, the visitor embarks on a journey through seven multimedia and interactive installations of light, movement and sound. Behind the idea are light... Read more
Berlin – Women In Architecture
WIA Berlin 2021, is set to put the lighting profession in the right light and discuss lighting design in architecture today. “The Path to an Unknown Field” – In this panel discussion, meet two women lighting designers, a freelance journalist, two lighting industry representatives, a professor, a researcher, and... Read more
Smart Lighting Lecture
Smart lighting systems have the potential to close the gap between lighting control and building data analytics. Data – such as space occupancy – that was previously used only to control the lighting itself, is now available for additional services. The agility of wireless smart lighting systems removes previous... Read more
Creative Lighting Masterclass
If you need a break from your projects then look no further than the masterclass.  A creative course designed to help you grow your lighting skills and empower you to create stunning images. Discover new tools and processes and optimise your rendering workflow in V-Ray and Corona. Nikos Nikolopoulos... Read more
Humanity-Centred Lighting – The New Normal?
Join Florence Lam, Global Lighting Design Leader at Arup and winner of the SLL President’s Medal 2021 for a webinar.  Florence Lam will explain her vision for ‘humanity-centred’ lighting and the business case for this integrated approach that reframes the energy / performance equation to create healthy, productive, sustainable... Read more
Ryoji Ikeda Exhibition
RYOJI IKEDA May 20 – August 1 2021 A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact Magazine and The Vinyl Factory, in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, present a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition in 180 Studios. The largest exhibition of the artist’s work ever staged, including numerous world premieres,... Read more
Sustainable Products And Future Eco-Design
Sustainable Products & Future Ecodesign – policy debate organised by LightingEurope, 4 June. Partner event of #EUGreenWeek – discussing practical steps towards delivering Europe’s sustainability vision. The consultation on a new Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI), announced back in March 2020, is still underway. LightingEurope is hosting a debate on how... Read more
The TRIZ@LIGHT workshop series presents the principles of systematic innovation based on the TRIZ method. The principles are applied in small groups specifically tailored to the lighting sector. The impulses are intended to stimulate and initiate new innovation steps in the lighting sector. As a thank you and resource... Read more
Naturally Brilliant Colour
Kew Garden is set to provide some spectacular programmes this summer 2021. Experience colour like never before in an exhibition that celebrates the spectacular shades of the natural world. Experience Pure Structural Colour, the boldest, brightest colour on Earth.  On display for the very first time these stunning, jewel-like... Read more
Green Light Alliance Introduction
The Green Light Alliance (GLA) is a community of like-minded individuals, businesses, and institutions within the lighting profession, sharing a common vision, to light up the world without depleting its resources. The GLA’s platform provides a place to empower everyone in the lighting sector, enabling an enriched pool of... Read more
Recommendations For Melanopic Lighting Design
The second International Workshop on Circadian and Neurophysical Photometry in 2019 brought together experts in the fields of lighting, neurophysical photometry and sleep and circadian research. The primary focus was to develop expert-consensus recommendations for healthy daytime and evening/night-time light environment. This workshop resulted in the the publication of,... Read more
Lighting Event Schedule Clash
Light + Building 2022 and LEDucation NYC 2022 are set to take place at the same time.  Light + Building is planned for 13-18 March 2022 and promises to cover, “Intelligent. Future-proof. Trend-predicting”  themes, linked by the subjects of dynamic digitalisation and sustainability. LEDucation is planning to go ahead... Read more
UK And EU Divergence Signals Appear Already
Under forthcoming EU and UK legislation, lighting manufacturers will have to incorporate replaceable light sources and control gear in their products. But how will this work in practice? Where’s the incentive to use standard connectors? Who decides what a ‘commonly available tool’ is? Who decides what a ‘qualified person’... Read more
Sustainable Lighting Design Podcast
In the latest episode of the podcast on Sustainable Lighting Design, Sebastian Knoche, leader of the TRILUX lighting research team and an active member of the European Repro-Light research project, discusses the topic of circularity in lighting design and the possible strategies available to minimise the environmental impact of... Read more
How To Be Brilliant – Liz West
The lighting community can register to attend Liz West’s event as the ILP How To Brilliant series continues. How To Be Brilliant, is the lighting industry’s only event series designed to attract students, interns, apprentices, and new entrants to the lighting profession. Known for creating immersive environments that mix... Read more
Talk Lighting On Clubhouse
Clubhouse has everyone curious, the invitation-only audio-chat iPhone app is the latest social media trend.  The the platform allows discussion in “rooms” across the globe for anyone to join. The Light Club meet each Wednesday at 14:30 GMT.  This week (31st March) sees Katia Kolovea and Martin Lupton meeting... Read more
Legislation Webinar
Luminaire design is set to undergo a major upheaval in 2021 due to key legislation including the Eco Design regulations and the Environment Bill. The rules look set to fundamentally change the way we design and manufacture light fittings. Recolight are hosting a webinar to provide a useful update... Read more
Light Symposium Wismar
The 7th International Light Symposium on the Future of Daylight and Artificial Lighting in Healthy Built Environments has been announced. Light Symposium Wismar 2020/21 is a three-day online forum that will bring together the latest insights into the future of daylight and artificial lighting in healthy built environments with... Read more
Women In Lighting Announce Global Gathering
Women in Lighting announced their Global Gathering event will be an online event to celebrate International Women’s Day, the 2nd anniversary of the Women In Lighting (WIL) Project and to connect the growing network and community together. Everyone is welcome to participate.  The event features a selection of sessions... Read more
Lighting Design Students:  How To Be Brilliant
In collaboration with Bega the ILP launches “How To Be Brilliant” once more.  For lighting students, interns, apprentices and new entrants to the lighting industry looking to engage with inspiring experts who will talk about lighting in a way formal education doesn’t always cover. Successful senior lighting designers agree... Read more
Themes Of Light + Building 2022
Yesterday experimental, today a practical everyday application: the growing pace of digitalisation is generating chances, new opportunities and challenges. Innovative ideas are welcome and there is a great willingness to try something new. Nevertheless, the increasing use of digital communication solutions is leading to a greater appreciation of tried and tested products.... Read more
A Beautiful Light

A Beautiful Light

EventsTrends February 22, 2021 0

A Beautiful Light: Promoting Fascination Against Depletion by Martina Frattura, Master in Architectural Lighting Design Research A Beautiful Light is a project that gathers art and design to improve quality of life. The project dissolves the lines between different disciplines to explore new solutions in the spirit of co-creation... Read more
Zumtobel Launch Retail Analytics Webinar
Zumtobel launch a new webinar this week aimed at the retail sector.  In competition with e-commerce providers, bricks-and-mortar retail can enhance the customer offering through emotional shopping experiences. With the help of retail analytics, retailers gain valuable insights into the shopping behaviour of their customers. Visitor flows, the average... 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
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
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
Light Minded Movement

Light Minded Movement

Events August 12, 2020 0

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
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
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
EU Green Deal Impact On The Lighting Industry
Ourania Georgoutsakou talks to LpS Digital about the EU Green Deal and how it will impact the lighting industry.  The value of lighting in Europe is estimated to be in excess of 20 EUR billion annual turnover, generating 100,000 jobs.  Will Europe be the worlds first climate neutral continent... Read more
LEDucation Goes Online In August
Organised by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York, LEDucation is the ultimate marketplace for solid-state lighting innovations, giving industry professionals a chance to experience new technologies as well as continue their education through a wide range of accredited seminars.  LEDucation is a non-profit event, and its proceeds help... Read more
Wellbeing Webinar
The Society of Light and Lighting announced its upcoming webinar with Kaye Preston, Founder of Designers Mind and Kael Gillam, Lighting Designer and contributor to Designers Mind. Founded by Kaye Preston in 2019, Designers Mind is a forum where designers from a variety of backgrounds and specialisms can share... Read more
Licht Design Preis Gala Goes Online
This year, the awards ceremony for the tenth edition of the German Lighting Design Award, with 35 nominations in 13 categories will be held without the physical presence of the almost 500 guests on average who attend the gala event each year.  The organisers have decided to do so... Read more
PLDC Terminates All Business
The organisers of PLDC, the VIA group based in Germany announced this week the termination of all activities.  The statement from the organisers: “Dear friends and colleagues, With great regret, we have to inform you, that VIA has to terminate all business at the current stage.  All social media... Read more