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
BDP In New York

BDP In New York

FeaturedTrends September 21, 2022

BDP has officially opened a studio in New York City – its first studio in the USA. With its newest city studio now open, the practice is now actively operating in the USA market. With a focus on designing places for people, BDP is naturally expanding its existing business... 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
Daylight Academy Summer School
Chexbres, Switzerland, saw the Daylight Academy host a 5-day long summer school to promote international cooperation among scientists, architects and other professionals working on daylight.  Researchers and practitioners from a talented interdisciplinary group in the fields of chronobiology, lighting, psychology, ecology, vision science, ophthalmology, artists and evolutionary medicine set... 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
The Circular Lighting Report
Recolight has unveiled a news service specialising in sustainable lighting. The Circular Lighting Report is set to become the lighting industry’s online hub for all sustainability matters. It is an independent news and information resource, edited by the experienced lighting journalist Ray Molony. As well as news, the platform... Read more
Latest BRE Planning For Daylight And Sunlight Issued
This latest BRE guide gives advice on site layout planning to achieve good sunlighting and daylighting, both within buildings and in the open spaces between them. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the interior daylight recommendations for new buildings in the British Standard Daylight in buildings,... Read more
Age-Defying Buildings
Why do some buildings endure for centuries whilst others disappear in a few decades?  In this latest latest BDP podcast episode, Designing Age-Defying Buildings, host Alan Davies is joined by lighting director Mark Ridler, associate structural engineer Jessica Kennedy and architect director Nick Durham. Together, the group question what it takes to ensure... 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
Smart Building Boot Camp
Do you need know how a building can be smart?  A new suite of online educational materials has been released by Smart Building Boot Camp.  The modules are tailored for property developers, facility managers, engineering design consultants, architects, property managers and more. Initially set-up because the smart building industry... Read more
Luminus Natural, Healthy Spectrum 97 CRI Smooth White™ COBs
Luminus Smooth White COB series delivers a halogen-like spectrum, 97 CRI typical (95 min), all R values (R1-R16)>90 and R9=97 typical.  With CCTs ranging from 2700K to 5000K and 5 LES size options, these COBs are ideal for high color rendering, beautiful skin tones, and light with a natural-feeling,... Read more
Smart Light + Building
The promotion of sustainable energy generation, the reduction of consumption in buildings and the expansion of electromobility are central building blocks on the way to the energy turnaround by 2030. Due to rapidly rising prices for gas and oil and the need to secure the supply of raw materials,... Read more
Calling Lighting Industry Mentors
Silhouette Awards are calling upon applications to be a part of their mentor programme.  The process is open from Monday 4th April until Monday 16th May 2022 and invites experienced and senior member of the Lighting Industry with more than 10 years of experience. What does being a Silhouette... Read more
New Evidence For UV-C Disinfection Technology
In an open letter to the ECDC, LightingEurope calls for UV-C to be used as a complementary technology.  The latest scientific studies and developments support that UV-C is widely used to disinfect water, surfaces and the air and has been proven to inactivate, without exception, all bacteria, and viruses... 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
LiGHT22

LiGHT22

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
Design Plus At Light + Building
In search of innovative solutions for home and building as well as trendsetting designed luminaires, the Light + Building Autumn Edition from 2 to 6 October 2022 is the international trend show. In the abundance of product innovations, the Design Plus Award offers all exhibiting companies the chance to... Read more
Star Light
More than two years of close collaboration between the lighting consultants of LKL Design Hub Barcelona, the German Licht Kunst Licht offices and the team of architects of the Sagrada Família have culminated in a glorious new landmark changing Barcelona’s skyline both day and night: The tower of Virgin... Read more
The Halo Project
The Halo Project is the result of the optical research carried out by Mandalaki Design Studio whose goal is the union of art with technology.  The light is no longer treated as a source of illumination but as a graphic projection, precise and defined. A tension is established between... Read more
[d]arc awards 2021
arc Media recently announced the launch of the voting process for the arc awards 2021. With over 300 projects and products submitted and the shortlisting process complete, the peer-to-peer voting process will now begin. All independent lighting designers, light artists, interior designers, architects and product designers are encouraged to... Read more
Lighting Careers
Archifos has recently been supporting Lighting Designers career development to gather global lighting vacancies.  Through the Archifos LinkedIn page, there are many different types of roles available.  Additionally the ILP gathers UK based roles here.   🌍 EU & UAE Lichtvision Design | JUNIOR LIGHTING DESIGNER Barcelona: On-site ,... 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
LIT Lighting Design Awards 2021
The renowned Farmani Group, along with 3C Awards, is pleased to formally announce the winners of the 5th Edition of the LIT Lighting Design Awards, the Lifetime Achievement prize and spotlight recipients. The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created five years ago to recognize the efforts of talented international... 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
Elektra Light The Gantry
The Gantry is a multifaceted urban resort and hotel offering a truly integrated eating, drinking, socialising and entertaining experience under one roof. It’s the ideal destination for Londoners and international visitors alike who share a passion for the exceptional and the unexpected, and are constantly looking for more creative... 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
LICHTWOCHE Munich
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
Relighting The Düsseldorf Theatre
To mark its ’50 years of the Schauspielhaus’ anniversary, the theatre located on Gustaf Gründgens Platz and built in 1970 celebrated its reopening in January 2020 after an extensive refurbishment implemented by ingenhoven architects. All public areas of the striking building designed by Bernhard Pfau now radiate in new... Read more
Call For Digital Services Act Action
“The Digital Services Act is the EU’s chance to close the gap and make sure someone in the EU can be held liable for products that do not comply with all the requirements in ecodesign, energy labeling, RoHS, REACH, WEEE, LVD, EMC, RED, circular economy.” explains Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary... 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
Digitalisation, Infrastructure Expansion And The Pandemic
Frankfurt am Main, 20 September 2021. From planning and building to the operating phase, numerous people work together over the life cycle of a construction project. Throughout, digital technologies have an enormous potential for exactly coordinated timing, improved quality assurance and cost reductions. Building information modelling (BIM) depicts the... Read more
Wuyuanhe Stadium Wins German Lighting Design Award
Best in category ‘International Project’ As the first large sports complex on Hainan Island, the new Wuyuanhe Stadium is a construction project of a superior sports and cultural infrastructure for the region. With a seating capacity for more than 41,000 spectators, the stadium was built on a site of... 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
London’s Illuminated River Thames
How To Be Brilliant explores London’s Illuminated River Thames.  This lunchtime virtual talk takes place on 24 September with Illuminated River lighting designers, Jonathan Gittins and Elga Niemann, from Atelier Ten, to learn more about the design process and technical challenges that have been overcome in bringing the world’s longest public artwork... Read more
Impact Of Home Lighting Published
Cosmin Ticleanu recently published his paper in the Lighting Research and Technology special issue on lighting and health: “Impacts of home lighting on human health” Typical home lighting practice is mainly centred on visual aspects to enable safe movement between spaces, flexibility in multiuse spaces, a sense of aesthetics... Read more