Aston Martin Red Bull HQ Lighting Project Of The Year

Zumtobel Group and it’s lighting brands acdc and Zumtobel lighting won “Lighting project of the year” at the 27th  Electrical Industry Awards, one of the industry’s longest running and respected marks of recognition. This award represents recognition of the technical innovation displayed by acdc and Zumtobel through the achievements, products and…

Join Us In 2020 -TiL Call For Speakers Now Open

The Trends in Lighting Forum &Show has established a unique experience to learn alongside peers in the lighting industry offering over 40 comprehensive lectures and workshops. The 2020 event line-up is co-hosted with LpS which celebrates its 10th year, is attended by experts across architecture and industry, and you can…

Tridonic and NMB-Minebea Partner for Smart Cities

Strategic partnership to provide intelligent lighting solutions for Smart Cities Tridonic announced today the formation of a strategic partnership with NMB-Minebea-GmbH, which is part of the MinebeaMitsumi group, the major producer of machinery components and electronic devices. The partnership aims to develop intelligent outdoor lighting solutions for Smart Cities.  Since…

EU Aims For Better Regulation
October saw LightingEurope call upon EU institutions to pursue their Better Regulation Agenda Brussels.  Commissioner-designates presented their vision and objectives for their portfolios to the members of the European Parliament.  LightingEurope were in attendance following the debates with great interest.  Their role is to engage with this legislature to... Read more
New AMS Bid For OSRAM
Austrian AMS launches a second bid for OSRAM after the first attempt to form a European leader in sensors and lights failed.  AMS wants to combine its expertise in sensors with Osram’s in lights to develop package solutions for self-driving cars and industrial and smartphone applications. Read more
Student Design Challenge – Stick To The Brief
Joe Farinella of Lightly Technologies gives Trends in Lighting some sound advice on the importance of sticking to the client brief. “Creative people are rarely short of a good idea. Choosing the right idea is usually the hard bit. A deep understanding of the challenge presented by a client, combined with... Read more
Aston Martin Red Bull HQ Lighting Project Of The Year
Zumtobel Group and it’s lighting brands acdc and Zumtobel lighting won “Lighting project of the year” at the 27th  Electrical Industry Awards, one of the industry’s longest running and respected marks of recognition. This award represents recognition of the technical innovation displayed by acdc and Zumtobel through the achievements, products... Read more
Join Us In 2020 -TiL Call For Speakers Now Open
The Trends in Lighting Forum &Show has established a unique experience to learn alongside peers in the lighting industry offering over 40 comprehensive lectures and workshops. The 2020 event line-up is co-hosted with LpS which celebrates its 10th year, is attended by experts across architecture and industry, and you... Read more
Latécoère, Signify and Huneed Technologies – LiFi Collaboration For Commercial Aircraft
Airline passengers have much to celebrate with this latest technology partnership and can look forward to cabin systems becoming truly connected.  Latécoère, a Toulouse based aircraft manufacturer partner, has announced an industrial scale-up of its LiFi technology in cooperation with Signify on its Trulifi technology and South Korean aerospace... Read more
Zaha Hadid And Cox Architecture Are Australian Airport Design Winners
Zaha Hadid Architects and Cox Architecture have won the international design competition for the new Western Sydney Airport and been appointed as Master Architect for the project. The ZHA/COX team was selected from a broad field of forty national and international applicants. Western Sydney International is a new greenfield... Read more
Tridonic and NMB-Minebea Partner for Smart Cities
Strategic partnership to provide intelligent lighting solutions for Smart Cities Tridonic announced today the formation of a strategic partnership with NMB-Minebea-GmbH, which is part of the MinebeaMitsumi group, the major producer of machinery components and electronic devices. The partnership aims to develop intelligent outdoor lighting solutions for Smart Cities. ... Read more
Silvair X Zumtobel Collaboration in Poland
The innovative and unique Galicia Jewish Museum, located in Poland in Kraków’s Jewish district called Kazimierz, is a Polish registered charity.  Its mission is to commemorate Holocaust victims, promote the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, and present Jewish history from different angles and new perspectives.   The Museum has overhauled... Read more
Celebrating Ingo Maurer 1932-2019
The design world mourns the loss of another iconic German designer this year, Ingo Maurer passed away on 21 October 2019 at 87 years old. Notoriously avant garde, Maurer and his Team are known for designing exceptional lighting and lighting systems.  His career began with an apprenticeship studying commercial... Read more
Repro-Light Unveils Future Sustainable Luminaire Design Findings
Progress on the Repro-Light project was unveiled at TiL 2019. The Repro-Light consortium is an EU funded research project that aims to support the European lighting industry in moving towards a more sustainable and competitive future. Horst Rudolph from ITZ Trilux Group discussed the project in his keynote address. ... Read more
Luminaire Design Debate in Europe – Anything Loved is Sustainable
One panel at TiL 2019 saw Ourania Georgoutsakou Secretary General from Lighting Europe moderate a lively discussion on the future of luminary design and sustainability.  Ruarí O’Brien shared concerns on building culture and sustainable options “We must have a better product for people and society long-term and to be... Read more
Day and Night Design – Keith Bradshaw
At TiL 2019 the key themes presented by Keith Bradshaw were the dynamic use of light on projects, and harnessing the concept that the nature of light is a source of change.  Keith presented the idea of recording light using video as a dynamic source of inspiration instead of... Read more
Trends in Lighting Forum &Show: Diverse Programme Entices Lighting Luminaries Amongst Startups for the Third Year
In its 3rd year the Trends in Lighting Forum &Show (TiL) attracted speakers from international heavyweights Speirs + Major and BDP. Co-hosted with LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS) and DALI Summit delegates gathered in the unique lake setting of Bregenz, Austria. The three international conference and exhibition events were... Read more
Full-building Lighting Retrofit with no Office Downtime. How Bluetooth Mesh and Silvair Simplify Advanced Lighting Control
Since its adoption in 2017, the Bluetooth mesh standard continues to gain momentum in professional lighting applications. Its globally interoperable lighting control ecosystem keeps growing along with the increasing number of Bluetooth mesh components available on the market. A number of real-life projects have also been deployed across different... Read more
“Nature Is Always The Very Best When It Comes To Solving Problems”
Saurabh Sachdev is working as a daylight specialist and project designer at Light Bureau. Before Light Bureau, he was working as a research fellow and lecturer, teaching lighting science and daylight at the University of Wismar and before that, employed as a daylight design specialist & lighting designer at... Read more
Osram Sell Siteco Luminaries
Osram has found a new owner for the Siteco luminaires business in Stern Stewart Capital. Stern Stewart Capital intends to continue the current transformation approach. Separation from Osram gives Siteco entrepreneurial freedom. The cost situation is also improved with the elimination of previous Group structures. With the sale of... Read more
Zumtobel Group Partners With Technology Innovator Casambi For Wireless Lighting Control Solutions
The strategic partnership ensures an extensive new range of Thorn and Zumtobel luminaires offering seamless control to users via Casambi’s BLE software control platform. Furthermore, a series of Tridonic drivers is now also ‘Casambi-Ready’, allowing luminaire manufacturers to easily integrate wireless controls within their products to reduce cost and... Read more
“We Are Evolving More Into The Role Of Educating Clients, Architects And Electrical Engineers About Lighting Technology”
The last in our series of interviews exploring the impact technology has had on design practises is with the extremely talented, and Top 40under40 2019 finalist, Julia Hartmann, from lightsphere in Zurich. lightsphere is a relatively new practise that has grown over the last 5 years to be one... Read more
The TiL 2019 Program Explores A New Horizon For Lighting
Trends in Lighting Forum +Show has, for the third year in a row, created an outstanding event program, dedicated to bridging the gap between architecture, application, design and technologies. Joining over 1700 delegates and 100 exhibitors in Bregenz this year will be experts from lighting design, architecture, planning, investment... Read more
“It Will Not Be Pain Free And A Decision Has To Be Made About Which Pain You Want To Suffer.”
TiL Online in conversation with Mathias Burger, expert in Connectivity and Smart Lighting at Samsung. Mathias began his career with Martin Professional as product manager after studying Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University of Munich. After supporting the transition of Martin Professional from a conventional luminaire portfolio... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
TiL Commentary: A New Lighting Scene by Rogier van der Heide
I wouldn’t be telling you anything new if I said that technology is changing at an ever-increasing rate. But in the lighting industry there is a lot more happening, which makes these times truly disruptive and perhaps even inconvenient for some people … but not for me. Gone are the... Read more
I’m Laughing at Clouds – Cambridge
I’m Laughing at Clouds is an ensemble of nine tactile lighting columns. By touching sensors embedded in the sculpture, the passer-by can create a composition of light and sound. The lamp posts are programmed to respond to the human touch recording the frequency of a person’s pulse. This data is represented... Read more
EU Circular Economy Policies are Impacting Lighting Product Design and Business Models
By Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General, LightingEurope. The EU is driving change to achieve its vision for a Circular Economy through a combination of strategies and regulations that address a product’s entire life cycle. New requirements are emerging addressing such diverse issues as the quality and variety of the plastics... Read more
The Role of Master Systems Integrators (MSI) – Survey
Intelligent Buildings LLC, supported by Anixter InternationalInc., Lynxspring, Inc., SkyFoundry, LLC and Navigant Research, recently conducted a survey which gathered opinions on the systems integrator market as it relates to smart buildings and to further qualify the differentiation for Master Systems Integrators (MSIs). The aim of the survey was... Read more
IALD Announces New Fellows
IALD Announces New Fellows The IALD has welcomed three new members to the IALD College of Fellows. The IALD Fellow designation is awarded to members of the IALD for valuable contribution to the art and science of lighting design, and for their continued service to the IALD. Fellows are... Read more
Fagerhult Set To Acquire iGuzzini By The End Of 2018
Fagerhult has signed a Letter of Intent with the shareholders of iGuzzini to acquire 100% of the shares of iGuzzini. They now have exclusivity to conduct a customary due diligence and are aiming to sign a Share Purchase Agreement before the end of 2018. The finalising of the transaction... Read more
FC Bayern Stadium Set To Glow With Pride In 2019
FC Bayern Stadium Set To Glow With Pride In 2019 The prestigious stadium of FC Bayern will receive a new modern lighting solution in 2019, thanks to the Zumtobel Group. Since the beginning of the 2018/19 season, the Zumtobel Group has also been the exclusive lighting partner of FC... Read more
Light Enables Hair Sized Sensor To Gather Heat Data.
Light Enables Hair Sized Sensor To Gather Heat Data. Researchers at Washington University are the first to successfully record environmental data in a local park using a drone mounted photonic sensor the size of a human hair. The “internet of things” (IoT) is everywhere, millions of wireless sensors predominately... Read more
Amsterdam’s Light Festival Puts Van Gogh’s Starry Night In A New Light.
Every year, innovative and high-end artworks by international and national artists, designers and architects light up the city centre of Amsterdam during Amsterdam Light Festival. The seventh edition takes place from 29 November, and this year thirty artists, designers and architects from sixteen countries share their interpretation of the... Read more
The Full Program For TiL2018 Is Here
The Full Program For TiL2018 Is Here This year Trends in Lighting returns to Bregenz, and it has evolved to become even more inspiring and vital to the lighting industry. TiL2018  demonstrates that lighting knows no boundaries and has new and unexpected applications everywhere: in healthcare, entertainment, mobility and agriculture,... Read more
LG Innotek Introduces ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’
LG Innotek Introduces ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’ It has been widely reported that LG Innotek this week announced its ‘Visible Disinfection Lighting’, which is a functional light source that gives the effect of sterilization by sunlight but uses indoor light. The LED has the same effect of eco-friendly sterilization, that... Read more
Phillips Hue Launches Two New Products
Phillips Hue Launches Two New Products “Our latest lamp designs provide new ways for people to create personalized lighting experiences in their homes. Whether its ambiance creation or making gaming and music truly immersive, our new Philips Hue Play and Philips Hue Signe are two sleek lamps designed to... Read more