TRILUX Launch Pay Per Use
TRILUX recently launched the Pay Per Use concept whereby it is possible to rent lighting instead of purchasing. TRILUX offer to finance your lighting in a capital-friendly and balance-neutral manner through monthly instalments, also including a consumption-related tariff. There are no investment costs.  With pay per use, the latest... Read more
Intel Becomes New Member Of EPIC
Intel Corporation, the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer, becomes member of EPIC, the leading photonics industry association this recognises EPIC’s contribution to photonics integrated circuits. What Is Silicon Photonics? Silicon Photonics is a combination of two of the most important inventions of the 20th century, the silicon integrated circuit... Read more
UV Disinfection At Heathrow
Heathrow has introduced a cleaning robot which uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill bacteria and viruses in a bid to make the airport safer in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  The robot patrols the UK’s largest airport at night eliminating viruses in a bid to reduce the risk to... Read more
Light Minded Movement
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
WIL T Shirt Competition
Women in Lighting is calling on anyone feeling creative and positive in the WIL community.  WIL wants to join in this global phenomena of inspiration and solidarity in 2020 by sharing positive messages through launching a T-shirt design competition. “The T-shirt was originally designed to be a basic undergarment.... Read more
Germany To Ban Dusk Floodlights
Germany is planning to ban floodlights from dusk for much of the year as part of its bid to fight a dramatic decline in insect populations.  In a draft law, the country’s environment ministry has drawn up a number of new measures to protect insects, ranging from partially outlawing... 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
Spotlight Interview
Trends in Lighting caught up with Thomas Nell from Spotlight to talk about the future of theatre and lighting.  Spotlight brings 50 years of design and production to light the most famous theatres and museums across the globe. TiL: What sort of projects do you get involved in? TN:... Read more
Eaton Quits Europe, Middle East And Africa
Eaton is quitting the lighting market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and closing the 50,000 square metre former Cooper Lighting and Safety plant in Doncaster, UK, which it acquired in 2012. Luminaires for commercial, retail, education and industrial applications are designed and manufactured at the site, which... 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
Luger Research Joins Good Light Group
Recently Luger Research joined as participant of the Good Light Group.  Luger Research publishes the bi-monthly magazine “LED professional Review” and the bi-weekly “LED professional Newsletter”.  Organisers of the “LED professional Symposium +Expo” and “Trends in Lighting Forum &Show” from 2010 to 2019, and this year premieres the first... Read more
Kumux Launch Spectral Simulation Software 2.0
Kumux has launched the 2.0 version of its spectral simulation software, which allows the creation of differential lighting, beneficial to people’s health and plant growth.  At home, in the office, using public transport is where people spend 90% of the day exposed to artificial lighting in different environments. “We... Read more
Samsung And Microsoft Announce Digital Collaboration
The EU Green Deal ensures smart buildings remain a priority for the world’s biggest technology companies. This week, Samsung and Microsoft announced a global collaboration focused on digitally transforming the real estate development and property management industries. “This collaboration, combining smart appliances and digital cloud technologies, aims at helping... Read more
Synapsys And Lunatone Partner For New Smart Controls
Adding to an already comprehensive range of lighting controls, Synapsys has exclusively partnered with Lunatone of Austria to provide single function controls, ballasts and sensors, all available through the new Synapsys eStore.  This range offers complete control and integration of lighting systems from Synapsys. Technical Sales Manager James Barton... 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
Osram Acquisition Approved
Ams announced successful closing of the OSRAM acquisition, aiming to create a global leader in sensor solutions and photonics.  Ams is a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions. The takeover offer has been fully settled and the offer price paid to the holders of the tendered shares.... Read more
Bathing Under Atmospheric Light At A Lofty Altitude
A harmonious and sensitive lighting atmosphere for a spa world with panoramic views: Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland The Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort presents itself as an impressive retreat at an altitude of 1,100 meters and with a breathtaking view of Lake Lucerne in the... Read more
New Lines Of Light For The Lanes Of Elmshorn
Green to the park, blue to the river The town of Elmshorn in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany has added special highlights to its pedestrian zone with blue and green lines of light. The existing system has been retrofitted with WE-EF inground luminaires that offer the option of adding even more colour... Read more
Designing With Dynamic Light Textures Enlightening Designers
Watch the latest episode on LpS DIGITAL now.  Gijs Louwers in conjunction with Delft University of Technology based in The Netherlands, gives an overview of designing with dynamic light. Grab a coffee and take 18 minutes out of your day to learn more about atmosphere perception. 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
New Zhaga Hub Launched
Watch Dee Denteneer explain the new Zhaga Hub whose mission is to standardise interfaces of components of LED luminaires.  Zhaga has a series of specifications, known as Books. Each Book defines the interface of one or more components of an LED luminaire. Such components include LED light engines, LED... Read more
Light Bureau Wins IALD Award Of Excellence
Light Bureau receives the Award of Excellence at the 37th annual International Lighting Design Awards for the lighting design at The Twist.  The Twist is situated in the stunning Kistefos Museum Sculpture Park in Norway and spans across the Randselva River. The bridge twists through the scenic landscape as... Read more
Luminaire Broker Moves Into Europe And The US
Luminaire Broker announced updates to help improve and transform the way lighting is specified and improve engagement within the lighting market. The platform has introduced Circular Lighting principles within the application, which reflects Arup’s commitment to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  New questions within the Luminaire... Read more
Award Winning Nitika Agrawal Launches Light Dew
Lighting Designer Nitika Agrawal talks to Trends in Lighting about her newly launched venture Light Dew. Following her experience in the lighting industry with AECOM, one of biggest multinational building engineering and construction firms worldwide, and global lighting manufacturer, Zumtobel Group, Nitika Agrawal talks to us about the challenges... Read more
GL Optic Joins Good Light Group
GL OPTIC has joined as a member of the Good Light Group. GL Optic is an innovative Polish-German manufacturer of precise light measuring instruments and solutions for general lighting, electronic, automotive and scientific applications. GL OPTIC is very much focused on supporting good light with measurement equipment for the... Read more
Webinar: Disruptive Trends In Lighting For The Next Decade
Last week saw a webinar hosted by Memoori with Brad Koerner from Cima explore the future of lighting.  The past decade saw incredible transformation in the architectural lighting sector.  LEDs and digital controls completely disrupted decades-old technology paradigms. Facing the turn of a new decade, another disruptive wave of... Read more
Acuity Brands And Ushio Partner For UV Light Module
Acuity Brands have signed a strategic alliance agreement with Ushio America, to bring the powerful germicidal technology (Care222 UV disinfection module)  to North American customers. The Care222 lamp module uses filtered excimer lamps to generate 222nm far-UVC light, will inactivate viruses and bacteria, as well as protect public areas.... Read more
General Electric Exit Lighting
After nearly 130 years in business and a series of breakthrough innovations that shaped the way we light up our homes, General Electric has sold its lighting division to the US-based market leader in smart homes, Savant, for a reported US$250 million(£198 million). While a licensing agreement means that... Read more
ILP Fights For Economic Policy Reform In UK Government
Today sees the House of Lords in the UK debating the economic lessons learned from the Covid 19 pandemic and the measures necessary to repair the UK economy. The Institution of Lighting Professionals has written to each Peer who has applied to participate in Lord Eatwell’s debate, highlighting that... Read more
Round Table With TRILUX And Light Bureau
TRILUX and Light Bureau are collaborating and have organised a virtual round table Thursday 4th June 08:30am CEST.  The current scenario has brought many changes to our lives but crises also represent opportunities to explore new paths through collaboration.  The virtual forum is designed for executive leaders on the... Read more
Global Lighting Association Issues Safety Guidance For UV Disinfection
The Global Lighting Association has issued a Position Statement containing guidelines for the safe use of UV-C devices. Germicidal ultraviolet irradiation is a proven methodology for inactivating viruses on solid surfaces, in water and in air. As such it is expected to be a useful tool in the fight... Read more
IALD Circular Economy Webinar
Save the date: Thursday 28th May 2020 15:00 – 16:00  CET Organised by the IALD, a panel of lighting professionals look at how lighting design will likely be impacted by the transition to a circular economy.  Find out what the circular economy is, what the EU’s new plans entail... Read more
ILP And International Nighttime Design Initiative Announce Collaboration
The Institution of Lighting Professionals and the International Nighttime Design Initiative announce friendship agreement.  From the 16 May 2020, the International Day of Light, the two associations announced they would work in a spirit of collaboration on their mutual aims regarding urban nighttime issues: lighting and design knowledge sharing,... Read more
WIL In Lockdown

WIL In Lockdown

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Women in Lighting have launched a lockdown feature to capture a snapshot in time of Women in Lighting and WIL supporters. Document your glimpse of the Covid experience along with WIL supporters from all over the world.  What has got you through the day? Where are you? What are... Read more
Luminaire Broker Press Forward With Ambitious Platform
This week saw updates to Luminaire Broker.  The application to improve and transform the way specify lighting is specified and engage with the lighting market. Circular Lighting principles are now available within the application. “This reflects our continued commitment to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals within... 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
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