The Richard Kelly Grant
In association with the IES under 35s can apply for the Richard Kelly Grant.  Richard Kelly devoted his life to extraordinary contributions to the lighting design profession. He was one of the pioneers of architectural lighting consulting. His reverence for, and his understanding of, the behaviour of light was... Read more
Tracy White Stands Down As ILP CEO
After three years in post, Tracey White is relocating abroad and will work on new projects from a distance. Commenting on Tracey’s decision, Anthony Smith, ILP President, said “It was with reluctance but understanding I accepted Tracey’s resignation. Over the last three years she has delivered in all areas,... Read more
How To Tackle Product Compliance Online
eCommerce is becoming an increasingly important sales channel. According to EU statistics, 72% of Internet users in the European Union shopped online in 2020. At the same time, an ever-increasing number of non-compliant products remain easily accessible to end-users on the EU Single Market.  In 2019, almost 41 million... Read more
Fagerhult Acquires Seneco
To strengthen connectivity offering for outdoor environments, the Fagerhult Group has acquired the remaining 80% shares in Seneco A/S. Seneco is a Danish lighting connectivity company founded in 2010. The system consists of a full wireless product range for outdoor luminaires, connected to the system is also an online... 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
Daylight Calculator
Kumux have developed software that allows you to take into account your geolocation, time of the year, and sleep-wake cycles to determine the best light settings based on experimental data, data science, and sun position, getting results that are adapted to your needs. This benefits your design process by... 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
Retrolux And Maxlite Partner
MaxLite, a leading global manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions, and Retrolux, the fastest-growing lighting project development and implementation software platform, have announced a new partnership that will introduce the MaxLite product portfolio to ESCOs, electrical contractors, and other clients using the Retrolux platform. Retrolux’s award-winning smart energy software makes it... Read more
Energy Performance Of Buildings
LightingEurope participated in the first stakeholder meeting on the targeted revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, organised by the European Commission. LightingEurope strongly supports the call for scaling up renovation rates across Europe. With 97% of EU buildings in need of renovation, this represents a unique opportunity... 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
LED Lighting And Strawberry Production
Fluence by OSRAM , a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its ongoing research at Delphy Improvement Centre, an independent institute and expert in food and flowers located in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, studying how Fluence’s LED lighting solutions impact... Read more
AFRY To Advise On Sustainable Energy
AFRY to advise on sustainable energy projects for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development AFRY has been selected as one of the framework consultants to provide the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with advisory services on project preparation stages for the coming three years. In 2019, the... Read more
Women In Lighting Italy
BRILLIANT+ is another brilliant idea of the Italian Ambassador Giorgia Brusemini, who is organising a series of monthly empowerment meetings curated by her blog Ogni casa è Illuminata and designed to help Italian women working in lighting to grow their own business. Together with the designer Martina Frattura (and R.A.W blogger), they... Read more
Edge Partners With Signify
A new generation of smart offices drives sustainability, wellness, and people productivity.  What is the impact of an optimal workspace – or a suboptimal one? In the past year, workers across the globe have learned to improvise offices where they can, perhaps for the first time, and give real... Read more
Saving Lives With Lighting
How did one space-saving design challenge inspire one of the world’s most innovative life-saving, energy-saving, and cost-saving inventions?  In 2009, Bob Ward – a fire safety consultant, and retired fire fighter from the Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service – was asked to share his fire prevention expertise for... 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
Lighting Design Awards 2020 Winners Announced
This year the Lighting Design Awards will go ahead.  Save the date for the 13th of MAY 2021 at the Troxy, Commercial Road in London.  The full list of winners and #40under40 is announced below. Architectural Luminaire Interior in association with LED Luks The year’s most outstanding and innovative... Read more
ILP Members Fasttrack CLCS Cards
Most people in construction are familiar with Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards. It’s the card that provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site. In most cases applicants are required to achieve a recognised construction... Read more
Luminaire Broker Celebrates First Year
March saw the one year anniversary since the launch of Luminaire Broker. Who could have predicted the disruption to businesses and livelihoods.  Despite this ambitious launch in a global pandemic the platform has been a success.   Luminaire Broker is a tool to facilitate communication between specifiers and lighting equipment... Read more
Build Back Better Awards Launch
Build Back Better have recently launched an exciting new initiative to champion and celebrate innovation in the built environment. Using a three tier rating system to give independent and authoritative endorsement to outstanding developments in sectors including lighting, electrical, building services, modular construction and architecture so that specifiers can... Read more
Renovation Wave
18 national associations and their European-level association, representing Europe’s lighting manufacturing companies (1000 companies, 80% of which are SMEs) are urging companies to put renovation, including of the lighting installations, at the heart of national recovery and resilience plans. Requesting prioritisation of investments and policy stimuli that will accelerate... Read more
Mercury Phase-Out Nearly Complete
LightingEurope members have been working with the lighting value chain and customers since Dec 2018 when the EU phase out timetable for mercury lamps was voted by member states. LightingEurope is supporting the EU’s objective for a smooth transition to substitutes and alternative technologies to ensure users understand their... 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
Studio N Announces New MD
Dubai’s Studio N announced the appointment of Lama Arouri as Managing Director. Arouri joined Nulty in 2020 as business development director and has over ten years’ experience working in the lighting industry. With her experience spanning both industrial and architectural lighting, Arouri will bring both strategic planning and local... 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
New ILP Course Understanding Obtrusive Light
The Institution of Lighting Professionals launches latest online course, Understanding Obtrusive Light: Application of Guidance Note 01 (GN01). Artificial light provides many benefits but if not properly considered, designed and installed can result in a range of issues including but not limited to obtrusive light, sky glow, adverse effects... 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
What Is An LED Driver?
In this 4 minute video eldoLED‘s Director of Specifier Services, Gé Hulsmans, breaks down the functions of an LED Driver, the two important elements it brings to light, and ways to program the driver for the best quality of light and more.       Read more
A Beautiful Light

A Beautiful Light

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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
EUCOLIGHT Celebrates Two Billion Recycled Lamps Across Europe
Brussels, 11 February 2021. EucoLight, the European Association of collection and recycling organisations for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) lamps and lighting, has celebrated the recycling of two billion lamps across Europe. During the celebratory online event, which brought together representatives of the main companies and institutions dedicated... 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
New President Elect For The SLL
Congratulations to Ruth Kelly Waskett who has been named President Elect of The Society of Light & Lighting. Following a four-year Vice Presidency, in May 2021 Dr Kelly Waskett will become President. She hopes to lead the Society as it aims to tackle challenges within the industry, highlight the... Read more
Light On The Brain Webinar
Women in Lighting are hosting Dr Shelley James on her mission to share the latest research and, more importantly, practical solutions, so that you can stop your lighting harming your children and help them to learn at home.  Dr Shelley James will share some of the latest research on... Read more
Lighting Policy Paper
Dr Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska is a Practising Lighting Architect, Researcher & Educator and recently shared the findings from a new paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  The journal investigates the transdisciplinary framework between the research, practice, production, policy-making and planning of lighting. The agenda for... Read more
Nulty Appoint New Associate Lighting Designer
International lighting design practice, Nulty appoints Gary Thornton as the associate lighting designer at their London office. Thornton has extensive knowledge of the lighting industry and has previously been responsible for the delivery of an array of exciting projects, from Bluewaters Island, Dubai to The Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto.... Read more
Honeywell And Signify Collaborate
Signify, world leader in lighting, and Honeywell a global leader in connected buildings, announced a strategic alliance to deploy integrated lighting solutions for commercial buildings. Together, the companies aim to improve the occupant experience, focusing on productivity and well-being and to reduce energy consumption. The collaboration integrates Signify’s Interact connected lighting... Read more
New MD At Filix Lighting US
In-line with the latest strategy to increase international presence, Antonija Fonović has been appointed as MD for the new FILIX Lighting location in the US. The recently incorporated  US Subsidiary of FILIX with a NY address will give full support to the lighting design community, grow and empower the... Read more