New Senior Lighting Designer At Atkins
Kristina Allison has worked in the lighting industry as a designer and consultant for 13 years and has been recently promoted to senior lighting designer, in the Atkins Global specialist lighting team in London.  Her most recent projects include; London City Airport expansion and Euston Station redevelopment. During her... Read more
Drop By Drop German Design Award Winner
The Drop by Drop luminaire wins for “Excellent Product Design” in the Lighting category Alfonso Femia has been recognised by the German Design Awards 2020 for Drop by Drop, an iconic modern design for IGUZZINI. “A wire capable of drawing in a continuous manner a volume of light or... Read more
Rosco Creates MIXBOOK™ Digital Swatch Kit
US firm ROSCO Laboratories have created a digital swatchbook for the lighting community.  MIXBOOK™ is the world’s first digital swatchbook for lighting professionals to previsualise LED colour choices. The digital world of LED lighting has made life as a lighting designer easier in many ways.  There is one aspect,... Read more
Acuity Brands Announces Partnership With CIRCADIAN ZircLight
Acuity brands announced a partnership with CIRCADIAN ZircLight This business partnership includes licensing of CIRCADIAN ZircLight intellectual property, and a collaboration intended to accelerate commercialisation within North America of CIRCADIAN’s Zirc™ branded technology through Acuity Brands’ portfolio of indoor luminaires. Over the past five years, CIRCADIAN ZircLight has created... Read more
Zaha Hadid Complete Leeza SOHO With The World’s Tallest Atrium
Leeza SOHO, Beijing has received ‘Awards for Excellence’ from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat CTBUH in two categories: ‘Best Tall Building 200-299 meters’ & ‘Interior Space Award’. Founded in 1969, the non-profit CTBUH is the world’s leading resource focussing on the inception, design, construction, and operation... Read more
Mark Major Recognised As Master At British RDI
Principal at Speirs + Major, Mark Major RDI has assumed the role of Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, taking over from previous Master Tristram Carfrae RDI at a ceremony at the Royal Society of Arts in London. Major was made an RDI in 2012 for... Read more
BDP Welcome New Architect Director In Rotterdam
BDP has appointed Björn Bleumink as architect director to lead its Rotterdam studio.  With over twenty years of experience at internationally renowned design practices including Mecanoo architecten, KCAP architects and planners and DP6 architectuurstudio, Björn has a long track record of architectural and masterplanning projects across the housing, leisure,... Read more
Sustainability Focus As ÅF Lighting Rebrand As Light Bureau
ÅF Lighting changes its name to Light Bureau and launches a new common brand with one name. Light Bureau is part of the engineering consultancy rebranded AFRY, formerly ÅF Pöyry, operating globally under the Business Area, Architecture and Design.  Light Bureau joined ÅF Lighting in 2017 and have since... Read more
Light Bureau Appoint Christopher Seider To Global Business Development Role
Christopher Seider joins award-winning lighting design and consulting agency Light Bureau, formerly ÅF Lighting and part of the AFRY group.  Light Bureau is a global market leader in the professional lighting design industry, collecting accolades for many projects worldwide. Mr Seider joins a multidisciplinary lighting department of over 100... 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
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
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
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