What were the stand-out innovations in lighting this year? At Lux Towers, we’ve had the heated debate, argued the toss and come up with the top 10 pieces of kit that really stood out for us in the last twelve months. See if you agree…
Our video crew has had a busy year, criss-crossing the world to capture the views of top experts in lighting. See which of their videos made the top 10 in our list of 2017's most popular!
Lighting is changing, and the next 12 months will be a defining period in the sector as we move away from an energy-saving offer to fully embrace all things digital. The global Light + Building show in March 2018 will be a key moment, and all the while disruption and uncertainty look set to be continuing themes. Here’s how Lux sees the big trends to watch for in 2018:
THE USE of coloured lighting to deter social ills such as crime, suicides and anti-social behaviour is no magic bullet, says a senior police officer with expertise in the area.
If your workspace is still lit using 4 x 18W T8 fluorescent or 3 x 16W T5 fluorescent units, you should change them NOW.
Silvair works at the heart of the Bluetooth mesh networking programme, helping to build a truly interoperable lighting control ecosystem.
The absence of adequate lighting in part of a chemical plant was a factor in a worker receiving ‘life changing’ sulphuric acid burns.
The transition from sodium to LED exterior lighting over recent years appears to have made global light pollution worse not better, scientists have reported.
Team Lux raids the dressing-box to bring you the history of lighting from the beginnings of man via medieval times and the Victorian era to the groovy 1970s...and into the future! First shown at the Lux Awards 2017.
A Norwegian hospital is using orange light to reduce hyperactivity and anxiety in psychiatric patients.