Scientists develop plastic alternative to fluorescent

Scientists develop plastic alternative to fluorescent

Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting.

Lux Awards 2012: the winners!

Lux Awards 2012: the winners!

The lighting world's top manufacturers, boldest clients, coolest technologies and most awe-inspiring installations were honoured tonight at the Lux Awards 2012.

Philips unveils Wi-Fi lamp

Philips is launching an internet-enabled lamp – the first of its kind from a major manufacturer – at LuxLive next week.

 

Ikea to sell only LED by 2016

Ikea to sell only LED by 2016

Ikea is planning to be the first home furnishing retailer to sell only LED lamps. The company will convert its whole lighting range in stores around the world to LED by 2016, while also retrofitting LEDs into more than a million of its own light fittings.