Three ways to control lighting in offices

Three ways to control lighting in offices

Buildings change. Open-plan offices become cellular or a new tenant wants to change the office layout and lighting. Controls can be used to get the most out of the lighting in a building throughout its life.

Hole in one: lighting drives night play at leading golf course

Hole in one: lighting drives night play at leading golf course

Golfers can now play one of the world’s top courses at night thanks to lighting from Philips. The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort in Antalya, Turkey – home of the Turkish Airlines Open – has installed the latest connected lighting technology to allow play after sunset.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

Melbourne’s MPavilion lights up for sunset ritual

Melbourne’s MPavilion lights up for sunset ritual

Melbourne’s 2015 MPavilion has been designed by AL_A, the studio of Stirling Prize–winning architect Amanda Levete. Unfolding nightly throughout MPavilion’s 2015 season, Sunset Ritual is a collaboration between Matthias Schack-Arnott of Sound Percussion, architect Amanda Levete and lighting designer Ben Cobham of bluebottle.

Dubai hotel saves energy with LED lighting

Dubai hotel saves energy with LED lighting

LED lighting has helped the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate in Dubai to Green Globe recertification for the fourth year, with a compliance score of 80% against accredited criteria.

Three ways to light a furniture store

Three ways to light a furniture store

Furniture shops and other out-of-town retail outlets are large spaces, often with high ceilings, sometimes with roof lights. Conventional spotlights or under-shelf lighting just won’t do because they don’t have sufficient light output. The challenge is to light a large space, to a decent level of illumination, and still make it attractive.

Vossloh Schwabe boosts LED production

Vossloh Schwabe boosts LED production

Vossloh Schwabe is making a major investment in its 'chip on board' LED products to cope with demand. VS Lighting Solutions, a Panasonic company, has recently added new production lines to manufacture COB products for lighting in Germany.

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

The panel discussions at LuxLive are always one of the highlights of the show. This year is no exception, with top experts on hand to thrash out the big issues of the day. Don’t miss out, register to attend LuxLive at luxlive.co.uk/register - it's FREE!

How did they do that? Lighting The Last Supper

How did they do that? Lighting The Last Supper

Couldn’t get a ticket to see The Last Supper in Milan? Don’t worry, Lux is bringing over designer Piergiovanni Ceregioli to LuxLive to explain how iGuzzini lit Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Renaissance artwork.

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Europe’s largest butterfly sanctuary can now rival the colour spectacle of its insects after receiving an LED makeover by Philips. The Tropical Butterfly Garden and Insect Museum of Konya in Turkey has installed a computer-controlled LED lighting system that allows it to glow in a host of different colours.

‘Dual use’ causing WEEE confusion

‘Dual use’ causing WEEE confusion

New rules in the WEEE Regulations are causing confusion among the lighting industry. The Environment Agency has written to lamp producers, insisting that recycling data is correctly reported.