Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Lux is all set to investigate the potential of light and colour in retail in a webcast, sponsored by Ledvance, and leading our discussion will be lighting designer, Michael Grubb, of Michael Grubb Studio. Grubb and his team clinched last year’s Hospitality and Leisure Lighting Project of the Year at 2016’s Lux Awards for their inventive lighting scheme at Lush’s flagship store in Manchester’s Arndale Centre.
Fagerhult Lighting was challenged by a sports shop in Tokyo to create a modern and practical lighting design for an unusually dimensioned shop. The extremely high ceilings at 7.7 metres made the typical lighting of a sports shop - dark, with highlighted products - difficult to achieve without losing sight of that same ceiling.
Javadieh bridge is a cable stayed bridge. This is what the team from RGE Lighting Design were asked to light up, and they succeded with this brilliantly colourful masterpiece.
The Dubai Opera house has been illuminated by Neolight Global, in an adaptable and graceful design which spreads throughout the building. The company was responsible for both internal and external design, and suceedede brilliantly, using LEDs for much of the system.
The company INTO have been challenged to create a theatrical lighting design within the venue of this Lounge. They aimed to createa a warm and welcoming space without detracting from it's functionality.
TEMA is founded as an organization to take attention against erosion and desertification in Turkey in 1992. Since 1992 they are still working with same motto ‘’Soil is the life’’. They moved to their new head office in Istanbul/Şişli in 2016.
The architectural design aimed to create uncrowded, simple and spacious areas for long working hours. The lighting design also needed to follow these principles. According to the simplicity of the open office design, lighting design kept the simplicity with a pendant linear lighting system which also emphasises office’s main character.
Arcadia Preparatory School requested an open, 'transparent' design for their lighting. Fagerhult Lighting have responded and created a stunningly bright and warm environment for learning.
Amun Capital is an international private investment firm. In the UAE, the company has decided to place its office in Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi, right next to the beating heart of the city. 370 m2 of exposed structural elements that lie beneath the ceiling are turned into showpieces by the lighting. Undeniably, the raw, unfinished industrial style has become the governing inspiration for this project.
Noir was an exuberant and vivacious project which inspired the team from Light Touch PLD to unleash their creativity and achieve the rich and luxurious character. The concept was to create ambience in the bar whilst complimenting the interior designers aspirations to accentuate eclectic artwork and unique sculptures.
The Green Planet is an exhibition in Dubai which is a beautiful tourist attraction. It is lit in a gentle way, and successfuly avoids harming the plants and animals it holds.
Ramusake, at the Hilton Doubletree, is the first appearance of the exciting London brand in Dubai, courtesy of the Mahiki Group. Located at a prime location in JBR, the restaurant’s expansive terrace offers incredible views over the Bluewater Island Development, and the soon to be completed observation wheel, the Ain Dubai. Offering a specialized menu of Japanese classics, with a refreshingly modern twist, the restaurant captures the ‘Isakaya' dining concept perfectly.