'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

When Jonathan England, head of property at Maplin and Steven Hewison, lead project manager, first embarked on the gargantuan task of converting the firm’s estate to LED, their knowledge of lighting was limited to say the least. 

Unusual shop tests lighting designer's prowess

Unusual shop tests lighting designer's prowess

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.

Inventive lighting brings Dubai shopping palace to life

Inventive lighting brings Dubai shopping palace to life

The dim, 'dark cave' of Al Ghurair shopping centre, Dubai, has been brightened up drastically by the efforts of the Reynard Lighting Group. This was achieved without the centre being forced to close for a single day, and allows for a cleaner, more open feel throughout the entire building.

The bridge into new lighting

The bridge into new lighting

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.

Jam tower lit up with a 'new urban identity'

Jam tower lit up with a 'new urban identity'

This project featured a huge tower, measuring up to 130 metres, being lit up for night-time viewing. The team also aimed to make this site more of a landmark, which they have achieved by making it so striking and recognisable.

LEDs in Dubai Opera House

LEDs in Dubai Opera House

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.

Theatrical lighting in terrace lounge

Theatrical lighting in terrace lounge

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.

Functional design brings simplicity to fashion house

Functional design brings simplicity to fashion house

The interior lighting of Corcel Concept Store & Café was redesigned in a modern style by the brillinat minds of Fagerhult and T.Zed Architects. The functional, minimalist design suits the purpose perfectly and doesn't draw any attention away from the store itself - exactly as requested.

Simple, but sophisticated: lighting the workplace

Simple, but sophisticated: lighting the workplace

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.

Amun Capital

Amun Capital

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.

Rich and luxurious character lighting

Rich and luxurious character lighting

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.

Lights caring for The Green Planet

Lights caring for The Green Planet

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.

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