100,000 hours and going strong

100,000 hours and going strong

It’s the classic lifetime figure that LED salespeople like to casually bandy around. But one manufacturer can now make that claim with complete confidence – because the sign on the front of its factory has been lit non-stop for 100,000 hours.

Lux Awards 2014: the shortlist

Lux Awards 2014: the shortlist

Find out who is in with a chance of winning one of the lighting industry's top awards this year - including our new international project category.

Report: Samsung exiting LED luminaires

Report: Samsung exiting LED luminaires

Another day, another giant industrial company throws in the towel on some aspect of modern lighting: News is breaking that South Korean conglomerate Samsung is exiting the LED luminaire business.

​Thanks to LEDs, brown is the new white

I am starting to notice a disturbing trend on Britain’s streets – the increasing number of brown cars. I’m not on about Chelsea tractors splattered with mud, but that someone has deliberately chosen to buy a car that has been painted brown.

Tap into local expertise

Lighting companies should be aware that there is a wealth of illumination expertise on their  doorstep.