In the run-up to the first Lux connected lighting conference, a Lux team took a stroll down Oxford Street to assess the state of UK retail lighting.
‘Lush sells bright colours and lovely smells, and that’s what draws everyone’s attention.’ A chemist, a health food shop, a camera shop, a sports outfitter and a niche handmade cosmetics outlet. Now that’s the kind of variety that every high street needs. But it would be nice to have a better visual environment than most of these.
One of the yardsticks for good LED design is that the electronic circuitry should not produce any perceptible flicker. Flicker is potentially harmful to health and can trigger migraines and epileptic fits – but the difficult word here is ‘perceptible’.