Lux Awards 2015: the winners!

Lux Awards 2015: the winners!

The lighting world's top manufacturers, boldest clients, coolest technologies and most awe-inspiring installations have been honoured at the Lux Awards 2015.

Are you ready for Li-Fi?

Are you ready for Li-Fi?

In the office of the future, the luminaires won’t just provide light, they’ll also provide your internet connection.

Barclaycard Arena gets lighting revamp

Barclaycard Arena gets lighting revamp

Lighting designer LAPD has devised a lighting scheme for both the interior and exterior lighting at the £26 million redevelopment of the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.

Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles is the world’s first city to deploy Philips’ SmartPole streetlighting with built-in 4G LTE wireless technology from Ericsson. The move will see 100 SmartPoles used to improve network performance in dense urban areas.

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.

Does streetlighting cut crime?

Does streetlighting cut crime?

Lights, dogs or wheelie bins? Which is the best deterrent against crime? Chief Inspector Gordon Routledge examines the evidence. 

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.

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.