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Lightfair at a Glance
Issue 85 June / July 2015

Lighting design elite, Howard M. Brandston, offers a creative’s viewpoint of this year’s Lightfair Institute program, consisting of 140 speakers. more...

Lighting Design - A Perception Based Approach - Christopher Cuttle

Lighting expert Christopher Cuttle explains the difference between vision and perception, which is the distinction between lighting to make an object visible and lighting it to influence its appearance. more...

Human Interaction
October / November 2014

Dr Matthias Hank Haeusler, media architecture expert, explains ‘System Thinking’ as a method to combine several media façades into a digital ecology. more...

Our Home is Our Castle: Protecting Life and Light
Issue 77 Feb / Mar 2014

Howard M. Brandston, FIES, Hon. FCIBSE & FSLL, FIALD, PLDA, continues the fight against the incandescent lamp ban with some interesting observations. more...

MERCURY? Thermometers NO! Light bulbs YES!
Issue 65 Feb / Mar 2012

A plea to the lighting design community from Howard Brandston. more...

The art of lighting
Issue 62 Aug / Sep 2011

Kit Cuttle runs through the different lighting settings for museum objects related to their visible and material attributes. more...

Museum Lighting... Now
Issue 62 Aug / Sep 2011

Kevan Shaw of KSLD argues that, despite the LED industry’s greatest efforts, solid state lighting is not always the best solution for museum lighting. Take the Holburne in Bath, England for example. more...

A history of task and spot lighting
ONLINE VIDEO 8 July 2011

This video timeline by Thomas Schielke covers a fascinating selection of the first LED luminaries for interior lighting. The first decade with white LED light reveals how designers have implemented new technology in existing housing, added LED as part of a product group or created a unique design specifically for LED. more...

Lighting Sustainability: Beyond Energy Use
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Kevan Shaw, Director for Sustainability for the PLDA, gave the following lecture on working towards a PLDA Statement on Sustainability at the Buliding Green Expo in Athens in December 2010. more...

Light at Night – An eye opening perspective
Issue 58 December / Janueary 2010/11

The IALD Enlighten Americas conference, held in Denver earlier this year, included some thought-provoking seminars. Among them was a joint talk by Jim Benya and Deborah Burnett. Here Deborah gives the epigeneticist’s view on the widespread adoption of LED more...

Our OLED Insider

Issue 56 Aug / Sep 2010

Edge – Established & Sons: Designed for Established & Sons by Amanda Levete, a founding partner of architectural practice Future Systems and Amanda Levete Architects, Edge -a flat ribbon of steel is twisted into a self-supporting form. A groove is then David Morgan gives a product designer’s view on this year’s OLED Insider conference and asks if the OLED road map is going nowhere. more...

Pete Brewis - Editorial Comment

Issue 56 Aug / Sep 2010

Pete Brewis With our Editor busy introducing the newest member of the James family to the world (our congratulations to him), I’ve had the opportunity to stand in at a number of events this summer – including the OLED Insider conference held in London this June. more...

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