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Lighting in Design August-September 2017

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LightinginDesign AugSep 2017For the founder of Lightemotion, Francois Roupinian, 180 Wellington is an important lighting design project. It is one of the first illumination projects within the Master Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct of Ottawa to be completed, and demonstrates what the capital aspires to portray; a lighting plan that brings the subtlety of grand architecture to light and sets the tone for a luminous environment at night.

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Lighting in Design: Latest News

Refined, modern offices for Vigilant

Published: 18 September 2017

Vigilant Global, a research, development and information technology company, mandated Provencher Roy to redesign its offices in Montreal. LumiGroup, a key collaborator in lighting for the project assisted the interior...

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Room for improvement in LED downlights

Published: 18 September 2017

The United States Department of Energy (DoE) recently released a report that found the efficacy of LED downlights is lower than for most other LED product categories. The Snapshot Report...

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

Published: 18 September 2017

The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC...

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Lighting Alex Mall

Published: 18 September 2017

MDS Architecture has designed a shopping centre on a prominent site adjacent to the N3 in Alexandra, which opened to the public at the end of March 2017. Located just...

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Philips Lighting South Africa to be Platinum sponsor of Africa LED Expo

Published: 08 August 2017

Philips Lighting South Africa (Pty) Ltd is to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Africa LED Expo for the next two years. The Africa LED expo, which takes place from...

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Architainment around the world

Published: 19 July 2017

'Architainment’ is a new trend being employed in public spaces, with structures ranging from heritage sites to shopping centres trying to combine architectural lighting and entertainment. Architainment, its proponents say...

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US study proves value of energy efficient lighting

Published: 19 July 2017

A high-rise office building in New York City has proved that reducing energy usage by as much as 80% is easily achievable. Using advanced lighting and automated shades, occupants on...

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LED development in Africa

Published: 05 July 2017

By Randal Wahl, Regent Lighting Light is the energy that sustains life; it is why we get up in the morning. Light is about contrasts and colour contrasts are food for...

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Timeless aesthetic

Published: 26 June 2017

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s new Melbourne office is situated on the 25th floor, offering spectacular views over Melbourne’s skyline from the floor to ceiling glazing. A feature staircase through the central...

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Continuously emotive lighting at Times Square Casino

Published: 26 June 2017

The casino floor at Sun International’s Times Square Casino spans over 7530 m2 on two levels and makes way for the time-themed, futuristically-designed casino with 988 digital screens that are...

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Smart cities and lighting design

Published: 26 June 2017

A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology (ICT), machine to machine (M2M) automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in a secure fashion...

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Schréder wins smart city award

Published: 26 June 2017

Schréder, in partnership with Atkins Global, has won the first design competition in The City Centre’s A Smarter City competition. The aim of the competition was to highlight the potential...

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Lighting research helps protect the world’s bats

Published: 07 June 2017

While images of cities seen at night from the air are beautiful, the use of artificial light at night is of concern to conservationists hoping to protect an internationally endangered...

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Outdoor LED lighting market continues to grow

Published: 07 June 2017

According to a recently released report by MarketsandMarkets, the outdoor LED lighting market is projected to reach $21.95 Billion by 2023. This increase can be attributed to the increasing need...

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IKEA introduces smart lighting collection

Published: 30 March 2017

Introduced in 2012, the Philips Hue light bulb started a transformation in ‘personal wireless lighting’. Swedish home décor specialist IKEA is now taking the concept to the masses with the...

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German project to research self-learning control system

Published: 30 March 2017

German company Infineon Technologies AG and three research partners, Bernitz Electronics GmbH, the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, and the Technische Universität Dresden, have joined forces to research and develop an...

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Healthy fast food tastefully illuminated

Published: 25 January 2017

Amid familiar fast food giants at the Mall of Berlin is a small but stylish shop that sets itself apart with baskets of fruit and vegetables pointing to a wide...

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Quartier des spectacles partnership

Published: 08 December 2016

Three interactive installations created in collaboration with the Quartier des spectacles Partnership will be part of the holiday magic in three cities in Europe and North America.

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An innovative showroom concept

Published: 17 November 2016

Eurolux has launched Euro Nouveau, a bespoke showroom concept that sees the designs of some of the foremost European lighting manufacturers exhibited in a luxurious new space at the Eurolux...

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CrossAfrica Lighting and Lifestyle

Published: 17 November 2016

On October 1 this year, Verbatim – a wholly-owned company of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation – transferred its South African entity to CrossAfrica Holdings as a going concern. According to Manny...

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Minimal light for Waterfall Wilds

Published: 17 November 2016

Waterfall Wilds Centre, a recently opened retail centre in Waterfall Estate, is surrounded by grassland on three sides. The building, designed to have minimal impact on the environment, comprises 2900...

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More innovation, more benefit, more light

Published: 17 November 2016

Ledvance is to introduce the Osram SubstiTUBE range – a tailored LED portfolio for the simple replacement of fluorescent tubes. The range includes value for cost-optimised lighting tasks; advanced lighting...

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Join BEKA Schréder in ‘Greening Up Tshwane’

Published: 14 October 2016

BEKA Schréder, a leading local manufacturer of LED luminaires, is proudly partnering with the City of Tshwane to host the Tshwane Green Ride 2016.

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Local LEDs lead to energy saving

Published: 07 October 2016

According to energy specialist Rhino Lighting, replacing compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) with new-generation LED luminaires can result in a reduction in lighting energy costs of up to 50%, with halogen...

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Bedside reading lights

Published: 07 October 2016

Legrand Arteor combines stylish design and leading-edge technology to offer wiring devices with numerous functions and various finishes that meet the requirements of basic electrical functions, as well as complicated...

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Beijing patisserie uses LED lighting

Published: 22 September 2016

The gastronomic traditions of Europe and Asia differ, and this applies equally to the high art of pastry shops. In Asia elaborate decorations are deemed to be particularly important and...

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Lighting on the Nelson Mandela Square

Published: 12 September 2016

Nelson Mandela Square is a vibrant hub in the heart of the upmarket suburb of Sandton, Johannesburg. The square, which attracts around a million visitors each month, was recently renovated...

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Effective shop lighting for changing displays

Published: 12 September 2016

Founded in 1997 as one of the world’s original concept stores on Rue Saint Honoré in Paris, Colette has become an institution in the fashion and lifestyle landscape. It hosts...

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Tunnel with LED lighting wins top award

Published: 12 September 2016

Eisenmann, a leading global provider of industrial solutions and services for surface finishing, material flow automation, thermal process technology and environmental engineering, has received the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product...

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Century City Square

Published: 12 September 2016

The Square in Century City offers visitors the chance to relax, socialise, eat out and be entertained. The main objective for the precinct was to create a public gathering space...

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Bookat outdoor floor stands from SLV

Published: 22 August 2016

SLV’s portfolio of German-engineered interior and exterior lighting products encompasses outdoor path lights and floor stands.

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Set the mood with lighting

Published: 22 August 2016

China Homelife Fair is bringing almost all the top ten LED/energy saving lighting companies in China to South Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre, between 31 August and 2 September.

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Africa LED Expo 2016

Published: 13 July 2016

Africa LED Expo, which takes place from 7 to 9 September in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, will give professionals the opportunity to see the latest...

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Lighting Innovations moves to design precinct

Published: 07 July 2016

Lighting Innovations has a new light design and office space in the Kramerville design precinct, near Sandton. At a cocktail function celebrating the move to the company’s new premises, MD...

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LED light: Enhanced ergonomics and quality of experience

Published: 21 June 2016

The new premises of the long-established Catalan graphic design specialist Gráficas Varias were styled by interior design firm, Metre Quadrat Studio. Contrasting materials and light create a visual experience for...

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Façade lighting for Standard Bank Towers

Published: 06 June 2016

The primary objectives of the re-development of the old Standard Bank towers on the Foreshore in Cape Town were additional parking and a facelift for the existing towers to create...

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