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using embedded lighting in office environments

I’ve advocated in many forums that embedded lighting, particularly fusing patterns of light into architectural wall and ceiling surfaces, will become a major trend going forward, especially in office applications. My theory is that in natural settings we humans are instinctively

2016-04-01-116

using embedded lighting in office environments

I’ve advocated in many forums that embedded lighting, particularly fusing patterns of light into architectural wall and ceiling surfaces, will become a major trend going forward, especially in office applications. My theory is that in natural settings we humans are instinctively

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naked approach

Naked Approach is a Finnish research consortium that is focused on exploring a “Nordic perspective to gadget‐free hyperconnected environments.” To quote their site: In our vision, the digital surroundings will form an “omnipotential” environment around the user, providing all the

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naked approach

Naked Approach is a Finnish research consortium that is focused on exploring a “Nordic perspective to gadget‐free hyperconnected environments.” To quote their site: In our vision, the digital surroundings will form an “omnipotential” environment around the user, providing all the

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lightcloud by rab lighting

An interesting new lighting control system called Lightcloud from RAB Lighting  was just launched.  They promote it as a “ground up” system design and I can see why.  I don’t normally review specific manufacturers product launches (especially since I work for

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lightcloud by rab lighting

An interesting new lighting control system called Lightcloud from RAB Lighting  was just launched.  They promote it as a “ground up” system design and I can see why.  I don’t normally review specific manufacturers product launches (especially since I work for

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versace store berlin

Last week I had a few free hours to explore Berlin and Versace’s new store in the Kurfürstendamm high-street area really caught my eye.  They make use of decorative surface-mount track lighting that becomes a very brand-appropriate addition to the architecture, while

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versace store berlin

Last week I had a few free hours to explore Berlin and Versace’s new store in the Kurfürstendamm high-street area really caught my eye.  They make use of decorative surface-mount track lighting that becomes a very brand-appropriate addition to the architecture, while

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layers of eye candy

Check out my posting “Layers of Eye Candy” on Philips Lighting’s Future of Light blog where I explore using layers of embedded lighting in retail applications.

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layers of eye candy

Check out my posting “Layers of Eye Candy” on Philips Lighting’s Future of Light blog where I explore using layers of embedded lighting in retail applications.

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POP home switch by logitech

Computer peripherals maker Logitech launched a battery operated, wireless smart home switch called “POP”.  They’re labeling it a “home” switch instead of “light” switch because they’re promoting it as both a light and music controller, compatible with a wide variety

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POP home switch by logitech

Computer peripherals maker Logitech launched a battery operated, wireless smart home switch called “POP”.  They’re labeling it a “home” switch instead of “light” switch because they’re promoting it as both a light and music controller, compatible with a wide variety

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star wars – the empire’s embedded lighting

Star War’s iconic lighting panels embedded into the walls of the Empire’s cruisers and Death Star apparently originated when the director of photography Gilbert Taylor found the original set designs by John Barry to be “like a coal mine – all black and

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star wars – the empire’s embedded lighting

Star War’s iconic lighting panels embedded into the walls of the Empire’s cruisers and Death Star apparently originated when the director of photography Gilbert Taylor found the original set designs by John Barry to be “like a coal mine – all black and