beckhoff

If perhaps your hacked-together Arduino project is suddenly looking a little shy of “professional grade” in front of your client, and you need some seriously heavy-duty show-control and A/V gear, check out the industrial controls supplier Beckhoff. Beckhoff has taken their

beckhoff

If perhaps your hacked-together Arduino project is suddenly looking a little shy of “professional grade” in front of your client, and you need some seriously heavy-duty show-control and A/V gear, check out the industrial controls supplier Beckhoff. Beckhoff has taken their

tala

During a recent trip to Copenhagen I visited Ilums Bolighus, the HUGE Scandinavian design emporium (seriously…if you’re a design nut, this one store is worth a trip to Denmark) and came across some unusually shaped and exquisitely detailed LED-lamps from a UK-startup

tala

During a recent trip to Copenhagen I visited Ilums Bolighus, the HUGE Scandinavian design emporium (seriously…if you’re a design nut, this one store is worth a trip to Denmark) and came across some unusually shaped and exquisitely detailed LED-lamps from a UK-startup

xyzt: abstract landscapes

XYZT: Abstract Landscapes is a digital art installation by Lyon-based designers Adrien M & Claire B.  The exhibition fuses together some spectacular interactive digital animations with well-executed projection and sensing technologies with a beautiful minimalist black and white color palette. The

xyzt: abstract landscapes

XYZT: Abstract Landscapes is a digital art installation by Lyon-based designers Adrien M & Claire B.  The exhibition fuses together some spectacular interactive digital animations with well-executed projection and sensing technologies with a beautiful minimalist black and white color palette. The

buster + punch

A great episode from Monocle’s podcast series “The Entrepreneurs”  interviews Massimo Buster Minale, the founder of the interior design brand Buster + Punch.  Its a fascinating story of how Minale, an experienced architect from big firms such as Fosters and Richard Rogers,

buster + punch

A great episode from Monocle’s podcast series “The Entrepreneurs”  interviews Massimo Buster Minale, the founder of the interior design brand Buster + Punch.  Its a fascinating story of how Minale, an experienced architect from big firms such as Fosters and Richard Rogers,

lighting design in BIM via AR/VR

There are some really cool things are happening with the combination of BIM (building information modeling…such as Revit) with AR (augmented reality).  Via SPAR3D, one supplier, Visualive3D, has developed software where a BIM model can be accurately aligned to a

lighting design in BIM via AR/VR

There are some really cool things are happening with the combination of BIM (building information modeling…such as Revit) with AR (augmented reality).  Via SPAR3D, one supplier, Visualive3D, has developed software where a BIM model can be accurately aligned to a

my experience at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

The expanding use of China’s labor force beyond low-cost manufacturing and into areas like customer service, sales and marketing will have profound effects on the global lighting industry This past week I was invited by the Messe Frankfurt/Hong Kong team

my experience at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

The expanding use of China’s labor force beyond low-cost manufacturing and into areas like customer service, sales and marketing will have profound effects on the global lighting industry This past week I was invited by the Messe Frankfurt/Hong Kong team

blink: a language of love

Via Core77 (and thanks Joshua), a luminous “ambient information” concept called Blink consists of two glowing orbs that are touch- and motion-sensitive, color-changing, and equipped with 3G for seamless operation. The project was developed in this case for sick children

blink: a language of love

Via Core77 (and thanks Joshua), a luminous “ambient information” concept called Blink consists of two glowing orbs that are touch- and motion-sensitive, color-changing, and equipped with 3G for seamless operation. The project was developed in this case for sick children