Author Archives: Brad Koerner

About Brad Koerner

Venture Manager - Luminous Patterns Philips Lighting

the black tank

My friends at The Black Tank just released a cool new video showing off their operation. I love the “maker space” vibe of their office, labs and even production facility – it reminds me very much of the glorious early

the black tank

My friends at The Black Tank just released a cool new video showing off their operation. I love the “maker space” vibe of their office, labs and even production facility – it reminds me very much of the glorious early

LG oled in the national palace museum of korea

Interesting, via a promotional posting with Dezeen:  LG is supplying linear OLED panels for what appears to be wall washing in a major museum project.  OLED is lambertian, but in a linear configuration, it wouldn’t be the worst wall washer

LG oled in the national palace museum of korea

Interesting, via a promotional posting with Dezeen:  LG is supplying linear OLED panels for what appears to be wall washing in a major museum project.  OLED is lambertian, but in a linear configuration, it wouldn’t be the worst wall washer

happy birthday, color kinetics!

Color Kinetics just turned 20 years old, having been founded in August 1997 by George Mueller and Ihor Lys.  Color Kinetics was the pioneer of not only LED lighting for architectural applications, but of truly digitally-connected lighting systems.  After a

happy birthday, color kinetics!

Color Kinetics just turned 20 years old, having been founded in August 1997 by George Mueller and Ihor Lys.  Color Kinetics was the pioneer of not only LED lighting for architectural applications, but of truly digitally-connected lighting systems.  After a

the current war

This is shaping up to be the ULTIMATE LIGHTING NERD’S movie!  Can’t wait to see it!

the current war

This is shaping up to be the ULTIMATE LIGHTING NERD’S movie!  Can’t wait to see it!

indiglo strikes back: future illuminations

Remember Indiglo?  Well…just when you thought EL (electroluminescent) tech was dead and buried, it keeps coming back alive.  First through Lumilor’s cool spray-on techniques, and now through Future Illuminations heavy duty fabric applications. They state about their new VynEL line:

indiglo strikes back: future illuminations

Remember Indiglo?  Well…just when you thought EL (electroluminescent) tech was dead and buried, it keeps coming back alive.  First through Lumilor’s cool spray-on techniques, and now through Future Illuminations heavy duty fabric applications. They state about their new VynEL line:

ansel orbio video

I’m not familiar with Ansel and haven’t seen their product firsthand (so don’t view this as an endorsement), but wow…what a gorgeous product video from a few years ago. Feels like an IronMan movie… One tech piece caught my eye

ansel orbio video

I’m not familiar with Ansel and haven’t seen their product firsthand (so don’t view this as an endorsement), but wow…what a gorgeous product video from a few years ago. Feels like an IronMan movie… One tech piece caught my eye

lumion

I met a lighting designer last week who mentioned that he is now using Lumion for some of his presentation work.  Although I personally haven’t used this yet, the software looks quite powerful.  Many of the example renderings are stunning.

lumion

I met a lighting designer last week who mentioned that he is now using Lumion for some of his presentation work.  Although I personally haven’t used this yet, the software looks quite powerful.  Many of the example renderings are stunning.