Author Archives: Brad Koerner

About Brad Koerner

Creative Director and Product Manager

energie IP

Energie IP is a Paris-based startup that is developing a building management system (BMS) based on Power-over-Ethernet technology (PoE). PoE holds promise in architectural projects to accomplish three key objectives:  Distribute DC power with inherent IP-connectivity to the thousands of

energie IP

Energie IP is a Paris-based startup that is developing a building management system (BMS) based on Power-over-Ethernet technology (PoE). PoE holds promise in architectural projects to accomplish three key objectives:  Distribute DC power with inherent IP-connectivity to the thousands of

vantot

VANTOT is an Eindhoven-based design studio started by two recent Design Academy graduates.  I saw one of their products, “Current Currents” at the Frozen Fountain, a perennially fabulous design shop in Amsterdam.  I love the art deco/arts-and-crafts style of the product.

vantot

VANTOT is an Eindhoven-based design studio started by two recent Design Academy graduates.  I saw one of their products, “Current Currents” at the Frozen Fountain, a perennially fabulous design shop in Amsterdam.  I love the art deco/arts-and-crafts style of the product.

solar visuals

Solar Visuals is a Dutch technology start-up that combines solar-PV arrays with printed overlay graphics to create electricity-generating cladding surfaces for architectural applications.  The individual PV cells can be custom arranged for distinctive layouts and the panels are completely laminated/encapsulated

solar visuals

Solar Visuals is a Dutch technology start-up that combines solar-PV arrays with printed overlay graphics to create electricity-generating cladding surfaces for architectural applications.  The individual PV cells can be custom arranged for distinctive layouts and the panels are completely laminated/encapsulated

ettlin lux

Ettlin is a German manufacturer of high-tech textile products with several R+D efforts focused on architectural applications, including Ettlin Lux, a line of architectural “embedded” lighting panels and Ettlin Tec, which is exploring conducting textiles with integrated sensing and electronics.

ettlin lux

Ettlin is a German manufacturer of high-tech textile products with several R+D efforts focused on architectural applications, including Ettlin Lux, a line of architectural “embedded” lighting panels and Ettlin Tec, which is exploring conducting textiles with integrated sensing and electronics.

limbic media

Limbic Media is a startup based in British Columbia that is developing real time, interactive lighting controls.  Their first product is a sound-activated, predictive control system called “Aurora” with intelligent “AI” learning functions. Beyond their initial product based on audio

limbic media

Limbic Media is a startup based in British Columbia that is developing real time, interactive lighting controls.  Their first product is a sound-activated, predictive control system called “Aurora” with intelligent “AI” learning functions. Beyond their initial product based on audio

wh1 house by kdva architects

Most of the time I’m looking towards the future of lighting.  But sometimes I’m blown away by a project that so embodies the present state-of-the-art, that its worthy of inclusion.  I came across the WH1 House, a vacation home in

wh1 house by kdva architects

Most of the time I’m looking towards the future of lighting.  But sometimes I’m blown away by a project that so embodies the present state-of-the-art, that its worthy of inclusion.  I came across the WH1 House, a vacation home in

megablast

Some vintage images for my old Color Kinetics colleagues.  Circa April 2007, our very first “MegaBlast” prototype at the old 10 Milk Street office location in the Financial District of Downtown Boston. Our engineers put the first prototype optics on

megablast

Some vintage images for my old Color Kinetics colleagues.  Circa April 2007, our very first “MegaBlast” prototype at the old 10 Milk Street office location in the Financial District of Downtown Boston. Our engineers put the first prototype optics on