Author Archives: Brad Koerner

About Brad Koerner

Venture Manager - Luminous Patterns Philips Lighting

a lighting riddle

Thanks to my 8-year old son, a lighting riddle for you to solve: A windowless room contains three identical light fixtures, each containing an identical light bulb or light globe. Each light is connected to one of three switches outside

a lighting riddle

Thanks to my 8-year old son, a lighting riddle for you to solve: A windowless room contains three identical light fixtures, each containing an identical light bulb or light globe. Each light is connected to one of three switches outside

lumee duo

Nothing like a good dose of vanity… Via DPReview – Lumee Duo is an iPhone case with built-in illumination I can imagine that for some serious photographers, this will be quite interesting.  Amazing the brightness and quality LEDs can now achieve

lumee duo

Nothing like a good dose of vanity… Via DPReview – Lumee Duo is an iPhone case with built-in illumination I can imagine that for some serious photographers, this will be quite interesting.  Amazing the brightness and quality LEDs can now achieve

future of shade competition

The Future of Shade is a design competition hosted by fabric manufacturer Sunbrella.  The quality of the entries is actually quite good and the site contains lots of creative inspiration for novel daylight designs.  Good inspiration for anyone in lighting…check

future of shade competition

The Future of Shade is a design competition hosted by fabric manufacturer Sunbrella.  The quality of the entries is actually quite good and the site contains lots of creative inspiration for novel daylight designs.  Good inspiration for anyone in lighting…check

modular dealer days

LOVE this video.  “COME DEAL WITH US” From Modular Lighting.

modular dealer days

LOVE this video.  “COME DEAL WITH US” From Modular Lighting.

3m daylight redirecting film

Via Architect Magazine, a very interesting concept from 3M to help reduce excessive sunlight glare in perimeter offices.  They’ve created a microprismatic window film that steers the light upward, along with a little diffusion to soften any highlights. Surely this

3m daylight redirecting film

Via Architect Magazine, a very interesting concept from 3M to help reduce excessive sunlight glare in perimeter offices.  They’ve created a microprismatic window film that steers the light upward, along with a little diffusion to soften any highlights. Surely this

the disruption to come:  finding the next opple lighting

In the past two decades, the lighting industry has undergone two major technology-driven disruptions:  The introduction of LEDs and the introduction of digital, IP-based networking. Their impact has been profound:  LED’s have become the dominate light source and nearly every

the disruption to come:  finding the next opple lighting

In the past two decades, the lighting industry has undergone two major technology-driven disruptions:  The introduction of LEDs and the introduction of digital, IP-based networking. Their impact has been profound:  LED’s have become the dominate light source and nearly every

retail ceilings desperately need to be rethought

Here are the current choices: Cheap sheetrock pockmarked with lights, fire protection, HVAC, security, etc Cheaper ACT with the same Exposed structural ceilings, with the same, but letting it all “hang out” Someone who “designed it”, meaning they just painted

retail ceilings desperately need to be rethought

Here are the current choices: Cheap sheetrock pockmarked with lights, fire protection, HVAC, security, etc Cheaper ACT with the same Exposed structural ceilings, with the same, but letting it all “hang out” Someone who “designed it”, meaning they just painted