Author Archives: Brad Koerner

About Brad Koerner

Venture Manager - Luminous Patterns Philips Lighting

deutsche bahn train concept

Via DesignBoom:  DB recently created a new concept model exploring the future of train interiors.  Notice the embedded lighting concept in the ceiling? Advertisements

deutsche bahn train concept

Via DesignBoom:  DB recently created a new concept model exploring the future of train interiors.  Notice the embedded lighting concept in the ceiling?

view boxes

My sons (age 7 & 9) did a wonderful little lighting project in their elementary school classes today:  Little diorama boxes (large size shoe boxes) where the teacher gave them some small battery-operated strings of LEDs or other small flashlights

view boxes

My sons (age 7 & 9) did a wonderful little lighting project in their elementary school classes today:  Little diorama boxes (large size shoe boxes) where the teacher gave them some small battery-operated strings of LEDs or other small flashlights

soso

Soso Limited is a Boston-based firm developing interactive lighting experiences and data visualization projects.  Founded by a few MIT kids, they have a pretty cool portfolio of projects with various methods of social media interaction, for example some novel ways

soso

Soso Limited is a Boston-based firm developing interactive lighting experiences and data visualization projects.  Founded by a few MIT kids, they have a pretty cool portfolio of projects with various methods of social media interaction, for example some novel ways

sunlight inside

Sunlight Inside is a new startup that was personally founded by a cleantech VC investor, Konrad Jarausch.  The company launched an Indiegogo campaign for a nice little desk lamp they’re calling “Bottled Sunshine” with a color-temperature changing module supplied from

sunlight inside

Sunlight Inside is a new startup that was personally founded by a cleantech VC investor, Konrad Jarausch.  The company launched an Indiegogo campaign for a nice little desk lamp they’re calling “Bottled Sunshine” with a color-temperature changing module supplied from

gantri

Gantri is a San Francisco startup that is using 3D-printing to produce a line of light fixtures.  3D printing greatly reduces the cost and the time associated with traditional product development, requiring no cap-ex or leads times for expensive custom

gantri

Gantri is a San Francisco startup that is using 3D-printing to produce a line of light fixtures.  3D printing greatly reduces the cost and the time associated with traditional product development, requiring no cap-ex or leads times for expensive custom

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