Category Archives: Business & Innovation

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,

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

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.

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

a special thanks to the US DOE

As a United States citizen, I express my deep personal thanks to the entire team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid State Lighting program for their vision, courage and tenacity in driving forward the entire lighting industry for the

a special thanks to the US DOE

As a United States citizen, I express my deep personal thanks to the entire team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid State Lighting program for their vision, courage and tenacity in driving forward the entire lighting industry for the

corning’s “a day made of glass” has had tremendous impact

Corning’s “A Day Made of Glass” was launched in 2011, depicting a very futuristic view of a world were nearly every surface is a portal to the digital world. I posted about it about in 2013, but I didn’t realize the

corning’s “a day made of glass” has had tremendous impact

Corning’s “A Day Made of Glass” was launched in 2011, depicting a very futuristic view of a world were nearly every surface is a portal to the digital world. I posted about it about in 2013, but I didn’t realize the

go, baby go: the philips L-prize lamps rock on

The DOE continues their long term accelerated testing of the Philips L-Prize winning bulbs from 2010.  The lamps continue to give shockingly good performance, with the average lumen maintenance for the 31 lamps at 93.0%. At that rate, the average operating hours

go, baby go: the philips L-prize lamps rock on

The DOE continues their long term accelerated testing of the Philips L-Prize winning bulbs from 2010.  The lamps continue to give shockingly good performance, with the average lumen maintenance for the 31 lamps at 93.0%. At that rate, the average operating hours