Category Archives: Business & Innovation

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

Digital Lumens acquired by OSRAM

Boston-based lighting and lighting networking company Digital Lumens announced their acquisition by OSRAM. Digital Lumens was incubated in 2007/2008 as part of Jon Guerster’s team at Groom Energy. At the time, Jon had a laser-focused vision to use LED tech and

Digital Lumens acquired by OSRAM

Boston-based lighting and lighting networking company Digital Lumens announced their acquisition by OSRAM. Digital Lumens was incubated in 2007/2008 as part of Jon Guerster’s team at Groom Energy. At the time, Jon had a laser-focused vision to use LED tech and

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