Category Archives: Future Lighting

Looking ahead to the future of lighting design.

disney patents multi-plane display screen

According to WDW News Today, Disney has taken a patent out titled ““Interactive Multiplane Display System With Transparent Transmissive Layers” which can be simply described as a multi dimensional screen.  It will most likely be used to create virtual windows,

disney patents multi-plane display screen

According to WDW News Today, Disney has taken a patent out titled ““Interactive Multiplane Display System With Transparent Transmissive Layers” which can be simply described as a multi dimensional screen.  It will most likely be used to create virtual windows,

teamlab: borderless

TeamLab, a Tokyo-based creative group, continues to WOW with new projection-heavy digital art installations.  I first posted about TeamLab back in 2015, but now their latest is an entire 10,000 sqm museum installation titled “Borderless” with gorgeous large-scale projection-mapped installations. TeamLab’s

teamlab: borderless

TeamLab, a Tokyo-based creative group, continues to WOW with new projection-heavy digital art installations.  I first posted about TeamLab back in 2015, but now their latest is an entire 10,000 sqm museum installation titled “Borderless” with gorgeous large-scale projection-mapped installations. TeamLab’s

dynaflash high speed projection mapping

The Ishikawa Senoo Laboratory at the University of Tokyo is demonstrating a setup they call DynaFlash v2 and Post Reality.  They combine incredible ultra-high speed projection (1000 FPS), high-speed 3D sensing, plus the processing techniques needed to drive 3D mapping

dynaflash high speed projection mapping

The Ishikawa Senoo Laboratory at the University of Tokyo is demonstrating a setup they call DynaFlash v2 and Post Reality.  They combine incredible ultra-high speed projection (1000 FPS), high-speed 3D sensing, plus the processing techniques needed to drive 3D mapping

unsense

The global powerhouse design firm UNStudio recently announced that it is launching a tech startup/spin-off called UNSense that will focus on using sensor-based technologies for the built environment. According to their PR announcement: With UNSense, our aim is to improve physical, mental and

unsense

The global powerhouse design firm UNStudio recently announced that it is launching a tech startup/spin-off called UNSense that will focus on using sensor-based technologies for the built environment. According to their PR announcement: With UNSense, our aim is to improve physical, mental and

more photons, less paper

Join me on Valentine’s Day at the Strategies in Light conference in Long Beach, California.  I will present some examples of using BIM, parametric design and virtual renderings to sell and specify “embedded lighting.” You can find the conference info

more photons, less paper

Join me on Valentine’s Day at the Strategies in Light conference in Long Beach, California.  I will present some examples of using BIM, parametric design and virtual renderings to sell and specify “embedded lighting.” You can find the conference info

samsung microLED

Via The Verge:  At CES 2018, Samsung is previewing a “modular” direct-view micro-LED 146″ 4K TV. LEDs continue to race into the future…and it looks like the trend for direct-view LED screens with incredibly small pixel pitch is going to

samsung microLED

Via The Verge:  At CES 2018, Samsung is previewing a “modular” direct-view micro-LED 146″ 4K TV. LEDs continue to race into the future…and it looks like the trend for direct-view LED screens with incredibly small pixel pitch is going to

skandal technologies

Lighting designer Tapio Rosenius and a few other founders have recently launched an interesting new startup called Skandal Technologies exploring the field of ambient architectural communication via embedded lighting. Not much is public yet, but according to Tapio’s LinkedIn page

skandal technologies

Lighting designer Tapio Rosenius and a few other founders have recently launched an interesting new startup called Skandal Technologies exploring the field of ambient architectural communication via embedded lighting. Not much is public yet, but according to Tapio’s LinkedIn page