Category Archives: Future Lighting

Looking ahead to the future of lighting design.

LED screens used in filming “first man”

I continue to be blown away by the rapid technical advance of large format LED screens. Further proof comes from the visually gorgeous movie “First Man” chronicling the life of test pilot and astronaut Neil Armstrong. Watching the behind-the-scenes featurette,

LED screens used in filming “first man”

I continue to be blown away by the rapid technical advance of large format LED screens. Further proof comes from the visually gorgeous movie “First Man” chronicling the life of test pilot and astronaut Neil Armstrong. Watching the behind-the-scenes featurette,

social walls

 “Social walls” are an interesting new concept.  Content aggregator services pull together data streams from various social media sites like Instagram or Twitter, based on desired hashtags, geo-fencing, or other qualifiers.  These content streams can be displayed in a variety

social walls

 “Social walls” are an interesting new concept.  Content aggregator services pull together data streams from various social media sites like Instagram or Twitter, based on desired hashtags, geo-fencing, or other qualifiers.  These content streams can be displayed in a variety

“the light watch” concept

Rogier van der Heide shared a technical concept via LinkedIn which he has submitted to the upcoming Lux Awards program.  Rogier is taking the capabilities of “LiFi” or “coded light” and applying them specifically to museum applications. LiFi is quite simple: 

“the light watch” concept

Rogier van der Heide shared a technical concept via LinkedIn which he has submitted to the upcoming Lux Awards program.  Rogier is taking the capabilities of “LiFi” or “coded light” and applying them specifically to museum applications. LiFi is quite simple: 

eSports arenas

Check out this visually innovative and inspiring video from Populous on the future of eSports events.  A few screen shots below.  Lots of inspiration here for architectural media systems.  And check out this great article from Blooloop on the growing

eSports arenas

Check out this visually innovative and inspiring video from Populous on the future of eSports events.  A few screen shots below.  Lots of inspiration here for architectural media systems.  And check out this great article from Blooloop on the growing

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