trip the light fantastic

I think I just found the OFFICIAL THEME SONG for the lighting industry! The first ~2 minutes of lyrics are some of the most charming lyrics I’ve ever heard about light!   Plus a nice big orchestra, a marching beat and

trip the light fantastic

I think I just found the OFFICIAL THEME SONG for the lighting industry! The first ~2 minutes of lyrics are some of the most charming lyrics I’ve ever heard about light!   Plus a nice big orchestra, a marching beat and

bGrid

bGrid is an Amsterdam-based startup developing a “smart building” sensing platform based around the Bluetooth Low Energy standard. According to their site:  bGrid develops, markets and sells smart building products and services that use state-of-the-art communications technology, with focus on

bGrid

bGrid is an Amsterdam-based startup developing a “smart building” sensing platform based around the Bluetooth Low Energy standard. According to their site:  bGrid develops, markets and sells smart building products and services that use state-of-the-art communications technology, with focus on

revr studios – interactive VR

Revr Studios is a Madrid-based rendering studio and VR software that was spun-out of Lighting Design Collective.  Check out this video demonstrating the capabilities of live rendering + VR visualization for exploring architectural lighting design.

revr studios – interactive VR

Revr Studios is a Madrid-based rendering studio and VR software that was spun-out of Lighting Design Collective.  Check out this video demonstrating the capabilities of live rendering + VR visualization for exploring architectural lighting design.

“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: 

inventdesign – “gobo” series

Amsterdam-based InventDesign recently launched a line of decorative LED wall panels which they call their “Gobo” series.  A “low resolution” RGB LED engine with ~38mm pixel pitch combined with decorative cut-out facing panels makes for a nice stand-alone decorative wall

inventdesign – “gobo” series

Amsterdam-based InventDesign recently launched a line of decorative LED wall panels which they call their “Gobo” series.  A “low resolution” RGB LED engine with ~38mm pixel pitch combined with decorative cut-out facing panels makes for a nice stand-alone decorative wall

energie IP

Energie IP is a Paris-based startup that is developing a building management system (BMS) based on Power-over-Ethernet technology (PoE). PoE holds promise in architectural projects to accomplish three key objectives:  Distribute DC power with inherent IP-connectivity to the thousands of

energie IP

Energie IP is a Paris-based startup that is developing a building management system (BMS) based on Power-over-Ethernet technology (PoE). PoE holds promise in architectural projects to accomplish three key objectives:  Distribute DC power with inherent IP-connectivity to the thousands of

vantot

VANTOT is an Eindhoven-based design studio started by two recent Design Academy graduates.  I saw one of their products, “Current Currents” at the Frozen Fountain, a perennially fabulous design shop in Amsterdam.  I love the art deco/arts-and-crafts style of the product.

vantot

VANTOT is an Eindhoven-based design studio started by two recent Design Academy graduates.  I saw one of their products, “Current Currents” at the Frozen Fountain, a perennially fabulous design shop in Amsterdam.  I love the art deco/arts-and-crafts style of the product.