Some “blue sky” conceptual pieces from Koerner Design on the future of immersive digital experiences in hotel rooms. Let’s explore how digital lighting + digital signage will blur together to create stunning new concepts. These rooms can vividly switch from … Continue reading enchanting hotel rooms
In many of my conference presentations over the years, I’ve stated: Every pixel is a light source; every light source is a pixel. The first part of that phrase, every pixel is a light source, is intuitively easy for most … Continue reading every light source is a pixel
Come join me May 9th in Barcelona as I present “Every Surface a Screen: Now What?” at the Smart Building Conference at Integrated Systems Europe. Here’s my abstract: How will digital interaction disrupt centuries-old concepts of architectural design? There is … Continue reading every surface a screen: now what?
An excellent interview with Cooler Screens founder and CEO Arsen Avakian talking about his company’s founding, strategies and progress. This is a fantastic discussion for anyone working on digital experience design in physical locations. While I’m very happy to see … Continue reading cooler screens
Hyper vignette. It’s a term that keeps bouncing around my head when I think of the future of architectural experience design. Let me try to unpack it a bit: Vignette – as in a brief incident or scene (such as … Continue reading hyper vignettes: localizing digital/physical experiences
Storyboarding is a common technique used in movie production that many designers of physical places will need to embrace and explore as architectural environments integrate evermore dynamic experiences via digital signage and digital lighting technologies. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading storyboarding for architectural interfaces
It’s hard to comprehend how fast technology prices plummet and the implications for the built environment. Case in point: 65″ 4K LCDs panels are now cheaper than the cost of typical cubicle workstation dividers. Don’t believe me? Go to Walmart.com … Continue reading the future of office design?
Perception is a NYC-based design firm that creates the amazing sci-fi interfaces used in various movies – most notably the Marvel franchises – along with interfaces for actual real life tech companies. Core77 has a nice post covering some of … Continue reading perception
Thanks to James McHale and the team at Memoori for hosting a great webinar! If you missed it live, listen to it now at your convenience at this link. Really, I should have picked a different title, because the 6 … Continue reading 6 disruptive lighting trends: recorded webinar
Let’s talk about a brighter future: Join my webinar on 18-June as I present my “luminous ’20’s” survey of innovative technology and experiential design trends in retail, hospitality and architectural lighting. Part of the Memoori video Smart Buildings Series. (18-June … Continue reading 6 disruptive lighting trends: memoori smart building webinar
It might have seemed strange when I previously posted a video of Jon Favreau discussing digital transformation of Hollywood-style movie making, but I don’t think many people understand the incredible power poised by large-scale, direct-view LED wall surfaces. Neither do … Continue reading the virtual production of the mandalorian
Check out this very interesting interview with writer/producer/director Jon Favreau discussing multiple topics in the ongoing digital revolution in media (both creative production and distribution). There are several analogies to how architects, lighting designers, developers, etc. might embrace the digital … Continue reading jon favreau interview on digital transformation
I’ve been writing now for many years about the importance of adopting a DC infrastructure as a necessary foundation to drive further innovations in architectural lighting and media systems. DC power infrastructure efficiently ties together solar and battery storage in … Continue reading 48 vdc power components
Here’s a rather unusual strategy: Today I’m going to giveaway a startup pitch! Back in 2016, I sketched up a quick pitch deck for what I saw as the future of digital signage for big-box and grocery store applications. At … Continue reading smart signage concept for retail shelving
Digital signage systems are becoming pervasive in architectural environments, with widespread adoption in out-of-home marketing, wayfinding, menu systems, and retail branding. The steadily dropping cost of digital screens and cloud-based content distribution makes digital signage highly appealing to brands and … Continue reading 5 tips to prevent digital signage burnout
Let’s take a look at lighting and digital media trends in athletic facilities. Let’s consider the fusion of athletics, personal health, gaming, and digital media systems for facility design. Envision a future where modern athletic centers use digital media systems … Continue reading trends in digital media for athletic facilities