WHITEvoid is the brainchild of Berlin designer Christopher Bauder and contains a most impressive collection of cutting-edge installation art, lighting design, media design, and software design. WHITEvoid developed the product design and web configurator (see image above) for the beautiful … Continue reading whitevoid
Following up on the Dezeen video, my colleagues at Philips Lumiblades will host a webinar regarding OLED tech on January 22nd. Mark your calendars…the future of lighting…in a Powerpoint! Continue reading philips lumiblades – webinar
Philips Lumiblade 2012 from Dezeen on Vimeo. Dezeen has just produced a nice video piece on Philips’ Lumiblade OLED technology division, in Aachen, Germany. Continue reading philips lumiblade on dezeen
An elegant OLED chandelier project from Cinimod Studio, a creative design firm that brought to life the innovative lighting solutions for the SNOG chain. OLED panels from Philips Lumiblade are cast directly into acrylic orbs and animated with some subtle … Continue reading cinimod studio – oled moon chandelier
Lumiblade is Philips first major foray into commercial OLED products.
In short, Philips is really just selling sample kits right now for design explorations. The samples are expensive, not very efficient (20 lm/w), and with only 10,000 hours at 50% dimmed output, the lifetime isn’t that great.
However, it is promising to see a technology that has been in development for over a decade finally, even if just tentatively, reach some level of commercial potential.