Posts Tagged: rijksmuseum

rijksmuseum: president obama visits

The big deal here in Amsterdam on Monday was President Obama visiting the Rijksmuseum. He made one a hell of an entrance, considering they blockaded the entire Museumplein and landed not just one, but four helicopters for his short trip

rijksmuseum: president obama visits

The big deal here in Amsterdam on Monday was President Obama visiting the Rijksmuseum. He made one a hell of an entrance, considering they blockaded the entire Museumplein and landed not just one, but four helicopters for his short trip

rijksmuseum: PLD-C case study slides

Thanks to everyone who attended! In case you missed our presentation last week at PLD-C in Copenhagen, here is the slide deck that I presented along with Rogier van der Heide and Juliette and Sjoerd from BeersNielsen: 20131104_BradKoerner_PLD-C_IlluminatingTheRijksmuseum

rijksmuseum: PLD-C case study slides

Thanks to everyone who attended! In case you missed our presentation last week at PLD-C in Copenhagen, here is the slide deck that I presented along with Rogier van der Heide and Juliette and Sjoerd from BeersNielsen: 20131104_BradKoerner_PLD-C_IlluminatingTheRijksmuseum

rijksmuseum: exterior lighting

Philips Lighting not only illuminated  the entire art collection with LED lighting, we also illuminated the whole exterior of the building with LED.  And the Rijksmuseum is no small building — looming over the Amsterdam horizon with unparalleled majesty on

rijksmuseum: exterior lighting

Philips Lighting not only illuminated  the entire art collection with LED lighting, we also illuminated the whole exterior of the building with LED.  And the Rijksmuseum is no small building — looming over the Amsterdam horizon with unparalleled majesty on

rijksmuseum: don’t hit your head on the glass!

One of the striking aspects to the Rijksmuseum’s new exhibition design is the beautiful minimalism of the display cabinets.  The architects at Wilmotte & Associés spent a huge amount of effort finessing the precise details of the cabinets — every millimeter

rijksmuseum: don’t hit your head on the glass!

One of the striking aspects to the Rijksmuseum’s new exhibition design is the beautiful minimalism of the display cabinets.  The architects at Wilmotte & Associés spent a huge amount of effort finessing the precise details of the cabinets — every millimeter

rijksmuseum: philips videos

To get a better feel for what the LED lighting at the Rijksmuseum really feels like, check out these two excellent videos put together by our local Philips Netherlands’ marketing team. By the way, in the image above those are my

rijksmuseum: philips videos

To get a better feel for what the LED lighting at the Rijksmuseum really feels like, check out these two excellent videos put together by our local Philips Netherlands’ marketing team. By the way, in the image above those are my

rijksmuseum: BBC special

Available in 4 parts via YouTube, here is a great BBC special featuring the reopening of the Rijksmuseum, hosted by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Although this video doesn’t specifically address the lighting, I highly recommend it.  The entire collection is illuminated by

rijksmuseum: BBC special

Available in 4 parts via YouTube, here is a great BBC special featuring the reopening of the Rijksmuseum, hosted by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Although this video doesn’t specifically address the lighting, I highly recommend it.  The entire collection is illuminated by

rijksmuseum: crisp and consistent

Throughout the galleries of the Rijksmuseum, there is a noticeable perception of visual clarity in the lighting. Two key factors, which are often not considered during the specification process, resulted in this success: Crisp shadows and the consistent, matched spectral

rijksmuseum: crisp and consistent

Throughout the galleries of the Rijksmuseum, there is a noticeable perception of visual clarity in the lighting. Two key factors, which are often not considered during the specification process, resulted in this success: Crisp shadows and the consistent, matched spectral