20161119_purelifi

Creator of first Li-fi office to speak at LuxLive

The man behind the first office in the world where the internet is provided by the lighting, is set to speak at next week’s LuxLive event in London. The instillation is being set-up by Scottish company PureLifi at the headquarters in La Defence, Paris, of Sogeprom, the property arm of French bank Societe Generale. ‘The project will […]

20161118_lialab

The LIA Laboratory

The LIA Laboratory is Europe’s largest independent test laboratory dedicated to lighting. We have over 30 years’ experience in lighting product testing and a reputation for reliability, accuracy and affordability. We are considered the number one centre of knowledge to the lighting industry. The LIA Laboratory services goes beyond the usual. We offer our clients […]

20161117_philips

Philips, Cisco wire Madrid skyscraper with IoT lighting

The owner of the 32-story Torre Europa in a busy financial district hopes modern PoE technology draws premium tenants. In one of the largest known installations yet of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting, Philips and Cisco are wiring the 400-ft Torre Europa in Madrid’s financial district with the smart LED technology. Philips said it has equipped 14 […]

20161115_bht

PHT Lighting Design Imitates Natural Light for Hyatt Herald Square

Since humans began building shelters, we have struggled with how to light our surroundings. There have been two options: bring in natural light or create a simulacrum of the sun—first using fire and then electrical lighting. But for the renovation of a hotel lobby in Manhattan’s Herald Square, PHT Lighting Design took a third approach. […]

20161114_turrell

Turrell’s Meeting Reopens at MoMA PS1

The site-specific installation, one of the artist’s Skyspaces, has reopened after a three-year restoration and renovation. James Turrell’s Meeting at MoMA PS1, one of his site-specific Skyspace installations, has re-opened after a three-year restoration and renovation. The installation, located inside the museum, “…invites viewers to gaze upwards toward an unobstructed view of the sky.” The […]

20161112_retail

Lighting Saints of the British High Street

At this year’s LuxLive some of the industry’s best experts will gather to discuss who are the lighting saints of the British high street. In preparation we have compiled a list of who we think has the potential to make the cut on the day. The speakers  who will make the final decision include Dave Tilley of NRGstar, Paul Nulty of Nulty+, Phil […]