Erasmus Medical Center will be able to map out different lighting areas


Award winning architectural space at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam will be able to map out different lighting areas using Chess Wise technology. Dutch smart lighting controls startup Chess Wise has teamed with German lighting company Trilux to provide a wireless LED lighting and control system to the architecturally acclaimed rooftop library at the Erasmus […]

Harley-Davidson fined $15m for polluting ‘super tuners’


American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has reached a settlement with US authorities to pay $15m (£11m) and stop selling an aftermarket tuning product that exceeds national pollution limits. The firm has made what it calls a “good-faith compromise” with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) to pay a $12m (£9m) civil fine […]

Experts shed light on Modigliani’s murky market with new research project


As demand for works by Amedeo Modigliani heats up, a group of respected experts has founded a research project and a long-promised catalogue raisonné is on the cards. On 21 June at Sotheby’s in London, the artist’s Jeanne Hébuterne (au foulard) (1919) sold for a strong £34.4m hammer (£38.5m with fees) at Sotheby’s—well over its […]

Yavuz Sultan Selim Köprüsü 3 milyar liralık tasarruf sağlayacak


TBMM Ulaştırma Komisyonu Sözcüsü Ilıcalı, üçüncü köprünün, birinci ve ikinci köprüye fazla yüklenilmesi sebebiyle oluşan yıllık 3 milyar liralık zararı ortadan kaldıracağını söyledi. Yavuz Sultan Selim Köprüsü’nden yılda en az 110 milyon aracın geçmesi bekleniyor. Ağustos ayında açılacak ve trafiği büyük ölçüde rahatlatacak köprü sayesinde, birinci ve ikinci köprüye fazla yüklenilmesi nedeniyle akaryakıt ve iş […]

Train World


Combining the magic of history with the robustness of industrial design, Lightemotion’s lighting scheme at the Train World railway museum in Brussels, Belgium utilises the height of the space and theatrical lighting techniques to tell a story of the locomotive. Train World, the new Belgian railway museum, opened on 25 September 2015 after ten years […]

LG display OLED panels


Following an impressive array of product designs at Light + Building earlier this year, David Morgan discusses the current situation, development and future application of LG Display’s OLED panels following a visit to UK distributor Applelec’s London showroom. In the six years since I last reviewed OLEDs it is surprising how little has really changed […]

Crossing Signal Mosaic uses LED sources to invite pedestrians into residential building


An SSL-based public art project at the Parc on Powell apartment building in Emeryville, CA synchronizes with the rhythms of the roadway intersection and pedestrian crossing signals and has won a major design award. Lucite International has announced that the LED-based “Crossing Signal Mosaic” public art project in Emeryville, CA has won the Just Imagine […]

Zhaga publishes Book 11 for 35-mm spotlight LED modules


The new Zhaga book is the first to only define an LED module and also the first to reference the driver interface that has been defined by the Module-Driver Interface – Special Interest Group (MD-SIG). The Zhaga Consortium has announced publication of Book 11 covering 35-mm-diameter LED modules intended for applications such as spotlights and […]

Sylvania to be sold to the Chinese


Havells India is to sell an 80% stake in Sylvania to Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co Limited, a listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. State-owned Inesa is one of Feilo’s key shareholders. The deal puts the equity value of Havells Sylvania at €186 million (US$204.6 million). Havells will receive €148.8 million (US$163.7 million) on the completion of the deal by […]