Category Archives: Innovative Lighting Design

Tsunami Glassworks Creates Stylish, Edgy Lighting Fixtures

I stumbled onto the Tsunami Glassworks website and was very impressed with their lines of hand-blown glass sculpture and lighting fixtures. You have to check them out – their designs are modern, artistic pieces that showcase clean, simple shapes – … Continue reading

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LEDs Make Pedestrian Bridge More Interactive

Artist and sculptor Virginia Folkstad of Denver, Colorado chose to install colored RGB LED projectors and proximity sensors on the Wynkoop St. Railroad Bridge to make the normally quite mundane task of walking across the bridge more thought provoking and … Continue reading

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Calling all architectural lighting product manufacturers

By the way, if you work for a company that produces particularly innovative lighting products for architectural applications and would like me to possibly publish information about that product and your company, then please send me the information via the … Continue reading

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A final note on the LED Wall Washer Color Problem

Well, it’s been a long time since my last post – sorry. I thought I would start with an update on the project where my company corrected the color output of high power LEDs on linear array boards (used for wall washing applications) using colored ink-jet printed transparency film lenses (see post below). In the end, the customer came around… Continue reading

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Application Note: Easy Solution to LED Wall Washing Color Problem

Remember our color temperature drifting in our LED wall washing application note? No? Click here to read all about it Well, as you may recall we had 6 high power LEDs on a linear board to be installed either in … Continue reading

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New Architectural Lighting Blog Image Gallery!

Just a quick note to let you know that I have posted a gallery page (click the “gallery” tab at the top of the blog just under the header or click here) . Currently it contains a small collection of … Continue reading

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Second Phase of HYVE/Osram “LED-Emotionalize your light” Design Contest Starts

I just received a follow up email from HYVE regarding the “LED-Emotionalize your light” design contest. Here it is for any of my readers that have participated: The second phase of the LED-Emotionalize your light! Idea Contest has started! At … Continue reading

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HYVE Innovation Community in collaboration with OSRAM, are hosting an online idea and design competition

First off, let me say that I am NOT posting this late. I did not get this until 25MAY09 but the contest runs until the end of July so you still have time. I am posting the email sent to … Continue reading

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Smart LED Parking Lot Lights

Ruud Lighting/BetaLED along with the University of California at Davis have developed “smart” LED parking lot lights that reduce the energy consumption by 80% over the more traditional metal-halide lamps they replaced. The 50 LED light fixtures implement a two-level … Continue reading

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Company combines fiber optics and LED technology to create fiber optic fabric and luminious clothing

Let’s chock this next one up to architectural “accessories” lighting, perhaps? Whatever you want to call it, these were neat enough to mention here so make sure you go take a look at these, OK? LumiGram SARL a French high … Continue reading

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