Category Archives: Just for fun

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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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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Submit your craziest, goofiest, or kookiest light fixture design pics

Here’s an idea. I am really interested to see what any of the light fixture designers of the world have come up with for really far out light fixtures, maybe while they were in design school or something. Don’t worry, … Continue reading

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Some more Sketchup & Kerkythea Images

Here are some examples of the power of Sketchup Pro and Kerkythea. Here I have some hardware: screws, nuts, wing bolts, etc… that I modeled completely in Sketchup Pro from scratch and rendered in Kerkythea using my own custom-created High … Continue reading

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Just for a laugh! Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!!!

Totally unrelated to architectural lighting in any way, shape, or form but good for a laugh. I setup a “HEYMONKEYBRAIN” page where you can go and actually argue/debate back and forth on an issue I thought was most pressing…….Is Elvis … 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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