Tag Archives: architectural lighting

Call to action – Give Me Your Architectural Lighting Finest!

Jeesh! Does nothing interesting happen in the world of architectural lighting these days? I keep patrolling the web for interesting stories on any topic remotely related and I keep coming up with old stuff. You go to all of the … Continue reading

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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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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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Local Massachusetts Company Announces Partnership with ABS Lighting

Billerica, Mass. based Luminus Devices, expands into the transportation industry with the 1st highway/road fixture built with their PhlatLight® LEDs. Luminous Devices, announced its expansion into the transportation industry through a partnership with ABS Lighting. The company’s CSM-360 White PhlatLight … 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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Application note: LED Use in Wall Washing Applications

LEDs are quickly expanding into the world of architectural lighting into many specific applications once occupied by metal halide or tungsten halogen lamps (think MR16 sized) such as spot lighting, marker lighting (stairs, railings, doorways etc..), and wall washing. Its … Continue reading

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Clearing the attic

Well, it’s been a looooonnnnnnggggg while since I posted anything. It’s been soooo hard with other commitments within the company and outside the company but I am still pushing forward – albeit a bit slow. 😦 Thank you for all … 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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