Tag Archives: architectural lighting

How LED lighting can save on costs and help the environment

Harking back to a topic I posted earlier on this blog about LED replacement lamps for amusement park rides or lack thereof I thought you might find a recently published article from Funworld Magazine in which I was quoted interesting. … 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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Story on LED Replacement Lamps Highlights Need for Standardized Testing Methods

I recently read a story on LEDs magazine about Toronto’s Palace Pier condominium tower becoming the largest residential LED conversion in North America. The Palace Pier is an upscale, 44 floor condo building with spectacular views that the designers wanted … Continue reading

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“Pixel Cloud” LED Array Just Might Be The Coolest Architectural Accent Light Ever!

Finally! A really, really cool application of LEDs in architecture! Lately, everything has been “like wow, we replaced a bunch of light bulbs with LEDs…hooray!” or innovative LED illuminated windows on a very non-innovative cube building, or “look more facade … Continue reading

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Cree XLamps to Illuminate Worlds Largest…um…Illuminated Cube

Ahhh!!! It’s a giant cubicle made of blue mutant DNA strings!! AHHH!!!! Uh…sorry. I couldn’t resist. This blog is, of course, about architectural lighting so I will refrain from comment on the uh…Aqua Cube….no…the Water Block….nah… the Squishy Square….no…that’s not … Continue reading

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Architectural Lighting Blog hit 100+ Visits In One Day!

Just a quickie to let everyone know that the Architectural Lighting Blog has gone over 100 visits today! 101 as of 5:28pm EST to be exact! Hooorrrayyy!!! 8) Kewl! Thanks to all my readers out there! 101 visits doesn’t sound … Continue reading

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Colored LED Replacement Lamps for Amusement Parks, Theaters, Whatever

Hey! All you amusement park enthusiasts, operators, owners, whatever…In reference to an article I recently ran on my LED Development Blog about amusement parks not updating to LED lighting when they have thousands of colored incandescent lamps burning out all … Continue reading

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Zumtobel Implements Large-Scale LED Lighting Installation

Vienna mall lighting is largest Architectural LED order for Zumtobel Kudos for Zumtobel and Ledon! It’s always great to see LED innovation in architecture but the one thing, I think, that is on everyone’s mind is how the heck do … Continue reading

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Free Online Lighting Course Counts for Credit!

I just wanted to let everyone know that I took and past the excellent learning 2.0 type FREE online course called Lessons in Lighting which covers basic lighting fundamentals and is provided by Lightolier. This may sound “not serious” or … Continue reading

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Even More Free Architectural Lighting Design Tools!

I just discovered a terrific resource for architectural lighting designers called the New Buildings Institute! I’ll let the NBI explain who the NBI is here: “The NBI works with national, regional, state and utility groups to promote improved energy performance … Continue reading

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