Ligman gets IoT-ready

2 September 2019

LIGMAN’s newly released LIGHTCONNECT range is the next generation of the company’s IoT-ready exterior luminaires. LIGHTCONNECT provides the platform for deploying multiple sensors to collect data – and, by using the latest ‘sensor-ready’ LED drivers, […]


New CEO at Tridonic

28 August 2019

Hedwig Maes has been named as the new CEO of Tridonic. He took up the position on 1 September 2019 and succeeds Guido van Tartwijk, who left the company at his own request at the end of […]


How to design lighting for the future workplace

23 August 2019

Daylit spaces with controlled lighting and views can improve well-being, productivity, and satisfaction in the workplace by positively influencing various physiological and psychological processes, according to new analysis from the University of Oregon. Lighting and […]


Lighthinking: iGuzzini’s new digital magazine

22 August 2019

iGuzzini illuminazione, a leading company in the field of architectural lighting, has introduced its new online magazine Lighthinking. The new digital platform, developed in collaboration with Holden Studios by the Holden School, is described as […]

Case study

Ligman lights the heights

20 August 2019

This summer saw the opening of the dramatic Sparkassen Arena DAV Climbing Centre at Illertissen, Germany, after a year of construction. This competition-level climbing structure is around 20m high and has more than 90 climbing […]


Hubbell adds outdoor architectural lighting family

18 August 2019

With a new spin on a classic rectilinear form, Hubbell Outdoor Lighting’s new Ratio family brings a traditional ‘shoebox’ luminaire aesthetic into the next generation of LED lighting. Ratio features a dense optical array which […]

Industry standards

Retrofitting courses for the UAE from EmiratesGBC

12 August 2019

To support the UAE in its move towards higher levels of environmental sustainability, the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has […]


New MD for Tridonic Middle East

2 August 2019

Noel Reddington has been named as the new Managing Director for Tridonic Middle East FZE. He has over 20 years of experience in the lighting industry and had joined the Dubai office of Zumtobel Group (parent […]


Luminaires in Lichtbeton ‘light concrete’

1 August 2019

LUCEM’s Lichtbeton technology combines fine concrete and light-transmitting fibres; hundreds of thousands of embedded optical fibres (around 200,000 per square metre) transmit light from the back through the material. We first saw this used in […]


Signify acquires 51% of Chinese LED supplier

1 August 2019

Signify is acquiring a 51 percent stake in Zhejiang Klite Lighting Holdings Co Ltd, one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality, cost-efficient LED lamps and luminaires.  The deal will allow Klite to save costs and enhance […]