• current 1 326x245 - Private equity firm to acquire Current, powered by GE
    GE has signed a proposed agreement to sell its Current, powered by GE business to American Industrial Partners. The financial details were not disclosed, but subject to the usual caveats and regulatory approvals the transaction is [...]
  • skjoldagervej 3 final 326x245 - Futuristic style and glow for local roads
    The new Xperi street luminaire from Danish lighting manufacturer Louis Poulsen provides a futuristic style for local roads and residential streets, following LP’s conviction that a street luminaire must be beautiful when on – and visually interesting [...]
  • rta2 326x245 - RTA launches intelligent lighting pilot project with Philips Lighting
    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a pilot project with Philips Lighting to assess the benefits of implementing an intelligent pedestrian and cycle track lighting system at Jumeirah Corniche. The system adapts lighting levels to the [...]
  • san diego 326x245 - San Diego Debuts New Smart City Apps & Intelligent Lighting Controls from Current by GE
    The City of San Diego in California, which last year announced that it is building the world’s largest smart city IoT platform, revealed several industry-leading system enhancements at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in [...]
  • lawrence lim 326x245 - Lawrence Lin Appointed CEO of LEDVANCE
    LEDVANCE has named Lawrence Lin as its new CEO and Managing Director. Lin, who was latterly chairman of the LEDVANCE Supervisory Board, brings a successful track record and considerable international management experience into his new [...]
  • blaze 326x245 - Standalone cordless table lamp adds a touch of luxury
    A standalone table lamp named Blaze has been sold for £20,000 to a private Bahraini client to take centre stage in the main salon of a superyacht.  Blade was made by UK company Alexander Joseph [...]
  • kl alt2 lit 6 7 e1542299187569 326x245 - Altitude 2.0 from KIM Lighting: architecturally relevant luminaire design
    KIM Lighting’s new Altitude 2.0 reflects the latest achievement in architecturally relevant luminaire design with its combination of form, controls integration and optic performance. The low-profile housing of the luminaire is scalable in three proportional sizes and [...]
  • smartSWITCH HF 5DP f s Tridonic 326x245 - Compact efficiency: smartSWITCH switch sensors detect presence and ambient light
    With the new compact smartSWITCH HF 5DP f and HF 5DP S f switch sensors for luminaire fixtures,Tridonic has once again expanded the detection range for presence and ambient light compared with previous models. The [...]
  • me lighting design 2018 326x245 - Middle East Lighting Design Summit returns to UAE
    The eighth edition of the Middle East Lighting Design Summit will be held on 29 and 30 April 2019 at Roda Al Bustan hotel in Dubai. Across the two days, more than 350 delegates – [...]
  • iGuzzini 01 326x245 - Fagerhult to acquire iGuzzini
    Fagerhult has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 100 percent of the shares of iGuzzini. No details of the amount involved have been released, but the acquisition does appear to be amicable. As usual, the [...]
  • Studio N MD 326x245 - Studio N gets Holler as Managing Director
    Alexander Holler has joined Nulty’s new Dubai-based architectural lighting design studio, Studio N, as Managing Director. With a background in sales and business development and a strong foundation in premium lighting solutions, Holler aims to [...]
  • dxb 1 326x245 - Signify and Etihad ESCO to retrofit DXB terminals
    Signify and Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) are to partner on the biggest retrofit project in the region – 133,000 light points at Dubai Airports are to be changed to Philips LED lights. The [...]
  • myx 326x245 - MYX: the mushroom lumiere
    Design ideas
    Is this one possible future for domestic lighting? The MYX lamp by Danish designer Jonas Edvard consists of plant fibre and mushroom-mycelium; the mycelium is a commercial crop, grown on waste material from the textile [...]
  • 1Pietà 1 326x245 - iGuzzini illuminates Michelangelo’s Pietà
    Case study
    iGuzzini has been chosen to renew the lighting of one of the most famous artworks in the world: Michelangelo’s Pietà, housed in the Chapel of the Crucifix in St Peter’s Basilica, Rome. The new lighting [...]
  • Lifi 1 with waves 2000px 326x245 - Signify's  Interact IoT platform launched in Dubai
    Lighting control
    Signify has launched its Interact IoT platform at WETEX 2018 in Dubai. Interact supports the company’s strategy to deliver new data-enabled services as value expands from lighting products and systems to services; the platform will [...]


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