Corporate

Leviton acquires Viscor

11 November 2019

Leviton Lighting has acquired Viscor, Canada’s largest independent lighting manufacturer which has products for architectural, commercial, medical, institutional and industrial applications. “This latest acquisition reiterates Leviton’s commitment to strategically expand its lighting and controls product […]

Corporate

AMS launches new Osram bid

10 November 2019

The takeover battle for Osram stepped up a notch with a renewed $4.6 billion offer by AMS that includes some concessions to the German lighting group’s management and trade unions while crucially lowering the required […]

Awards

Dezeen Awards jury picks Franchise Freedom

6 November 2019

The winner of the prestigious Dezeen Award for Lighting Design of the Year 2019 is Franchise Freedom, a performative art installation by Amsterdam-based Studio Drift that explores the relationship between humans, nature and technology. The studio, consisting of Lonneke […]

Hospitality

Fagerhult’s new line for hotels and restaurants

5 November 2019

Fagerhult’s new family of lumieres for hotels and restaurants fits easily into planning, is quick to install, and focuses on opportunities for creating moods and lighting environments that enhance guest experience. Downlights, spotlights and tracks […]

Research

Is smart lighting a security risk?

4 November 2019

Wi-fi connected smart lights in the home could be the next battleground for malware, viruses and other malicious intrusion. Although the control element in such devices is a relatively simple chip, it is still effectively […]

Interior

Teucer adds smart switches and dimmers

3 November 2019

Teucer’s new range of Smart WIFI switches and dimmers can be used as a direct replacement for existing switches – but offer much more in terms of usability, features and control. These provide new ways […]