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New Road Lighting Book

In 1980 the book “Road Lighting”, written by Prof de Boer and Wout van Bommel was published in the series “Philips Lighting Library”. It was regarded as the ‘road lighting bible’ at the time and was required reading for many entering the lighting profession. I still have a copy in my library. Since that time, the art and science of ...



Smart Lighting Simply Connected at CES 2015

In the past years, lighting has solidified its position as cornerstone of the smart home. With Philips Hue, OSRAM Lightify and GE Link, consumers experience increasing freedom of choice. The Connected Lighting Alliance (TCLA), as leading industry consortium comprising the major lighting companies, recognizes the smart lighting market is taking ...






Lightopia – the exhibition to see in Germany

Lightopia 28.09.2013 – 16.03.2014 Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany. Light and Art come together in a unique collection of displays, lectures and workshops. This is a 'must see' if you are interested in lighting, architecture, design or sustainability. Over the past century, electric light has revolutionised our environment ...



Lightfair CALL FOR SPEAKERS

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 Conference curriculum will champion integrated design as a central theme linking all courses, workshops and seminars in common focus to illustrate how technology, tools, problem-solving and inspiration converge in contemporary practice.  The integrated design focus is ...




By Design Day 2013

By Design Day, the annual fundraising day for Light Relief in the UK and Behind the Scenes in the US and Canada, takes place this year on Wednesday April 24 on both sides of the Atlantic.

One of the main fundraising events for these charities, By Design Day focuses attention on the various ways that individuals can support these two organisations ...



Her Majesty the Queen to open Philips museum

Eindhoven – On Friday 5 April 2013 at 14:00 hours, the new Philips museum in the center of Eindhoven will be officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. The museum will then open its doors to the public on 6 April. Hans de Jong, CEO of Philips Benelux, says, “We are extremely honored that the Queen has agreed to come ...