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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Winner of LuxLive 2017 retail category

The new store for concept-led luxury fashion and accessories brand Varana has very low ceiling heights (2.27m in some locations) and is spread over four floors, with a long and narrow footprint on each level. Initial surveys confirmed that the false ceilings had limited available space for the lighting due to other services and structural […]

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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

PJC Light Studio’s brief for the ground floor was to follow the new Harvey Nichols approach to luxury and its new daring style and image. The company worked closely with Virgil & Partners to integrate discreet light details into the ceiling architecture and furniture designs to enhance each space and bring maximum focus to the […]

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Jan 2018 General, Lighting | Comments Off on Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Hoare Lea – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

The Light is a leisure and retail centre in central Leeds, and includes shops, restaurants, a Vue Cinema, Radisson Blu hotel and Virgin Active. In 2016, the lighting was given a major overhaul to create a dynamic and engaging environment. Studiotech UK was brought in by lighting designer Hoare Lea to assist with the detailed […]

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Jan 2018 Lighting | Comments Off on Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International – Shortlisted for LuxLive 2017 retail category

Lighting Design International (LDI) has put together a lighting scheme that reflects the name of the Milton Keynes Sunset Walk shopping mall, which is 1km long and 116m wide, and houses more than 200 stores. The refurbishment by British architects Rawls & Co covered just under a quarter of the overall circulation of the mall. […]

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Nov 2017 Energy Efficiency, Heating, Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on Home automation made Easy

Home automation made Easy

Home automation made Easy

Consumer familiarity with, and demand for, flexible home automation systems is something electrical contractors should capitalise on, says Matt Price, building automation technical engineer at Hager With smartphones and connected devices now commonplace among the population, consumers are both familiar and comfortable with the benefits technology can deliver to their daily lives. Such familiarity has […]

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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Lighting | Comments Off on Driving change

Driving change

Driving change

LED lighting is being used to improve traffic flow on many of the country’s most congested motorways, says Scott Jones, technical manager of Northern Connectors The emergence of LED lighting as a valuable alternative to energy-guzzling, traditional lighting methods has had a significant impact on a number of different industries, as both businesses and consumers […]

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Nov 2017 Lighting | Comments Off on Energy savings are a brighter idea

Energy savings are a brighter idea

Energy savings are a brighter idea

The desire to improve overall standards of illumination and reduce energy consumption has long underpinned the growing number of lighting system upgrades taking place at UK schools, colleges and universities. Increasingly, given the advent of highly sophisticated and user-friendly control systems, enhanced adjustment of lighting conditions and output can also be added All of these […]

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Oct 2017 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on LuxLive 2017 goes digital

LuxLive 2017 goes digital

LuxLive 2017 goes digital

Europe’s biggest free annual lighting event comes to the ExCel Centre in November Lighting is changing. Thanks to digital technology, it’s moving beyond illumination and creating exciting possibilities that were undreamt of a few years ago. This revolution is transforming light fittings into smart devices that can monitor and control our environment. The lighting in […]

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Apr 2017 Lighting, Smart Homes | Comments Off on Let there be light

Let there be light

Let there be light

Marie Parry, marketing director of Scolmore Group, looks at the growing smart lighting sector and the opportunities it presents to installers, specifiers and architects Projected to exceed $47bn by 2020, the global lighting industry has come a long way from the on/off world to energy efficient lighting and adaptive lighting to the current connected – […]

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Feb 2017 General, Lighting | Comments Off on The future of lighting

The future of lighting

The future of lighting

Lighting Industry Association President Peter Scott discusses the current position of the lighting industry and what effect technology, politics and consumer choice are likely to have on the direction it takes in the future What would be your prediction for lighting in 10 years’ time? The majority of commercial members won’t be supplying commodity type […]

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