Stanley Electric LLM0545 narrow beam architectural exterior projector
David Morgan discovers a little known exterior architectural lighting ultra-narrow projector from a Japanese manufacturer with a history in the automotive lighting sector. It’s a fitting that could be treasured by specifiers.
Issue 77 February / March 2014
M Modular LED System
Selux Lighting grew out of postwar Berlin, bringing battery powered light to a city in ruins. David Morgan considers the company’s M Modular LED system, a refined take on the modular fluorescent linear lighting the company developed in the 1970s.
Issue 76 December / January 2014
2013: The Year of Market Penetration
Our LED expert Dr Geoff Archenhold looks back at a year of slowing innovation.
Issue 76 December/January 2014
Are you really in control?
The real innovation in lighting was never about LEDs, it was always about smart and intelligent lighting which is a fusion of lighting and controls. This month Dr Geoff Archenhold takes a look at the rise in lighting network control and its security issues.
Issue 75 October / November 2013
David Morgan takes a look at LUMsearch, a new stand-alone lighting design program from DIAL. LUMsearch is a progression from the German company’s DIALux program and has been created to assist designers in their search for suitable luminaires.
Issue 75 October/November 2013
ERCO LED Pollux Range
ERCO will be appearing at a UK exhibition for the very first time when they exhibit at The ARC Show @ May Design Series. David Morgan takes a look at one of the products that will be on display.
Issue 72 April/May
iGuzzini Laser Blade Range
iGuzzini’s Laser Blade range, the successful result of a design exercise to get more light from less luminaire with minimal glare, will be on display at The ARC Show @ May Design Series. David Morgan puts it through its paces.
Issue 71 Feb/March 2013
One of the stars of The ARC Show @ May Design Series, KKDC’s innovative products have been a hit with specifiers and consultants on major projects all over the world. David Morgan took a closer look at one of their new releases - the SIL window reveal light.
Issue 74 Aug/Sep 2013
Dr Geoff Archenhold is pleasantly surprised to find a Lightfair International show that proves US Lighting can be elegant and innovative.
Issue 73 June / July 2013
Specifying Variable CCT Lighting Fixtures - Part 3
In the third part of his series on colour tunability in LED fixtures, Dr Geoff Archenhold explains the different methods for creating variable CCT luminaires and suggests some questions specifiers can ask to ensure they get the right product.
Issue 71 Feb / Mar 2013
2012: A solid year for the lighting industry
Our LED expert Dr Geoff Archenhold looks back at a year of consolidation - though not imagination - in the world of solid state technology.
Issue 70 Dec / Jan 2013
Defining Colour Tunability - Part 2
In his last article, Dr. Geoff Archenhold introduced the concepts of human colour perception, spectral power density, luminosity and CIE functions. In part two he covers the definitions of CCT and CRI and also addresses some issues that future vCCT fixture manufacturers will need to take into account to achieve replicable CCT luminaires.
Issue 69 Oct / Nov 2012
Issue 77 February / March 2014David Morgan discovers a little known exterior architectural lighting ultra-narrow projector from a Japanese manufacturer with a history in the automotive lighting sector. It’s a fitting that could be treasured by specifiers. more...
Issue 76 December/January 2014Our LED expert Dr Geoff Archenhold looks back at a year of slowing innovation. more...