Our lighting technology expert, Dr Geoff Archenhold, finds true innovation hard to come by at this year’s Light + Building despite a wealth of newly launched networked lighting solutions.
Issue 79 June/July 2014
Darklight Gantom IQ Micro Image Projector
David Morgan comes across Darklight’s Gantom IQ Micro Image Projector, the smallest gobo projector on the market today, and finds it packs a much bigger punch than its small size suggests.
Issue 78 April / May 2014
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
Issue 78 April / May 2014David Morgan comes across Darklight’s Gantom IQ Micro Image Projector, the smallest gobo projector on the market today, and finds it packs a much bigger punch than its small size suggests. more...
Issue 79 June/July 2014Our lighting technology expert, Dr Geoff Archenhold, finds true innovation hard to come by at this year’s Light + Building despite a wealth of newly launched networked lighting solutions. more...