Monthly Archives for February 2010

“Free” lighting design by others

Australia, 28th February 2010 On my Sunday of reflection I would like to touch on what I call the “other lighting designers”. People who offer lighting design, generally “free”, as part of other services. I am triggered by this because … Continue reading

28. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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The “Good Guys”

Australia, 27th February 2010 In Australia we have a chain of stores that call themselves the “Good Guys”. Not sure if they exist overseas, but they pride themselves on their excellent service, excellent pricing smiling attitude and no questions asked … Continue reading

27. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Design for the “outback”

Perth, 26th February 2010 Just returned from a trip to “outback” Australia…well not really, but Kalgoorlie (a little town 500km east of Perth) is certainly not your example of a vibrant big city life and its outer suburbs are certainly … Continue reading

26. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Judging designs

Perth, 25th February 2010 Today I wrote in a view words my comments on the award winning designs from interior designers that have submitted projects for the International Ring Awards organized by the ICIAD (the International Council of Interior Architect … Continue reading

25. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting catalogues

Perth, 24th February 2010 As lighting designers we rely heavily on our experience when specifying products for our lighting designs. The more experienced we are the better we also can read manufacturers product catalogues. Suppliers that have been around for … Continue reading

24. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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CRI and LED

Perth, 23rd February 2010 We are of course well familiar with the color rendering index (CRI) for traditional white light sources like halogen, metal halide or fluorescent. But when it comes to the CRI for white LED’s we are still … Continue reading

23. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Lux meters

Perth, 22nd February 2010 Yesterday I mentioned about lighting levels. We all know that we need a lux meter to measure it. But how useful is it? We human’s actually don’t see light, we see reflections! Lux meters measure the … Continue reading

22. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Broadcast lighting levels

Perth, 21st February 2010 With the Winter Olympics in Vancouver moving into its second week I guess we have all been able to catch some of the sporting heroics on TV at some point in time. Because of the worldwide … Continue reading

21. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting and turtle breeding

Perth, 20th February 2010 This blog is long overdue and quite different from your average architectural lighting design project! Lighting Images has been involved over a period of about 2 years in exploring the environmental impact of lighting to the … Continue reading

20. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Mobile lighting

Perth 19th February 2010 I am not going to talk about torches or head lamps. Today I wanted to touch upon temporary mobile lighting equipment. Most of the time when we engage in lighting design we always design for a fixed … Continue reading

19. February 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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