Monthly Archives for April 2010

Design and reality

Shanghai, 30th April 2010 When we design our lighting we have all these beautiful images in our mind on how it will look like. When you are developing the lighting concept and you have virtually no constraints and can let … Continue reading

30. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Where does lighting design stop?

Shanghai, 29th April 2010 …and electrical design start? This is one of the questions I get asked frequently. What is in the scope of work of a lighting designer and what not…Of course it depends on the practices, but as … Continue reading

29. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Wining and dining

Zhengzhou  28th April 2010 Those who have read my recent article in PLD magazine about doing lighting design in Asia may remember the part about wining and dining. I am currently in Zhengzhou to present to (and get approval from) … Continue reading

28. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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World intellectual property day

Zhengzhou 27th April 2010 You can feel the excitement in the air in Shanghai. As I was doing my “daily dose of daylight” walk earlier this morning before flying off to Zhengzhou, the sun was out and there was a … Continue reading

27. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Post Light + Building 2010

Shanghai 26th April 2010 Frankfurt Light + Building 2010 is well and truly behind us and but for many of us the memory will probably always remain the airspace closure due to the ash clouds from the Iceland volcano eruption, … Continue reading

26. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Light years away

Singapore- Shanghai, 25th April 2010 This week the world celebrated the anniversary of the Hubble telescope, launched into space 20 years ago now. They are dubbed our eyes in space as they can see light years away, things we can’t … Continue reading

25. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Staff matters

Singapore, 24th April 2010 Another weekend is upon us and as always a good time to look back on the week’s events. The airline troubles in Europe just reminded us all how much we nowadays depend on air travel. As … Continue reading

24. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Earth Day 2010

Singapore, 23rd April 2010 Yesterday was Earth Day 2010, the 40th Anniversary of the Earth Day Network. I previously blogged about Earth Hour held not so long ago, but this environmental network has been around much longer. I have to … Continue reading

23. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Multi tasking

Singapore, 22nd April 2010 Yes, I made it back from Amsterdam, on the first flight out together with many other people, each with a different story to tell! I ended up sitting next to a 30 weeks pregnant mother travelling … Continue reading

22. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Laser technology

Netherlands, 21st April 2010 I need to leave for the airport shortly to go on standby for my flight back to Singapore! Yeah! No idea if how it will work out, but if I am on the flight I won’t … Continue reading

21. April 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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