July 2010 – LIGHT TALK

Monthly Archives for July 2010

Lighting by association

France 31st July 2010 When you are on holiday you generally want to relax and recharge your batteries doing things you like and enjoying life without stress and deadlines! In my case enjoying the beach, doing nature walks, having our … Continue reading

31. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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The big lighting stuff

France, 30th July 2010 I just landed in France for a short holiday, after a 12 hour flight in the almighty Airbus 380 double-decker airplane. They don’t come much bigger than that. I have blogged before about the latest LED … Continue reading

30. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Design intent

Singapore 29th July 2010 Lighting design is our “bread and butter” so obviously it is part of our daily activities. All lighting design starts with an idea, a thought on how the lighting could be created. The design process can … Continue reading

29. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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The perfect staff

Singapore 28th July 2010  While talking about staff capacity in one of my recent blogs it is important to mention and look at individual skills when searching for staff. It is obvious from my blogs that I am looking for … Continue reading

28. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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The right light…

Singapore 27th July 2010 One of the slogans applied in lighting design is; “the right light, at the right place…with some adding: …at the right time”. Time and again (nearly daily I can say) we face the situation that we … Continue reading

27. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Staff capacity

Singapore 26th July 2010 With the economy back on track in most parts of this world, the number of new projects is increasing fast and we are scrambling with our man power to fulfill the project demands. It seems at … Continue reading

26. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Environmental sustainability

Singapore 25th July 2010 Sustainability is obviously one of the trendy subjects wherever you go, whether you read a magazine, see it in one of those “green” TV programs or your client is mentioning it as part of your design … Continue reading

25. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Brightness

Singapore 24th July 2010 How bright can a light source be? The news over the last few days reported about the discovery of a star in a galaxy somewhere far away in the universe that is possibly the brightest star … Continue reading

24. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Health and priorities

Singapore 23rd July 2010 My back is not getting any better and come Monday I will have to start some serious treatment, following my visit to the specialist today. Once you are limited in your movements and activities you realize … Continue reading

23. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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I don’t want to see any lights!

Shanghai- Singapore 22nd July 2010 Had to skip a design workshop this morning and go back to see the doctor…my back isn’t getting any better and as I type this blog I am 30,000 ft up in the air on … Continue reading

22. July 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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