Monthly Archives for September 2010

Other lighting factors

Singapore 30th September 2010 We design our lighting installation initially based on the light distribution properties of the light source and optical system we plan to use. In other words we have a light “engine” that produces light and we … Continue reading

30. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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30 Days to go!

Singapore 29th September 2010 Only 30 days to go before I complete my marathon of blogging each and every day about lighting for one full year! It has been and still is a very exciting project with plenty of subjects … Continue reading

29. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Marketing

Singapore 28th September 2010 One of the toughest questions to ask when setting up a lighting design practice is how to position and promote yourself. Are you going market yourself as an all-rounder like a general practitioner or an expert … Continue reading

28. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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CSI Lighting

Singapore 27th September 2010 The other day I caught a late night episode of CSI Miami, the crime scene investigators. I am not a regular TV watcher, but once in a while I do like to “switch off” from work … Continue reading

27. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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F1 Night race

Singapore 26th September 2010 Not to blog about the only Formula 1 night race in the world would be a sin. This year I have chosen to watch the race on TV from the comfort of my sofa. This is the … Continue reading

26. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Race against the (biological) clock

Singapore 25th September 2010 With the Formula 1 night race upon us in Singapore, it is interesting to note that the European race drivers continue to live on their European time clocks even though the time difference is about 6 … Continue reading

25. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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It is all in the details (2)

Singapore 24th September 2010 It’s all in the details…. I blogged about the interaction between lighting designers and other project consultants such as the interior designer, the architect, making sure we get the detailing of the lighting properly integrated. Today … Continue reading

24. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Retirement

Singapore 23rd September 2010 Don’t worry I am not retiring yet, but the subject has been making some headlines around the world recently where countries are considering raising the legal retirement age to fight the economy crisis. With an aging … Continue reading

23. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Guest speaking

Singapore 22nd September 2010 Over the years I have been invited regularly as a resource and guest speaker at various events, mostly lighting related functions, seminars or training courses. It is something I really like to do as it keeps … Continue reading

22. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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Digital nights

Singapore 21st September 2010 As one of the fringe activities to the F1 circus that has come to town this week (Singapore’s Formula 1 night race is on this coming weekend), the city is staging it’s first so called Digital … Continue reading

21. September 2010 by Martin Klaasen
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