Monthly Archives for March 2011

The value of our services 2

Singapore, 31st March 2011 I am in the middle of doing several fee proposals…something I keep doing mostly myself as this involves more than just quoting for our fees. It also involves business strategy, looking at building long term client … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Education, light watch, lighting and the economy, lighting design practice | Leave a comment

The value of our services

Singapore, 30th March 2011 An issue frequently haunting us is inevitably linked to our fees. How much or how little should we ask for our (professional) lighting design services? This debate has recently been stirred up in relation to Vivid … Continue reading

30. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, Education, light and art, light watch, lighting and the economy | 1 comment

Is our profession seasonal

Singapore, 29th March 2011 One of the questions I have never really been able to answer is whether our profession as lighting designer is subject to seasonal influences. Over the many years I have been practicing my profession I have … Continue reading

29. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and the economy | Leave a comment

Earth Hour Singapore

Singapore, 28th March 2011 I don’t know about you but Monday to me is always a mixed back of emotions. The excitement of a new week’s work (I love what I do!) and the sadness of another weekend passed. It’s … Continue reading

28. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: going green, light watch | Leave a comment

Earth Hour 2011

Singapore, 25-26th March 2011 Yes I am taking it more relaxed this season, I went out last night and did not really felt like blogging when I came back :). It seems like today is more appropriate anyways as tonight … Continue reading

26. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: going green, light watch, lighting and culture | Leave a comment

Conflict of interest

Singapore, 24th March 2011 In any business there are moments that a conflict of interest may arise. It is not always obvious and it also takes a strong and principal stand to identify and face these situations. In our lighting … Continue reading

24. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: light watch, lighting and culture, lighting design practice | Leave a comment

People Business

Singapore, 23rd March 2011 Lighting design is still very much a people business…at least that is what I think. It is about who you know (not necessarily what you know, although you need that as a base) and the relationships … Continue reading

23. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: light watch, lighting and culture | Leave a comment

Expert opinion

Singapore, 22nd March 2011 As lighting designers we are still are rare breed of people. The profession is still very young and the lighting designers associations like PLDA and IALD have the establishment and acceptance of our profession as one … Continue reading

22. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Education, light watch, lighting design practice | Leave a comment

The art of learning

Singapore, 21st March 2011 It was nice to catch up with some colleagues in the lighting business during last weeks’ Lights in Goa event. I always enjoy listening to other colleagues and during the seminar sessions in Goa it was … Continue reading

21. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Education, light watch, lighting and culture | Leave a comment

Lights in Goa 2

Goa, 18th March 2011 Not much words today…after a long day of interesting seminars yesterday I went to tour the workshop installation where many teams were still working overtime to get it ready for today’s official inauguration. With today’s program … Continue reading

18. March 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, Education, light watch | Leave a comment

← Older posts

Get Adobe Flash player