Monthly Archives for June 2011

Holidays

Singapore- Amsterdam 29th June 2011 On my way for a well deserved break! Going back to Europe to spent some time in Holland and France with my family, so this will be my last blog until I come back mid … Continue reading

29. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Dimming LED’s

Singapore 28th June 2011 It has been kind of a hot topic these last couple of weeks, the dimming of LED’s. Our first 100% LED project was launched today with a big advertorial in the local Straits Times newpaper. But … Continue reading

28. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Education, light watch, lighting applications, lighting design | 1 comment

Face Blog Twit

Singapore 27th June 2011 Nowadays if you are not into blogging, facebook, twitter, linkedin, msnchat, skype and a couple of other of those applications you are seen as being from a distant past. My son a bit less, but my … Continue reading

27. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Lights in winter

Singapore 24th June 2011 To end the week a little story about Melbourne’s Lights in Winter an annual event organised in June and July for Federartion Square. Similar to events like Vivid Sydney earlier last month and I-Light Singapore late … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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History

Singapore 23rd June 2011 History is a great part of any countries culture and very often also a starting block for conceptual design in general. As lighting designers we get cues from history such as shaps, forms, patterns as well … Continue reading

23. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Frustration

Chennai 22 June 2011 Did I need a drink! My oh my….I will not name my project, but those who know where I am know the project I am talking about. I just want to share the sheer frustration in … Continue reading

22. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Long time between drinks

Singapore-Chennai 20-21June 2011 Did not make it last night…so today as compensation an extra-long blog, it is a long flight so plenty of time…I had a brief stop-over in Singapore on my way from Australia to Chennai, India. Another place, … Continue reading

21. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Pace of life

Perth 17th June 2011 Travelling from continent to continent, country to country, climate to climate, culture to culture as I do as part of my job confronts me with many different life styles and most of all paces of life. … Continue reading

17. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Patience

Perth 16th June 2011 Patience is a virtue they say…In our job as lighting designer we need to exercise patience at various times, in many ways, specifically with clients. They take their time with everything. Specifically when it comes to … Continue reading

16. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Financial Year

Perth 15th June 2011 Financial years are funny things, but every professional company has somehow to deal with it. In Australia we are generally running from July to June, so this is the last month of the financial year. We … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: light watch, lighting and the economy, lighting design practice | 2 comments

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