Monthly Archives for July 2011

On the move

Delhi – Goa 28-29th July 2011 It does not happen that often but yesterday I wasn’t in a state to write my blog. I was on the move all day in Delhi visiting clients and ended up having drinks and … Continue reading

30. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Taking ownership

Goa 27th July 2011 Day 4 in Goa and things are still moving slow. It’s confirmed I will go back to Goa over the weekend to complete at least a part of the works. The main issue that has dogged … Continue reading

28. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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By example

Goa 26th July 2011 Day 3 in Goa and things are moving slow, looks like I may have to return back via Goa again after my Delhi visit, before heading back to Singapore. I had hoped to be able to … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Power of presence

Goa 25th July 2011 This week I will spent my time in India partly in Goa to continue the commissioning of a hotel project, part to meet some other project and potential clients. I arrived yesterday in Goa after flying … Continue reading

26. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Power of presentation

Singapore 22nd July 2011 It has been one of those days where I was mostly submerged in the preparation of presentations. I have a a couple of them coming up over the next few weeks. Generally it is last minute work … Continue reading

22. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Easy does it

Singapore 21th July 2011 Installation and maintenance are not always at the forefront of all designers but it should. Before something can look nice it has to be installed and in order to still look nice when you come back … Continue reading

21. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Jumping eyes closed

Singapore 20th July 2011 Next week I will be out in India (finally) starting the commissioning a hotel project I started designing about 4 years ago. It will be a one shot visit (at least that is what it looks … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Made in Europe

Singapore 19th July 2011 I have touched on the origin of (lighting) products several times in my blogs. My thought today is triggered by a current story running in the news at the moment about a Singapore furniture retailer with … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: going green, light watch, lighting applications, lighting of the future | 1 comment

Cross border challenges

Singapore 18th July 2011 Cross border occur nearly daily in our project activities, specifically our Singapore office, where we mostly handle projects in the Asia-Pacific region. A  number of issues come into play. While english is the common business language, … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: going green, light watch, lighting and the economy, lighting design practice | 1 comment

Copy right

Singapore 15th July 2011 The issue of copy right has been around since mankind. It pops up in many shapes and forms in our design business and specifically when it comes to intellectual property rights there is sometimes a fine … Continue reading

15. July 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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