Monthly Archives for November 2011

The touch of light

Singapore 30th November 2011 Today was much in the spirit of our hardware, the lighting products. Lighting supplier visits, technical lighting demo’s and a visual mock up at night to test our lighting concept with real light sources. Lighting design … Continue reading

30. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting design to compliance

Singapore 29th November 2011 Today we spent quite some time making sure our lighting design submission was in compliance with the lighting standards specified by the client. We generally do not design for lux meters, but there are certain applications … Continue reading

29. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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LOHAS

Singapore 28th November 2011 LOHAS? What am I up to now? 🙂 LOHAS stands for Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability…Apparently this is one of these new trends and believe it or not somehow Singapore is a front runner in this. … Continue reading

28. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Xmas light ups

Singapore 25th November 2011 With Xmas nearly upon us, just a few more weeks to go, most cities around the world have lit up their main shopping belts with Xmas lights. Singapore lit up a week ago I believe and … Continue reading

26. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Health

Singapore 24th November 2011 One of the key things in life is our health. All our intelligence is worth little if you do not have the physical health to back it up. Today I had my medical check-up, something that … Continue reading

24. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Cheap is expensive

Singapore 23rd November 2011 As I spoke about quality versus quantity only yesterday, I am again confronted with potential clients today wanting to achieve a nice design by feeding peanuts…you know the expression… Of course it is not our money, … Continue reading

23. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Lightning fast

Singapore 22nd November 2011 Singapore has the distinction of being one of the lightning capitals of the world according to today’s newspaper! No less than an average 186 days of lightning strikes Singapore every year. Quite a high frequency! There have … Continue reading

22. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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White noise

Singapore 21st November 2011 Back in Singapore after a (too) short stay in “blue skies” land…many things on our plate and with end of the year nearly knocking on our doors, we are entering the usual end of the year … Continue reading

21. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Happenings

Perth 18th November 2011 A mixed back of happenings today…President Obama has come and gone in a whirlwind visit to Australia addressing the House of Parliament yesterday, doing his best to throw some Aussie slang in his speeches (G’day, mate!). … Continue reading

18. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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That perfect concept story

Perth 17th November 2011 A bit of rain today for a change! For the initiated, rain in Perth is something most of the year we look out for! Some statisticians ever worked out that Perth on average has about 8-9 … Continue reading

17. November 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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