Monthly Archives for January 2012

Being in control

Singapore 30th January 2012 Back in Singapore over the weekend and today for some meetings before I am on my way back to India tomorrow! Sometimes it all just happens at the same time…the dragon roaring already? 🙂 One of … Continue reading

30. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Design and reality

Goa- Mumbai 27th January 2012 It has been an interesting trip to Gao so far. After yesterday’s consultants meeting we spent the day “roaming the site” with the consultant and site team to iron out as much issues as possible … Continue reading

28. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Finishing touches

Goa 26th January 2012 Today is Republic Day in India and National Day in Australia. Why is it that I always seem to end up working on public holidays! As I write this, fireworks are probably illuminating the skies in … Continue reading

27. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Year of the Dragon

Singapore- Mumbai 25th January 2012 We returned to work today after the Chinese New Year holidays that has just brought us the year of the Dragon, for many the anticipation of an auspicious year ahead. The year of the Dragon … Continue reading

25. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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The bigger picture

Singapore 20th January 2012 I have recently started to engage in a cooperation with environmental specialists to add further value to our goal in providing the greenest and most sustainable possible lighting solutions to our clients. The point is that … Continue reading

20. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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It’s the economy…

Singapore 19th January 2012 In this part of the world we are now in between two major holidays. Xmas and New Year are just behind us, people living in the southern hemisphere (like Australia) are still having their summer break … Continue reading

19. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Layers of light

Singapore 18th January 2012 Opting for an “early” entry today as I will be off later for a meeting and not sure what time I will be back (and in what state :)) as I will be attending a friend’s birthday … Continue reading

18. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Something from nothing

Singapore 17th January 2012 Time and again we are faced with situations were (prospective) clients ask us to produce “something from nothing”, often a frustrating activity. Let me elaborate… Today I had two fairly similar experiences in two different fields … Continue reading

17. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Cut and paste?

Singapore 16th January 2012 It is so easy to fall back on something you have done before… just copy and paste…but when you run a practice like ours where you are hired to come up with lighting design concepts, creative … Continue reading

16. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Superstition

Singapore 14th January 2012 It was not because yesterday was Friday the 13th that I did not upload my blog…I was simply on the run most of the day with hardly any time behind my laptop…and no, I am not … Continue reading

14. January 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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