Monthly Archives for February 2012

A leap of faith

Singapore 29th February 2012 Today is a leap day, one of thise days that only come along once every 4 years, to bring us back in sync with the actual earth’s rotation around the sun. My grandmother (Dutch side) was born … Continue reading

29. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Patience is a virtue

Singapore 28th February 2012 Patience is defined (and experienced) in many different ways. Depending on where you live and work, patience has also a totally different meaning. Patience in Australia is different from patience in China; one may be driven … Continue reading

28. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Are we loosing our way?

Singapore 27th February 2012 A few days ago I had a very interesting discussion with an up and coming young lighting designer. She told me that all her projects were based around the LED technology and that she had yet … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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See, touch and feel…

Bangkok 24th February 2012 Today I was the guest of WE-EF, one of the top leading brands in exterior lighting. For many years Thomas and Alex had asked me to make the trip and see for myself but busy schedules … Continue reading

25. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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The Ambassador

Bangkok 23rd February 2012 We always have these memorable encounters we remember long afterwards, encounters of the 3rd kind I call them…Today in between meetings we made a cold call on a potential client that happened to be in the … Continue reading

24. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Look and learn

Bangkok 22nd February 2012 Another trip, another hotel! As hospitality lighting is a big chunk of our daily work as lighting designers it is obvious that we check out the lighting in every hotel we stay. We learn from others … Continue reading

22. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Delivering the goods

Jakarta 21st February 2012 Another day, another country, another city…Jakarta today, Bangkok tomorrow…Not sure if I will manage to keep up the  blogs during these heavy days of travelling… Typical day at the office though…got up at 5am to catch … Continue reading

22. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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green in the face

Singapore 20th February 2012 I am really starting to get worked up about these power-load issues…are we pushing it too far? I am beginning to think so. What is worst is that these so called “green” specialists just approach this … Continue reading

20. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Between hope and glory

Delhi 17-18th February 2012 What an interesting day it was yesterday…and once again always expect the unexpected! A presentation that had been planned to start a 1pm, with 4 teams presenting 30 minutes each, finally only started at 2.30pm to … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Presentation and anticipation

  En route to Delhi, 16th February 2012 The next two months will be pretty full on travelling…I am in the lounge waiting for the boarding announcement for my flight to Delhi as I write this entry and upload later … Continue reading

17. February 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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