Monthly Archives for June 2012

Number crunching

Delhi, 28th June 2012 Another long day and I reckon close to 5 hours driving around in the car! It did not help that my first meeting was in the South, my next one in Gurgaon Hills and my last … Continue reading

29. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Power of visual mock ups

Delhi, 27th June 2012 Yes I did not write my blog yesterday…just did not happen due to work and travel. As you will notice I am in Delhi but didn’t have the energy after arriving here to write my blog … Continue reading

28. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Do they really care?

  Singapore, 25th June 2012 I have a strange situation in a project where I am wondering if the client actually cares about what we are doing. We have been on the job for more than 6 months, have produced … Continue reading

25. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Seeing blind

Singapore, 23rd June 2012 I think we all wonder what it is to be blind, certainly as a lighting designer. We need to see in order to work in our profession, or at least so it seems. I was triggered … Continue reading

23. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Thinking out of the box

Singapore, 21st June 2012 Thinking out of the box is an art…literally. As a designer it is something we are challenged to do on a near daily basis but when I look around I actually see very little signs of … Continue reading

21. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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There is always another bus around the corner

Singapore, 20th June 2012 Sometimes your patience thins out to a level where you lose faith in good outcomes. But keeping faith and (healthy) optimism helps staying sane as in our project world nothing is straight forward and nothing really … Continue reading

20. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Back to good old floodlighting

Singapore, 19th June 2012 Now here is a challenging question…do you design, and push your design through with all justifications and solutions, knowing that it likely will not stand the test of cost and maintenance over time or do you … Continue reading

19. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Even the best fail

Singapore, 18th June 2012 The Dutch have just been sent packing from the Euro 2012 Soccer Tournament :(. We did not even win a game, what a shame! Being (one of) of the best, having some of the greatest talents … Continue reading

18. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Pinpointing the cause

Singapore, Saturday 16th June 2012 I spent a large part of the day yesterday analysing the chain of components and variables that could possibly influence the LED lighting infra-structure and its resulting lighting performance. The challenging thing in lighting is … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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LED’s again

Singapore, 14th June 2012 The LED (quality) saga continues on a nearly daily basis! Today I went out to investigate renewed issues spotted at our first 100% LED installation at the Intercontinental Hotel. In earlier blogs last year I reported … Continue reading

14. June 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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