Monthly Archives for March 2013

Clients

Singapore 28th March 2013 My last blog of the month already…with Good Friday tomorrow and the Easter Holidays, my next working day will be in April… In our projects we deal with all sorts of clients; sometimes directly, sometimes indirectly. … Continue reading

28. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Life Endangering Diodes (LEDs)

Singapore 27th March 2013 Or should I say Life Endangering Duds. Maybe some of you may have some better acronyms… Fact is that in recent months more and more life endangering situations have surfaced in regards to the safe and … Continue reading

27. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Seasonal impacts

Singapore 26th March 2013 The good news today is that some clients seem to have woken up from hibernation…some long outstanding payments start coming in and some clients seem to move into action in regards to projects. From my observation … Continue reading

26. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Recall – LED alert

Singapore 25th March 2013 Monday…another (but short) week ahead as coming Friday is a public holiday… Typical day in the office: clearing your email inbox, responding to urgent matters, chasing slow paying clients, working on concept presentations, planning meetings and … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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3D facade lighting is here

Singapore 23rd March 2013 Got late last night after a busy day in and out the office…I had tickets for the Roots & Rock festival last night which saw 2 of my favourite musicians (Bonnie Raitt and Paul Simon) perform, … Continue reading

23. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Light pollution

Singapore 21st March 2013 An interesting article in today’s newspaper…Hong Kong University researchers have found that their city is one of the worst light polluters in the world. In a report issued ahead of the upcoming Earth Hour this Saturday, … Continue reading

21. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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A different focus

Singapore 20th March 2013 Tonight I had an enjoyable evening at the Illumni Infinity awards night organised by the in-fatiguable Tariq Qayoom, the publisher of Illumni magazine. The infinity awards are touring the world with several pit stops amongst which … Continue reading

20. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Reversed education

Singapore 19th March 2013 Back to LED! It’s been a couple of blogs I have not mentioned LED’s I believe 🙂 Yesterday I met with one of the LED suppliers and had an interesting discussion. At least this one is … Continue reading

19. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Man power

Singapore 18th March 2013 After an “enlightened” weekend the real world of lighting design and running a practice is a back in full force! One of the key drivers of any company is its staff. The sum of the individuals … Continue reading

18. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Enlightened

Singapore 15th March 2013 In all the project excitements of the week I forgot to mention that we have got a new Pope…from Argentina. Pope Francis I. I am a “free thinker” but do take an interest in various religions … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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