Monthly Archives for August 2013

The Design Wall

Mumbai 30th August 2013 On my last day in Mumbai I attended the Design Wall, the “pre-quel” to the later in October to be held AceTech Lighting and Green Summit. I had not been able to participate in the event … Continue reading

31. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting and local culture

Mumbai 29th August 2013 Today’s subject is very much driven by today’s events and what I then saw later on the way to dinner tonight. Today’s summit proceedings (I attended the Architecture and Design Summit organised by the Economic Times … Continue reading

30. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Switches

Mumbai 28th August 2013 I have arrived in Mumbai where I will be attending and guest speaking at the Architecture and Design Summit tomorrow organised by the economic Times of India. While the Indian economy seems to be in shambles, … Continue reading

28. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Light and Air Conditioning

Jakarta 27th August 2013 Back in Jakarta for the day…it’s definitely busy in Indonesia in regards to projects! Now here is a slightly offbeat subject however one that does pop up from time to time. With the LED technology in … Continue reading

27. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Media Facades (again)

Singapore 26th August 2013 It’s time for that subject again… It pops up time and again in our projects and as it happens today I had design discussions for two of my projects that call for one. While media facades … Continue reading

26. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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When professionals meet…

Langkawi 23rd August 2013 Today was a really interesting day. As I await my flight back to Singapore I reflect on the meeting we had, aptly called a “workshop”. We are embarking as reported on yesterday on the refurbishment of … Continue reading

23. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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From street light to moon light

Langkawi 22nd August 2013 After two busy days in Jakarta I find myself literally in the middle of the jungle, from one end of the spectrum to the other. Where Jakarta was a cacophony of light (street lights, media facades, … Continue reading

23. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Art work lighting

  Jakarta 21st August 2013 One of the typical “last minute” additions in our lighting plans has to be artwork lighting. Time and again we are confronted with the fact that we have completed our lighting design and the only … Continue reading

21. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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R & D

Jakarta 20th August 2013 Product development is generally a direct result of R&D; Research and Development. As it happens I read in a Dutch Newspaper this morning (while waiting for my flight to Jakarta) an article on how much time … Continue reading

20. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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LED and product development

Singapore 19th August 2013 The product development cycle of lighting products has dramatically changed over the last few years since the arrival of LED technology. Where not so long ago the lead time for a lighting product development would be … Continue reading

19. August 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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