Monthly Archives for October 2013

PLDC pre-program day

Copenhagen, 30th October 2013 PLDC is on us! I arrived this morning in Copenhagen under a partly sunny sky, which was quite a nice change from the gale force winds we had over Europe on Monday. Wind blasts up to 12 … Continue reading

31. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Feeling the heat

Singapore, 25th October 2013 A story that caught my attention was about a set of mirrors installed on a mountain top near a small town in Norway to reflect light from the sun onto the village in the valley which … Continue reading

25. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Planning ahead

Singapore, 24th October 2013 A busy day at the office, as always just before I go away for an extended time, a million things to do and clear. Tomorrow night I fly off to Europe on my way to PLDC … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Hotel renovation

Singapore, 23rd October 2013 Back in Singapore I attended a meeting for one of our projects, the renovation of a famous landmark hotel in Singapore. Our port-folio counts many hotels as hospitality lighting design is one of our fortes and … Continue reading

23. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Visual merchandising

Manila, 22nd October 2013 Today I visited some major retail areas in the Makati area in support of one of our projects where we are developing a concept for the interiors and exteriors of big department store. A nice change … Continue reading

22. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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The power of visualisation

Manila, 21th October 2013 Today and tomorrow I am in Manila for project meetings. The Philippines, very much like Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam for instance, seem to be the emerging economies whereas the India’s and China’s seem to be on … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Life on the road

Singapore, 18-19th October 2013 It was a long day yesterday and I simply did not get around to write my blog. The return flight from Jakarta was delayed and after a late dinner out I was too tired when I … Continue reading

19. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Looking through an onion glass

Jakarta, 17th October 2013 You may wonder where I am going with this heading… 🙂 I am in Jakarta today and tomorrow to attend to project design coordination meetings and one of my discussions was with a decorative chandelier manufacturer. … Continue reading

17. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Out of sight…

Singapore, 16th October 2013 Yes I was away for a few days, enjoying a short break on a tropical island not far from Singapore taking advantage of a public holiday yesterday (I generally miss these, so for once, I managed … Continue reading

16. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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Profiling

Delhi, 11-12th October 2013 Profiling sounds a bit like what they do in CSI Miami when they try to create a profile of a would-be killer. I am however talking about a company that is profiling itself at a certain … Continue reading

12. October 2013 by Martin Klaasen
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