Monthly Archives for February 2014

Nothing seems what it is…

Singapore, 14th February 2014 This is normally what you hear from a magician who can lead you into a world of make believe. It is really interesting to see how what we see is not always what we think we … Continue reading

14. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Up in the air

Singapore, 13th February 2014 This week Singapore holds its bi-annual Air show, one that has grown over the years to one of the most important air shows of the region with many of the top guys like Boeing and Airbus … Continue reading

13. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Fees, Budgets and prices

Perth- Singapore, 12th February 2014 As I make my way back to Singapore, I can’t but get saddened (perhaps frustrated) from the continuous urge from each and everyone in the chain of design from the first fee negotiations, the establishment … Continue reading

13. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Light and colour

Perth, 11th February 2014 As I drove to and from site last night I kept thinking how much colour is important in our lives. Not only as designer but just as an ordinary person, we always seem to admire and … Continue reading

11. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Playing with light

Perth, 10th February 2014 Playing with light is an integral part of getting your design right. You can figure out a thousand times on paper or even visualise in your mind how lighting is going to look like, but it … Continue reading

10. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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LED and emergency lighting

Perth, 7th February 2014 On the day that the Olympic Winter Games of 2014 kick off (tonight) in Sotchi (Russia) I have been dealing with the subject of emergency lighting in one of our projects. I may have blogged about … Continue reading

07. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Welcome mode

Perth, 6th February 2014 Back in Perth for the commissioning of stage 1 of one of my hotel projects. In this case the aiming and focussing of the lights as well as the programming. There is so much you can … Continue reading

06. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Forward thinking

Singapore, 5th February 2014 In transit in Singapore on my way through to Perth tomorrow I spent a good part of the day planning ahead. My schedule for the year is filling up very, very fast and any plans that … Continue reading

05. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Corporate identity

Jakarta, 4th February 2014 Today’s project meeting centred very much around corporate identity, in other (client’s) words, what are the (lighting) elements that really express the identity of this corporation…one of the biggest Indonesian developers. In this particular case we … Continue reading

04. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Hot Desking

Singapore, 3rd February 2014 As I am preparing to go to the airport for my meeting in Jakarta tomorrow (early meeting so I am forced to do an overnighter), I recall an article I read this morning when I had … Continue reading

03. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting design practice, lighting of the future | 1 comment

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