Monthly Archives for September 2014

LED + LIGHT ASIA 2014

Singapore, 30th September 2014 Over a period of 3 days Marina Bay Sands is hosting the Architectural & Building Services 2014 event which brings together Arch Expo, Led+ Light Asia and International Facility Management Expo in one big event. I … Continue reading

30. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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To have and to hold…

Singapore, 29th September 2014 I was away in Bali over the weekend to attend a friend’s wedding. I generally do not share too much of my private life but what made this something special is that lighting had everything to … Continue reading

29. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Signed, sealed and delivered

Singapore, 25th September 2014 In projects nothing is perfect and more often than not, certainly in big size projects, there is a discrepancy between design specifications, quantities and that what is finally delivered to site for installation. Add to that … Continue reading

25. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The LED Czars 2014

Singapore, 24th September 2014 I often talk about the LED Cowboys, but way up in their ivory tower the LED Czars are planning and plotting the future of LED while you and I are going about our daily work implementing … Continue reading

24. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The specification game

Singapore, 23rd September 2014 Specifying light fittings for our projects is a critical process that is not necessarily the same for each project that we do. While the thinking and design process maybe the same the execution and the formalities … Continue reading

23. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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F1 – Sports and illumination

Singapore, 22nd September 2014 I made it back from Delhi just in time for Singapore’s F1 weekend. It remains something special and specifically as lighting designers we can appreciate the only night race being held under artificial lighting. Exactly because … Continue reading

22. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Light + Design, Delhi 2014

Delhi, 19th September 2014 With thanks to my sponsor ELCOMA and the hosts, the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (or IIID), we started day 1 of the conference proceedings with the introductory keynote address from the director of the National Institute … Continue reading

19. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Travelling

Delhi, 18th September 2014 One may wonder whether the world is still safe to travel…As I am arriving in Delhi to deliver my talk at Light + Design tomorrow the world seems a more and more an insecure place. The … Continue reading

19. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Testing!

Singapore, 17th September 2014 It cannot be said enough…check and double check; test and double test. It does not matter how much experience you have, it remains always a critical part of lighting design and testing your critical lighting effects … Continue reading

17. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Li-Fi

Singapore, 16th September 2014 I have mentioned it in passing in some previous blogs but Li-Fi is becoming a serious topic of discussion recently. Is Li-Fi the new Wi-Fi? Several lighting magazines have reported about it recently and as I … Continue reading

16. September 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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