Monthly Archives for November 2014

Improving the lighting of a restaurant…

Singapore, 28th November 2014 The interesting thing of our profession is that you get to do the expected and the unexpected, the pleasant and the unpleasant, never a dull moment, with the point being that our days are generally never … Continue reading

28. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The Asian way…

Bali-Singapore, 27th November 2014 Doing business in Asia, even after all these years, remains interesting to say the least. Yesterday, on my way from the airport to site, which is not far from the airport in Kuta, the driver had … Continue reading

27. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Nothing beats being on site

Bali, 26th November 2014 It probably sounds like an open door statement, but nothing beats being on site to directly address site installation issues, specifically when we talk about landscape lighting. I have said it many times and say it … Continue reading

26. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting Design Forum Singapore

Singapore, 25th November 2014 Maybe it’s just me but I have the impressions that lighting events are happening more and more these days. I just have to look at my own involvement over the past year where I was invited … Continue reading

25. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Public support for lighting

  Singapore, 24th November 2014 So last Saturday in Fremantle was the big launch event for the cliff up-lighting at Arthurs Head, also known as the Roundhouse Art Precinct or Bathers Beach. Whatever the name people know it by, the … Continue reading

24. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Testing our concept

Perth, 21st November 2014 How do you test a piece of glass that is 3m high and nearly a meter wide and weights too heavy to even think lifting it…well you use a trolley and execute everything horizontally instead of … Continue reading

21. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Light fitting responsibilities on site

Perth, 19-20th November 2014 Yesterday was a special day, my son’s birthday, and as a result I spent most of my late afternoon and evening at his home first helping out preparing then later mingling with the guest to his … Continue reading

20. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The devil is in the (lighting) details

Perth, 18th November 2014 Today was all about lighting installation details…As we are approaching the final stages of one of my projects I went out to site with the project team to identify all lighting locations and assure ourselves that … Continue reading

18. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Inspired by art

Perth, 17th November 2014 I have arrived in Perth today to attend to some of my projects here over the coming days; meetings, site inspections and some final aiming and programming are scheduled. In our work as lighting designer we … Continue reading

17. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Rumours!

Singapore, 14th November 2014 Back in Singapore I am confronted with a manufacturer’s complaint who feels that our office has defamed their product by spreading false rumours in the market. On first sight that seems like a serious complaint and … Continue reading

14. November 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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