Category Archives for lighting and culture

The week that was 13-17th March 2017

Perth, Australia, weekend 18-19 March Working from my Perth office this week, it provides me really with different perspectives. Each country has its own culture and way of working. I guess being able to move and work in different countries … Continue reading

17. March 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 20-24th February 2017

Singapore, Week 20-24 February 2017 This week’s blogger is the third member of my “Charlie’s Angels” team, Amanda Yap. She has been with me for many, many years and is part of my trusted senior lighting designers at KLD. As … Continue reading

25. February 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 19-23 December 2016

Singapore- Shenzhen- Guilin- Yangshuo- Bangkok- Singapore – Sydney, Xmas Weekend 24 – 25 December 2016 And so we have arrived at the end of the last working week of the year (at least for our office). We closed at noon … Continue reading

23. December 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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the week that was 14-18th November 2016

Singapore, Weekend 19 – 20 November 2016 A surprisingly quiet week. Little action, just a few meetings, some skirmishes between project consultants, but nothing of great excitement, which allowed me to spent time on other lighting issues and personal projects … Continue reading

18. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The (crazy) week that was… 7-11 November 2016

Singapore, Weekend 12 – 13 November 2016 What a week it has been… Welcome to Trumpland… I think very few of us will have predicted what just happened in the US. It is fair to say that first with Brexit … Continue reading

12. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 31 October – 4th November 2016

Perth, Weekend 5 – 6 November 2016 I arrived in Perth over the weekend in hot anticipation of my meeting with the Dutch King and Queen who started their state visit to Australia in Perth. Having received an invitation as … Continue reading

05. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, Light & Learn, light and art, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and sustainability, lighting design, lighting of the future | Leave a comment

The weeks that were…5th september – 14th October 2016

Singapore – Istanbul – Holland – France – Singapore – Shanghai – Singapore, Weekend 15-16 October 2016 He is back! After a stop in Istanbul early September on my way to Holland and France, I returned fresh, re-energised (but unshaven) … Continue reading

14. October 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 29th Aug – 2nd September

Singapore – Xitang – Shanghai – Singapore, Weekend 3-4 September 2016 After morning meetings with my team in Singapore on Monday I got on my flight to Shanghai to meet my client in Xitang for our big concept presentation. We … Continue reading

03. September 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 22-26th August 2016

Singapore – Perth – Singapore, Weekend 27-28 August 2016 A short week in the office in Perth to tie up some loose ends before my upcoming month-long break. Not too many meetings, so mostly able to work “in peace” on … Continue reading

27. August 2016 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, light and art, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting applications, lighting design, lighting of the future, lighting standards | Leave a comment

The week that was…15-19th August 2016

Singapore – Hong Kong – Guilin – Yangshuo – Singapore, Weekend 20-21 August 2016 Our postponed visit to our project site right in the middle of the stunning mountains of Yangshuo, China, took place this week from Monday to Wednesday, … Continue reading

20. August 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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