The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has announced the selection of light artist, Liz West as its artist in residence for Light + Building 2016 in Frankfurt. IALD is working with trade show organiser, Messe Frankfurt to deliver IALD … Read More


The Aurora Group will unveil Lighting 3.0 on its stand, together with a total of 13 new products and two product catalogues. Lighting 3.0 is the company’s next generation, connected solution that includes IoT-ready luminaires, deployed as a result of … Read More


On its first visit to Light + Building, Scolmore Group aims to demonstrate the breadth of its product ranges from across its business divisions. From Scolmore will be the Inceptor range of fire-rated, integrated LED downlights – Inceptor Max, Inceptor … Read More

Venture Lighting Europe has released a catalogue covering its complete collection of highly efficient VLED products, which is available to download at www.venturelightingeurope.com. The 48-page, full colour catalogue displays the company’s  range of VLED luminaires, including the smart Integrated Driver … Read More


New from Bright Spark Solar is the Solar Sensor LED Light. This inexpensive solar-powered LED floodlight is robust and fully weatherproof and provides some powerful lighting using free solar energy for a host of applications from driveways and yards to … Read More


The LED Neon Flex is a flexible LED product for outdoor signage available through Cherryland Distribution, that is an ideal low energy replacement for neon. ‘It is cheaper, lasts longer, much safer to use. and the look of it is … Read More

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has announced the launch of the Thorsman LED site light in a 25W and 18/30/50W variants. Building on the success of the Thorsman Mini Goliath, the powerful range of site lights have … Read More

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The first of its kind in Europe, Applelec’s new London showroom features a lighting display utilising almost 100 OLED lights, providing an exciting destination for architects and designers interested in OLED technology. Designed by LG Display, using track-mounted modules and … Read More


A new MEGAMAN® sponsored survey* of hospitality professionals has found that lighting is an integral part of the package when it comes to encouraging guests to stay longer and make repeat visits to a restaurant, hotel or bar. Hospitality lighting … Read More


Leading LED manufacturer LUMiLife has recently launched a new collection of TRIAC dimmable downlights, which are available from LEDHut Trade. Being TRIAC dimmable, the downlights will work with most leading and trailing edge dimmer switches to simplify installation when switching … Read More

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LUMiLife has launched a new range of LED GU10s that have been backed by years of research and development and offer like-for-like replacements for 30W-70W halogens. The collection features wattages ranging between 3.6W and 7W, with lumen values going up … Read More

Lumiere, the UK's largest light festival, produced by Artichoke in Durham

As Durham’s fourth Lumiere festival closed, early estimates put the number of visitors at around 200,000 during the four nights. The festival is produced by Artichoke, and commissioned by Durham County Council, with additional support from Arts Council England. Once … Read More

Gooee partners with John Cullen Lighting

John Cullen Lighting has signed a new partnership agreement with Gooee, creator of the IoT platform to connect lighting manufacturers to the Internet of Things. The agreement will enable John Cullen to take advantage of a new trend towards intelligent … Read More


 White Light (WL) has recently worked on two large-scale projects at the Barbican Centre.  The venue’s concert hall needed a major upgrade of its moving light rig and control system, whereas the Barbican theatre required a like-for-like replacement of its … Read More


With its innovative LED DD emergency-ready lamp, Kosnic Lighting Ltd., has won the title of ‘Innovative Lighting Product of the Year’ (Lamps and Luminaires) at the Electrical Industry Awards, held at The Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London, on 29th … Read More


When most company owners think of lighting they just think of it as a way to provide light. However, lighting fixtures can provide heat as well as light to help plants to grow, stop mould growth and many other applications. … Read More


The 2015 Strategies in Light Europe (SILE 2015) conference and exhibition looks set to be the best in the event’s six year history. Taking place in London on November 17-19 2015, it features a one day Investor Forum followed by … Read More


Remote controlled spotlights light astounding collections of fine art and sculpture Masterpiece London has quickly become the pinnacle event in the art market’s calendar, and Remote Controlled Lighting (RCL) was proud to work with a number of our regular partners … Read More

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Hamilton Litestat is taking LED dimming to the next level with the introduction of its new Intelligent LED Grid module. The GRID100LED Grid module monitors and programs itself for best dimming performance when used with the same or mixed branded … Read More

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Manufacturers of light fixtures cut costs by 30-40% by using LED light engine circuit boards that are twice the length of conventional models. Light engine that are up to 48 inches long and 15 inches wide are lighting up the … Read More

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EasiLume recently fitted its fully controllable LEDs into the Universal Business Team’s (UBT) new conference centre, Exchange Place, in Warwickshire. EasiLume, the expert in LED, was set the challenge of finding a long lasting, low maintenance light which could be … Read More

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The Professional Lighting Design Convention, PLDC 2015 will be held in Rome from 28. – 31. October, 2015. The organisers are proud to announce that different work groups, association partners and independent entities are using PLDC as an occasion to … Read More

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Turning designers’ ideas into a stunning reality is all part of the job for the team at Chantelle Lighting, but now some of their hard work has been praised in a prestigious industry awards event. Designers who work in partnership … Read More


Iconic jewellers utilise Precision spotlights for launch of latest collection When luxury jewellers Mappin and Webb needed high performance lighting to illuminate their latest collection at an exclusive press event, they turned to architectural spotlight manufacturer and regular collaborator Precision … Read More

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Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) is an architecture practice based in Clerkenwell, London, with offices in Bristol and Amsterdam. Set up in 1989 by Simon Allford, Jonathan Hall, Paul Monaghan and Peter Morris, the practice employs over two hundred people … Read More


Dudley Council invests in Dextra Lighting’s top class luminaires for Hillcrest School’s energy-conscious renovation project. As part of its fervent commitment to making sure local people receive the best possible public services, R.D. Jukes & Co. Ltd. a long established … Read More

One of the industry’s brightest lights dimmed last Thursday, when Fulvio Cotogni, ETC’s regional manager for Southern Europe and the Middle East, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Cotogni’s funeral was held on Saturday, where friends and family had … Read More

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Spotlights from across the Evo range feature in Lotte’s exceptional 65-floor skyscraper. The refined chic of Lotte’s Hanoi hotel, which occupies the upper floors of the magnificent Lotte Centre, has been beautifully lit thanks to the talents of Project Lighting … Read More

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Glastonbury Festival Bristol-based lighting and visuals specialist, Fineline Lighting supplied lighting for the acoustic stage, Astrolabe theatre, cabaret, and circus venues as well as  the WOW stage in the Silver Hays dance area at Glastonbury this summer, for the 24th year … Read More


Mirus Academy reap the benefits of converting to LED with Dextra Lighting’s premium energy saving luminaries. R.D. Jukes & Co. Ltd. carried out a comprehensive electrical services refurbishment incorporating a LED lighting upgrade covering the majority of the school’s facilities. … Read More

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Moreton Hall School in Shropshire is saving around £2,300 a year on its electricity and maintenance costs, as a result of an installation by TGE Group of HILUX luminaires from Tamlite Lighting.   The Project Moreton Hall is a top … Read More


Dextra Group’s Darren Ward asks whether no lamp means no maintenance? It has long been the case that a lack of standardisation in testing methods and data publication with LED sources has allowed a minority to exploit loopholes and exaggerate … Read More


Wincanton based, Anchor Hill garage has invested in a state-of-the-art LED lighting system as part of an all-inclusive refurbishment project. The extensive upgrade has refreshed the entire site and now performs at the highest levels of energy efficiency, whilst meeting … Read More

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Online registration has now opened for the Energy Event, the Renewables Event and the Water Event, which all take place at Birmingham’s NEC on 15-16 September 2015. Organised by i2i Events, the Energy, Renewables and Water Events are the UK’s largest and … Read More

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Be More Effective, a consultancy helping organisations improve their performance, has launched a detailed survey of the LED marketplace aimed at customers throughout the supply chain. Bob Hayward, MD of Be More Effective, said: ‘The LED lighting industry has a … Read More


With many businesses well on their way to compliance in the first stage of ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme), attention is turning to the next steps to take once the deadline of 5th December 2015 has passed.  Energys is advising … Read More

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3 years in the making, Sturminster Dental Care have finally unveiled their brand-new, purpose-built premises, boasting an array of state-of-the-art luminaires from Dextra Lighting’s LED and fluorescent range. The response of new and returning clients has been unanimously positive, as … Read More


The first works on the project of the Warsaw Metro date back to 1927 but it was not until 1995 that its first line was launched. Today, there are 21 stations along the 23 km long first line of the … Read More

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Skanska UK, famous for building the iconic Gherkin in the heart of London and landscaping for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, entrusted Dextra Lighting to supply the latest energy-efficient LED lighting for the redevelopment of their modern Bentley … Read More


Simple Lighting is offering the chance for one lucky winner to completely transform their home this month. Interested? Read on… The folks at Simple Lighting are on a mission to convert as many households as possible to the energy saving benefits of … Read More

Jennifer Lopez  performed a stunning rendition of her latest single, ‘Feel the Light’, during an episode of this year’s American Idol, taken from the soundtrack for the latest DreamWorks feature length animated film, Home. In the performance on America’s highly popular television talent show, … Read More

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Husband and wife team complete partner buyout of international lighting design and manufacturing firm, VISO Inc. Filipe Lisboa, founder and head designer, and Tzetzy Naydenova, managing director have acquired a 100% interest in VISO Inc., the international design and manufacturing … Read More

Croydon Halfords auto centre with EasiLume LED

EasiLume’s quality LED will be used in Halfords’ auto centres across the country after a successful refurbishment of the Croydon branch. Working with Tamworth based electrical contractor, Chaser Technical Services Ltd, EasiLume created the lighting design for Halfords’ Croydon auto … Read More

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The leading motion and control technology specialist has installed 130 Energys LED SON replacement fixtures in a move expected to deliver energy savings of circa £40K per annum. Across sectors in British business and industry, an increasing number of companies … Read More

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Company to Discuss Recent International Expansion and Unveil New Product Portfolio London, United Kingdom – April 20, 2015 – Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, will host an intimate and exclusive event in London with the … Read More

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Installation of Energys Group’s New Vision range of LED lamps – which enable the retrofit conversion of external and internal sodium SON and metal halide lighting – has paid for itself in less than 12 months. Across UK Government ministries … Read More

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Great Charles Street links Birmingham town centre with the historic Jewellery Quarter. The Jewellery Quarter is home to the largest concentration of jewellery business in Europe and still produces 40% of all the jewellery produced in the UK. The Quarter … Read More

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With Earth Hour around the corner, issues around climate change and the importance of conserving energy will be taking centre stage around the world.

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The £2.5bn Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal – is the latest project in Heathrow Airport’s growing estate, and sets a benchmark in exemplary quality of environment for passengers, airlines, and retailers. The brief required extensive use of natural and … Read More


The Namaste Lounge Restaurant commissioned Asco Lights to design, project manage, and implement an innovative lighting design scheme as part of its refurbishment and renovation programme. Asco helped transform the restaurant, bar, dance floor, and private dining area with a … Read More


SPEIRS + MAJOR PRESENT HALFLIFE An exponential light installation within the King’s Cross foot tunnel Running from Friday 6 March, 06.30 to 20.30 daily From Friday 6 March, commuters and pedestrians using the King’s Cross foot tunnel will be greeted by HALFLIFE, an … Read More


Designers will come together this month to present a series of projects designed to bring quality illumination to communities around the world. “From the Right to the Light to the Right Lights” hosted by Parsons School of Design More than a … Read More