Latest from the lighting market: news

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Always following the light

Light festivals from August – summer has a lot to offer

Whether it's a city festival, a guided tour or pure enjoyment of art – no light festival equal to the other. Many facades are dynamically staged with…


Good light for outdoor kitchens

A cocktail of lighting solutions turns outdoor cooking into an experience

Outdoor kitchens are all the rage – whether it's a small electric or gas barbecue on the balcony, a larger gas or charcoal version on the patio or a…


Publication: DIN EN 12464-1 Supplement

Document on visual comfort and visual performance supplements the standard

DIN EN 12464-1 Supplement 1 “Light and lighting – Lighting of work places – Part 1: Indoor work places; Supplement 1: Lighting concepts for artificial…


Light therapy for Parkinson's patients

Treatment tailored to the chronotype for restful sleep

Parkinson's disease is estimated to affect more than six million people worldwide. They urgently need new non-pharmacological treatments to relieve…


Learning in a New Light publishes booklet on the lighting of educational facilities

The brochure on lighting for educational facilities is now also available in English under the title Learning in a New Light. It provides tips and…


Light + Building shows trends in luminaire design

Playful, clear or striking - current design follows three styles

Which colours, shapes and materials will define the world's leading trade fair Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main from 3 to 8 March 2024? On behalf…


German Ecodesign Award 2024

Competition for ecological design launched

The German Ecodesign Award honours brilliantly designed, environmentally friendly and forward-looking projects. Companies of all sectors and sizes,…


Smart light puts thieves on the run

Fight burglars with clever light sources and motion detectors

A smart home helps to protect against unwanted guests – for example with remote-controlled light sources. As a supplement to burglar-resistant doors…


From draft to full standard: DIN 14036

Planning and implementing direction-changing escape routes

The standard DIN 14036 "Dynamic and adaptive escape routing - Planning and implementation of variable direction concepts" was published in December…


Travel guide to light art

The travel guide from presents some light art events

Light festivals are popular in all parts of Europe. Numerous festivals are organised in the winter months when it gets dark earlier. Because light…