Latest from the lighting market: news

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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…


Light makes steps safer

Tens of thousands of employees fall on stairs every year

Falls are one of the most common causes of accidents. More than 30,000 reportable falls on stairs in the workplace occur in Germany every year -…

11.10.2023 at Light + Building 2024

New location of the industry initiative in Hall 3.1 at Stand B51

The world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology, Light + Building, will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 3 to 8 March 2024. More…


Li-Fi joins the Wi-Fi standard

Data transmission via light becomes the standard

Li-Fi wireless data transfer has been published as the 802.11bb standard by the responsible committee of the US Institute of Electrical and…


Touch the Light

Spacious laser installations by Margareta Hesse in Unna

The Centre for International Light Art in Unna is showing the special exhibition "Touch the Light" with laser works by Margareta Hesse. The…