Posts Tagged ‘videos’

Philips Innovation + You

Philips Turns to Digital Stories for B2B Branding | 
Posted on:April 10th, 2014 by global lighting

  I came across this article on Advertising Age about how the lighting and electronics giant Philips’ is in the midst of rebranding efforts, and I thought the story might interest our readers within the design realm, especially those who follow B2B business trends. In order to move beyond being “typecast,” so to speak, as […]

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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

Sunlight and Mirrors and Steam—Oh My! World’s Largest Solar Power Plant is Operational | 
Posted on:March 11th, 2014 by global lighting

  As of mid-February, 2014, the largest solar power plant—in both North America and the world—is producing electricity at 3,500 acres (a five-mile stretch, four times the size of New York City’s Central Park) of federal desert land near the California-Nevada border and delivering electricity to California customers. Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has 347,000 […]

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Paulk Workbench is an Internet Sensation | 
Posted on:November 19th, 2013 by global lighting

  This is one for all our industrial engineering friends out there: Have you heard yet about the Paulk Workbench?   In 2011, Ron Paulk, a home builder and owner of Washington’s Paulk Homes, designed (using SketchUp) and built exactly what he needed but couldn’t find in the marketplace: a workbench that could be mobile, […]

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Leo Villereal’s “Cylinder” opens “Light Show” at the Hayward Gallery.

Light as Art Proves the Medium’s Versatility | 
Posted on:April 9th, 2013 by global lighting

I’d like to thank The Guardian for putting the Light Show exhibition at Hayward Gallery in London, England, on my radar. The retrospective of artists of the past 50 years for whom light is their medium looks to be a brilliant selection of illuminated works. The way the UK newspaper profiled James Turrell, who Interview […]

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Polly Maggoo Poster

William Klein at MAD: the Truth is Under the Makeup! | 
Posted on:March 21st, 2013 by global lighting

The Museum of Arts and Design in NYC is on a fashion kick with its latest film series “Without Compromise: The Cinema of William Klein,” and I made my way to Columbus Circle on March 1st to see the first feature-length film of the famed fashion photographer/filmmaker. Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? (Who Are You Polly […]

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Frederick Wenzlaff (at the speed of light!)

Life of a Rep: Frederick Wenzlaff at the Speed of LIGHT! | 
Posted on:March 12th, 2013 by global lighting

  As Frederick Wenzlaff of LIGHT in Manhattan Beach, California, heads into his tenth year as a local sales rep and rests easily as one of Global Lighting’s elite in our national network, he shares his thoughts on stagecraft; the Los Angeles design community; telling it like it is; and yes, lightening things up in […]

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The Nordic Cool collection showcases the region's design roots, which include references to Bauhaus and 20th-century modernism. Photo courtesy of NPR.

Nordic Cool 2013 Invigorates Washington, DC! | 
Posted on:March 7th, 2013 by global lighting

  The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., is in a refreshing state of mind these days, and not just because the winter temps have been on the brisk side lately. The Nordic Cool 2013 festival is invigorating our country’s capital and will do so as long as it’s on view (Don’t miss it; it all […]

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Leo Villareal tweaks his light sculpture, which will debut tonight. Photo courtesy californiareport.org.

California Gleaming: The Bay Lights Debut Tonight | 
Posted on:March 5th, 2013 by global lighting

The Bay Lights formally debut tonight (the lit sculpture has been tested along the span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge for the past few weeks and I’ve heard the illumination is magical to see firsthand) so I thought I’d do a little #TravelTuesday post highlighting the luminosity. I mentioned the project by Leo Villareal […]

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Anna Wintour Secto

NYFW, Anna Wintour & the Oscars (There’s An App for That!) | 
Posted on:February 21st, 2013 by global lighting

  I’m missing the fun we had last week during our New York Fashion Week extravaganza so when the gang at Secto Design sent us this clip from Schweiz Magazine, I thought it would be a terrific segue to the “Bringing Style to Light During #NYFW” pinboard we put up on Pinterest yesterday. It gathers […]

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A “rainbow” of glowing colors bathe Manhattan in light during the “Global Rainbow” exhibition.

A Global Rainbow: Now That’s My Idea of a Fun Project! | 
Posted on:February 7th, 2013 by global lighting

  I have been collecting avant-garde ideas for posts lately, as I hope the Global Lighting blog will be a place where creativity and cutting-edge ideas flourish; a spot where the cool kids, so to speak, might want to hang out. I came across Yvette Mattern’s project “Global Rainbow” when she produced a New York […]

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler: Laughter Personified!

Golden Globes: the Entertainment Award Season Is Here! | 
Posted on:January 10th, 2013 by global lighting

  The 70th Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 13, at 8pm, and given that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host, I’m guessing those who watch the show are in for an insane amount of fun!     Have you chosen your favorites to win awards from the list of nominees? Argo, Django […]

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Global Lighting Salutes Collaborators Everywhere! | 
Posted on:January 3rd, 2013 by global lighting

  As the chief excitement officer at Global Lighting, I often think about how fortunate we are to have such great collaborators, or “partners,” and associates—all of whom bring tremendous energy to their lighting designs and a strong impetus to help us place the fixtures with those who clamor for them. The manufacturers who produce […]

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