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Author Archives: Jonas Concepcion

MIMOSA

Mimosa is a piece of interactive light art by Jason Bruges studio comissioned by Phiips Lumiblade. According to the designer, the work was inspired by the Mimosa family of plants which change kinetically to suit their environmental conditions. The studio used individual OLEDs to form the light petals which open and close in response to [...]

Luminar

MIT student Natan Linder’s Edison based Luminar lamp¬† frees your computing pixels from boxes and tablets and places it anywhere you have a surface. A camera integrated camera allows the system to be aware of its environment and to accept commands via hand gestures through a projected interface. No longer is the desk lamp only [...]

Robert Bruce Thompson Student Fixture Design Competition 2009

The winners of the 2009 Robert Bruce Thompson Student Fixture Design Competition are posted on the RBT’s website. This years design problem challenged students to come up with new and creative ways to light fitting rooms in a retail clothing setting. Special consideration was to be made for color rendering, glare, maintenance, and overall aesthetics. [...]

Humanscale Element LED Task Light

Humanscale’s Element is a task luminaire designed by Mark McKenna. Output is said to be comparable to a 60 watt incandescent utilizing a single 7 watt LED lamp. ¬†Aside from being one of the more attractive examples of the category, there are some notable features which sets this apart. The design seems to play opposite [...]