The Multiball Pendant
Mar19

The Multiball Pendant

From designer Roberto Paoli comes the Multiball pendant which looks brilliant. The Multiball system is a is a cluster of differently shaped, illuminated spheres. Perfect for larger spaces, the light compositions (available in 5, 8, or 12 spheres) can be shaped and customized to suit any interior area.        

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BMW Introduces Laser Headlights
Feb12

BMW Introduces Laser Headlights

Starting with the 2015 i8 sports car, BMW will be utilizing lasers in their headlights.  The headlights utilize use several high-performance diodes to emit a beam via lenses onto a fluorescent phosphorus substance.  The substance transforms the beam into an exceptionally bright white light.  This light has a range of up to 600 meters (double the range of LEDs). This laser uses 30 percent less energy than power-saving LEDs.  To prevent...

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The Bay Lights – See the Dazzling Display Live
Jan27

The Bay Lights – See the Dazzling Display Live

  There hs been a lot of praise and buzz about the Bay Lights in San Francisco, CA. It is an achievement in engineering as well as visual display. A custom LED lighting system spans across the bridge, creating a mesmerizing visual display. The Bay Lights is the world’s largest LED light sculpture, 1.8 miles wide and 500 feet high. Inspired by the Bay Bridge’s 75th Anniversary, its 25,000 white LED lights are individually...

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Pixelstick – Light painting evolved
Dec18

Pixelstick – Light painting evolved

In 1889, artist Georges Demeny created the first known light painting photograph, “Pathological Walk From in Front”, by attaching incandescent bulbs to his assistant’s clothing and taking a long exposure. The technique was groundbreaking and became the touchstone for 125 years of unique and compelling works of art. We presented examples in an earlier post about light graffitti .  Photographers have since added colored...

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Christmas Lighting – LED VS. Incandescent
Dec16

Christmas Lighting – LED VS. Incandescent

LED Christmas lights have lower wattage, longer life-spans, you can connect more strings, and you never have to replace bulbs. This infographic from Daily Infographic lays out the benefits of LED Christmas...

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