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Centre Stage for light

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It is also often nice if details stay invisible. Fully in accordance with the Bauhaus maxim – now a hundred years old.


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LUMINALE 2018 will feature international lighting art, mark an attitude to aspects of urban design, and show the biggest popcorn machine in the world.

Get smart: Light + Building 2018

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Life and work in urban centres will face growing challenges in the future. Digitally networked building technology offers solutions while raising the bar for comfortability.

Light+Building: Human Centric Lighting

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Light solutions, which as per wavelength design diminish threshold-fears, trigger curiosity, extend retention time and generate enthusiasm, are Top Theme at Light + Building in Frankfurt from 18th to 23rd of March.

Tomorrowland: Light + Building 2018

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Trend Bureau bora.herke.palmisano realizes four fascinating scenarios in the Trend Forum. Inspiration for retailers, designers and architects alike.

Light + Building 2016: Smart homes become a reality

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There are few words that have impacted on the language of technology so massively over the past two decades as the notion of 'smart'. The things it covers begin with the 'smart phone' and end up with the 'smart watch' and the 'smart grid'. Everyone

Light + Building 2016: Innovations in lighting

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Light + Building is the platform when it comes to innovations around lighting and building automation. The exhibition period from 13 to 18 March 2016 is firmly rooted in the calendars of the visitors to see innovations and trends. With many new

Light + Building 2016: Touched by light

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Light + Building is the world’s biggest platform for lighting and building-services technology with around 2,500 exhibitors. From 13 to 18 March, around 1,650 manufacturers from the lighting sector will present their products at the fair. The

Light + Building 2016: digital - individual - networked

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“Where modern spaces come to life: digital - individual – networked” is Light + Building’s motto for 2016. The combination of both lighting and building services technology makes this the leading international trade fair in its field - with a

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Architonic video interviews of the year 2022

Brand story

James Wormald


Here are the five most popular video interviews from Architonic’s Global Design Agenda series this year. Diving into some of the top creative minds and living to tell the tale.

'You cannot consider space without light': Carmelo ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Carmelo Zappulla of External Reference brightens up Light + Building, explaining how light adds an emotional layer to environments: 'It animates a space.' Watch the video to learn more…

'Daylight for us is the most valuable light ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Andreas Schulz of Licht Kunst Licht highlights the use of both daylight and artificial light as resources, but also notes the difference: 'We love the change from day to night.' Watch the video here…

'If light is a material, you should be able to touch ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Axel Schmid's illuminating discussion at Light + Building defends our use of artificial light as a material: 'Light consumes energy, but you cannot live without it.' Watch the video for more…

'Design is a social profession and we have very big ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Ulrike Brandi spotlights the role of lighting design at Light + Building, claiming we must 'reorganise our design processes to serve society.' Hear more of what she had to say here…

Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell


The energy crisis, energetic thinking on sustainability and the power of lighting design.

Optimising consumption with Hager's new energy ...

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In an environment where energy is becoming ever more precious, Hager's product innovations make sure that none of it gets lost by optimising processes and thinking ahead.

Light + Building returns to illuminate trending industry ...

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Gerrit Terstiege


From 2 to 6 October, Light + Building Autumn Edition will once again educate and empower the world’s design and construction industries with the latest insights into modern trends and technology.

Light + Building 2022 flicks the smart city switch

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Gerrit Terstiege


With five days of illuminating industry information from 2 to 6 October, Light + Building 2022 will enlighten visitors on the latest trends and innovations in smart city urban lighting systems.