Lighting in Design

Every two years the lighting community comes together for Light+Building in Frankfurt, Germany, a blockbuster week-long trade show where manufacturers showcase innovations and products. This year, with ‘Connected – Secure – Convenient’ as the motto, it was no different. With an increase in exhibitors (up from 2 626 in 2016), a total of 2 714 manufacturers from 55 countries showcased new products across close to 260 000 square metres of exhibition space. According to fair organiser Messe Frankfurt, more than 220 000 traders from 177 countries attended the show.

When the owner and CEO of Exclusive Books bought the chain in 2013, it was a homecoming to the brand of which he had been CEO in the 1980s. Passionate about books, he immediately set out to deliver his goal of reigniting a thirst for reading and intellectualism.

The lighting of the biggest roundabout in Croatia has won an award at the 35th International Lighting Design Awards in Chicago. The roundabout in Pula, designed by Dean Skira, picked up a special citation for Collaborating on an Iconic Civic Landmark at the International Association of Lighting Designers (ILAD) International Lighting Design Awards at Chicago’s Revel Fulton Market.

Guangzhou in China, a sprawling port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong. One of the most populated and fastest growing cities in the world, it is home to a population of over 14 million.

Clara Anna Fontein is a new upmarket residential development next to the winelands in Durbanville, Cape Town. BEKA Schreder supplied the decorative residential street lighting for this project. Situated just 20 minutes’ drive from the Cape Town CBD, Clara Anna Fontein is an exclusive lifestyle estate where contemporary living blends harmoniously with large tracts of lush open areas, protected wetlands and a private game reserve.

The 23rd Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, to be held from 9-12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China, will also feature the Thinklight: Embracing Changes Forum. This forum will focus on the changes the industry is seeing as a result of technology, and will be split into two streams to discuss examine the changes from conceptual and strategic points of view, as well as practical topics and case studies.

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