22 10, 2014

Wooden art lamp

Check it out: A slightly expensive, but very cool light bulb (lamp) made out of wood. From Inhabitat: "German light bulb maker LEDON enlisted Japanese designer Ryosuke Fukusada to create the impossible- a light bulb [...]

25 09, 2013

Energy saving lamp turns off when you blink?

An article from Mashable presents an interesting, but possibly extremely frustrating, energy efficiency solution for task lighting: A lamp that turns off every time you blink. Click the photo for an animated gif that shows [...]

15 09, 2013

Dimming article in Lighting Magazine

Work from one of my projects at the Lighting Research Center is currently featured in Lighting Magazine: Click HERE or the image below for the article:

29 08, 2013

Arduino desk lamp with “personality”

From Mashable: "A Canadian design company called Fabule has developed Clyde, an LED desk lamp that can be programmed with personality modules in its "brain." It's compatible with Arduino, an open-source electronics program. For example, [...]

11 01, 2013

Linear fluorescent LED replacement lamps

LED replacement lamps have been steadily increasing in quality of light, light output and efficiency over the past few years. As costs come down on these new technologies they become more and more viable [...]

4 01, 2013

CRI’s partner in crime?

Illustration by Tang Yau Hoong A great review by ArchLighting of the history and purpose of the color rendering index (CRI) and the need for a better system for analyzing color from lamps: "Originally [...]

26 12, 2012

Recycle those CFLs

An article from IES's Light Logic, that reminds us all to recycle those CFLs. "Over the past decade, most consumers have become familiar with the benefits of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and the fact that this [...]

25 12, 2012

Dimming to warmer color temperature: yes or no?

This is an interesting opinion piece from Luminique SSL, discussing a point of view on the value of LED replacement lamps dimming to a warmer color temperature. Warm dimming LED products may be a better [...]