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26.10.2012 - Comments Off on Searching for a non-existent Holy Grail

Searching for a non-existent Holy Grail


Every human activity has two dimensions to it, one technical and one aesthetic. Lighting is no exception. Applications that deal more with the technical dimension (such as road lighting) can easily be described as good or bad and can be easily documented by norms and guidelines. When it comes to applications that are more aesthetically-oriented (such as facade lighting), it’s really hard to tell.

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07.10.2012 - Comments Off on A whiter shade of pale

A whiter shade of pale


It’s almost 70 years since the famous Kruithof curve was published. It made the bold claim that “the lower the lighting levels, the lower the colour temperature.”

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