Issue #35
February 2017
Featured Manufacturer: Kurt Versen
 
Kurt Versen Logo

For almost a century, Kurt Versen Company has been on the forefront, combining art and science in the lighting industry. Their founder established a practice of designing high quality, aesthetically pleasing lighting products, a standard they follow today. His invention of the legendary gooseneck lamp, which has evolved into one of the most prominent designs in lighting, resides in the Smithsonian Museum. Kurt's innovative spirit continues to be seen in each of their products today and has been the foundation on which they built their company identity. Their philosophy is to design products to complement, rather than compete with, a broad range of architectural designs.

Learn more about Kurt Versen by visiting their website.
Win a Bose SoundTouch Bundle_

This month, The MH Companies and Kurt Versen are giving one lucky winner a Bose SoundTouch 20 and 10 Wireless Music System Bundle 2-Pack. The bundle includes one Bose SoundTouch 20 Series III wireless music system and one Bose SoundTouch 10 wireless music system. Or, the winner can choose to receive a $500 Visa gift card instead! Enter today, and you could be joining the list of previous monthly giveaway winners! Yes, people really do win! We have  photos  and  videos  to prove it!

Entry deadline is February 28, 2017!

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How to Design Human-Centric Lighting
 
How to design human centric lighting

"If you go into an intensive care unit, it is kept constantly lit. This means your internal clock cannot lock onto a signal, meaning it will start to drift, and physiology will start to
fall apart."

-Professor Russell Foster


Recently, Lux sat down with Professor Russell Foster to discuss his discoveries and thoughts on the importance of human-centric lighting.

Foster is credited with discovering light sensitive ganglion cells in the retina of the eye, which influence the body's internal clock. In response to the discovery, Foster believes that the lighting industry now has to work more clearly to define what a space is being used for and then light it accordingly.

The MH Companies represents several manufacturers who have developed lighting solutions that directly address the challenges and demands of designing human-centric lighting outcomes.

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