VOL 3 ISSUE 11 | NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Created in Partnership with LightShow West 
and LED Specifier Summit - Northwest
Tunable White in Non-Health Applications: Three Case Studies and 1000 Possibilities
by Lois I. Hutchinson
There's no doubt that light affects our health and well-being. Plenty of studies prove the impact of daylighting and access to views on the health, productivity and safety of building occupants. And yes, medical and educational outcomes can be improved. "But the question is, whether or not we're able to use electric lighting in buildings to provide the same health benefits that we know daylight provides. And that question, I don't think, has a defined answer yet," said Brent Protzman, director of building science and standards development at Lutron Electronics. We can carefully time changes in spectrum and intensity of lighting in buildings, but we have limitations of space, equipment, and energy and safety codes; not to mention accommodations for visual tasks.

Digital Vegetables Are Highlight of Design Touch Exhibition
Taking the place of Tokyo Designers Week, the annual Design Touch exhibition is a free showcase of the some of the most innovative art installations in Japan, and 2017 marks the event's 11th year at Tokyo Midtown - a 569,000-square-meter and $3 billion-dollar mixed-use development in Akasaka. Digital Vegetables, the exhibit/event that seems to be getting the most attention, is the brainchild of a big data, VR and IoT digital design company simply dubbed Party, and it's essentially the coolest greenhouse anyone's ever seen.

KGM Projects Lauded for Team Effort
The International Interior Design Association's Southern California Chapter feted the 29th Annual Calibre Design Awards at a gala in May, 2017. KGM Architectural Lighting was named on six of the 85 nominated project teams, noted for work that exemplifies a "high level of teamwork and stunning design." KGM contributed to three of the 11 winning projects. They attribute the success of these projects to great team leadership, communication and truly committed owners.

2018 Russell Cole Memorial Lighting Design Competition
The Illuminating Engineering Society of Los Angeles is excited to announce the 2018 Russell Cole Memorial Lighting Design Competition! If you know a lighting design student or educator, please encourage them to apply!

LED Specifier Summit - Northwest Announces Show Date
LED Specifer Summit - Northwest is returning to Seattle on September 25, 2018, and will be held at the Washington State Conference Center. This is the largest one-day conference and product showcase for lighting professionals, featuring the latest commercial, architectural and decorative LED lighting solutions.

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