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willowlamp, scoops another international award at the inaugural darc awards / decorative 2017


Award-winning South African lighting design company, willowlamp, scooped another international award at the inaugural darc awards / decorative 2017 gala event held in London last month. The company’s bespoke designs created for Hotel Crown Towers in Perth, Australia, took second place in the category for The Best Use of Decorative Lighting in a Hotel Project. […]

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Willowlamp completes large order of chandeliers


Willowlamp, an award-winning South African lighting company whose products are entirely hand assembled, using a patented method of attaching ball-chain to laser-cut steel frames, recently completed one of its largest orders yet. (more…)

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Lighting plays a crucial role in the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.


Lighting, both natural and artificial, plays a vital role in defining the visitor experience at a museum. For the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), at the Silo district at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, this was a primary consideration for consulting engineers Arup. (more…)

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Digitalisation of light has paved the way for a new dimension in lighting design


Modern spaces come to life at the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building technology. Renowned Light + Building 2016 is set to take place 13 -18 March and this impressive trade fair draws around 2 500 exhibitors from all over the world to Frankfurt am Main. The motto for the 2016 trade fair, […]

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LED green


Africa LED expo is a focused international exhibition for professionals to see the latest developments and innovations in the LED lighting industry. The expo will take place from 22-24 July 2015 in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. Exhibitors will have an opportunity to share knowledge and products so that best practices can […]

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Osram lights up the Sistine Chapel

Shedding light on history

The Sistine Chapel in Rome has been illuminated by a novel lighting solution from OSRAM. After 500 years, this extraordinary piece of art history can now be experienced bathed in the light of more than 7,000 LEDs. The installation that has been put in place over the last few months is designed to protect the […]

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Magnet completes energy saving lighting installation at shopping mall

Magnet has recently completed the installation of an energy efficient lighting system at the new Wolmans luggage outlet at the La Lucia Mall, KwaZulu-Natal. “This project, which involved the installation of modern lighting fittings, has resulted in energy savings of approximately 56 % a month,” says Gary Dawson, sales manager, Magnet’s lighting division. “The design […]

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GROHE SPA® F-digital Deluxe – for unwinding and re-energising in style

Leaving the daily stresses behind and finding some inner peace doesn’t have to mean travelling to a remote retreat. A domestic bathroom can be turned into a source of fresh energy and inspiration. You can create your own space at home dedicated to multisensory indulgence, where you can treat yourself to the feeling of a […]

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Warm, bright and steam-free

Warm, bright and steam-free Bathrooms are becoming more and more like in-home spas than ever before. But what use is it to have a bathroom that is filled to the brim with luxurious fittings and fixtures, if it remains one of the coldest rooms in the home during the winter months. Says Melissa Davidson from […]

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Opinion piece: Building Automation Systems – the protocols that are important now, and for the future?

Four decades ago, building automation comprised of simple control panels with switches and timers. By 2003, industry standards were being established. More than 10 such standards, each supporting different aspects of building automation (lighting, electrical metering, etc.), have been widely adopted. With the recent evolution of these technologies, however, organisations are revisiting strategic decisions about […]

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