3D printed lamps and luminaires

Firms team up to 3D print lamps

A DESIGN STUDIO and a lighting manufacturer have partnered to design 3D-printed wall sconces and lamps made from a corn-based material. Ammunition and Gantri's series comprises the Signal, Geo and Carve, which each include designs for wall fixtures, table lamps and floor lights that easily assemble...

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Glamox revamps packaging to cut carbon

GLAMOX LUXONIC has become the latest lighting company to overhaul its packaging policy to cut its environmental impact. For its popular C35 and C95 modular LED luminaire ranges, the company has redesigned the packaging to maximise pallet utilisation and significantly reducing emissions from transport and production. Glamox...

three luminaire designers discuss circular lighting

Luminaire designers gather for circular workshop

LUMINAIRE designers from across Europe gathered in London this week for the latest Recolight workshop on product design for a circular economy. Hosted by industrial designer Simon Fisher of F Mark, the CPD-accredited event explored the design criteria, regulations and standards to help lighting manufacturers apply...

Circular Lighting Report - Ray Molony in discussion with Rickard Lundell

Why our business model isn’t sustainable, by Rebel Light

A realisation that its business model of importing and distributing luminaires in the Nordics wasn't sustainable in a circular economy has led Rebel Light to introduce an ambitious reconditioning and reuse scheme. Rickard Lundell is Sales and Marketing Director of Rebel Light, ‎an award-winning lighting distributer...

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IntroducingThe Circular Lighting Report

Recolight has unveiled a news service specialising in sustainable lighting. The Circular Lighting Report is set to become the lighting industry’s online hub for all sustainability matters. It is an independent news and information resource, edited by the experienced lighting journalist Ray Molony. As well as...

Shell Building London lighting

Reuse of lights saves Shell over 70 tonnes of carbon

THE REUSE of over 5,000 existing luminaires at Shell’s headquarters in London has saved the company the equivalent of 71 tonnes of carbon compared to a replacement. The petrochemical giant wanted to upgrade the 10 year old fluorescent luminaires at the 26 storey building to maximise...

Danielle Trofe makes lights from mushrooms

Meet the lights made from mushrooms

A LUMINAIRE designer has created a range of decorative lights made from mushrooms. Danielle Trofe has just ‘grown’ her first range of fabric shades from mycelium, the root system of fungi. Trofe compares the manufacture of the MushLume luminaires to gardening, which requires hands-on work, trial-and-error, and...

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