Lighting Industry

THE COST of the lockdown on the UK’s lighting sector was spelled out this morning in an industry report which revealed that overall activity is down by 55 per cent. The number tallies with figures recently reported to WEEE compliance bodies and component manufacturers supplying manufacturers.  The stark calculation was the headline in a Lighting...
Lighting Industry

THE LIGHTING industry, already in the throes of a painful adjustment to a post-LED world, has been thrown into further turmoil by the Covid-19 pandemic. Ray Molony predicts eight ways the crisis could change the sector.  Shuji Nakamura’s invention of the blue LED in 1993 swept away many of the lighting industry’s most treasured certainties: ...
Healthcare

LEADING institutions and associations have come together to help unite lighting professionals working from home and improve morale and mental health.  The Institution of Lighting Professionals, the Society of Light and Lighting, the International Association of Lighting Designers and Zumtobel Group have launched a social media initiative called the Light Minded Movement.  The Instagram project...
Lighting Industry

THE UK LOCKDOWN on the movement of people designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus is set to put further pressure on a lighting industry reeling from a collapse in business and struggling to continue its activities. Lighting manufacturers and design practices have been implementing unprecedented measures to maintain trade during the coronavirus crisis...