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Light + Building 2018: exhibition of light in Frankfurt

Every two years, the German Frankfurt transformed into a city of the world: designers, architects and engineers takes Light + Building, the largest exhibition in the field of lighting technology. The main directions - lighting, electrical equipment, engineering design, and intelligent systems for home, the main vector - energy efficiency and comfort of the world.

This time the exhibition refers to the design and technologies of the future, trying to predict and pre-empt them. Light + Building - this is the point at which digital technologies are found with the design, organizers believe. This year's innovative products in the field of lighting, electrical equipment and automation - from "smart" electricity use to designer lamps - are 2700 exhibitors from around the world. The number of visitors - 210 000 people, and almost half of them from outside Germany.

NEMO booth at Light + Building 2018, the left - light TITIA, right - Lamp DAPHNE Roberto Paoli and sconces TUBES Charles Kalpakyan

NEMO booth at Light + Building 2018, the left - light TITIA, right - Lamp DAPHNE Roberto Paoli and sconces TUBES Charles Kalpakyan

Traditionally, one of the key sectors of the Innovation Fair - "Lighting", the other two - "Electrical" and "Building Automation". LEDs have turned the design world and enabled the designers to create, despite the restrictions. New lighting NEMO, which are presented as part of the factory Light + Building 2018 without this technology imagine it would be impossible. Ceiling lamp TITIA, project Arihiro Miyake Japanese - it's like a twisted roll glowing grid with large cells. This is the third project for the NEMO Miyake - the first model was a light In the Wind, and the second - a lamp Kepler, made according to the principle of arithmetic Möbius strip. Amateur laconic forms, he even knows how to turn an ordinary tape so that it excites the imagination. The designer says that to work with the Italian brand had long dreamed of. Now he is torn between Helsinki, where he graduated from Aalto University, and Milan, where much of his work projects. In his writings he refers to the tradition of both countries design, but most of all the same to his native Japan, the main thing in his view is that it applies to all 360 degrees. In addition to the lamp Miyake NEMO factory introduced light DAPHNE Roberto Paoli and sconces TUBES Charles Kalpakyan.

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In addition, the factory continued development of technical lighting systems Linescapes. It added spotlight and linzovannaya modules.

Left - AMBRA lamp, right - EGO, Lumen Center Italia

Left - AMBRA lamp, right - EGO, Lumen Center Italia

Fixtures GILLES, Lumen Center Italia

Fixtures GILLES, Lumen Center Italia

His collection of luminaires presented Italian brand Lumen Center Italia. This is, first and foremost, the new edition of the two table lamps, designed by Jacques Adnet in 1929 and 1930 respectively. Both lamp, QUADRO and MJA, received a new gold plating and QUADRO is also the base of white Carrara marble. In addition, the brand has introduced a new collection of objects in design VillaTosca: subordinate aesthetics of minimalism EGO, GILLES and AMBRA. EGO - an elongated beam of light enclosed in a housing made of silver or black anodized aluminum, GILLES - wall lamps series of geometric shapes with rounded corners. Very minimalist and laconic, they are painted white. In downlights AMBRA completely different design: it's like a bunch of grapes from a golden brass branches and transparent borosilicate glass berries.

In addition, the brand presented a collection of technical light LUUM, subjects which are already light Caravaggio masterpieces in Milan Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. This light has a wider spectrum of light and uniform, and simulates the natural light in which wrote their masterpieces of the past. It was specifically designed for museums and galleries.

Stand Nobile Italia SpA at the Light + Building 2018Stand Nobile Italia SpA at the Light + Building 2018Stand Nobile Italia SpA at the Light + Building 2018

Stand Nobile Italia SpA at the Light + Building 2018.

Sophisticated light in public space - such as an integral part of the plan. Modular luminaire Solo32 brand Nobile Italia SpA can create infinitely long strips of light - an interesting solution for office lighting, stores, schools and other public institutions. The compositions and the line formed from modules of different length, from 853 mm to 2816 mm. With the help of auxiliary accessories to place this lamp can not only inside the ceiling. It can be to hang from the ceiling like an ordinary ceiling lamp, can be built into the wall - only three mounting options. Specially designed optical system allows the light to remain comfortable even in a room with lots of screens that are also very important for the working environment. And yet one of the most interesting features Solo32 - the possibility to adjust the intensity of the light and the warmth of a human circadian rhythms.

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Lighting, embodying the concept of HCL (Human Centric Lighting), the exhibition presented several companies. Such lamps mimic sunlight during the day. In the morning they give a cool blue light that invigorates and improves concentration - that is necessary for productive work. During the day, light becomes warmer, calm and relaxing, and gradually leads to preparing for bed. Use such lighting can not only in the office or at home, but also, for example, in hospitals, schools and even the stores: the light is able to show the items with a better hand, become one more tool to influence the customer.

Lamp Pong Simon Diener

Lamp Pong Simon Diener

Light wall panels Nyubling Florian and Daniel Real

Light wall panels Nyubling Florian and Daniel Real

Floor lamp UNIC, Steve Lehota

Floor lamp UNIC, Steve Lehota

Look at the Light + Building costs and to newcomers, relatively young designers, who also presented their developments in the field of lighting technology and design. So, Simon Diner, a student at the school of arts HfG Karlsruhe, presented his variation on the theme of retro. In PONG hanging lamp, designed in the aesthetics of lamps mid XX century, four-meter cable that can, for example, wound on a tree branch. PONG itself runs on a battery and is recharged via USB. Do not get rid of the wires at all, and make them an object of design - that's what Diener sought. In turn, the designer duo from Berlin, Florian and Daniel Nyubling Real, came up with an intelligent lighting system in the form of glass mosaics. Panel color and light intensity can be set with the mobile app - mosaic canvas turns into a full screen. In addition, multi-touch and responds to voice. Swiss designer Steve Lehota, graduate art school ECAL, first presented at the show unusually high UNIC floor lamp, which can be used instead of the ceiling fixture or wall lamps - the intensity and direction of light is regulated by a special switch.

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Learn more about the exhibition can be April 4 at the presentation of the company ARCHISTUDIO. Experts brands, the company charges, will talk about the current trends Light + Building 2018 and the new developments of the lighting equipment.

On the cover: lamp ELLISSE Federico Palatstsari (NEMO).


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