The sharing economy has and will continue to influence the way we vacation, commute and even work. Coworking has grown beyond a group of entrepreneurs working alongside each other, to become an industry in itself. Today, it continually pushes the boundaries and traditional ideas of “work life.” Eaton's The Lighting reSOURCE spoke with Garrett Tichy, owner of Hygge Coworking, about lighting design for coworking spaces, the challenges and opportunities it presents, and its impact on the future of the working environment.
Singapore Airport’s new Terminal 4 has opened to acclaim for its lighting, which is technical blend of natural and artificial lighting. The whole design concept is based on human experience and circulation through the spaces. It was the client’s intention to provide a space that focuses on puts people, while not compromising on comfort, efficiency and highest functional requirements.
Visiting the children’s corner at the Cranston Public Library (Cranston, RI) these days is an experience of bright, cheery colors that stir the imagination; from the fun, cubical chairs and hexagonal tables, to the bold graphics on the walls and on the pendant luminaires, all thanks to the imagination of LLB Architects.
A US TECHNOLOGY company has introduced the world’s first LED panel with integrated Li-Fi. It can deliver data such as the internet to computers and other devices using the visible light of the LEDs rather than the radio waves of Wi-Fi. Developed by Virginia-based VLNComm, the panel is capable of a download speed of 108Mbps and an upload speed of 53Mbps, and provides 48 square metres of coverage.