Lighting up the library with LED systems

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Jul 14, 2014 5:04:00 AM


If you're not much of a bookworm, you might not have set foot in a library for a while. Although there's often plenty of space to peruse pages, libraries are also hubs of research, areas to complete homework, apply for jobs in the computer labs, work on groups projects in study rooms and sometimes host events. As a result, library lighting has to be as multifaceted as the tasks that happen around the stacks. Additionally, it has to highlight all of the knick knacks and posters on the wall while operating at a brightness that won't be damaging to any older texts.

The answer to these demands is fixtures equipped with dimmer switches, according to Libris Design.


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Topics: dimming, linear LED lighting, perimeter lighting, LED perimeter lighting, library lighting

The best uses of linear lighting for walls and perimeters

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Dec 3, 2013 2:37:00 PM


When it comes to architectural lighting systems, the remarkably small-scale linear lighting options that Vode Lighting provides create unique opportunities that architects and lighting designers can easily work with, according to David Orgish, Vode's former Western Regional Sales Manager, and now a respected lighting designer again.


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Topics: wall wash, linear LED lighting, perimeter lighting