Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

IES Announces 2017 Illumination Award of Merit Winners

The Illuminating Engineering Society recently published a list of the 2017 Illumination Awards of Merit and International Awards. See the list of Merit Awards here. See the list of International Awards here. In the fall, IES will announce the final winners.

IES Accepting Submissions for Next Progress Report

The Illuminating Engineering Society recently announced it is accepting submissions for the next IES Progress Report. The deadline is May 29, 2017. Learn more and submit your product here.

Eaton Announces Winners of the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards Lighting Design Competition

Eaton has announced the winners of the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards lighting design competition. The winners were recognized on Monday, May 8 at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Six professional awards and seven student awards were presented. The annual competition, which began in 1977, focuses on furthering the understanding, knowledge and function of lighting […]

Vode Lighting’s ZipThree 707 Wall Mount Named Most Innovative Product of the Year

Vode Lighting’s ZipThree 707 Wall Mount was recognized as the Most Innovative Product of the Year at this year’s LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards. The ultra-thin (0.27-in. x 3.78-in.) product features independently controllable uplight and downlight. SoraaLaser’s LaserLight SMD won this year’s Technical Innovation Award. The product is a laser-based surface-mounted device that uses a blue laser […]

Community Lighting for The Urban Environment (CLUE) Announces Competition Winners

The third annual CLUE competition received more than 330 projects from more than 60 countries. The seven-member jury selected three projects: * First Prize to Andras Dankhazi (Ireland) for his project Collective Polyphony * Second Prize to Mina Saadatfard, Zahra Haghi and Hamid Peyro (Iran) for their project Shape-Shifting Lights * Third Prize to Helena […]

LEDs Magazine Announces Sapphire Award Winners

LEDs Magazine hosted its third annual Sapphire Awards at the Strategies in Light conference in Anaheim, co-located with The LED Show and Lightspace California. This was my first pilgrimage to Strategies in Light, and I found the conference fascinating and valuable, though at this stage of industry disruption, there remain more questions than answers. A […]

Product Monday: 2016 IES Progress Report

LD+A recently published the 2016 IES Progress Report, a selection of notable lighting products evaluated by the IES Progress Committee. One hundred and two products were accepted into the report out of 179 submissions. Click here to see the products.

2017 Next Generations Luminaire Competition to Focus on Systems and Applications

In 2017, the Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) design competition is shifting focus from luminaires to systems. It will feature multiple competitions, focuses more strongly on applications, and expand the judging process to include installation in real-world applications. Click here to learn more. The Intent to Submit is due February 10.

The City of Aalborg Wins 2016 City.People.Light Award

The city of Aalborg, Denmark was awarded the first prize of the 14th annual City.People.Light award for its innovative “House of Music Area” urban regeneration project. ÅF lighting, the company that designed and executed the project, was also awarded during the ceremony on 4th of November 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. The “House of Music […]

2017 IES Illumination Awards Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the IES’ 2017 Illumination Awards program via the Illumination Awards portal. The deadline is February 17, 2017. The entry fee is $125 per project. Click here to submit a project.