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German professor Thomas Tolle, president of the German Pain Society,  creates the effect of a blue summer sky, using specially designed overhead lighting by Osram, to face chronic pain. His point is that we all feel better ...

Light therapy for people with chronic pain

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An artificial lighting mapping by Jon Sadler and James Hale, explores the distribution, quality, costs and benefits of urban lighting in cityscapes. This research constitutes the starting point on whether the night ...

Artificial lighting and low carbon cities

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  The team from the Ars Electronica Futurelab have created temporary constellations in the night sky over Linz in Austria, as part of the ARS Electronica 2013 festival. An amazing work inspired by the research ...

Artificial constellations over Linz

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New research shows bright lights make us more honest and less selfish! Read the full article at the ...

Estimate your honesty by light!

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Vincente Guallart, Chief Architect of the Barcelona City Council and founder of Urban Lightscape's partner institution, the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya (IAAC), shares with the Amsterdam Light Festival his ...

Vicente Guallart on light and soul

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Although light pollution doesn't allow us staring at the moon indolently, a new research from Switzerland indicates that "moonmadness" does exist! Read the article in the Atlantic ...

Moon vs Light pollution

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A comparison between London, -where evolution in the field of urban lighting has made the light an element taken for granted- and slums of Nairobi -who transport us in the dark and the lighting conditions of western 19th ...

Life without light

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The invention of "Tvilight System" - a system of street lamps that are activated according to the presence of people, cars and bicycles provides a fresh point of view into street lighting technology while responding to the ...

Imagine if a streetlamp knew you were coming

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Have a look at this cool workshop, discovered by Light Collective, in Wakefield about the art of making neon: this is the way to admit the dominance of this - so frequently seen- light source, that remains fashionable, ...

Neon Workshop by Light Collective.

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