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Avraham Mor

Lighting Designer, Lightswitch Architectural in Chicago

It's Not Just Christmas Lighting!

PRESENTED ON DEC 03, 2013
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 28

Why should lights be used only during Christmas to light up houses or public spaces? Why can't they be used all year round? Avraham Mor, a lighting designer, is certainly passionante about using light all year round to celebrate the importance of light in our lives and for the enjoyment of the outdoors. 

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Silo 468 Light Art Project

BY TAPIO ROSENIUS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 14, 2012

Tapio Rosenius from Lighting Design Collective talks about their Silo 468 light art project for the City of Helsinki. This urban light art intervention uses wind, swarm intelligence, and logarithmic lighting control to achieve its artistic vision. The project is part of the Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 year.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2013.

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Focusing Light on Sleep: The New Frontier in Workplace Design

BY DEBORAH BURNETT
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 27, 2013

Deborah Burnett discusses how the architectural lighting and interior design of where you spend your days impacts how well you sleep at night, which in turn dramatically impacts your health, productivity, disease formation and sex drive. Who knew lightbulbs and finish selections could do so much?

 

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Light and Coloured Paper Art

BY JILLIAN ELDRIDGE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge  discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths. 

 

 

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The Atmosphere of Light

BY PAUL EHLERT
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 27, 2014

Paul Ehlert designs and creates lightings. He believes that every project has a story to tell. This story can relate to culture, space, history, art, or people. Enjoy his pictures of illuminated architecture, space, and objects. (In German)

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Machines to Light

BY BARRAK NAAMANI
@ VOL 24 ON JAN 20, 2016

Barrak Naamani had a safe and high-paying job in Kuwait when he decided to trade it all in and pursue his passion in Beirut. Expanding his family's tailor business brought with it unexpected surprises, inspiration and creativity.

 

 

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Light-Science & Art

BY BRIENNE WILLCOCK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Brienne Willcock is a lighting designer and LED nerd. She joins us once again to talk about the art and science behind lighting design.

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Small moments of light (which create beauty)

BY CLAIRE ROSE
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 06, 2018

Claire Rose presents a walk on the wild side...with light. 

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Cambridge - Light & Reflections

BY JEAN-LUC BENAZET
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 06, 2018

Jean-Luc Benazet shares how light and reflections will alter the perception we have of even the most familiar sights... photography IS light. Reflect on that.

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Cour Lighting

BY GORDON DROITCOUR
@ VOL 28 ON MAY 24, 2018

Gordon Droitcour talks about the works of Cour Design and their work with color.