Architonic is in Frankfurt this week to see the latest innovations and trends in lighting and building. Our intrepid team is combing through the exhibits of Light + Building and capturing the best design for viewing in our Facebook galleries. Here are two from our third day at the show, enjoy!
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More images from the biennial Light + Building show in Frankfurt. Architonic’s third day roaming the aisles has yielded two more Facebook photo galleries of the best brands on the show floor.
> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 5
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From Architonic’s second day at Light + Building – the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building – two more Facebook photo galleries showing the best brands from the show halls in Frankfurt.
> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 3
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For your visit to Frankfurt for Light + Building we recommend the Architonic Guide (download) in which we compile the most notable presentations at the fair and in the city.
Architonic is in Frankfurt, Germany for Light + Building, the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building. With more than 2,300 exhibitors this year, close to 200,000 visitors are expected to attend by its close on April 4th. Here below are two initial Facebook galleries featuring a review of the best designs direct from the show floor.
> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 1
> to Architonic Live in Frankfurt: Light + Building 2014, Part 2
Light + Building 2012, as seen by Architonic
Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition halls of this year’s edition of Light + Building fair which took place in Frankfurt, Germany on 15 – 20 April. In the following four parts of Architonic’s ever-insightful photo tour, we have published more than 700 inspiring images featuring some of the best manufacturers and the novelties they presented at this year’s edition of Light + Building.
to Architonic’s tour of Light + Building 2012, Part 1
including: Oligo, Belux, Ingo Maurer, Cini&Nils, IP44, Planlicht, Occhio, Nimbus, Tobias Grau, Serien, Marset, Catellani&Smith, Steng, Prandina, Vibia, Formagenda, Toss B, Absolut Lighting, MGX, Terzani
to Architonic’s tour of Light + Building 2012, Part 2
including: Dix Heures Dix, Anthologie Quartett, Lumini, Tecnolumen, FSign, Trizo21, Next, Mawa Design, Album, Danese, Milan Illuminacion, Arturo Alvarez, Quasar, Newaba, Ango, Bover, Georg Bechtinger, Chameledeon, Sattlerm Decor Walther, Less`n`More, Harco Loor, Domus, Axo Light, Arteluce, Bocci, Fabbian, Viso, Suzusan, Pujol, Jacco Maris, FrauMaier, Slamp, Gubi, Brand van Egmond, Dark
'Crane' by tossB
At this year’s light+building in Frankfurt the Belgian manufacturer tossB presented the new table lamp ‘Crane’ designed by Alain Monnens for the first time. Momentarily it is showcased at the INTERIEUR 2010 in Kortrijk. Just like an origami crane bird it is formed out of one single folded plate.
'Radarrr' by Ingo Maurer
This highly factual floorlamp by Ingo Maurer was presented at this year’s light+building for the first time. ‘Radarrr’ is composed of a faceted aluminium screen which reflects and disperses the light and a tripod base. The patent ball-joint makes it possible to turn and tilt the screen. A functional detail is the acanthoid cooling element on the backside of the strong and heat-emitting LED.
'Discus' by Zumtobel
The Austrian specialist for architectural lighting Zumtobel presented its first spot light system especially designed for LED technology. It was developed in collaboration with EOOS and showcased during this year’s light+building in Frankfurt for the first time. The flat and low-profile body is made of die-cast aluminium, the ring of cooling ribs is not only the spotlight’s dominating design feature but also performs the cooling function required by LED technology. Optimised thermal management is decisive for the durablity of any kind of high-power LED modules.
'Diskus' by Zumtobel
“The idea behind the design developed by the Austrian designer trio was to minimise the shapes by using the new LED technology. Harald Gründl from EOOS: “Discus is the archaic symbol of the sun – combined with cutting-edge LED lighting technology.”
Thus, the LED version has a width of only 28 mm. The newly developed track-box adapter platform features a compact, unobtrusive design, emphasising the minimalist spotlight concept. For its appealing design, Zumtobel won the 2010 iF award for excellent product design granted by the Design Council.”
'Diskus' by Zumtobel
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