Pioneers of Light

    Welcome to Pioneers of Light, Signify's global hub for architects, lighting designers and engineers


    Satish Rana

    “Our focus has always been to educate clients about the best possible tools available to achieve our design and make them proud of their spaces.”


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    Sauchiehall Street
    Glasgow, Scotland


    Glasgow City Council wanted to make its city center a greener and more attractive place to live, work, and enjoy as part of its ‘Enabling Infrastructure – Integrated Public Realm (EIIPR) program.’ A significant part of achieving this goal was to create a connected lighting system throughout the city center.


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    CityClassic gen2


    The CityClassic family is designed around a flexible, modular concept based on two heights and two large canopy sizes, or a torch option without a canopy. Each is specifically designed to preserve the perfect proportions of the luminaire.


    Go to Philips e-catalogue


    Holland Casino Venlo
    Venlo, The Netherlands


    Scheduled to open in late 2021, Holland Casino Venlo is certain to achieve instant landmark status. Designed by MVSA Architects, the casino was constructed in the form of a Dutch flower that rises from the middle of the structure and extends naturally to the surrounding landscape.


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    Bringing elegance to urban environments


    UrbanFlex is a modular range in which luminaires, brackets, and poles work together as a unified design concept. It is a coherent, discrete, elegant fit for any urban context.


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    An ever-changing luminous canvas painted by nature


    The illuminated canvas adapts to natural elements to create a living digital artwork that is unique to each visit.


    Coaticook Suspended Footbridge, Quebec, Canada


    Lighting designer: Garou Blancan, cadabra


    Luminaires: Color Kinetics iColor Flex LMX gen2


    Photo © Ulysse Lemerise / OSA


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    The new, compact Luma gen2 Nano luminaire


    The new Philips luminaire Luma gen2 Nano is the most compact of its range, making it perfect for urban lighting. Height: 130mm. Width: 293mm. Length: 557mm. Available now.


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    Luminous sculpture lights a path for air and train travelers


    A 27-foot sculpture of changeable dynamic light, Luminous Wind celebrates the symbiotic relationship between illumination and nature.


    Lighting designer: Haddad|Drugan LLC and RGB Lights

    Artist: Haddad|Drugan LLC

    Luminaires: Color Kinetics iColor Flex LMX gen2


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    Spotlight on sustainable design in India


    Thanks to its rapidly expanding economy, India is making its presence felt across the globe — but do its sustainable design practices match up?


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    Pioneers of Light’s mission

    Pioneers of Light is a community of the world’s top architects, lighting designers and engineers, united by a passion for realizing their visions through innovative lighting. We guide and inspire the next generation to deliver sustainable lighting solutions that make the world a better and brighter place.


    • Shine some light on LEED - part 2

      Shine some light on LEED - part 2

      Watch this webinar to identify how lighting contributes to the goals of WELL BUILDING STANDARDS for occupant well being.

    • Design qualities of 3D Printing lighting in Retail spaces

      Design qualities of 3D Printing lighting in Retail spaces

      Watch this webinar to learn how 3D printed lighting adapt easily to the retail spaces.