Pioneers of Light

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


    Sabrina Mandel

    “My challenge as a lighting designer is to ensure everyone is as surprised as I am by the greatness and magic of light.”


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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.


    Go to Philips e-catalogue


    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.


    • SuperSight: Spatial Computing and the Evolution of Eyes

      SuperSight: Spatial Computing and the Evolution of Eyes

      Watch this webinar which took place on Dec. 19, 2019 to experience the myriad of ways you can augment your vision with new layers of projected information.

    • Modulating natural light in architectural spaces

      Modulating natural light in architectural spaces

      Watch this webinar held on Oct 27, 2016 and discover how articulating light in architectural spaces can enhance our connection to the environment and to the other people in it.

    • The Johan Cruyff Arena

      The Johan Cruyff Arena

      With the help of connected lighting and Interact, the Johan Cruyff Arena has transformed the way fans and audiences experience performances.

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