Archive for November, 2009

Museum Lighted with Viva-Lite

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

The following photos were taken by our distributor EEBS in Austria before and after equipping one of his clients (a museum) with Viva-Lite Full Spectrum Lighting:

Domus – Light To Live With.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Domus Fixture
Viva-Lite is happy to announce a cooperation with Domus, a well known lighting design and fixture manufacturer from Germany. Domus’s motto “Light to live with“ gives a good description of their line of lamps, and has been an essential part of their corporate philosophy since the company was founded back in 1966.


Recycled Water Bottles Make A Nice Lampshade

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

The following lampshade was made for energy saving lamps – simply from “Recycled Water Bottles”.

You’ll not need much to accomplish this nice design yourself, simply a few empty water bottles (many coloured), 2l clear bottle, scissors, blade, adhesive tape will do. Have a look:

ESL Shade

To learn about the complete instructions how to make this, follow this link here…

ESL & CFL Lights in Green Gadgets Competition

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The Greener Gadgets Competition asked designers to explore the concept of “greener gadgets”.

The top 50 finalists in 2009 had some great ideas. Here is one that we liked – due to the nature of our business of course:

Bulb 2.0 is an energy-saving lamp which goes far beyond the traditional light bulb. Thus it becomes a modern element of design outshining the ordinary energy-saving lamp often perceived as unattractive.

To view all entries in the design competition, please click here…

Life on a Leaf – a total work of art

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Have you ever wondered why among all these millions of box shaped buildings, you will never see a house shaped like a shoe, a flower or a leaf?


This is the question, which set out artist Jan-Erik Andersson on a long and adventurous journey to build his own leaf shaped house in the middle of Turku city in Finland. The house project, called Life on a Leaf, is also the art part of Andersson’s studies for a doctorate degree in visual arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki.


The light design in the house is inspired by the manager of AD LUX, Ilkka Pekanheimo’s ideas about using full spectrum light sources and indirect light. All lights, except from the installion in the dining room with 26 retro lamps from the 60:ties and 70:ties, are Viva-Lite full spectrum flourescent lights, many of them dimmable.