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Last modules are being added

We are currently adding the missing big MOD-D163 arc modules. With four such modules a complete big circle with a diameter of 1.63 meter can be assembled. These units will be available in white or natural bamboo . For each LUO module, there is now an exchangeable optical adapter available. The optics can be either […]

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The new multipurpose power module

We have updated and optimized the Luo-light master module. It is now symmetrical so that both ends can be used either for AC or DC connection. When the AC power wire comes from the top then LUO units can be attached on both sides of the master module. Wire channels are milled directly into the […]

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Our new LUO-light scale model

Beside our digital model LUO- light library there is now also a scale model available. It is a laser cut panel with punched modules in scale 1/10. These modules can be freely arranged just like the real LUO-light elements. This scale model promises great fun and will light up every planning meeting between designer and […]

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LUO-light ArchiCAD library presentation at M.A.D.

The interior design seminar at the M.A.D. premises offered us a good opportunity to present our new lighting system to designers and architects and at the same time showcase the advantages of the parametric ArchiCAD object libraries.

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Why Bamboo?

We are often asked why LUO is made from bamboo, after all, there is enough wood in Finland. The LUO modules are slim and have a large span width. Furthermore, the luminaire body needs accurate machining for fasteners and for the interconnection mechanism. We tested several materials from solid wood, MDF, Plywood to Bamboo. Bamboo […]

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LUO-light in ArchiMAD 4/2018

LUO is mentioned in an article in the Finnish ArchiMAD magazine (4/2018). The article explains the advantages of parametric GDL model libraries. For the designer, the libraries are convenient to equip their design with objects for the manufacturer they can be a powerful marketing tool.

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LUO-light published in Häfele´s internal magazine

LUO´s  “Best concept” innovation award at the Habitare fair 2018 was recognized in the latest edition of Häfele´s internal magazine that is ditributed internationally to all of Häfele´s branch offices. We are happy to have Häfele´s Loox technology integrated, many thanks also to Kai Tuohino for his valuable support and attendance at the fair.

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Planning aids for designers

We have published planning aids for designers and architects. In the new download section you will find drawings and 3D models that can be easily inserted into your projects. The ArchiCAD library offers a special chainer function for ArchiCAD users that will allow you to assemble LUO configurations on the fly. Power modules can be […]

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Life after Habitare

The Habitare fair, five days of intense interaction with interested visitors, has past. The positive and often enthusiastic feedback exceeded our wildest expectations. We not only got acknowledgement but also constructive ideas how the system can be complemented and extended to serve even wider needs. We will post updates concerning those ideas very soon. Now, […]

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LUO selected as best concept by Cara McCarty

The fair was a full success. We were contacted by private consumers, interior designers as well as by architects that consider LUO for their projects. We run out of our 300 brochures and handed out hundreds of business cards. We are so thankful to the Habitare management for the swift support to adjust our booth […]

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