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Exchangeable optical adapters

Our LUOlight system has optical adapters that change the light distribution from wide-spreading and even to more limited and focused lighting. The adapters allow being combined for decorative purposes. This can create interesting combinations. They are attached by a simple push clip system. The diffuser is made from satin acrylics and the focused adapter is […]

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Photometric Data now available

Photometric data of our LUOlight system is now available. It can be found in the download section of our website. The data allows engineers to calculate accurate lighting values in their projects. photometric files

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LUO-light hosted on UK BIMstore

We are happy to announce that LUO-light is now hosted also on BIMstore a UK platform with high-quality content for the building industry. Visit BIMstore here.

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LUO-lights stand-alone versions

LUO-light is a modular lighting system that consists of straight and curved elements that can be freely joined together in any order. This video shows the basic assembly systems: 1. Big Circle 4*MOD-D163+Power Ø:163cm2. Small Circle 4*MOD-D85+Power Ø:85cm3. Oval 2*MOD-D163+2*MOD-D85+Power Dim:108*140cm4. Big-S 2*MOD-D163+Power Dim: 65*256cm5. Small-S 2*MOD-D85+Power Dim: 41* 147cm 6. Line 3*MOD-S118+Power Length:390cm7. Floor/Table version 1*MOD-D85+Power […]

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Combining optical adapters

The LUOlight system has various optical adapters that change the light distribution from wide-spreading to more focused light. In fact, the adapters allow being combined and mixed for decorative purposes which creates the most interesting blendings. The adapters can simply be clipped on the bamboo case on the fly.

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Installation with primeval pendulum

It belongs to the company´s mission to guarantee a positive user experience by supporting its customers every step of the way: From the planning stage through the installation to the final appliance and maintenance. One of the questions that came up was how to determine the suspension points on the ceiling without a vertical laser? […]

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exchangeable optical adapters

To our lighting system belong several optical adapters that influence the light output. Push clips allow exchanging the optical adapters on the fly. The adapters allow these lighting aspects: even & wide-spreading light (diffuser optic) bundled light (lens optic) sharpened light beams (slit optic) This video illustrates the principles.

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Interactive 3D model

Virtual reality showrooms can help customers to learn about a product when a physical showroom is not in reach. Another reason that calls for unconventional modes of presentation is a lockdown situation such as the current pandemic. This video shows the interactive model of our Table/Floor version. It offers a convenient way to sense the […]

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A versatile lighting controller

This video shows two suspended circles (4*MOD-D163), one circle with downlight lens optics the other with a diffuser. Each of the circles has four independent light sources. The lighting controller manages each of the light channels separately.  On the left the two interfaces in the lighting control app with varying intensity values. Cool and warm […]

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LUOlight leaves no wish unfulfilled

Customer feedback is an important asset in the development of a product or service. It can hint where improvements are still possible. A recent customer comment leaves no wish unfulfilled. The customer programmed our light so that it adapts its properties along with the natural sun cycle. LUO changes automatically from early morning till night […]

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our revit add-on now available

Beside the plugin for ArchiCAD published earlier we have now added a similar Revit tool that can be downloaded from here This video tutorial shows its functionality:

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Three circles

The installation of the three circles with a diameter each 85cm remind of waterdrop circles on a pond.

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use of our Blender model

Sadia Humayra Mounata from the ALT-TOPIA studio used our Blender model in her interior design for an office in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Blender model is fully textured and optimized for the Cycles rendering engine. www.LUO-light/downloads

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brain stimulating light?

In the year 2010 a fascinating little device was introduced into the market that resembled Apple´s iPod in size and shape. This equipment did not play music but promised to be an all-around healer for depression-related diseases: it could get rid of winter fatigue, help with the effects of jet lag, and eliminate migraine later […]

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Corner Installation

New ideas are popping up when discussing with our customers. In this installation, a straight module was mounted in a corner giving much-needed light to the kitchen table.

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LUOlight installation at the Casambi headquarter

LUOlight unfolds its full lighting potential with its integrated CBU-PWM4 controller. This module is just like tailer- made for our luminaire system. It addresses each of the four light channels. The compact Casambi device is easily integrated into the slim cross-section of the LUOlight profile. We are therefore especially delighted that our system found its […]

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LUOlight library for REVIT

For the architects and designers among you, a new fun way to design with light is insight: This video is a sneak preview of the upcoming new LUOlight REVIT library. Each module has its own initial letter, those initials are simply typed into the interface in sequence, voilà: REVIT places even the most complex LUOlight […]

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REVIT model will be added soon

Our downloadable ArchiCAD and Sketchup LUOlight models enjoy great popularity. A parametric LUO-light model for REVIT, the other CAD giant in the industry, was not available so far. But we are filling this gap very soon, stay tuned. Our models can be freely downloaded from https://www.luo-light.com/download/

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LUO-light table version

LUO-light is primarily a suspended modular lighting system. However, the high manufacturing quality and the feel of its surfaces can be best experienced by a personal touch. To get its tactility into the reach of the user we added a table version that also can be used as a floor light. This version has the […]

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LUO-light sketchup model added

We have created a SketchUp model for our LUO-light that is now available on google warehouse or it can be downloaded from here, too.

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LUO-light Showroom

We are very happy that LUOlight found a showroom where it is now installed for customers to experience its various properties. The space is in the former Nordea bank premises in Roihupelto, Helsinki easily reachable by metro or by car. Here you can experience LUO´s different shading options and optical properties as well as configure […]

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Installation over dining table

Less can be more. Luo is conceived as a system to enable large lighting configurations. In our most recent installation in an apartment in Eira, Helsinki the customer suggested a setup that we had not considered before. The installation that is suspended over the dining room table consists of two small arc modules that are […]

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search for distributors and installers

For our LUO-light installations, we are searching for distributors and installers around Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Lahti as well as Tallinn. Prior knowledge in the Casambi lighting control interface would be appreciated but is not necessary. Please contact us: https://www.luo-light.com/contact

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Casambi award 2020

We are participating in the Casambi award 2020 with our last year´s Pyynikki Brewhouse project.

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Installation at ADI

This LUOlight installation consists of a straight module MOD-S118 with lens optics. The luminaire body is white painted bamboo, the lens adapter is made of black painted bamboo. The luminaire has up- and down directed light components that can be adjusted remotely from 2700-6500K. Location: Adi Kalusteet Vanha Talvitie 13 A 00170 Helsinki This Installation […]

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The LUOlight installation process

See in this video how the LUOlight system is installed.

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Tila partnerit are representing LUOlight

Tila Partners supports designers with the selection of interior furnishing solutions for offices, hotels, restaurants as well as health and educational facilities. The family business was founded in 1995 and has since become a point of contact for ambitious planners in Helsinki and surroundings. LUOlight is now exhibited in their showroom. The installation there consists […]

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LUO-light installation at the former Pyynikin Brewhouse offices

We have published our most recent LUOlight installation at the former Pyynikki offices in an Ebook. Enjoy! For better viewing, please tab the full-screen buttom in the control area below the Ebook viewer! [

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LUO-light brochure

We have published a brochure with information about the LUOlight system, please activate the fullscreen mode in the control panel below, enjoy.

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Video demonstrating the distinct lighting properties of our system

We have published a video with some of the LUO lighting effects. The LUO-light system has a inter-connectable, multi-functional light source that can be dimmed and fine-tuned to cast from warm to cool light depending on the desired relaxing or energizing effect. Up-down-light components allow illuminating spaces in ever-changing ways, for example, mystic and discrete […]

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Impressions from our LUO-light installations at Helsinki Design Week 2019

We are happy for the opportunity to show the full power of our LUOlight system at Helsinki Design Week in Erotajankatu 2 from 05.-15. of September. The installation there showed LUO-light in all its functionality. It inspired to see lighting from a totally new angle. We have collected impressions from this installation in an image […]

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Impressions from the habitare Pro fair 2019

For those who had not the opportunity to visit us at the Interior Design fair Habitare in September, we have collected impressions from our stand in a picture gallery. Our booth showed two LUOlight installations that could be programmed by the visitors. The Casambi App allowed intuitive interactions with the light. A scale model was […]

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LUO-light installation in Tampere

We have bundled information about our LUO-light installation in Toinen Toimisto in an Ebook. Enjoy! For better viewing, please tab the full-screen buttom in the control area below the Ebook viewer!

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LUOlight stand alone versions

This video shows LUOlight´s basic assembly systems as stand alone versions:1. Big Circle 4*MOD-D163+Power Ø:163cm2. Small Circle 4*MOD-D85+Power Ø:85cm3. Oval 2*MOD-D163+2*MOD-D85+Power Dim:108*140cm4. Big-S 2*MOD-D163+Power Dim: 65*256cm5. Small-S 2*MOD-D85+Power Dim: 41* 147cm 6. Line 3*MOD-S118+Power Length:390cm7. Floor/Table version 1*MOD-D85+Power Dim: 6*42*44cmOf course, these systems can also be combined. Please download our product brochure from here.

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Acoustic absorption panels

Acoustic absorption panels improve the comfort and room quality of interior spaces. The LUOlight system connects with acoustical elements that are cut from rectangular 12mm strong boards. We provide flat circular infill panels that are used with the small D85 circle as well as 3-dimensional inlays that appear like sculptures. The shapes are the result […]

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LUO-light has partnered with ProdLib

LUO-light has now partnered with ProdLib, a platform for distributing BIM models and product information for Revit, ArchiCAD, and AutoCAD. This video shows how it works. The usage is simple: select from predefined LUO-light shapes or release your creativity and build your own solution with an effective light configurator then simply drop the configuration into […]

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Luminaire design services

Besides free design services for our regular LUO-light customers we now additionally offer luminaire design services for manufacturers. Our objective is to think out of the box and constantly re-examine common perceptions of what lighting actually is. Intuitive user interaction with light is another point of interest. All the while we commit to respecting sustainability […]

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Marketing with digital 3D models

How marketing strategies with digital 3D models can be a competitive advantage? Latest the attendance at major lighting fairs make it jaw-droppingly clear to every lighting manufacturer how challenging it is to introduce a new lighting solution into the market. The competition is overwhelming. Good and fresh products can draw attention. But the next hurdle […]

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New 20 deg spot optics

We have now added 20 deg spot optics to LUOlight´´ s range of exchangeable optical adapters. The lenses that are recessed and invisible focus the light on a narrow beam. LUO-light offers several optical adapters that change the light output from even, space-filling to downward focused. The adapters connect to the luminaire via simple push […]

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LUOlight installation

Our LUO-lighting system is designed with the installer in mind so that only one person can comfortably suspend and connect it. Our plug and play concept now pays off when staff that is completely new to the system does the installation for the very first time. The positioning in this video by a novice installer […]

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Archicad model with photometric

Our ArchiCAD library has now photometric light distribution based on accurate laboratory measurements. This is exciting news because planners will now be able to adjust and render LUO-light´´ s accurate light phenomenon in their projects. Deep gratitude to the GDL department at M.A.D. Helsinki for their programming.

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The Jätkä luminaire

Jätkä is a wooden luminaire that has an optical turning mechanism on its top. Similar to a pepper mill its head with an eccentrically placed COB LED can be rotated. By doing so the light beam is widened or narrowed. At the same time, the LED moves over a translucent sheet that dims the light. […]

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Luolight scale model

In case you would like to start the new year on a lighter note please drop me a line. We will send you a scale model of our LUO-light system by post for free. This model not only promises meditative relaxation it also helps to understand better LUO-light´s potential to shape infinite configurations.

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