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Pioneers of Light

Welcome to Pioneers of Light, Philips Lighting's global hub for architects, lighting designers and engineers. Here, you’ll find the latest ground-breaking lighting projects, events, training and tools to help you use lighting to create brighter lives and a better world.

Buildings require absolute attention.”

Antonio Cruz,

Architect, Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos, Spain

Projects and workshops

The Diner at Salone del Mobile

Rockwell Group and Focus Lighting collaborated to develop The Diner for Surface Media: a pop-up restaurant and bar where guests could relax during Salone del Mobile.
Pioneers of light debate, real-time data, architecture, lighting design

The Shape of Lighting to come

How can real-time data drive co-creation? Visionary architects, lighting designers and architectural lighting magazine editor share key findings from this Pioneers of light debate on IoT. 


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When digital lighting meets art

Renowned Italian designer and artist, Pucci De Rossi, designed a dynamic lighting façade of the new building for French e-commerce company vente-privee, Le Vérone.


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Webinars and education



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Architects, interior architects, landscape architects, lighting designers, consulting engineers, get in touch with us for your project.

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Luminous magazine

Embedded light in architecture. A car showroom in a dramatic position. Making a statement with graphic lighting projects. Read about the latest inspiring initiatives in lighting design.

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Learn how we’re taking light beyond illumination with transformative lighting solutions that bring spaces and projects to life.


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Specification brands

Selection of lighting manufacturers for architects, lighting designers and engineers. The availability of these brands differ per country.