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Pioneers of Light

Welcome to Pioneers of Light, Philips 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.

The right balance”

Jill Cody

Lighting designer, United States

Projects and workshops

Artequin Plaza of Light and Art

Chilean lighting designer Paulina Villalobos, founder of DIAV, has transformed Artequin Museum’s façade and plaza with an interactive lighting experience that plays with color and art.

CLUE competition

Interested in exploring how light can help to prevent challenging situations or manage emergencies? This is the challenge of CLUE 05 – candidates can submit projects until December 2019.

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Shopping, light and contrast

How we shop is always evolving. Learn about the increasingly important role that light plays in displaying merchandise at its best and creating the right ambience for shoppers.

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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

An art gallery and a stadium, both using projectors – two contrasting lighting stories. Presenting lighting through VR. Amsterdam IoT debate.

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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.