Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 07, 2008

ACDC Offer 'Future White' Products as Minimal Trend Takes Off

According to interior designers, architects and those in the know, white is the colour of now and tomorrow. The current trend for all things minimal has seen a move towards the colour white being the coolest choice for a whole host of aspirational products – and this is a trend that is definitely reflected in the design of sleek, modern interiors (and exteriors) across the globe.

The Future White movement takes its inspiration from retro space-age ideas but uses the feel of new technology across finishes, textures and fabrics to give a contemporary twist. There is a heavy use of 'minimised texture' to give purity - balancing fluid lines with visual representations of technology to portray a forward-facing look that has its finger firmly on the pulse. Inspirations are minimal, clean lines incorporating 'pure' technology and decorative surfaces are finished in the same tone.

With the incorporation of the Future White into architectural design on a massive scale, it follows on that lighting design will not be many steps behind. And, whilst pure white LED’s have been used in a great many projects for a number of years, it has been the luminaire housings themselves that have been guilty of ‘spoiling the overall design theme’ – quite often being offered in black and silver finishes only.

To tie-in with this burgeoning minimalist trend, ACDC Lighting Systems have a number of products available in a Future White finish, including the industry leading Genius, Morpheus, Electra and Lucina luminaires. All feature the superb Luxeon LED within the award-winning ACDC housing configuration, to offer long lifetime, reliability and high performance.

Lucina (pictured) is a high output, low voltage, long-life linear lighting solution that, being incredibly small and boasting an IP65 rating, offers an ideal solution for uplighting building facades, coffers and windows. The extended LED lifetime means that Lucina is perfect for hard to reach areas and the RGB colour-mix option allows any spectrum of colour to be achieved.

Available in multiple lengths of 300mm and 400mm up to a maximum length of 1.2m, Lucina utilises a 1 Watt dual binned Luxeon LED with luminaire efficacy of 42 lumens per Watt. Lifetime is in the region of 50,000 hours to 70% lumen maintenance and other finishes include silver anodised aluminium. A 2 Watt version of Lucina is also available.

For further information on Lucina or any of the other products mentioned in this article, please contact Sales at ACDC Lighting by telephoning 01282 608400 or by emailing sales@acdclighting.co.uk.

Add comment

You can add a comment by filling out the form below. Plain text formatting. Comments are moderated.

Question: What is 1 + 4 ?
Your answer:
FEATURED

Providing Simple Management for Smart Lighting Worldwide

Providing Simple Management for Smart Lighting Worldwide Samsung has begun offering Smart Service, S App, that allow users to control and monitor the lights easily. With S App, users can easily install, control and manage Samsung’s Smart Devices. Once the homeowner or bulling systems manager successfully installs Smart Devices and connects to the ... Read more »

FEATURED

Stray Light Correction for Array Spectroradiometers

Stray Light Correction for Array Spectroradiometers The core competency of Instrument Systems is providing high performance array spectroradiometers, e.g. the CAS 140D that features highest measurement accuracy and reliability. Quality and accuracy of a spectrometer are extremely important because all radiometric, photometric and colorimetric ... Read more »

FEATURED

Enabling Complete Control of Smart Lighting Anywhere

Enabling Complete Control of Smart Lighting Anywhere Samsung’s Smart Device is comprised of smart lighting controllers that support wireless connectivity within any major smart lighting system. It includes Smart Lighting Module (SLM), Smart Sensor Module (SSM), Smart Control Module (SCM) and Smart Bridge Module (SBM). The Smart Devices adapt to light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

page_peel