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What is the LED light doing to our Health?

A really interesting question and one which has has some startling research just released.  The French National Agency for Food , Environmental and Occupational Health Safety, recently released a report with evidence that proves...

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TAL wins IF Award

Wink’s Belgian lighting partner TAL has won yet another award. The IF Product Design Award 2011 went to the Santiago fixture from the Kinetura collection. Design by: Xaveer Claerhout & Barbara Van Biervliet. The...

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Cortina’s Mexican Restaurant, Dundrum.

Wink worked very closely with architects 21 Spaces to design a contemporary yet simple lighting scheme. The clients brief was to create a Mexican themed restaurant without going down the traditional cacti and sombreros...

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Rocky Island Crematorium, Co. Cork.

A challenging project which achieved a great result. We needed to be very sympathetic to the fact that the space would primarily be associated with sorrow. We worked with McGee Creedon Architects to generate...

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Leixlip Church, Co. Kildare.

Here we worked with Paul O’Toole architects to fabricate a six meter light fitting in the shape of a halo over the altar. The fitting was divided into two switched circuits and each lamp...

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Holy Trinity Church, Killiney, Co. Dublin.

We worked directly with the committee on this project . A detailed submission and method statement was necessary as this is a listed building . The lighting replacement dramatically increased the light levels and...

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General Light Levels

LIGHT LEVELS – EXTERNAL The following chart suggests general light levels and is for preliminary guidance only. For specific applications, please check the relevant standards and recommendations. Canopied Areas:     150 Lux Car parks: –...

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Light – A powerful piece of kit

Illuminating – The Psychology of Lighting Your Home Wink’s projects director Rocky Wall gave a workshop at this year’s Interior Design & Arts Fair in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 15th June 2010. With...

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Going To Extremes

As lighting designers we use our expertise and experience to ensure precise control over light. But even we can’t control the weather. So when a project demands lighting to withstand extremes of weather and...

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