Projects, Company Updates, New Product Releases and Also a Little Social
The debate in the August issue of Onoffice magazine inspired us to express our thoughts on the vexed question of freestanding office lighting.
So you are moving to new premises. You've signed the lease. Tick. New carpet. Tick. Acoustic furniture. Tick. Ergonomic chairs. Tick. Coffee machine. Big tick. Have you thought of Lighting?
Retail store lighting is an art that can turn an otherwise bland, uninspiring space into something of sheer beauty. Being aware of the way that lighting can affect your customers' shopping experience can have a huge impact on your bottom line.
The Liter of Light is an international movement with the goal of providing low cost, easily maintainable lighting for simple dwellings. The technology utilises cheap, durable and ready-made plastic materials, such as bottles, to produce an eco-friendly alternative to electric light.
LED lights use approximately 80 percent less energy than traditional light bulbs, and are a cheap and effective way to create beautiful lighting in and around your home.
In the modern world it's crucial that you are aware of your carbon footprint, especially if you work in an office. Companies that boast green credentials will often find it far easier to attract new business, even if their prices are a little higher. If you'd like to enhance your company's environmental profile, and save some money in the process, here are five simple changes you can implement very quickly.
Studies suggest that the average person needs to be exposed to a brand at least seven times before they will even consider making a purchasing decision. However, this doesn't necessarily mean that they must visit your website, look at your business card or glance inside your shop window on seven separate occasions.
The office environment significantly affects our ability to get things done. If there's one thing you don't need in the office, it's a workforce with no motivation that can't focus. Lighting in the office can often be overlooked, and investing in a new solution may seem like an unnecessary expense to some companies.
In 2015, 299 Lighting were approached by Avon Lea contractors to provide a CAT A contemporary lighting scheme for the 5th and 6th Floor of Vintry House in Bristol.
The idea of everyday inanimate objects, sending and receiving data is a strange concept. By definition it sounds like something out of a Lovecraft novel. Over the past few decades, the Internet has made great strides, advancing from basic email systems to Web 2.0 and the Cloud. Nowadays there's not much in the world that can't be controlled using an everyday smart phone.
In October 2015, 299 Lighting were approached by consulting engineers to provide a custom lighting solution and lighting design for the first floor of Bravington House in London.
In November 2015, we were approached by creative design agency Platform Group to assist with the design and supply of the lighting for their brand new offices.
45 Clarendon Road is a modern, corporate office building situated in Watford, just a stone's throw away from the town centre. In February 2016, 299 Lighting worked alongside interior design company Tetris-Bluu to provide lighting design and technical support for the refurbishment of the 2nd Floor.
Colston Tower is situated in the heart of Bristol’s city centre and has provided open plan office accommodation since 1973. It’s height and location means it boasts panoramic views of the city.
Located just South of Oxford, Abingdon Business Park consists of newly refurbished, modern office suites. With 50 acres of mixed use offices, the scheme comprises of 12 self-contained office suites.
The Intellectual Property Office is the official government body responsible intellectual property rights within the UK. The company is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, and is responsible for authorising patents, designs, trademarks and copyright.
Classed as one of the top ten boys schools in the country, Merchant Taylor’s school has been providing outstanding educational opportunities for boys aged 11-18 since 1561.
Situated just a short walk from a nice residential area Pontcanna in Cardiff, the premium Patisserie Cocorico opened its door to their new, exciting premises in the summer of 2015.
Completed in 1967 and originally known as Pearl House, this iconic Cardiff building used to be the tallest building in Wales. With office accommodation over 24 floors, Capital Tower offers quality office space to its occupiers.
The team at 299 Lighting have been working towards achieving the ISO 9001 accreditation over the past few months.
It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce that we have successfully obtained the certification on the 2nd of November 2015.
Situated in the hearth of the Waterfront district, alongside Queens Square, Narrow Quay House offers a high quality office space. The prestige location of this development is easily accessible from all areas of the City Centre, making it an attractive proposition to its tenants.
ITRS has been delivering bespoke real-time performance and capacity insights to global businesses for over 18 years. The company has outgrown their existing office space and having reached the end of their tenancy agreement, ITRS recently relocated to the their new premises at 15 Bonhill Street.
The Modern Pantry belongs to the trendy food establishments in London’s Clerkenwell. The doors of Anna Hansen’s first restaurant opened in 2008 and the Modern Pantry has become a popular part of Clerkenwell’s culinary scene.
One of the premier schools in the South West of England, West Buckland school has undergone a major refurbishment and a contemporary remodelling in 2010.
This stunning Grade II listed Georgian house situated in Central London has been in use since the mid 19th century. The new owners envisaged this classic property to be turned into an exciting and fully functional office space.
We received an enquiry about Tobias Grau pendants from a private client in May this year. The client and his wife were interested in purchasing the LED pendants from the high end German manufacturer Tobias Grau for their new kitchen.
299 Lighting have supplied lighting to schools and educational buildings before, but working on a start up private international school in London presented our team with few new challenges.
Bristol Water supplies drinking water to over 1 million residential and business customers in Bristol and the area stretching from Thornbury and Tetbury in the north to Glastonbury in the south.
Covent Garden’s bike shop Cyclefit have been fitting riders from everyday commuters, audax riders to the cyclists at professional level since 2002. This year, they opened their second bicycle shop in Manchester’s beautiful and inspiring Northern Quarter.
The Russian hair and beauty brand Sakurami launched their first UK salon in May 2015. Established in 2001 in Russia, the brand now operates in 12 countries with salons in top locations such as Moscow, Tokyo and London.