Aug 142013
 

If you’ve read our blog for any length of time, you know we’re pretty enthusiastic about light. At Pegasus Lighting, we love writing about lighting design, technology, news, advice, art, and more. BUT we also love to read about it. For today’s post, I decided it was high time to send a shout-out to some of our favorite lighting blogs, magazines, and websites. Each one is run by passionate individuals and offers a unique perspective on the lighting industry. And you better believe they keep us on our toes.

So without further ado…

Lighting Science

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To indulge your inner lighting geek, check out Lighting Science’s company blog. You’ll learn things like how lighting affects sea turtle behavior, what it can do to our sleeping patterns, and more. The best part – Lighting Science is actively solving these problems with new, creative lighting technology!

Here’s a bright post: New Coastal Light Video

Jim On Light

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No one can give lighting topics pizzazz and personality like Jim Hutchison from Jim On Light. He covers everything from light art to lighting technology and much in between, all with memorable enthusiasm.

Here’s a bright post: Not Your Grandma’s CFL – The Brain Compact Fluorescent Lamp

Lighting Design by James Bedell

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Lighting designer James Bedell shares his unique blend of expert knowledge, honest opinions, and passion for lighting on his personal blog, and it’s well worth a read. Some days he’ll share practical tips about how to light your home, while other days might be some fascinating insight about what we can learn from a sunrise.

Here’s a bright post: My Unsolicited Advice to Lighting Retailers

Lighting Magazine

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To stay up-to-date on the latest lighting news, tune into lighting magazine’s daily posts about lighting’s role in technological innovations, art installations, and global events. They told us about London’s landmarks lighting up blue for Prince George’s birth, reported on the Louvre changing Mona Lisa’s display lights to LEDs, and kept us informed about the OLED’s potential as a commercial light source, to name a few.

Here’s a bright post: Harbour Lights are Star of Sydney Festival

Light Public

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When you’re in the mood to look at something pretty, or cool, or crazy, it’s time to navigate over to Lightopia’s Light Public. The lighting enthusiasts on this blog post about commerical lighting design, fine art, and photography mostly – and it will blow your mind.

Here’s a bright post: Olafur Eliasson’s Breathtaking Wirbelwerk Glass & Light Exhibit

LightNOW

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This blog is the home of Craig DiLouie, a well known and widely published lighting expert. For well-informed, in-depth news and opinion pieces on the lighting industry, you can hardly find a better resource. Keep track of new lighting legislation and regulations, announcements about brand new lighting technology, and more.

Here’s a bright post: Jim Brodrick on Optical Safety of LEDs

Global Lighting

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When you’re ready to indulge yourself in the most creative side of the lighting industry, check out Global Lighting’s blog. They feature mesmerizing light installations, whimsical light fixtures, and creative insights on what inspires lighting design.

Here’s a bright post: Global Lighting’s Favorite Fashion Picks From the Red Carpet

LEDs Magazine

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When you really want to get technical about one of the most exciting, innovative light sources on the market, check out LEDs Magazine. This site allows lighting experts from around the world to add their two-cents about SSL development. Here you can gain insights about new and future technology, how different LEDs work, and who is at the forefront of the industry.

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Annie JoseyAnnie was the E-Commerce Marketing Specialist at Pegasus Lighting from June 2012 to October 2013. She has a background in English literature, and loves using language to help illuminate the world. So covering lighting news and tips naturally fit her interests. In her personal time she enjoys painting, biking, and reading.

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  2 Responses to “8 Awesome Lighting Sites To Follow”

  1. Great list of companies and professionals.

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