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Silk Road Lit with 77 Anolis Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Silk Road, a bar and restaurant built within a heritage-listed building, is operated and designed by Nick Zampelis and co-designed by architects Woods Bagot to inspire the ambience of a bygone era, but the lighting is strictly 21st century, with 77 LED fixtures from Anolis. Read More...

Martin Names Bruno Garros VP – Distributor Sales

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 4, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional A/S has named Bruno Garros VP – Distributor Sales. Garros was previously managing director Martin Professional France S.A, and had guided that subsidiary for over 10 years. Read More...

Proel Acquires Sagitter Brand, Plant from Lampo

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 1, 2009
SANT'OMERO, Italy — Proel has acquired the Sagitter brand of professional lighting products and its manufacturing plant from Lampo Lighting Designers. On hand for the announcement were, from left, Dario Pezzini, Lampo's owner, Fabrizio Sorbi, chairman of the Proel Group) Roberto Meggiolaro, Proel Lighting product manager and Guido Beladelli, owner of Lampo. Read More...

Barco Launches Transformable LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 1, 2009
KUURNE, Belgium —Barco has introduced transformable LEDs, which allow designers to use its LED technology in freeform shapes. The company introduced its new concept to over 200 European and Asian customers attending Barco’s 10th annual Rental Partner Meeting. The product will be introduced to U.S. customers at Barco’s North American rental partner meeting, set for March 9 to 12. Read More...

Robe Lights Up The Producers in Slovakia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 25, 2009
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakian LD Martin Kubánka specified Robe moving lights for the musical The Producers, which is being staged at the Istropolis Congress Hall in Bratislava. Read More...

Clay Paky Donates Gear to Rose Bruford College

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 25, 2009
KENT, U.K.—Italian lighting manufacturer Clay Paky has donated intelligent lighting fixtures to Rose Bruford College in Kent to support their Honors Lighting Design program for undergrad students. The fixtures—four 1200 Stage Zoom and six Golden Scan units—will be added to the program’s teaching and production stock of generic and automated luminaires. Read More...

Projecting a Tribute to Robert Burns in Scotland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 25, 2009
GLASGOW, U.K. — Glasgow City Chambers became a 75-meter-by-25-meter projection surface for Burns Illuminated, a tribute to the 250th  anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. Read More...

PR Lighting Helps Irish Club Amp Up Visuals

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 21, 2009
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Since it opened in 1996, Lush has been a popular Irish dance destination. The 2,000-capacity club, part of the Kelly’s entertainment complex, which includes a hotel, restaurants, bars and holiday chalets, raised its roof and invested $2.15 million in new technology, including a variety of gear from PR Lighting. Read More...

XL Video Supports the 2009 BRIT Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON — For the seventh consecutive year, XL Video supplied screens, projection, an HD PPU and control for the 2009 BRIT Awards which were presented by comedians Mathew Horne and James Corden and Kylie Minogue. Read More...

LTP Specs and Supplies Truss For Westfield London

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON —Lighting Technology Projects (LTP) specified and supplied 48 custom designed and manufactured trusses to facilitate the house lighting in The Atrium at Westfield London, a new £1.7 billion shopping destination. Read More...

PRG Announces New London Office

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON — Production Resource Group UK, Ltd. today announced that its new London base will be located at The Hoover Building, in west London.  The well-known art deco London landmark is located on the A40, with road and tube links to central London and the motorway network. Read More...

Australia’s Pollard Productions Invests in Kinesys System

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 19, 2009
SYDNEY — Rigging specialists Pollard Productions have invested in a Kinesys automation system. “We’d been following the development of the system for some time,” said James Ring, managing director. The company had awaiting the release of the latest K2 3D programming and visualizing platform, and had also seen Kinesys in action on several concert tours throughout Australia. “Kinesys came highly recommended by many of the touring riggers we know.” Read More...

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