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After nearly 18 months of planning and installation work a new digital LED lighting system has been unveiled at St. Peter’s Basilica, in Rome. The new innovative design shines like a beacon, welcoming 27,000 pilgrims and art lovers each day.The entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made by Osram to highlight all the intricate treasures of the world’s most important and historic basilica. More than 780 special luminaires, equipped with approximately 100,000 LEDs, were used. Thanks to intelligent lighting controls, the lighting of the church, which covers an area of around 22,000 square meters, can be quickly and easily...

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Fun Fibre Optics Announce Education Centre In Central London

‘Neuron Pod’ is a striking 23-metre long and 10-metre high free-standing structure that has opened its doors as an informal science learning centre at Queen Mary University of London’s Whitechapel campus.The launch of the giant ‘nerve cell’ science education centre, in London’s East End, was marked by a visit from children from Christ Church Primary School, Brick Lane, who took part in an interactive science education activity about the biology of ‘Snot, Sick and Scabs’, run by Centre of the Cell, Queen Mary’s informal science learning centre. Read more https://www.trends.lighting #architect #craft #designed #styling #line #designer #interiordesign #beautiful ##fashiondesign #classical...

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Corona Beer Trials Interlocking Cans To Replace Plastic Six-Pack Rings

  Beer maker Grupo Modelo is trailing an environmentally-friendly, interlocking beer can design that could eliminate the need for plastic pack rings.Each can has a thread on the top and bottom so that the top of one be screwed into the bottom of another. Corona believes that this design is strong enough to hold up to 10 cans in a single column. Plastic pack rings, referred to in the industry as hi-cones or yokes, are circular plastic rings that hold together multi-packs of canned drinks, like a six-packs of beers for example.This new innovation is called a “fit pack” and it's a collaboration between the maker of Corona and Chicago-based advertising company...

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Dolce & Gabbana's Rome store features a digital fresco

A digitalised fresco depicting soaring cherubs and angered Greek gods is the focal point of luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana's latest store in Rome, which has been created by architecture studio Carbondale. Set within a 16th-century palazzo in renowned Roman square Piazza di Spagna, the Dolce & Gabbana store has been decadently designed by Paris and Brazil-based studio Carbondale to reflect "a city synonymous with magnificence and uniqueness". Read more Natasha Levy June 2019 dezeen #lighting #design #interiordesign #light #photography #lightingdesign #art #led #architecture #homedecor #interior #lights #decor #home #love #d #photooftheday #photo #furniture #interiors

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China Plans To Build The World's First Solar Power Station In Space

China is planning to build the world's first solar power station in space to provide "inexhaustible clean energy" according to a story in Science and Technology Daily, the official newspaper of China's Ministry of Science and Technology.Pang Zhihao, from the China Academy of Space Technology said that a space solar power system orbiting the Earth at an altitude of 36,000 kilometers could tap the energy of the sun's rays without disruption from atmospheric conditions or loss of sunlight at night.They claim to be already testing the technology and intend to build the station by 2050.Xie Gengxin, deputy head of the Chongqing Collaborative Innovation Research Institute for Civil-Military Integration in Southwestern...

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