Redefining the workplace - a visionary outlook on the office from Kinnarps
Interior design company Kinnarps originated as a family owned business (and still is to this day) from the country side - and is now a synonym internationally for ergonomics and quality. We have met with Henrik Axell, Workplace strategist, and Johanna Walden, Brand and concept marketing manager, to hear their thoughts on how we can redefine the workplace post-pandemic.
What is the purpose of the office?
Our flexible and digital way of working during the past year has changed the way we perceive what can pass as a work space. But, post-pandemic, what is really the purpose of a physical office space? We need a place where we can collaborate, have a good working environment - and come home from, and separate work and free time.
Notor 65 Dynamic - With the light qualities of nature
Sprung out of research, the innovative Notor 65 Dynamic has now seen the light of day – as the first of its kind. With a clear focus on our perceived well-being, it brings the light qualities of nature to our indoor environments. With a diffuse direct/indirect light, combined with directional light from a spotlight mounted on the side, dynamic and natural-like lighting is created.
The waste is the win - making your carbon footprint tip-toe.
Sustainability and environmental awareness are (thankfully) on everyone’s agenda these days. And for real change to happen, we all need to make new choices. Meet some of the people at Fagerhult, that has challenged themselves into thinking outside the box, resulting in - a little box.
Multilume Re:Think - making your carbon footprint tip-toe.
Our popular flatpanel Multilume Slim has seen the light of day in a new skin; Multilume Re:Think. By replacing the material in the luminaire body with renewable resources in one of our best-selling products, we reduce the climate impact from the luminaire body by 83% (compared to a Multilume Slim). An environmental take on a versatile luminaire, where the waste is now the win.
In the club -I have a feeling I belong here
Building a community is not a quick win. So, why do for-profit brands invest time and money in this activity? In short, creating a community connected to your brand gives the customers a feeling that they are included. And nothing generates brand loyalty like inclusion.
Feel the brand
Why is it that we expect a certain type of music in a jeans shop? And how is it that we notice instantly when the music might be “wrong”? We perceive our environment with all our senses, and the sensory stimuli triggers feelings within us. But does the sensory impressions influence my will to shop?
UN-iting businesses for a better world
In a time of global disruption, ambitious climate action is as urgent as ever. The United Nations has therefore worked continuously to unite business efforts with governmental initiatives, for the past 20 years. But in order to meet the 17 UN Climate Goals, and reach the 1,5˚C by 2030, we need to Recover Better. This is how the lighting industry may contribute.
Setting the biological clock - with light
Even though we consider ourselves modern people, our brains are really not that up to date. We are still biological creatures, affected by the shifts in nature - something that is very apparent in the Health and Care sector.
Apart from its central role in vision itself, light is important for many physiological and psychological processes for us humans. It can improve concentration, affect our
Lighting first aid for the TikTok-generation
When lighting expert Shelley James realized how lockdown affects the wellbeing of kids and teenagers, she was shocked. Now she is joining forces with Fagerhult to improve the light health of the TikTok-generation.
Saved by the light - how lighting can prevent unwanted behavior
The expanding capabilities with LED's are well suited to the shifting urban landscape. Creative outdoor lighting can change, and prevent, unwanted behaviour. In some cases, it can even save lives.
The electric Advent candelabra – A Swedish lighting phenomenon
The electric Advent candelabra are a Swedish lighting tradition that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. December is a true light feast in the western world. As people are decorating their homes and cities for the festive season nothing is spared when it comes to volts and wattages.
The beauty is in the brain of the beholder
Advances in neuroimaging allows us to have a more indepth understanding of how our brain processes impressions. We now know more of how the brain perceives form, symmetry and colour. We even know what the brain’s favourite shape is, an innate preference from mans early age.
Research project combines dynamic daylight and artificial light
A new approach to lighting design and technology is the focus of the Double Dynamic Lighting project conducted by the renowned Aalborg University (Copenhagen), supported by several leading lighting companies. The research team is exploring the combination of dynamic daylight and artificial light in a spatial context, opening up a new dimension in supporting different working requirements.
Scoot linear - Form follows function
Bring peace and harmony to your premises, with a luminaire family that highlight the brains favourite shape.
Daniel Johansson appointed new Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning AB
Daniel Johansson has been appointed the new Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning AB. Daniel is taking over after Anders Fransson May 1st, 2020. Anders Fransson is moving on to a new role within Fagerhult Group, after four successful years as Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning. He will be succeeded by Daniel Johansson, currently MD of Fagerhults Belysning Sweden.
Comitting to a brighter tomorrow
At Fagerhult, sustainability is all about balance and farsightedness; whether that be in production, investment, technical innovation or social aspects. Our own environmental impact is especially important to us and never far from our minds, given that our factory in Fagerhult has both a water protection zone and a nature reserve on its doorstep.
Set the mood with e-Sense Stage!
A physical store allows potential consumers to experience the brand at a deeper level. Having the right light setting can dramatically change the expression and impression of a store. With Fagerhults new retail lighting control system e-Sense Stage, you can easily set the scenes and add an extra value to your retail venue.
The square root of lit lines - Notor 36
The classic Fagerhult Notor family has just received an addition. The minimalistic Notor 36, with a square profile in Scandinavian design style, is an obvious choice when you want to accentuate architecture - without compromising with the light comfort. A full square, measuring 36x36 mm with an integrated driver, it is one of Fagerhult's neatest lighting solutions so far.
Meet us at Euroshop
The future of retail has long been debated, and online shopping has changed the rules of the game. The step forward in this situation might be to take a step back. The vital thing that separates e-commerce from a physical store is – the store. We wish to make the most of that, together. – We believe that the future store is far more than a transaction place, says Sofie Dahlberg, Fagerhult.