• This is a question we often receive from clients.  How high should we mount our wall lights?  Often architectural plans won’t make mention of the height of wall lights, rather just a symbol on the plan of their location.

    If the plans do have the height mentioned, often the designer will include the height followed by AFFL.  So what does AFFL actually mean?  AFFL means “Above Finished Floor Level”, which is the uppermost surface of a floor once construction has been completed but before any finishes have been

  • IESviewer is an application that you can use to visualize photometric data files which are saved in IES and LDT file formats. The photometric data files contain measurements of light beams as they are perceived by the human eye and are widely used by lighting professionals.

    The application is user-friendly, presenting a simple main window that will allow for quick access to IES and LDT files from your computer. Once you have opened a new file, the tool will automatically display

  • An office corridor is not only a traffic zone, it is the space where people relax, collaborate, work in teams or even meet with clients. Lighting is used to emphasise different zones in a circulation or corridor area, but must not create an uncomfortable environment for those working inside adjacent rooms. Corner-mounted linear systems provide glare-free, wall washing light to the walls and ceiling. Indirect light makes corridors seem bigger and more inviting.

    By casting more light onto walls, ceilings

  • A Dim-to-Warm LED works like a halogen lamp when dimmed. Its specialty is that when you dim it the color temperature gets warmer creating a soft ambient experience ideally suited for residential and hotel projects.  Dim-to-Warm LED imitates the effect of the halogen lamp which gets warmer by dimming.  With full power you can get the colour temperature range of 3000K through to 1800K.

    Caribou stocks Dim to Warm LED modules to suit our Down Light collection as well

  • Caribou Lighting are very proud to have supplied the lighting for the new vertical State Secondary College in Fortitude Valley. The inner-city flagship state secondary school is the only one of its kind to open in the past 50 years.

    This is another quality project by Hutchinson Builders.  Caribou Lighting has a long history of providing quality lighting solutions for many of Hutchinson’s projects, including Capri Hotel, the famous Calile Hotel and Australia’s single largest residential

  • In 2020, as the company celebrates its 70th anniversary, Studio Italia Design changes to Lodes, to consolidate our commitment to distinctive decorative design. 

    Balancing technical know-how and the best Made in Italy design, Venice-based Lodes has been designing and producing lighting solutions for interiors and exteriors since 1950.