The Second Prize was attributed to Alexandre Guilbeaut and Jean-Daniel Mercier, from Terrebonne (Canada), for their Borne Augmentée project. Ex-aequo for the Third Prize are Hyunseok Moon, from South Korea, for the Moving Lamp project, and Klaas Jan Lei and Erik Smid, from the Netherlands, for their Dandelion Tree project.
Honorable Mentions were also awarded to Lys Villalba Rubio, from Spain, recognizing the originality of the Lampcycle project, and to Robert Trempe, from the United States, for the esthetics of his Ribbon project. This competition invited designers to submit lighting projects that enrich public spaces with innovative and functional solutions based on the theme “Street Furniture Light”. Grants will be awarded based on merit, and the projects will be judged by a jury composed of active professional designers and creators from Quebec.
“We have been highly impressed by the quality of the projects submitted to us this year”, says Jonathan Hardy, Project Manager at Philips Lumec and jury panelist for the CLU Foundation. A total of 243 projects have been submitted, hailing from 34 different countries, each with an original interpretation of the competition’s theme.
This year’s jury panel had two new invited guests: Mr. Michel Morelli, Designer at Morelli Design, and Mr. Axel Morgenthaler, Lighting Designer at Photonic Dreams inc. THE FONDATION CLU ON VIMEOThe finalists of the competition were:
Alexandre Guilbeault and Jean-Daniel Mercier (Canada), Philipp Schaake (Germany), Sergio Sebastian Franco (Spain), Klass Jan Lei and Erik Smid (The Netherlands), Mikhailova Svetlana (Russia), Ma Tze Chung (Canada), Woojae Lee (South Korea), Marcel Perez-Prio and Dane Pressner (USA), Jesus Mendoza (Mexico), Jung Woo Kim (South Korea), Lys Villalba Rubio (Spain), David Grenier (Canada), Amir Ghasempour and Samaneh Ghasempour (Iran), Marina Muscardin (South Africa), Lars Gäfvert (Sweden), Rita Coelho Martins (The Netherlands), Mathieu Servais and Camille Lefer (France), Hyunseok Moon (South Korea), Dong Hun Seo (South Korea), Yongjin Lee (South Korea), Robert Trempe (USA), Sohyun Gawon Lee (South Korea), Antonio Di Bacco (Canada), Marina Huguet i Blasi (Spain), Phithak Khotdok (Thailand), Pablo Martínez Díez (Spain), and Yavuz Hikmet Ender (Turkey). For media seeking further information, please contact:
Exterior Lighting Consultant, Philips Lumec
email@example.com About the CLU Foundation
The Lumec "Fondation Concept Lumière Urbaine" (CLU) was founded by Philips Lumec and aims to encourage emerging designers to develop innovative lighting concepts within the context of an exterior public space through the conscientious integration of the aesthetic qualities of the products, technical advancements in exterior lighting, and environmental respect.
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Philips Lumec is a recognized leader in high-end environmentally sustainable decorative outdoor lighting. We understand that light is an essential part of our lives and that it illuminates our environment. We are committed to making high-quality, sustainable and dependable outdoor lighting products that stand the test of time, lighting products that create warm and inviting environments, and that live in harmony with their surroundings. We do our own R&D and we manufacture our products in-house, this assures that each Philips Lumec luminaire is built to the highest standards using only the best technology and methods. We dynamically practice the arts of sustainable design and the science of smart engineering in order to provide our clients with the best lighting products in world.