LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) opened at the Javits Center in New York last week with the 26th edition of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference delivering the largest trade show floor in LFI history.
Thousands of attendees from around the world flooded LFI exhibit halls to explore and experience the future of lighting design solutions.
Preceding and setting the stage for the trade show opening, the LFI Innovation Awards highlighted the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months.
The energy and excitement extending from the Awards continued through the close of the show on Thursday.
The 2015 LFI Innovation Awards saw 286 entries spanning 14 categories, with each submission judged by an independent panel of lighting professionals.
Winning entries exemplified the best in innovative design and thinking. Among the 14 winning companies are these key awards:
• OSRAM (OmniPoint): Most Innovative Product of the Year — the program’s highest award, recognizing the most innovative new product;
• HUBBELL LIGHTING, INC. (Architectural Area Lighting KicK): Design Excellence Award — recognizing outstanding achievement in design;
• OSRAM (OSLON SSL 730 nm): Technical Innovation Award — recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology.