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Junya Ishigama on the cover of the October 2019 issue of Azure Magazine. The Innovators Issue.
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October 2019

The Innovators Issue: Junya Ishigama's genre-busting architecture, Sidewalk Labs and the future of the city, and more!

While the benefits of natural lighting – boosts in energy and productivity, a regulated circadian clock, elevated general happiness – have been well documented, they can still prove elusive for many, especially those who spend their working hours indoors. Under the glare of artificial lighting, ill effects such as eye strain, reduced efficiency and increased instances of stress, high blood pressure and headaches are the rule. It’s not surprising that improving light quality in buildings is at the top of most wish lists for employees and employers alike.

Indeed, lighting is so integral to health and well-being that it’s one of the seven categories in the WELL Building Standard certification program, which stipulates how to...

These Two New Human-Centric Lighting Products Combine Beauty and Well-Being

As the latest by Artemide and CoeLux demonstrates, well-being has moved to the forefront of lighting design at both the macro and micro level.

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