The article below was written by your fellow student, Chaitanya Dang. We appreciate the thought and time that went into writing this interesting article. Hello everyone! As your fellow classmate from India, I, Chaitanya Dang, am excited to share experiences of my journey from Raipur, India...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/lighting-matters-fourth-industrial-revolution-offers-opportunities-and-threats.html In my column last month, I tried my best to encourage readers to seize opportunities presented by the shortage of skills and not to be distracted by the negative news of the day. I am the first to admit that there are days where the negative...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/lighting-matters-what-is-your-approach-to-lighting-in-the-current-sa-reality.html I was recently prompted to address the current reality for my students when I reviewed their progress. I observed that some students had fallen behind with their studies. When I spoke to some of them one-to-one, I realised that they were being bombarded with negative...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/lighting-matters-the-burning-question-lighting-budget-versus-lighting-investment.html I remember from days long past, how lighting almost always suffered budget cuts to the bare essentials because lighting was always only required near the end of projects. LED lighting is mature. In fact, lighting has never been so exciting before and the quality LED product...

I have just returned from a wonderful holiday overseas after our cruise in the Adriatic Sea which included spending a lot of time in Madrid, Spain and several other cities within easy travelling distance from Madrid. Naturally, I took every opportunity to look at the latest...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/the-psychology-of-colour-and-how-it-impacts-branding.html This article explores the perception of colour across cultures and highlights the use of colour in corporate branding. Never underestimate the importance of selecting the right colour to represent a brand. Every colour used in branding has a psychological link or message. It is, however, very...

https://www.ee.co.za/article/lighting-matters-why-is-lighting-design-practice-in-sa-behind-the-times.html In the last few months, I have frequently been asked for the reason why new technologies and lighting design practices are either not adopting or, at best, are only being adopted at a snail’s pace. I am grateful to those who have asked me because it...