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The Future Of Light

PSFK’s Future of Light report is an in-depth survey of the trends shaping light at the intersection of technology, community and sustainability. This survey looks at key trends that focus on how light can support livelihood, improve safety and bring people together, demonstrating the vast potential that light has to positively impact people’s lives across the globe.

The Future Of Light was kindly sponsored by Philips Lighting and is available free on iPad and Android devices, and as a PDF download.

Published September 2013

The 150+ page document describes 12 trends across 4 broader themes. Each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by our PSFK Labs team.
  • 150+ Page Report
  • 12 Trends Described Within 4 Macro Themes
  • 48 Best In Class Manifestations of Change In Lighting
  • Reactions By Executives From Leading Organizations
  • Supporting Stats And Research References


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