Aug 6, 2015

Case Study: Amsterdam Welcomes New Age in Museum Lighting

Category: Illumination

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is the national museum and home to master works of art from artists including Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh. It is one of the largest museums in the world, spanning 9,500 square meters and showcasing 7,500 works from the Middle Ages to the present. As part of a top-to-bottom renovation, the lighting was redesigned with an eye toward art preservation and achieving the quality of light that would best enhance the viewer experience. The goal was to mimic the color rendition of natural daylight throughout the museum, atrium, café and all other public spaces using LED lighting. It also became important, as Philips worked with the Rijksmuseum and other project partners, to optimize spotlights to bring out the unique features of each work of art — a task best accomplished using LED lighting

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