25 Jul '12, 12pm

LED Lighting System Imitates The Sun’s Healing Effect

LED Lighting System Imitates The Sun’s Healing Effect

With the invention of the electric light bulb , humans were able to extend the day, accessing hours that were usually surrendered to sleep. Replacing candles and kerosene lamps, light bulbs gave us a safe way to illuminate indoor living spaces after the sun had set for the day. Although we now take electric lighting for granted, they've never quite been able to replace the bright light of the sun itself. Artificial light is just that, artificial. Although light bulbs are becoming more energy efficient, many emit a cold light that some find harsh on the eyes, and taxing on the sensibilities. Curious to understand more about how light affects the body, Italian designer Stefano Pertegato delved deep into the world of lighting and modern living environments. Using what he learned, Pertegato created a dynamic LED lighting system that imitates the sun's soothing effect on our bi...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/led-lighting-system-imi...

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