In Conversation with: Aphra Shemza, LED artist

Aphra Shemza is a London based artist whose LED and light creations have certainly illuminated the art world since she burst onto the scene in 2009. Using an abstract, geometric and scientific approach Aphra Shemza is...

But is it art…? Ultra LEDs assist with stunning new creation

A London based artists recently used our products for their latest bright idea and we were happy to help As well as the more ‘standard’ uses for our products we also like to talk about projects that use LED lighting which are more, how shall we say, outside of the box? Well, an illuminating creation we were recently able to… Read more »

CASE STUDY: Promethius

Take a look at how Ultra LEDs stole the limelight and played their own starring role in a big-screen smash Ultra LEDs don’t just stock a wide variety of products for homes and businesses; sometimes they are called-upon to provide Hollywood’s very own bright lights when Tinsel Town comes calling for their next big blockbuster. This… Read more »

Blue LED inventors win physics Nobel prize

A trio of scientists in Japan and the US creditied for for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) has been awarded The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics. The blue LEDs developed by Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura helped produce bright, energy-efficient white light sources. Making the announcement, representatives of the… Read more »

Psychedelic LEDs to be used in Corsair keyboards and mice

Corsair introduce their range of RGB-branded Vengeance Series K70 & K95 keyboards featuring “psychedelic LED lighting.” On both keyboards, the Cherry MX RGB switches will allow for a choice of 16.8 million backlighting colours, not to mention animations. The K70 RGB will hit the market in late July with a £100 asking price, that’s about £30… Read more »

Liverpool set to replace street lights with LED lamps

Thousands of street lights in Liverpool look set to be replaced in a programme which could save millions of pounds for the city. The city council will consider a recommendation that more than 20,000 of the existing yellow sodium lights, which have concrete columns, be replaced with LED bulbs on steel columns. Although the scheme… Read more »