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Lighting Made Sustainable - Introducing Vlak 1

 

For our Sustainable Stays project, we implemented the Vlak 1  lamp in our inspiration room at The Student Hotel Amsterdam City. As part of our mission to develop the ultimate sustainable guest experience, Vlak 1 integrates into our living, breathing testing room by contributing a sustainable source of controlled lighting. Read more...

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Reopening Hotels Sustainably: Verbal and Visual Reassurance Key

Coronavirus has posed a serious challenge to the hospitality industry. In the early stages of the pandemic, many hotels either closed down or faced reduced occupancy rates. As a result, Innovation Lighthouse looked for ways of helping such hotels get back on track in a safe and sustainable manner.​ Read more...

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Blocking the Sun with Circularity - Kvadrat’s Blackout Curtains

Don’t like being woken up by excessive sunlight flooding your hotel room? Having proper curtains is a must - but for the environmentally conscious hotel guest, knowing that your curtains are both durable and produced with minimal waste is even better. Read more...

Interview with Kelsey Wilson - Sustainable Reopening

From June to September 2020, Innovation Lighthouse worked with 4 hotels in the Netherlands to help them find more social and sustainable alternatives to meet new hygiene standards and challenges brought on by COVID-19. Kelsey is our project lead at Innovation Lighthouse.  Read more...