new rijksmuseum illuminated with philips led lighting
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intro: philips announces the illumination of the renovated rijksmuseum in amsterdam and its entire art exhibition with its led lighting. as one of the lead partners in the renovation,
philips announces the illumination of the renovated rijksmuseum in amsterdam and its entire art exhibition with its led lighting. as one of the lead partners in the renovation, philips has been working closely with the rijksmuseum on the lighting design with a strong focus on the visitor experience and the conservation of the artworks. the renovated rijksmuseum opens its doors on april 13, showcasing collections of the dutch masters such as rembrandt and vermeer, all illuminated with philips led lighting.
the led lighting solution creates effects and visual contrasts that closely mimic the color rendition of natural daylight, presenting the artwork in the best way and enhancing the visitor experience. with more than 9,500 square meters and 7,500 artworks illuminated, it is the largest gallery space ever lit by led. in addition, philips' leds light the museum's public spaces including the shop, the atriums, the restaurant as well as the outdoor area and building facade.
the new led lighting illuminates artworks that date back to the middle ages. in total, the lighting illuminates 7,500 artworks spanning several centuries. philips' lighting solution consists of ¾ of a million leds, including 3,800 led spots, more than 1.8 kilometers of led lighting the ceiling and an advanced led lighting control system via a mobile application for museum employees to use.