From the first fire to the modern LED lamp – a look at the history of lighting.
Light has been a constant for humans since the beginning of our evolution and has influenced our daily routine for many millions of years. So much so that now under the term “Human Centric Lighting” new lighting concepts are designed that respond to this need. When you realize how long humans have been exposed to natural light during evolution and that artificial light has been around for just 150 years, the importance comes quite clear. In this article we take a close look at the history of lighting.