"Become the Light"

Claire McCarthyNews UK

As the winter Olympics begin the International Olympic Committee are promoting their brand campaign of “Become the Light”.  The “light” is symbolic of inspirational achievements and the positivity it can promote.  With the partnership of Flux Lighting, Designplan embraces the wonder of light and the importance it plays in enhancing buildings to create a visual spectacle. Flux’s ability to illuminate … Read More

Designplan partner with Flux Lighting in UK & Ireland

Claire McCarthyNews UK

We are pleased to announce that we have become the partner of Flux Lighting in the UK and Ireland.  As sister companies within the Fagerhult Lighting Group, Designplan are delighted to promote this innovative French manufacturing lighting company.  Flux offer a complete range of external LED products using the philosophy of “easy to implement and easy to use”.  Flux, in … Read More

Strength of our products

Claire McCarthyNews UK

Strong, tough, and able to withstand adverse conditions – all accurate descriptions of our products.  Robustness and durability are categorised by IK ratings. An IK rating refers to how much mechanical impact a product can resist.  We know that for a luminaire to resist vandalism, it would need to have a minimum of IK10 which is equivalent to 20 joules … Read More

Simplicity in continuous illumination

Alan CarterNews UK

Stromma brings simplicity and style to any internal or external application.  The aesthetic pleasure of continuous illumination is evident in the unbroken lines of our Stromma luminaire.  The linear light traces ceilings when suspended, surface or recess mounted, and the various configurations and lengths allows flexibility within a design. The Stromma’s extruded aluminium body is lightweight but structurally rigid and its polycarbonate diffuser … Read More

Our customers are our priority

Claire McCarthyNews UK

At Designplan we know the importance of embracing a connection with our customers and ensuring we always put them first in both service and satisfaction.  Being a pioneer in a niche market means we need to preserve and care for our relationships with existing customers whilst reaching out to new contacts. We understand the importance of finding solutions to problems and ... Read More

New Year New Knowledge

Caragh BarryNews UK

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As you begin to plan your training for 2018, why not include a CPD on Robust Lighting and receive two hours of CPD points? Our CPD is CIBSE accredited and focuses on robust lighting applications, characteristics and construction utilising standard definitions, demonstrations, and regulatory explanation. The CPD will show how to choose a luminaire based on application and design, manufacturing ... Read More

Accreditations

Caragh BarryNews UK

Designplan values their customers and the importance of supplying and providing consistent high-level quality products and services. This consistency is achieved through accreditation which have implemented procedures for designing and developing our products using process control, to ensure consistency of manufacture whilst maintaining our commitment to sustainability. We have secured accreditation of ISO 9001 for Quality Management Systems and the ... Read More

Finding the perfect product

Caragh BarryNews UK

Finding the best suited product for your application, whether it be for Transport, Social Housing, Custodial, Secure Healthcare or Urban applications can be a struggle. You may need a certain IK rating or product type, or it may need to be high temperature tested or an anti-ligature design. We have a wide range of products for all of the above ... Read More

Lighting in the Mental Health Sector

Caragh BarryNews UK

It is evident that light is critical to human functioning and can be very beneficial in mental healthcare settings to both service users and staff. Broadmoor Hospital Redevelopment (BHR) will modernise living conditions as well as providing an improved working environment. Designplan supplied contemporary lighting in the communal areas to promote wellbeing to patients; 1500 Basilica luminaires were installed as ... Read More

Bespoke design

Caragh BarryNews UK

Despite our broad range of luminaires for sector specific and general applications, there are still some projects where are standard products do not quite provide the desired solution. For many years now we have recognised this need, and have worked closely with customers to alter our existing fittings to exactly match their requirements. Whether its a modification to a standard ... Read More