News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Design)

2017
13
December
2017
As Star Wars: The Last Jedi lands in movie theatres worldwide this winter, there is no better opportunity to bring the Star Wars galaxy straight to your bedroom roof windows. Designed for the modern room with comfort and individuality in mind, the St...
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28
November
2017
“We are thrilled and proud to present this esteemed jury to the works of engaged students from all over the world and we truly hope that all efforts will be made to showcase explorations and excitement in the two award categories `daylight in buildin...
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2016
21
December
2016
Using an entrepreneurial distribution model, the Natural Light project will now donate a second instalment of 20,000 solar lamps. These will be sold by new sales agents in off-grid communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and, for the first time...
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12
April
2016
The International VELUX Award 2016, which inspires students of architecture to work with daylight in architecture, has received registrations from 97 countries. ...
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17
March
2016
The VELUX Group presents the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Registration for the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture, which chall...
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12
February
2016
A diverse and international jury comprised of renowned architects and architectural media will elect the winners of the International VELUX Award 2016. ...
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25
January
2016
The Danish Lighting Award 2015 goes to the VILLUM Window Collection. A window consists of a frame and a pane of glass. But how do you give a tangible experience of the daylight a window channels into a room? Artificial light is also used in the exhib...
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2015
16
December
2015
On 16 December 2015, a new chapter adds to the Star Wars universe with the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. The launch of the film not only brings a seventh chapter to the epic saga; it also takes the existing collaboration between D...
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17
September
2015
At the turn of the season, it is not only the weather that changes, so do our habits. In autumn, we take life back indoors and set a cosy and calm atmosphere with candles, soft textiles and decorative objects. With their highly sculptural and rich de...
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03
September
2015
In London, 3 September at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium, the winners of the international design competition Natural Light presented the first prototype of a solar lamp. 14,500 editions of this lamp will be distributed in Africa in the beginning o...
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16
March
2015
Daylight has always been an important factor in the way we interact with design and decoration. We choose light for the ambience it lends to a home, where different rooms need different light settings. Whether the light comes from lamps, candles or d...
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04
March
2015
A long-missing key component for the preservation of Danish building heritage has arrived. On 1 February, the VELUX Group opened the order book of the new but classic roof window for historical buildings – an important product that serves to unite pa...
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02
February
2015
Nowadays, dressing is as much about making a personal statement as it is about functionality. The same applies to the way we dress and decorate the modern home. Thanks to the world’s many innovative designers, everyday objects turn into attractive de...
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2014
23
May
2014
Two winners and five honourable mentions were presented and honoured at the VELUX International Design Awards ceremonyat the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands on 22 May 2014. Hyunjeong Kim from the Berlin University of the Arts in Germany...
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01
April
2014
Now, parents can invite their children's favourite Disney characters into their homes to brighten up children's rooms and stir their imaginations. The VELUX Group and Disney have teamed up to create the Disney & VELUX Dream Collection™ – an assortmen...
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05
March
2014
As part of the VELUX International Design Award competition, design students from all over Europe are submitting visual input to three different challenges preceding the delivery of their final solutions on March 31. The challenges' focus on the stud...
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2013
14
November
2013
Our windows and blinds say a lot about how we open our homes to the world, according to international design duo GamFratesi. As jury members for the VELUX International Design Award, they look forward to seeing what design students come up with as ...
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01
October
2013
Today, the VELUX Group launches VELUX International Design Award aimed at spotting tomorrow's trends and talents and, for the first time, at discovering new, inventive blinds for the roof window. What does the blind of the future look like? This...
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2012
29
October
2012
The prestigious Mobile of the Day is awarded exclusively to innovations that manage to combine the latest technology with creative and ground-breaking ideas. And that was exactly the idea behind the acclaimed app VELUX Installer. The app was dev...
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20
September
2012
On 13 September, the VELUX Group, which owns the strongest brand in the building industry, and world-leading architectural firm Foster + Partners celebrated the creation of VELUX Modular Skylights. Together, they kicked off a new era of designing wit...
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15
June
2012
The VELUX Group has recently launched a new generation of roof windows. They make the installation process of the roof window easier and smarter all the way from the improved unpacking procedure to the smart and easy click-on covers that replace th...
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21
March
2012
Green Lighthouse is Denmark's first carbon-neutral public building and an example of successful public-private partnership.  ...
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2011
15
March
2011
World famous designer, Karim Rashid, has created a new collection of eye-catching blackout blinds for the VELUX Group. The partnership is a new design approach by the VELUX Group to work together with internationally acknowledged designers. Karim R...
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13
January
2011
World famous designer, Karim Rashid, has created a new collection of eye-catching blackout blinds for the VELUX Group. ...
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2010
04
May
2010
In partnership with Ross Lovegrove, the internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, the VELUX Group presents a stylish and sophisticated new product that spreads natural light through the roof to otherwise electrically lit rooms. The name...
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07
April
2010
In partnership with Ross Lovegrove, the internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, the VELUX Group presents a stylish and sophisticated new product that spreads natural light through the roof to otherwise electrically lit rooms. ...
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15
March
2010
A very unusual partnership between the VELUX Group and the internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, Ross Lovegrove, wins this year's attractive red dot award "best of the best" for pioneering design. ...
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2009
27
August
2009
From 27 August, Copenhagen Design Week 2009 will present Danish and international design trends and talents under the theme Sustainable Design. The VELUX Group is main sponsor and arranger of an international architecture seminar. ...
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2006
12
October
2006
Champagne au Mont d'Or, 12 October 2006 - io-homecontrol® has today announced the integration of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of locking solutions, as a new member of the home control initiative. ...
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02
February
2006
The announcement and celebration of the winners of the International VELUX Award 2006 for Students of Architecture will take place at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, on 23 October. 2 February 2006 VELUX announces the location and timing fo...
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