Italy’s oldest amusement park reopens with a new glow featuring Bridgelux LED arrays

Rome’s Luneur Park reopens its doors after eight years with new rides, new vigor, and new lighting, while retaining its historic charm.

LIVERMORE, CA – Bridgelux, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state LED arrays, announced the selection of Bridgelux Vero® Series and V Series™ LED arrays in over 1,000 fixtures throughout the historic amusement park. The park has been a country landmark since 1953, but closed briefly in 2008 when it fell on hard times. Many anticipated the reopening of the park and the updated attractions. New lighting fixtures by ILM Lighting provides a bright, child friendly atmosphere meant to inspire, entertain and safeguard visitors of all ages while saving energy costs for the park.

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“How lighting makes you feel is a critical element to any environment, but especially one that is designed to evoke excitement and nostalgia,” stated Aaron Merrill, VP Product Marketing at Bridgelux. “Being featured in such a historic park in Italy is very exciting for us. It is exciting to see that what we create is helping our customers experience the power and possibility of light.”

In close collaboration with designers from Fabertechnica Lighting, ILM Lighting installed fixtures throughout the entire 17 acre park that stimulate the imagination of every guest by illuminating building structures and lighting walkways. Federico Ognibene, CEO and chief designer of ILM Lighting, is proud to be part of the transformation, “As children, we all had fun at Luneur, and now we’ve contributed to the reopening of a landmark in the city of Rome. We are extremely proud.”

Marco Frascarolo, Scientific Coordinator and Lighting Designer at Fabertechnica, feels similar, “Happy to have worked together with my team to give light to this place that was a place of my dreams when I was young.”

About Bridgelux
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of lighting technologies and solutions that invites companies, industries and people to experience the power, possibility and financial potential of LED lighting. Headquartered in Livermore, California, Bridgelux employs more than 90 employees with global sales and services within international markets. Born of world-class engineering and informed by human intuition, the company's LED arrays and chips replace traditional lighting technologies with integrated, solid-state lighting solutions that make it possible for its customers to provide high performance, human-centric influenced light for the commercial, industrial and outdoor markets. For more information about the company, please visit www.bridgelux.com.

Bridgelux, Vero, and the Bridgelux stylized logo design are registered trademarks of Bridgelux, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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