Project Lighting with Bluelab Design

Bluelab Design specialise in the lighting design and manufacture for projects of any size, whether residential or commercial. Having a professional designer involved in your project lighting ensures that your wishes and requirements are carefully considered.


120 Bay Street

120 Bay Street

A mixed commercial, residential and retail development in the beach end of busy Bay Street, Port Melbourne. The unique design boasts large curved balconies on nearly every level to capture bay and city views. In 2009, Bluelab Design worked with Hansen Yunken to provide quality corrosion-resistant exterior lighting for all balconies and roof-top garden areas. …

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Aecom Office Architectural Lighting fit out Melbourne

Aecom Engineers have relocated their busy Melbourne office to Docklands.  Aecom is a multi-national company offering services in Engineering, Consulting and Project management.  It was important to get their own project right and in particular their public areas that would be scrutinized  by potential customers. Aecom chose ETAP Lighting to illuminate their board rooms and…

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Blue Lab Design - Project: Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra

Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra

Our lighting designer at Bluelab Design was asked by Clarke Hopkins and Clarke’s interior design team to assist with the procurement of apartment lighting for Alexandra Avenue. Located in one of Melbourne’s most exclusive areas, the products had to be of a high quality. Monark Developments, CHC Interiors and Bluelab Design worked together to create…

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Project: ANZ Contact Centre

ANZ Contact Centre

Apps Electrics appointed Bluelab Design back in 2002 to make a series of special designed for this project.  The citric-coloured drums were one meter diameter with a cluster of energy-saver lamps and parchment diffused base.  The complicated design was the MR16 surface-mounted downlight. Heat with MR16 lamps was a major concern when these products were…

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Architectural Lighting in Twitter’s Sydney office

International online Social networking service giant “Twitter” has set up Down under. Bluelab Design supplied most of the high end custom designed luminaires for the fit-out. These were designed by Bates Smart and Aston Consulting, for their modern, light filled, Sydney head quarters. Bluelab Design Custom made 3 different size dual lined Drum pendants with…

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Project: Australian Catholic University Chapel

Australian Catholic University Chapel

In 2012, Bluelab Design was appointed during the design process by Umow Lai. Bluelab Design worked with Woods Baggot Architects on conceptual designs and final drawings. The design changed minimally over the period of six months, with Bluelab Design helping the process with technical advice. Lowering gear was added so the pendants could be lowered for…

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Project: Bells Beach Home and Studio – Funk Architects

Bells Beach Home and Studio – Funk Architects

In 2009, Bells Beach Home and Studio was principle architect, Jeremy Ham’s own project. The pressure was on to create a beautiful lighting design to compliment his family’s dream home on their dream property. The Development started with Jeremy’s studio for Funk Architects, a self-contained studio/office that doubled as an entertaining bungalow. The design is modern with…

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Bunjil Place Under construction

Blunjil Place – City of Casey is well on the way to completion. Award winning Architect’s FJMT designed. Bluelab Design are excited to be a part of this incredible building situated in Narre Warren Victoria. Bluelab Design have manufactured beautiful plaster LED feature luminaires.  3 different sizes were supplied:  opening sizes 1570mm dia, 830mm dia…

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Clarke Hopkins and Clarke’s Architectural timber lighting Office Fitout

When Robert Goodliffe of Melbourne’s award winning Architectural firm, Clarke Hopkins and Clarke contacted Bluelab Design to manufacture and supply our Timber 90 for their Melbourne office expansion, we were excited to be included in CHC’s own project.  Robert explained that the Office extension is situated at the back of their existing modern Sackville Street,…

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Project: Clayton Utz

Clayton Utz Board Room

In 2006, Bluelab Design was engaged to design and manufacture the boardroom lighting of law firm Clayton Utz in Melbourne’s Collins Street. Bluelab Design worked with renowned architectural firm Woods Baggot through the design stage. The fittings were square luminaire with both up and down lighting components. The frame was chromed and an opal diffuser…

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Como House Ballroom Crystal Chandelier

COMO House in South Yarra Melbourne is a prized glimpse into life 100 plus years ago.   Managed by National Trust Victoria, Como House’s building and grounds are preserved in time. Wood & Grieve Engineering lighting team referred National Trust Victoria to Bluelab Design to undertake the removal, rewire, clean and re-installation of the 120 +…

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Project: Crown Metropol

Crown Metropol Hotel

In 2009, Bluelab Design worked with Bates Smart and Vision Design on the specially designed hotel room lighting at the Crown Metropol. Every light design went through a lengthy and rigorous design and approval process, with a tight schedule for supply to Watters Electrical. The end results were beautiful, including chrome picture wall lights with…

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Project: E589 Apartments

E589 Apartments

E589 Apartments is being marketed to young professional couples; the location is inner city Melbourne on tram lines, close to Victoria Market. EAT Architects worked with Bluelab Design to create a unique, playful and low-energy lighting design. Lighting was always a key element of the interiors, with a feature LED wall in the foyer and…

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ETAP E4 Fit out in Central Square Altona Shopping Centre

Central Square shopping centre in Altona Victoria has undergone a much deserved make over.  Architecture HQ had a clear vision for Central Square new fresh look.  Some of these ideas were not easy to achieve.  Engineer Ken Parker from SPA Consulting contacted Bluelab Design looking for a High output LED, suspended extruded system with Narrow…

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ETAP Excellum 2

ETAP Excellum 2

This Article is from ETAP’s Lightpoint magazine, 2016 edition, page 10. Lightpoint magazine is available from the “download” section with ETAP’s website. follow the link to ETAP website on Bluelab’s home page. for more information on Excellum 2 or any ETAP products please contact Bluelab for help.

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ETAP inline E4 28m run with only 1 power feed

ETAP Lighting E4 Light Line series ticks all the boxes: Ease of installation, versatility, great light output, Dual-lens lens controls, mounting options and inbuilt Daylight sensors ELS, inbuilt motion sensors EMD, and/or K9 emergency module. Central Square in Altona, Melbourne’s South West, Feature ETAP’s E4 inline suspended model with narrow beam lens, 28m continuous run…

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Flare Tasmanian Designer Kitchen with Bluelab’s Timber LED Lighting

Flare Design were searching for the perfect over bench light for a new modern kitchen in Tasmania. Bluelab Design’s Timber 90 was the perfect fit. The T90 2290mm with a clear estapol finish. Flare’s Designer selected a black and white check woven cord (old look kettle cord) to give the T90 a personal stamp. The…

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Hand Crafted Timber Gifts

There’s nothing better than a hand made present. Bluelab Design have designed and made custom timber pen holders for Bluelab’s loyal specifiers to celebrate the festive season. Bluelab’s timber pen holders are hand crafted with the environment in mind.  Our timber pen holders were made from the Truss 90 timber light off cuts and carefully…

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Kino Cinema, Melbourne

Kino Cinema, Melbourne

The 2011 Kino Cinema project was intricate and specialised, with designer lighting and special paint finishes. Bluelab Design was not engaged in the lighting design. Kino was a testimony to Bluelab’s diversity.

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Project: Laureate Albert Park

Laureate Albert Park

Laureate Albert Park is a Mirvac project situated on the border of Albert Park and Port Melbourne, within the new Albert Park College zone and two blocks from the beach. These family-friendly townhouses were very popular. In 2010, Bluelab Design created a high-end, low-energy design with a price tag within the Mirvac project budgets. Once again,…

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LED Architectural Timber Lighting in Australia Post Melbourne

NDY Light Melbourne office Designed the lighting for Australia Post Melbourne CBD office.  Aviva Gunzberg from NDY used the Timber 965  within her lighting calculations for the meeting rooms coupled with downlights to the perimeter of each room.  The T965 provides 356 lux with the T965 1200mm mounted at 2300mm and the working plane at…

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LED Timber Light for retail lighting

Bell Street Fish & Chip shop in Torquay Victoria have the best Fish and Chips in Torquay we think.  When purchasing some of Chris and Nia’s Fish and Chips we discussed upgrading Bell’s Streets lighting. Bluelab Design proposed changing their fluoro lighting to LED Timber lighting.  We supplied the T90 in 1200mm long length Installed…

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Project: Luna Apartments

Luna Apartments

In 2012, Bluelab Design Pty Ltd worked closely with builder Hacer Group to resolve many design issues in lighting on Luna Apartments. The balcony lighting had been specified to sit on the balustrade under the railing. A fluorescent weatherproof batten was proposed, but both the builder and electrician discovered this would not work. Bluelab designed…

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Project: Manningham Civic Centre

Manningham Civic Centre

Back in 2012, Manningham Civic Centre had come in over budget – so Bluelab Design offered a quality package within budget and the limited schedule. The extrusion fittings were all Dali-controlled and had special paint finishes to match the interior of the project.

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Project: Methodist Ladies College

Methodist Ladies College Marshmead

Bluelab Design worked with FMSA Architecture in 2008 to design a low energy, marine grade lighting for Methodist Ladies College’s self-contained campus in Mallacoota, called Marshmead. Bluelab Design created lighting designs with calculations for the generator room, storage shed, BBQ areas, dining room and commercial kitchen, student cabins and classrooms. Bluelab Design provided modern, low-energy,…

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Owen Dixon Chambers Board Room Lighting

Owen Dixon Chambers Board Room Lighting – Melbourne CBD. Owen Dixon Chambers East 205 William Street, Melbourne “ODC” owned by Barristers’ Chambers Limited, houses Barristers Clerks, Vic Bar etc. Gray Puksand specified Bluelab Design’s Truss 965 in Custom lengths for the ODC board room fit out located on the 11th floor. Manufactured in locally procured…

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Project: Pegasus Apart'Hotel

Pegasus Apart’Hotel

Pegasus Apart’Hotel, on A’Beckett Street in Melbourne, was developed by a Malaysian developer with a good understanding of the Asian market and pricing. All of the products on this project were sourced from China. In 2011, Bluelab Design were engaged by builder Merkon Construction to keep both the developer and engineer happy. Bluelab sourced products…

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St Patrick’s Primary School Upgrade Geelong West

St Patrick’s Primary School Upgarde featuring ETAP R7 Mark Sanders of Third Ecology Architects Geelong needed a energy efficient lighting for St Patrick’s Primary.  Mark contacted Bluelab Design to help. St Patrick’s dates back to 1911 and many of the buildings are heritage listed.  Bluelab’s brief from Mark was to create comfortable learning spaces in…

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bespoke timber lighting

Sustainable timber lighting for Frankston Tafe upgrade

As your specialist bespoke lighting designers and manufacturers, Bluelab Design proudly offers a variety of products to solve your lighting needs. We recently worked with Frankston Tafe to supply 60 sustainable Tasmanian Oak light fittings to be used throughout the Tafe’s hallways and breakout areas. We used the Timber 90 T5 for this project, a…

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T965 Photometric, and Heat Testing complete & C-Tick approval

Bluelab Design have submitted the T965 – Timber 90x65mm profile for Photometric testing, Heat tests and C-Tick safety approval certificates.  The Timber 965 is now more than just a decorative LED Timber luminaire.  With Photometric testing and IES files now available, Engineers and Lighting designers are able to include the T965 in their calculations.  Timber…

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The Sands Torquay

The Sands Torquay

In 2006, Bluelab Design supplied lighting and lighting designs to Mirvac Home Builders to withstand the coast’s harshest conditions.  The exterior wall lights were designed and constructed by Bluelab for The Sands project. The fittings were manufactured from high-quality marine grade aluminium and rated at IP65.  To date, these fittings are still installed and have…

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Torquay Surf Life Saving Club

Torquay Surf Life Saving Club

Over the last 10 years, Torquay Surf Life Saving Club’s building has been neglected and become run down and areas of it were not compliant. Over the last three years the members have worked to fix the 1970s’ building.  The asbestos roof has been replaced, fire system installed, new carpet laid and and the building painted….

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Project: Tribeca Apartments

Tribeca Apartments

Located in busy East Melbourne, Tribeca Apartments were designed by French architect Phillip Stark and built on the old C.U.B. site – with the old brewery façade retained and restored. Unfortunately, Phillip Stark’s design came in well over budget; Bluelab Design was appointed by Multiplex and Apps Electrics to create lighting that was specified by European…

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Project: Melbourne University Commerce Lecture Theatre

University of Melbourne Commerce Lecture Theatre

In 2007 Bluelab Design were contracted to create the internal lighting to large acrylic cubes which were mounted to the ceiling. The luminaire was required to provide lighting downward and to light the cube from within. Also, the fitting required a suspension and flexible wire in order to re-lamp.

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University of Melbourne Library

University of Melbourne Library

Cox Architects designed a bracket to sit on the library study desks as task lights. Back in 2007, Bluelab Design had the tricky task of providing enough illumination from a slim small space prior to the introduction of high-output LED tape. Bluelab used T2 fluorescent lamps that provided great illumination and sat neatly in the…

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Project: Watergate

Watergate

Eascom Electrical needed a solution for their client to reduce energy in the 2012 Watergate building corridors. Bluelab Design manufactured a gear tray to be installed into the existing wall brackets that would replace the 2x42W PL to 2x3W LED lamp source. The result was a staggering 78W per fitting saving. Bluelab changed 618 fittings…

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Watergum, Werribee

Watergum, Werribee

This three-storey home was the family home of a successful developer.  The project needed to boast the best of everything within a budget. In 2013, Bluelab Design was engaged to design and supply a special lighting for a special home. Using glass wall lights and pendants, gypsum-recessed LED downlights, LED stair tread lighting and LED…

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Project: Yarra's Edge Housing

Yarra’s Edge Housing

In 2008, Bluelab Design worked with Mirvac Interiors to create smart, high-end lighting design without the high-end price. Bluelab Design supplied LED task lighting in the bathrooms and kitchen, marine grade external wall lights, as well as ceiling lighting in the bedrooms. All of the lighting supplied by Bluelab Design was especially designed by Mirvac…

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