Confident in their crafting process, combined with the superior materials that Ligman Australia uses to produce their luminaires, ELS offers an industry leading 10-year warranty to the Australian market. Discover Ligman here. Photography by Jackie Chan.

Iconic to Sydney’s Western Suburbs is the renowned Canterbury Leagues Club. A popular destination for many locals and beyond, the venue supports its community with a range of premier facilities. As part of a recent upgrade, the Club has introduced the highly anticipated ‘Showroom’. An events space for up to 500 guests, the new space […]

Recently completed, 5 Blue Street in North Sydney has undergone an impressive transformation marking a new chapter for the 8,000sqm commercial space . Leading the fit out and refurbishment were experts FDC who coordinated the comprehensive repositioning of the building as well as a detailed refurbishment of the property. The focal point of the refurbishment […]

One of the most common reasons for LED failure is overheating. The junction temperature on the chip can never exceed a certain level or the LED will get damaged and start to permanently degrade. Working on architectural projects, where most of the delicately planned lighting designs are located outside, it is crucial to install reliable […]

The Fuji Akari Range re-imagines the concept of acoustic ceiling systems through incorporating high quality luminaires. Beautifully designed and made in Australia the Fuji Hachi Akari allows for the ultimate in lighting customisation while combining acoustic properties to assist in unwanted sound reverberation. The Fuji Hatchi Akari features a shallow diffused luminaire providing a perfect […]

25 Martin Place

February 2024

As Sydney’s City Centre has undergone an extraordinary re-birth in the last 4 years, retail outlets and offices are busier than ever. A positive change since the unprecedented dip in 2020. Investing in the improvement of the city landscape has brought on an incredible influx of redevelopment projects throughout the CBD. Included in that is […]

Central Station

January 2024

Combined with Sydney’s biggest public transport project renewing Sydney Metro and adding a whopping 46 new stations, Sydney’s Central Station has also seen a truly historical transformation. Responding to population growth and increasing demands for an improved transport system, Sydney’s Central Station has been at the top of the list to receive an upgrade. Serving […]

Optec by ERCO

December 2023

Synonymous with ERCO’s premium quality and efficiency, the Optec is known for its versatility and potential to meet many lighting requirements. The Optec exceeds expectations in the retail space, galleries and museum lighting, floodlighting for exhibitions, uniform wall illumination and even the use of sharp edged beam angles for the dramatic lighting effect. With innovative […]

Chifley Tower

November 2023

Chifley Tower resides on one of the most exclusive plots in Sydney’s business district. Neighbouring Hunter, Phillip and Bent Streets, the building’s location is prominent; the irregularly shaped footprint of the land lending itself to curved architecture, which traces the shape of the street’s organic lines. Completed in the early 1990’s and costing $1.2 billion, […]

As one of Australia’s most well-established commercial art galleries, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery has supported contemporary art for over 40 years. Established in Sydney in 1982, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery has fostered the careers of some of the most influential Australian artists working today, including Tracey Moffatt, David Noonan, Fiona Hall, Patricia Piccinini, Bill Henson and Dale […]

Blacktown Animal Rehoming Centre by Sam Crawford Architects is one of a kind. Set amongst the extensively designed landscape by JMD design, the site is full of drought tolerant, low maintenance plants that provide plentiful shade, creating an inviting habitat for the local birds whose bold colours inspire the facility’s modern design.∙ BARC was created […]

The Flex 70 Mini is one of the most recent ranges to be brought to the already extensive ELS catalogue. As part of the range, the Flex 70 Mini includes the Flex 70 Mini Surface, Flex 70 Mini Pendant and also the Flex 70 Mini Double Pendant. Utilising the range’s premium lens technology, each luminaire […]

Virgin Australia

October 2023

Occupying level 22 of Sydney’s landmark office tower at 420 George St, Virgin Australia’s interiors have recently undergone a facelift which is inspired by its iconic brand and people. The brief called for a ‘lighter, brighter and more effective space to suit a new hybrid working style, that would better support collaboration with teams around […]

Salesforce Fitout

September 2023

Salesforce Tower was recently added to Sydney’s skyline as one of the newest and most outstanding architectural feats. Standing at 263.1 meters high, the Foster + Partners designed building is the tallest office building and second tallest building in the whole of Sydney. As part of an epic $5 billion redevelopment for the Circular Quay […]

As one of Coolon’s latest additions to their extensive selection of Australian made products, Plume is an exterior compact spotlight range designed for accent and flood lighting applications. Utilise the luminaire to highlight, graze and beautify facades, bridges and magnitude of landscapes. Discover the full Plume range here.

HCF Australia

September 2023

As the City of Parramatta continues to make its mark as a thriving business and retail precinct, HCF Australia can now call Parramatta home as the not-for-profit insurer settles into the dynamic new fitout by IA. The bold colour palette of smoky pinks and blues echoes HCF’s branding and reverberates across the double floor fitout. […]

With almost 2o years of history, the Parscan has never failed to stand for outstanding quality of light and refined, exceptional design. With Parscan 48V, Parscan InTrack and Parscan OnTrack, the new generation now comprises three product ranges. With 6 sizes, 12 interchangeable distributions, filters, tunable white and RGBW as well as digital connectivity, the […]

Grimshaw Architects’ reimagined vision for Sydney Bus Stops, amounting to over 300 came to fruition as part of the City of Sydney’s large upgrade in late 2022. Grimshaw’s curated approach meant that each bus shelter was equipped with street furniture displaying functional architectural detail, along with new advertising panels, toilet pods and kiosks. Lighting designers […]

The exciting NEW Fuse range by ELS combines exceptional lighting performance with acoustic properties to assist with reducing sound reverberation. Not only does the Fuse range push the boundaries with light and sound performance but also it’s sustainability footprint. Manufactured in Australia the shade is made from 60% post consumer recycled PET. Check out the […]

Since its original conception in 2012, Darling Quarter has experienced a number of adaptations. Reflective of the current times and how workplace design has evolved to become a more collaborative environment, inviting a holistic approach which highlights the importance of community and connection. The reimagined public and private community space of Darling Quarter is host […]

As part of Macquarie University’s continuing upgrades to its campus, Jadecross had the pleasure of contributing to the illumination of Wally’s Walk, affectionately named after Dr Walter V Abraham, the University’s Architect planner from 1965 to 1983. The building required functional, glare free pathway illumination to satisfy the needs and conventional requirements of the University. […]


June 2023

As Parramatta continues to grow as a state-of-the-art commercial and community precinct, Jadecross has had the opportunity to participate in a $20 billion project overall. Over the last five years, 3, 4 and 6-8 Parramatta Square have been added to the portfolio of projects we’ve contributed to. PHIVE, most recently completed, is our newest addition. […]

COX Architecture’s new Sydney Studio is an adaptive workplace that embodies the project’s three fundamental principles; conservation, collaboration and sustainability. Set in an original 1912 State-heritage listed building, the framework came with charming features which COX Architecture left untouched as much as possible, celebrating and conserving the heart of its original design. Lighting designers LCI […]

Architecturally designed by Bates Smart, 420 George St is a mixed-use development and the only one of its kind to achieve a 5 Star Green Office “As Built’ Green Star V2 rating in NSW. With project managers TSA Management and builders Renascent at the helm of the build, lighting designers Lightwaves were engaged to forge […]

Consulting Engineers Aston Consulting used an impressive selection of exterior luminaires from Ligman, ERCO, GAN and LPE for the recently completed College of Law Terrace. Marking a new era for the college having just relocated to Sydney’s George Street, the building boasts a 4 Star NABERS rating. WMK Architects worked alongside the college to achieve […]

Evolving thanks to the latest technology and digital connectivity, Parscan 48V offers premium quality of light and extensive flexibility. Unique 48V technology enables the advantage of smaller luminaires, track, and adapters without compromising on the supreme visual performance that ERCO products are known for. Ensuring the interior space is always the focal point, the design […]

Residing in the prestigious No. 1 Martin Place, Charter Hall recently underwent a facelift creating a dynamic space for its employees to engage with and enjoy. The project was led by FDC as they worked closely with architects Bates Smart to bring the sustainable modern workplace to fruition. Aston Consulting chose a selection of luminaires […]

Using Darklight technology and tunable white, the NEW Uniscan range by ERCO offers high quality light for supreme gallery illumination. Controlling Uniscan via Bluetooth technology, the light has the capacity to change frequently and with ease. Miniature in form, the modern luminaire uses discretion to become part of any gallery setting, leaving room for the […]

As a host of artists tell stories of historical political propaganda and myths of the past, Shuo Shu, White Rabbit Gallery’s recent exhibition comes to life. Lighting designer MEGs Lighting uses a selection of ERCO luminaires to elevate the visual experience and conserve the pieces on display.   Photography by Hamish Mcintosh.

As part of Fairfield City Council’s $10 million Fairfield Showground redevelopment, architects Conybeare Morrison worked in conjunction with the Council and Kane Constructions to deliver a contemporary grandstand, complete with modern facilities. Supporting the Council to create optimal illumination for the Grandstand and its patrons, engineers Northrop were engaged. Using a generous selection of Ligman […]

Introducing the Flute range by Efficient Lighting Systems (ELS). The decorative selection of luminaires was designed to suit interior applications, elevating any space it’s positioned in . Using German-manufactured glass and other refined materials, the Flute is available in a number of forms, satisfying any design brief. Contact us at [email protected] or on 02 8436 […]

Lines lend dynamism to architecture and emphasise spatial dimensions. ERCO combines the continuous line with a fully comprehensive toolbox of light distributions. This makes Invia 48V a light structure that impresses both as a design element and for any lighting task. Perfect for museums, galleries, public buildings and office environments, Invia 48V integrates into any […]

Until now, a former spirits distillery and its bordering electrical substation at 183-185 Clarence Street have both sat unused for decades, deemed too difficult to restore by a host of developers. Now known as Sub Station No.164, the adjacent buildings imprint the streetscape juxtaposed with futurism and old-world architecture. Purchased by Built in 2017, the […]

Theatre Royal

December 2022

Unveiled in 1976, Sydney’s modernist Theatre Royal has become a truly iconic piece of architecture. Designed by acclaimed architect Harry Seidler, the distinctively avant-garde theatre trumps what is usually expected of traditional theatre spaces. Paying homage and respect to Seidler’s work, the recent refurbishment was part of the Martin Place redevelopment and a combined effort […]

As part of the Art Gallery of NSW expansion, Sydney Modern is a stand alone extension that is connects to the existing gallery via a public garden. Conceived by Japanese architecture firm SANAA, the Sydney Modern Project’s design takes into account its environment and topography, first and foremost. Surrounded by Sydney’s spectacular harbour setting, along […]

As part of Macquarie University’s continuing upgrades to it’s campus, Jadecross had the pleasure of contributing to the illumination of Wally’s Walk, affectionately named after Dr Walter V Abraham, the University’s Architect planner from 1965 to 1983. The building required functional, glare free pathway illumination as well as an emphasis on its architecture using light […]

155 Clarence St

November 2022

Originally built in 1938-1939 as a warehouse and showroom, 155 Clarence Street now stands as an iconic example of art deco architecture at its best. Positioned in Sydney’s bustling CBD, the heritage listed building recently underwent a revival internally. While Group GSA was engaged to renovate 3 vacant floors, they worked closely with lighting designers […]

With the Public's needs at the centre of the new Sydney Metro stations, a state of the art collection of modern stations with 65km of new metro rail will be unveiled by 2024. Responding to the growing demand for improved transport as the city continues to grow at a rapid pace. Images courtesy of Cox Architecture.

As part of the $40 million project to expand the Newcastle Art Gallery, ARUP has been engaged to contribute to the Gallery's much anticipated transformation.

Since its conception, CBA at Darling Quarter has been a precinct which is superior in both design and sustainability. State of the art engineering allowed the development to meet a 5 Star NABERS energy rating, achieving a CO2 reduction of up to 40%.

As part of the City of Sydney’s vision to upgrade the City with an installation of bus shelters, toilet pods, advertising panels and kiosks, Grimshaw Architects were commissioned to bring the brief to life. Designing street furniture across an astonishing 26 square kilometre stretch. Over 300 existing bus shelters were replaced, each with Grimshaw’s high […]

Once deemed Sydney’s tallest skyscraper in 2019 , Chifley Tower occupies the city’s most expensive block of land, originally bought by Alan Bond for a monumental $306 million in 1988.

In 2017, English architecture firm Foster + Partners won an international design competition to design one of Sydney’s newest commercial towers. With an ambition to achieve a Greenstar rating of 6, Salesforce Tower will not only be a centrepiece to Sydney’s skyline but an incredible example of environmental sustainability within the building and design industry. Soaring above the CBD skyline, Salesforce Tower will be Sydney’s tallest office tower sitting at 263m in height, elevating the City’s skyline.

As part of Central Station's biggest upgrade in decades, the project is preparing for cutting edge driverless trains along with an influx of an incredible 450,000 customers a day.

Otherwise known as Quay Quarter Tower, 50 Bridge Street is one of Danish architectural firm 3XN's most dynamic collaborations as they team up with Australia’s architectural firm, BVN. Their realised vision was for the project to include a 50 storey office tower which overlooks Sydney’s acclaimed Opera House.

As we celebrate our 30th anniversary reflecting on some of our most adored projects, the Art Gallery of NSW comes to mind as a much loved favourite.

As we near the end of moving through some of our most memorable past projects, Ngununggulla couldn't be missed. A project which was unveiled last year, Ngununggulla features a strong collection of luminaires which elevate and emphasise the artistic talent that lies within this exceptional gallery space.

Representing a uniquely diverse cross section of brands means we've been able to meet our clients' briefs using the right tools. 40 Miller St was an example of where we were able to combine an effective collection of luminaires for the project.

Celebrating 30 Years of Jadecross, we are proud to be looking over some of our past projects and recognising the diverse nature of our work. St Marks Catholic College was a performance hub which put creativity and education at the forefront.

Celebrating our 30th year of Jadecross, we're delighted to look back on some of our earlier projects. Gateway Lounge was a beautiful, sophisticated space in which we had the opportunity to lean into creativity and play on the curves that fill the high end business lounge.

The University of Sydney's Chau Chak Wing Museum, designed by architects JPW houses a collection of the University's works as well as an array of archaeological and historical material from across the globe. Carefully illuminating such a diverse and valuable collection of pieces came with its complexities and called for both specialist lighting along with the expertise of lighting designers, Steensen Varming. Tracking through our archives as we celebrate our 30th anniversary, Chau Chak Wing Museum was an outstanding project execution from start to finish.

The Royal Botanical Gardens’ Calyx opened in June 2016 to mark their 200 year birthday. Built around the site of the Arc Glasshouse in the south western corner of the gardens, The Calyx which was designed by PTW is an integrated mix of indoor and outdoor areas. This facility has been designed as an extension of the arc. Allowing the display and multipurpose spaces to open up as one space or remain as individual spaces.

With environmental sustainability at the heart of so many design briefs today, looking back at the Coal Loader, this project stands out as an exceptional example of considered environmental design. One in which we are so proud to have been a part of.

Spread across 21 floors in Sydney’s historic Roden Cutler House, the Ausgrid redevelopment was completed over three stages and involved Aston Consulting and Group GSA at Fitout stage and VOS Group and Lo Studio over the Base Build. As we look over some of our past projects to celebrate our 30th year anniversary, Ausgrid stands out as a highly developed and intricate project which we had the pleasure of being involved in.

The challenge for the lighting designers (Aurecon) was to provide a highly functional space for security but also to maintain an upmarket ambience to entice shoppers to spend more time in the area. The architect had provided black troughs in the ceiling to hide the light sources away for a glare-free environment which was achieved by using the superior ERCO lens technology so there was no spill light on the edges of the troughs and great optical cut-off.

Tracking through the archives, Interloop was a project where function and form were both met with an abundance of imagination.

This year, we have the privilege of celebrating our 30th anniversary as architectural lighting specialists.

As we journey through some of the archives to celebrate 30 years of Jadecross, this creative production studio was a seamless project which we had the pleasure of using a curated selection of brands that we represent throughout it.

As part of the much anticipated Sydney Modern Project for the AGNSW was the revival of architect Walter Liberty Vernon's original historical building. Included in the restoration was the gallery's Grand Courts, showcasing a permanent collection of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous art.

Light is ERCO's contribution to making society and architecture better and, at the same time, preserving our environment. Understanding light as the fourth dimension of architecture – and thus as an integral part of sustainable building. ERCO Greenology as a term combines ecological responsibility with technological expertise and is our strategy for sustainable lighting. Innovation, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability are the four pillars of this strategy. Our goal is the CO2 neutral production of lighting tools to make light as effective and therefore as sustainable as possible in application.

The LIGMAN Quantum is a powerful and compact IP66 rated gobo projector. Featuring a high quality lens that produces a clear intense beam and three optional forward-lens focal lengths. Quantam accepts size-M standard gobos and utilises easy access for changing the gobo on site.

An idea conceptualised by Archibald winner Ben Quilty, The Southern Highlands Regional Art Gallery is the first regional art gallery in the Southern Highlands of NSW. Aptly named Ngunungulla, meaning ‘belonging’ in the traditional language of the Gundungurra First Nation People, was a labour of love as supporters worked hard to raise money and seek government grants for the non-for-profit cultural initiative located in Bowral.

Coolon uses state-of-the-art technology to encapsulate their products that are specified for use outdoors and in demanding environments to make sure that the luminaires deliver not only enchanting light, but years of uninterrupted performance.

Designed by Morson Group Architects, St Marks Catholic College Performance Hub is an ambitious multi-purpose centre dedicated to an environment for those students who want to thrive in theatre, dance and music.

Eclipse offers innovative technology, maximum visual comfort and a system spectrum that creates unparalleled scope for individual lighting solutions.

The University of Sydney's Chau Chak Wing Museum, designed by architects JPW houses a collection of the University's works as well as an array of archaeological and historical material from across the globe. Carefully illuminating such a diverse and valuable collection of pieces came with its complexities and called for both specialist lighting along with the expertise of lighting designers Steensen Varming.

Gardens at Night’s Accent 5 multipurpose exterior luminaire will accentuate featured subjects, highlight landscape elements and up-light natural elements including garden beds and trees.

40 Miller St

April 2021

Mirvac’s Lobby and Café Refurbishment at 40 Miller St saw Shelmerdines Consulting Engineers engage Jadecross in a collaboration to upgrade the iconic North Sydney building’s communal interiors.

Gateway Lounge

January 2021

Coinciding with the launch of Coolon’s Aduro CL, Jadecross was invited by Lightwaves to provide a solution to highlight a series of semi-transparent, vertical curtains which were suspended from 6m high ceilings, bringing to life, a series of evocative curves.

As representatives of Coolon Architectural for NSW, Jadecross is proud to have Coolon's 20 years of experience in manufacturing and developing LED technologies aboard.

Featuring ERCO in our recent Jadecross Headquarters upgrade, we used a selection of Jilly track luminaires to achieve a combination of flexibility and maximum visual comfort. Tying in with the modern conversion, the Jilly is a highly efficient and versatile option for workplace lighting.

Designed and Made in Australia, the Luxient Track Spot Range has been engineered to maximise turnaround times without compromising on quality.

As part of Ligman’s expansive new series, the innovative Woodland range offers a realm of possibilities with its selection of timber finishes.

Featuring a selection of Coolon, ELS and ERCO - The Studio* Collabortive are behind the design process for this converted warehouse which inspires with an understated, industrial appeal.

The Latitude 37 RGBW is a High Power Linear RGBW Luminaire, specifically designed for creative wall washing/grazing applications.

Get inspired as you discover the latest product developments for ERCO as we introduce the ERCO Innovations Webinar Series. Please connect and join us via Zoom as the next set of webinars kick off in the upcoming weeks.


December 2019

The objective of the Ausgrid refurbishment was to renew the interiors of the 1970’s brutalist style building while incorporating a flexible workplace design, cultivating wellbeing and staff connectivity while also building in the principles of biophilic design.

We are pleased to announce that Jadecross is representing Coolon Architectural Lighting in NSW.

Coal Loader

July 2019

Located on the western side of Waverton Peninsula, The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability pays homage to the site’s heritage through considered and detailed adaptive reuse.


December 2018

Embodying the essence of journeys made by commuters at Wynyard Station in the early 1930s, Interloop pays homage to the past while still looking through to the future.

Ligman, together with Efficient Lighting Systems (ELS), are Gold Sponsors of the 2018 Australian Smart Lighting Summit taking place in Melbourne on the 11th and 12th September.

Jadecross is pleased to announce the release of the Efficient Lighting Systems Technical, Linear and Smart Lighting Catalogues for 2018.

Every form of architecture is unique. Based on this guiding philosophy, the new ERCO fair stand enabled product innovations to be experienced one-to-one in their spatial context.

Black Swan Beijing

December 2016

Black Swan is the new luxury brand of Holiland, a chain of bakery stores in China. The first branch recently opened in Beijing. The retail outlet mainly offers exclusive bakery goods culminating in multilevel wedding cakes.

The Calyx

December 2016

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney now has a new world-class attraction, named the Calyx.

The challenge for the lighting designers (Aurecon) was to provide a highly functional space for security but also to maintain an upmarket ambience to entice shoppers to spend more time in the area.

The Haron Robson designed Liverpool Catholic Club carpark was recognised by the IES NSW Chapter for an award of commendation.

Retail Therapy

August 2016

This is the 140th store opened internationally for the Swedish fashion brand which chose the former bank head-quarters of CBA in 5 Martin Place.

A joint venture with North Sydney Council, part of the development was a public carpark sitting above the 3800sqm superstore.