Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Roman März
Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Roman März

Jewish Museum Berlin

LED track-mounted spotlight is in the spotlight at Museum

In the new permanent exhibition of the Jewish Museum Berlin, light accompanies and guides visitors through Jewish history.

The lighting design office, ENVUE HOMBURG LICHT, planned the interior. They carefully studied the architecture of Daniel Libeskind and re-staged the rooms with focussed applications of light. The original technical lighting infrastructure was not completely planned anew, but integrated into the design. As a full-service provider, mawa delivered and mounted all lights, including products from other manufacturers.

The major player under the ceilings of the museums rooms is seventies plus. As an all-a-rounder, the light masterfully handles the wide range of museum requirements.

Project Developer and Client

Stiftung Jüdisches Museum Berlin

Exhibition design

ARGE chezweitz GmbH / Hella Rolfes Architekten BDA

Lighting design


Installation & assembly

mawa design


Alexander Butz für chezweitz
Joachim Grothus
Roman März
Yves Sucksdorff

Scope of services

476 × seventies plus track spotlights sep-11-d1 / sep-11-d2
with interchangeable reflectors super spot, spot, flood, wide flood, fascia flaps, shutter, sculpture lenses and focusing units

13 × wittenberg 4.0 track spotlights wi4-str
in special colour traffic blue (RAL 5017)

3 × wittenberg 4.0 pendant lights »wi4-pe«

9 × Eutrac 3-phase-mounting rails
in specially manufactured frame constructions for mounting in existing, flush ceiling lighting trunking

Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Alexander Butz für chezweitz
Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Yves Sucksdorff
Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Joachim Grothus

seventies plus has been optimised and certified for museum use. The modular principle offers LEDs in two sizes, 13 beam characteristics, highest colour rendering, various wattages ex works, flicker-free and extensive optical accessories.

This allows designers to cover an almost infinite range of museum requirements with just one luminaire.

Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Joachim Grothus | Jüdisches Museum Berlin
Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Joachim Grothus

In the rooms, the lighting atmospheres vary and dramaturgically underline the content presented. 

Photo: Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Roman März