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Selling Dark Skies from The Trenches

Selling Dark Skies from The Trenches

When Randy Reid asked me if I'd like to contribute an article, I'll admit, I was excited. We've been working hard at AAILA (the American Association for Independent Lighting Agents) to raise awareness for our organization, our members, and our three pillars of...

Please Redesign the Downlight

Please Redesign the Downlight

One of our team members has been hunting for a house to buy for the last few months and visited a model home by one of the largest builders in the United States. The builder’s website touts their passion for innovation and commitment to leading-edge design. Yet their...

IALD Announces 2023 Elections Results

IALD Announces 2023 Elections Results

Results have been announced by the IALD Nominations + Elections Committee for the 2023 Elections. The global lighting design professional community is invited to join the IALD in congratulating five newly elected and re-elected members of the IALD Board of Directors...

Optimum Lucendi

Optimum Lucendi

The Roman Theatre is one of the largest and most significant ancient monuments in the city of Pula, Croatia. Built in the first century, the theatre is located in the city centre, on the eastern slope of the Castrum Hill. Lighting designer Dean Skira told me of his...

Bioluminescence: A Green Form of Lighting for the Future

Bioluminescence: A Green Form of Lighting for the Future

Using biological lighting isn’t a new idea. Miners have been known to use fireflies in jars where a flame is too dangerous, and tribes in India have used glowing fungi to illuminate dense jungle areas. From fireflies to deep sea creatures, bioluminescence has...

Up Close with Robert White

Up Close with Robert White

As a teenaged rock fan, Robert White loved the light shows that were such a key part of the Detroit concerts he got to see, especially the band Yes, whose light shows were legendary. In high school, Robert made paintings of the bands, featuring the lighting effects...

Pharos in Control at the MVM Dome

Pharos in Control at the MVM Dome

In the Hungarian capital city of Budapest, the MVM Dome is a 50,000 m2 multifunctional arena with the capacity to accommodate 20,000 people. It is Europe’s largest handball arena, built to coincide with Hungary…

Silhouette Awards Extends Deadline

Silhouette Awards Extends Deadline

From Silhouette Awards: Due to an extremely busy lighting season, several designers have reached out to us for a little more time to submit their video entries for the 22-23 Silhouette Awards. We want to ensure everyone has the chance to shine bright this year, so we...

Start-Up Makes Lights From Mushrooms

Start-Up Makes Lights From Mushrooms

Estonian start-up Myceen, which makes products from mushrooms, has unveiled its first luminaire. The B-Wise pendant is manufactured from mycelium, the vegetative part of fungi, whose growth has been arrested. The material is said to be ‘carbon negative’ as it can lock...

Support the IALD Education Trust This Giving Tuesday

Support the IALD Education Trust This Giving Tuesday

A donor-supported organization, the IALD Education Trust promotes and supports the growth of the lighting design profession by directly fostering connections among students, educators, and practitioners in our lighting design communities.

Sunny Side Up

Sunny Side Up

At Callie in San Diego, Studio UNLTD Designed Lighting to Pair Seamlessly with the Restaurant’s SoCal Design Scheme Nicknamed “America’s Finest City”, San Diego is known for its amazing weather, beaches, local attractions and, of course, its enticing dining scene. At...

alphaLED Introduces the New dezzi Downlight Range

alphaLED Introduces the New dezzi Downlight Range

Display and architectural lighting manufacturer alphaLED are proud to showcase the new dezzi downlight family alongside other new designs on Stand 56 at LIGHT 22, taking place on 22nd & 23rd November in London. The dezzi takes its name from Desmond Heald, one of...