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The Silhouette Awards:  Season Two

The Silhouette Awards: Season Two

Season two of the Silhouette Awards has officially launched.  The team, made up of co-founders Eve Gaut of Parrot PR and Marketing and Katia Kolovea of Archifos and Senior Marketing Manager Charlotte Jenkins, are excited for the upcoming season, and for good reason. ...

The Silhouette Awards, an Awards Program with a Twist

The Silhouette Awards, an Awards Program with a Twist

Every day on my way to work, I pass by a work of art that always catches my eye. It is beautiful, yet simple. It is a series of interconnected poles, each one resting on and supported by another. Without its neighbors, each would fall to the ground. But together, they...

LiGHT 22 Announces Headline Speakers for 2022 Show

LiGHT 22 Announces Headline Speakers for 2022 Show

LiGHT 22, the UK’s only dedicated high-end lighting specification event, is delighted to announce Michael Anastassiades, Sally Storey, Mark Major, and Nick Hoggett as headline speakers.In collaboration with lighting control specialist Lutron, [d]arc thoughts returns...

Make Magic with Networked Lighting Controls

Make Magic with Networked Lighting Controls

Energy-saving goals and energy codes are taking advantage of several technologies to create more efficient and cleaner buildings. New solutions and startups appear to be popping up more frequently and promise advances that seem magical. Best stated by Arthur C Clarke,...

Lighting Hope

Lighting Hope

I was first honored and then a little terrified when Randy Reid invited me to write a series for the residential section of designing lighting (dl). What could I, a residential lighting designer of no particular importance, offer such an esteemed community of...

Clanton’s Advice for Dark Skies

Clanton’s Advice for Dark Skies

As the old saying goes, many hands can make light work. They can also work together to make light vanish. Urban light pollution is a large-scale issue, but individual households can help their communities turn down the lumens while still ensuring safety. Nancy...

Can a Four-Day Week Work for Architectural Practices?

Can a Four-Day Week Work for Architectural Practices?

The concept of a four-day work week has become a hot topic amongst employers and employees, with many arguing in its favor for increased productivity and work-life balance. In the field of architecture, Barefoot Architects is a firm that recently adopted a four-day...

RIBA Future Trends: Architects Expect Sector To Contract

RIBA Future Trends: Architects Expect Sector To Contract

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the latest Future Trends survey results, a monthly report of the business and employment trends affecting the architects’ profession. In August, the RIBA Future Trends Workload Index fell by 12 points to a...

Inter-lux Announces The Addition of Habitat

Inter-lux Announces The Addition of Habitat

Baltimore, MD, USA – September 22, 2022 – Habitat is a colorful collection of luminaires suitable for residences, offices, restaurants and hotels. Inter-lux has provided innovative commercial lighting solutions for over 20 years. To meet an increasing demand for...

WIL Presents Collected Light

WIL Presents Collected Light

From WIL: Dear WIL community We are excited to present COLLECTED LIGHT! Collected Light comprises five artworks created by five different female artists, curated by Sharon Stammers and Martin Lupton of Light Collective and displayed at boutique gallery, SoShiro in...

WILD Extends Call for Nominations Through 10/1

WILD Extends Call for Nominations Through 10/1

Nominations for the WILD National Board of Directors is now extended through October 1st! The original board established in Summer 2021 has grown WILD into an organization who can support our mission, chapters, and missions nation wide. Together we have achieved...

Demand for Design Services Accelerates

Demand for Design Services Accelerates

WASHINGTON –September 21, 2022 – Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms grew at an accelerated pace in August, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for August...

Into the Light

Into the Light

Designing premium spaces for sporting arenas is no easy feat—just consider the scale alone. Interior designers and lighting professionals have numerous elements to consider for embarking on any project of this size. Now think about the best way to light each...