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Tesla Awards 2022: Call for Entries

Tesla Awards 2022: Call for Entries

The NLB is announcing the Call for Entries for the 2022 NLB Tesla Awards. Staying true to its mission, the NLB created the Tesla Awards to honor lighting projects that provide High-Benefit Lighting®, or lighting that promotes human performance, health and wellness,...

Call for Speakers Extended: 2022 ArchLIGHT Summit

Call for Speakers Extended: 2022 ArchLIGHT Summit

—New January 31 deadline for second annual lighting event for the architectural, specification and design communities— DALLAS – January 24, 2021 – ArchLIGHT Summit, the new lighting trade event and educational platform for the architectural, specification and design...

Architecture Firms End 2021 on a Strong Note

Architecture Firms End 2021 on a Strong Note

WASHINGTON – Jan. 19, 2021 – As architecture firms ended 2021 on a high note with strong business conditions, staff recruitment is becoming a growing concern among firms. December’s Architectural Billings Index (ABI) score of 52.0 was an increase from 51.0 in November...

WIL Global Gathering Event Details

WIL Global Gathering Event Details

Women in Lighting (WIL) recently announced that their Global Gathering event will take place on International Women's Day on 8 March, 2022. This date also marks the 3rd anniversary of Women in Lighting and they will be holding an online event for a full day packed...

HLB’s Carrie Hawley Explains the 186 Merger

HLB’s Carrie Hawley Explains the 186 Merger

Last week, HLB Lighting Design announce a merger with 186 Lighting Design Group.   We emailed a few questions to Carrie Hawley, CEO of HLB Lighting Design about the merger with 186.   Below are her responses: DL:  Was it a merger or an acquisition?   Carrie:  “It’s a...

Promotions and New Hire at Available Light

Promotions and New Hire at Available Light

Boston – 14 January 2022 — Available Light is delighted to announce the promotion of: Rachel Gibney to Associate Principal John Delfino, Alex Fabozzi, and Hamilton Smith, to Senior Associate Paulina Villlarroel Cruz to Marketing Manager Ben Wilson to Associate Lindsay...

Perfect Timing Makes for a Strong Light + Building

Perfect Timing Makes for a Strong Light + Building

It seems as if management at Light + Building is not very interested in the US Lighting Design community.   As this audience knows, Light + Building 2022 originally scheduled their show in March—in the middle of LEDucation, making it difficult for anyone to attempt to...

ERCO Lights First Americans Museum

ERCO Lights First Americans Museum

The FAM project is one of the projects that highlights the possibilities for museums to benefit from the many possibilities of ERCO a Recently, ERCO supplied luminaires to the the First Americans Museum. The First Americans Museum is unique in that it is the largest...

ProTools 60 Linear Earns a GOOD DESIGN® Award

ProTools 60 Linear Earns a GOOD DESIGN® Award

Baltimore, MD, USA – January 11, 2022 – This is the second award achieved by Inter-lux for the Whitegoods linear range. The 2021 GOOD DESIGN® awards recognized ProTools 60 Linear (PTL) for design excellence out of thousands of submissions received from over 55...

186 Lighting Design Group Joins HLB Lighting Design

186 Lighting Design Group Joins HLB Lighting Design

As of January 2022, 186 becomes a part of the HLB team. HLB Lighting Design is excited to announce that 186 Lighting Design Group of Denver, CO has joined the firm. This unification creates substantial value for both firms, representing a strategic growth opportunity...

Enlighten Americas 2022: Call for Presentations Extended

Enlighten Americas 2022: Call for Presentations Extended

Created exclusively by and for lighting design professionals, the Enlighten Conferences are a series of boutique educational and networking events in the Americas, Asia and Europe. They’re the place where the lighting community comes together to learn, share ideas and...

Florence Updates Lighting on Historic Monuments

Florence Updates Lighting on Historic Monuments

The bronze David at piazzale Michelangelo, the Badia Fiorentina bell tower and the facade of the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella all now boast new permanent lighting. The update was donated by Firenze Smart, the City of Florence’s in-house company, on the occasion of...

Rugs Direct Acquires Lightopia, an Omnichannel Lighting Retailer

Rugs Direct Acquires Lightopia, an Omnichannel Lighting Retailer

WINCHESTER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2022-- Rugs Direct Holdings, LLC (“Rugs Direct”) recently completed the acquisition of Lightopia, LLC (“Lightopia”), an omnichannel lighting retailer for residential customers and trade professionals. Lightopia represents...

Globe at Night 2022: Can You See the Stars?

Globe at Night 2022: Can You See the Stars?

Every year, the Globe at Night international community science campaign raises awareness about the impact of light pollution by inviting community scientists to measure and submit night sky brightness observations. All you need is a computer, tablet, or smartphone!...