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NLB’s 2nd Annual Art & Science of Lighting Award

NLB’s 2nd Annual Art & Science of Lighting Award

An open letter to lighting specifiers only Now that you have wrapped up real and virtual lighting trade show conferences for 2021, the NLB would like your help. Nominate the best lighting products launched in 2021 for the NLB 2021 Art and Science of Lighting Awards....

AIA: Demand for Design Services Moderates but Remains Strong

AIA: Demand for Design Services Moderates but Remains Strong

WASHINGTON – Nov. 17, 2021 – Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in October, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI score for October was 54.3. While this score is down slightly from...

RIBA International Prize 2021 Shortlist Announced

RIBA International Prize 2021 Shortlist Announced

Three exceptional architecture projects from around the globe have been shortlisted for the 2021 RIBA International Prize. The prestigious biennial award celebrates projects that demonstrate design excellence and social impact. The shortlisted projects in contention...

Dallas Market Center Prepares for Lightovation 2022

Dallas Market Center Prepares for Lightovation 2022

DALLAS – November 16, 2021 – Dallas Market Center, the home of Lightovation, the largest residential lighting trade event in North America, has announced details for the January 6-9, 2022 edition of the show. The winter show will deliver the largest collection of new...

A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

The River House in Valle de Bravo, Mexico incorporates nature in a highly unique way — a river literally divides the two spaces. The picturesque town of Valle de Bravo is not what international visitors envision when they think of Mexican terrain. Situated on Lake...

Good Lighting and the Influence of Pinterest

Good Lighting and the Influence of Pinterest

British architect Gavin Brodin’s trademark is designing “luxury with ease,” where he connects lifestyle with architecture and interiors—all with an insane amount of attention to detail, and a clever use of natural materials.

Street Lighting: The Future is Smart

Street Lighting: The Future is Smart

Photo Credit: Zhang Kaiyy The EU wants Europe to become the first climate-neutral continent, cutting greenhouse-gas emissions by 55% in 2030 from 1990 levels, and reaching net zero by mid-century. To achieve that, it plans to spend 1 trillion euros ($1.17 trillion) in...

Anne Militello To Represent Women In Lighting At LDI2021

Anne Militello To Represent Women In Lighting At LDI2021

Anne Militello will be representing Women in Lighting (WIL) as she speaks about the history of women in lighting and lighting design and the pioneers who blazed new trails. Her presentation will be held on Friday, November 19 at LDI2021 in Las Vegas. Learn more at...

Call for Entries – Lumen Awards 2022

Call for Entries – Lumen Awards 2022

We want to see your most innovative, inspiring and exceptional lighting designs! Please review the General Rules, Submission, and Eligibility Requirements Deadline Friday, January 14, 2022

Spectral Wars Episode 5: The Dawn of the Invisible Light

Spectral Wars Episode 5: The Dawn of the Invisible Light

In eons long past, the inhabitants of the planet Tellus experienced an amazing discovery. With the aid of a prism, the light of the sun was separated into the colors of the rainbow. A Wise One named Hershel assumed that one of the colors carried the heat of the sun,...

Lighting by Design: A Gallery of Illumination and Inspiration

Lighting by Design: A Gallery of Illumination and Inspiration

As the nights draw in, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is turning its full beam of attention to lighting. From Monday 15 – Friday 26 November, Lighting by Design will place the spotlight on this essential design element, with a curated installation of over 90 pieces...

Lighting Industry Starts Progress Towards a Circular Economy

Lighting Industry Starts Progress Towards a Circular Economy

The series of Recolight Circular Economy webinars has been attended by over 1,000 individuals over the last two years, with attendees from right across the industry. Participants have shown a great deal of enthusiasm and many practical issues and suggestions have been...

Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

Hospitality is Alive and Well at Virgin Hotels’ New Property in Sin City PHOTO CREDIT: VIRGIN HOTELS LAS VEGAS “The hotel itself is built in Las Vegas, which is obviously known for its strong sun, and most of the buildings [within the city] are built very inward with...

Understanding TM-30

Understanding TM-30

When I say “90 CRI,” you hear the phrase, you process it, and you summon your past experiences with 90 CRI. You may reference additional biases, but you instantaneously arrive at an understanding of what I said—a common ground upon which to communicate. So much of...