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Dallas Market Center Launches New Lighting Concierge Service

Dallas Market Center Launches New Lighting Concierge Service

Although your humble editor is still learning the showroom model, I am aware that showrooms are open only a few times each year.  Lighting companies, such as SATCO/NUVO, will have a permanent showroom in the Dallas Market Center and will staff those showrooms with...

A Fresh Look at Luminaire-Level Lighting Controls

A Fresh Look at Luminaire-Level Lighting Controls

Luminaire-level lighting controls (LLLC) are a subset of lighting controls in which control functions are integrated into luminaires, allowing individual luminaire control. This approach is highly flexible and responsive, and advanced options additionally offer...

Videos:  ArchLight Summit Show Continues Growth

Videos: ArchLight Summit Show Continues Growth

ArchLight Summit in Dallas has grown dramatically since its launch in 2021 during the pandemic.  The exhibitors seem quite happy with the show and below are a few of their comments. Women in Lighting + Design https://youtu.be/pyANYx4_Lgg Amerlux...

Casambi Helps Improve Lighting at the Accademia Gallery

Casambi Helps Improve Lighting at the Accademia Gallery

Florence’s Accademia Gallery received a lighting upgrade, a way to celebrate the 140th year of the tribune being open to the public. The purpose of the upgrade is to improve the balance of light and shadows in the Accademia Gallery, which is where Casambi's low-energy...

Color Wheels – A Symphony of Color

Color Wheels – A Symphony of Color

Color is hard to define.  Technically, it is the visual perception of the spectrum of light as it interacts with photoreceptor cells in our eyes.  Did you fall asleep reading that?  The technical definition fails to capture the experience of color.  For instance, the...

Buro Happold Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Warsaw Office

Buro Happold Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Warsaw Office

Buro Happold, an international, integrated consultancy of engineers, consultants and advisers, marks the 25th anniversary of its office in Warsaw, Poland. Established in 1997, the Warsaw office started out focusing on structural engineering, but has since expanded to...

Leviton Announces Goal to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Leviton Announces Goal to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

The company appoints its first chief sustainability officer and establishes an executive Global Sustainability Steering Committee as it works toward milestones MELVILLE, N.Y., September 13, 2022 – Leviton today announced its climate change goal to achieve company-wide...

How Does Light Impact Kids in School?

How Does Light Impact Kids in School?

Did you know that light is a factor that affects both learning and the psychological development in school children? The right kind of light can boost performance in reading, writing and math, and suppress restlessness and aggression.

Billings is Booming

Billings is Booming

With the recent work-from-anywhere mantra, people are on the move, and Montana is growing. I found myself in Big Sky Country earlier this month at a GE Lamp reunion, celebrating with people who worked together in the Atlanta district almost 40 years ago! On my way to...

Scott Brothers Sign Lighting Deal

Scott Brothers Sign Lighting Deal

Scott Brothers Global and its highly influential home furnishings brand, Drew & Jonathan, have partnered with Visual Comfort & Co. on a multi-category line that includes table, floor, ceiling and wall lighting products.

Maui Makeover

Maui Makeover

A visit to the island of Maui must include a stop at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. This getaway is an oceanfront paradise offering posh accommodations, award-winning restaurants, Hawaii's largest art collection and much more. Kelly Hannon of Focus...

Eclecticism Mixes with Tradition

Eclecticism Mixes with Tradition

Motuvun is a picturesque hilltop town in the countryside of Istria in Croatia. The Motuvun Forest at its base produces the region’s famous truffles and brings many visitors to the area. The views are spectacular, overlooking the verdant valley below as well as its...