June 2011 Table of Contents

Philadelphia Magic Philadelphia Magic

Something was in the air in Philadelphia. Thanks, in part, to a new venue, and hope for a better economic outlook, Lightfair was buzzing. And on the trade-show floor—which opened on Tuesday, May 17—momentum had built over the two preceding days with two keynote presentations during the Daylighting Institute and Lightfair Institute courses. Read more

GE Edison Awards GE Edison Awards

Spotlight shines on 11 projects, and lighting design firm Licht Kunst Licht takes home the Edison Award for the second year in a row. Read more

34th Annual Cooper Source Awards Briefs 34th Annual Cooper Source Awards

Ten projects representing professional and student work received recognition during a luncheon presentation during Lightfair 2011. Read more

Let There Be Light Let There Be Light

Lighting industry veteran Jack Zuckerman, former CEO of CSL Lighting and RSA Lighting, has penned Let There Be Light ($23.95; WorldLit Publishing, February 2011), in which he reminisces about his 40-plus-year career in lighting. A nice counterpoint to the autobiographical story are the sections by leading lighting designers, such as Chip Israel and Barbara Horton, recounting their experiences working with Jack. All proceeds from the book will benefit the IALD Education Trust. Read more

IALD Awards IALD Awards

The 28th Annual IALD Awards ceremony and dinner took place on the evening of May 18 at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia and showcased the international flavor of lighting design. Read more

Lightfair Innovation Awards

Many fixtures but few sources other than LEDs illustrate the state of lighting-related product offerings. Read more

Should Lighting Designers Be Licensed? From the Archive Should Lighting Designers Be Licensed?

From the Archive presents articles from the past 25 years, with new commentary from members of the lighting community. Read more

Book Review Focal Glow

The Structure of Light: Richard Kelly and the Illumination of Modern Architecture charts Kelly's legacy in both light and architecture. Read more

Milan's Euroluce: The Cool Lighting Show

Although LEDs led the pack at this April's biennial showcase for illuminating design, there were also inventive options with other sources. Read more

Peering Into the Floating World

Japanese architects and designers integrate materials and light. Read more

Light Sales Light Sales

Putting together a lighting scheme for a retail prototype requires a mixture of efficiency and flexibility. Read more

Light Play

A dynamic scheme of colored light plays a dominant role in a sensory experience developed for a new pediatric clinic in the heart of Berlin. Read more

One-on-One with Jonathan Speirs One-on-One One-on-One with Jonathan Speirs

Interview with architect and lighting designer Jonathan Speirs of Speirs + Major. Read more

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