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  • Phil Gabriel, 1939 - 2014

    Lighting designer Phil Gabriel passed away on Aug. 9. A great advocate of the profession and of lighting education, his efforts on behalf of the lighting design community will be missed.

     
  • 2014 Lumen Awards Recognizes 12 Projects

    On June 19, the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) recognized the work of its members during its annual award dinner the 46th Lumen Awards. Twelve projects representing 10 New York City-based design firms received awards.

     
  • Fixtures for High-Ceiling Applications

    A selection of lighting solutions from Hubbell Industrial Lighting, Prescolite, Meteor LED, and Cree designed to address lighting requirements for high-ceiling spaces such airports, convention halls, and shopping malls.

     
  • Light Industry: Seven Products for Specialized Applications

    Fixtures from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Business, Hubbell Lighting, Acuity Brands/Holophane, and Cree offer high output and sturdy construction for a range of high-traffic and hazardous spaces.

     
  • Competition-winning lighting installation to be featured at SDA Lighting Showcase 2014

    Stan Deutsch Associates (SDA) has selected Brooklyn, N.Y.-based lighting and creative design firm Eclectic Precision as the winner of its #WorldofLight Design Competition. The lighting installation will be on display Sept. 15-17 during the SDA Lighting Showcase 2014.

     
  • September 2014 Lighting Events and Deadlines

    Here is a listing of some of the lighting industry events and deadlines that will be occurring in September 2014. Information is correct at this posting. Be sure to check the respective event websites directly regarding any updates or changes.

     
  • DOE’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program Accepting Applications

    The Dept. of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2015 spring semester at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Deadline is 5:00p.m. EST on Oct. 7, 2014.

     
  • Rogier van der Heide to Join Zumtobel Group as Chief Design & Marketing Officer

    The Zumtobel Group has announced that lighting designer Rogier van der Heide has been appointed Chief Design and Marketing Officer for the Zumtobel Group and its three brands– Thorn, Tridonic, and Zumtobel.

     
  • Electrix Acquired by Evolution Lighting

    New Haven, Conn.-based lighting manufacturer Electrix Inc. has announced that as of July 31, 2014, the company’s assets have been acquired by Evolution Lighting LLC and its investor partner Boyne Capital Partners.

     
  • MaxLite Announces New VP of Operations

    West Caldwell, N.J.-based lighting manufacturer MaxLite has announced the appointment of Paul Shaskan as vice president of operations.

     
  • Steven Rosen Appointed IALD Education Trust President

    The IALD Education Trust has announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven Rosen, founding principal and creative director of Available Light, to succeed Ron Naus as Trust President for the remainder of the 2014-2015 term due to Naus’s unexpected passing at the end of May.

     
  • Jim Toole Joins Flos USA

    Flos has announced that Jim Toole has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager of the Flos Architectural Division on the U.S.

     
  • Two Students Receive IESNYC Annual Thesis Prize

    At a ceremony held this past May 22, the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) presented its annual thesis prize to two students enrolled in graduate lighting programs at universities in New York State.

     
  • October 2014 Lighting Events and Deadlines

    Here is a listing of some of the lighting industry events and deadlines that will be occurring in October 2014. Information is correct at this posting. Be sure to check the respective event websites directly regarding any updates or changes.

     
  • Center Stage: Theatrical Fixtures for Architectural Lighting Applications

    These luminaires from Times Square Lighting, Apollo Design Technologies, and Osram bring high luminous output and color clarity to architectural applications.

     
  • Nuckolls Fund Announces Board of Director Changes

    The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education has announced that after 20 years of service, lighting educator Joseph B. Murdoch has retired from the funds’ board of directors. Lighting designer and educator Glenn Shrum will fill the vacant position.

     
  • Dept. of Energy Suspends L Prize PAR38 Competition

    On June 13, 2014, the Dept. of Energy announced that it had officially suspended the L Prize PAR38 competition. The PAR38 category has been in limbo since Jan. 5, 2011, when it was put on hold.

     
  • Inside the Development of Peerless’s Open Luminaire

    Named the most innovative product of the year at the 2014 Lightfair Innovation Awards, this fixture offers continuous, seam-free linear illumination.

     
  • Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education Awards $30,000 in 2014

    The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education awarded $30,000 in grants and scholarships for 2014.

     
  • Lightfair 2014 Innovation Awards

    An independent panel of lighting professionals recognized 15 products, with four receiving top distinctions, for their innovative design and technical efficiency.

     
 
 
 
 

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