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  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • AL Editors' Product Picks from Lightfair 2014

    Powerful lamps, dynamic decorative luminaires, and new integrated technology round out the Architectural Lighting editorial team’s product picks from the annual trade show.

     
  • 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.

     
  • AL Talks with Industry Executives: Cree

    During Lightfair, Architectural Lighting Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Donoff spoke with Gary Trott, Vice President, Product Strategy, Cree, about his take on the current state of the lighting industry.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Lightfair 2015 Call for Speakers

    Lightfair has announced the Call for Speakers for its 2015 conference. Proposals are due Sept. 12, 2014. Full details are available at: lightfair.com.

     
  • LEDucation9 Call for Speakers

    LEDucation has announced the Call for Speakers for its 2015 conference. Proposals are due Oct. 17, 2014. Full details are available at: leducation.org.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Auerbach + Associates Announces Leadership Changes

    Signaling the firm’s growth and future development, San Francisco-based Auerbach + Associates has announced some senior leadership changes within its two practices Auerbach Pollock Friedlander and Auerbach Glasow French.

     
  • 31st Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Recognizes 16 Projects

    The IALD Lighting Design Awards were presented June 4, 2014, during Lightfair in Las Vegas, at an evening program and reception held at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel. The Radiance Award went to London-based lighting design firm Speirs + Major for the project “In Lumine Tuo,” in Utrecht, the...

     
  • GE Lighting Announces Three Finalists for 31st Annual GE Edison Award

    A performing arts space, an investment bank headquarters, and an event/conference hall addition are the three projects shortlisted as Edison Award finalists this year. The winner will be announced during the GE Edison Award ceremony on Mon. June 2 in Las Vegas held during Lightfair.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting Promote Tom Sargeant

    Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting Promote Tom Sargeant to Vice President of New Product Development.

     
  • Ron Naus, 1967–2014

    The lighting industry has lost Ron Naus, President of B-K Lighting and Teka Illumination. An active member of the lighting community, he died suddenly on May 31.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Speirs + Major Announces Promotions

    Speirs + Major have announced the promotion of five of its team members. The designers are: Andrew Howis, Clementine Rodgers, Philip Rose, Satu Streatfield, and Hiroto Toyoda.

     
 
 
 
 

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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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 2014 AL Design Awards Postscript

    This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight.

     
  • 2014 AL Design Awards - Memorial to the Victims of Violence

    A white-light color palette distinguishes between the man-made and natural elements of this memorial commemorating those that have been lost to politically and socially charged violence.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.