Made of Light Too: A Closer Look at Light
Video series celebrates 10th anniversary of the book Made of Light.
This day in lighting history: Sept. 4, 1882
At 3:00 p.m., New York City was illuminated by electric lights for the first time...
Old Trade Journals Explore Lighting’s Past
A digital archive of guides and manuals showcases the development of the lighting...
Barry Bergdoll to Step Down as Chief Curator for Museum of Modern Art
The chief architecture curator for the Museum of Modern Art is stepping down to...
Building A Collective History
This winter, the architecture and design community lost several leading figures—legendary designer Eva Zeisel, and architects Ricardo Legoretta, Yoshiko Sato, and Jacques Brownson. Closer to home, the lighting industry also lost some notable leaders—Marvin Gelman, founder of lighting company Lighting Services Inc, and William Blitzer, whose family founded lighting manufacturer Lightolier.
The Light Bulb: A Remembrance of Things Past
Today, as many governments worldwide begin to enact legislation that will phase...
Architects' Perception of Daylighting in Commercial Building Design
From the Archive presents articles from the past 25 years, with new commentary...
A View on Wright
The Darwin D. Martin House Complex (1903–1905) in Buffalo, N.Y., stands as one of the early shining examples of the Prairie School, as well as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most elaborate residential designs.
Lutron Smithsonian Donation
Lutron chairman and founder Joel Spira, the inventor of the solid-state electronic dimmer, has donated several artifacts from the company's 50-year history to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.