Architectural Lighting in Merida, Mexico brings Together Past and Present at historic Pasaje de la Revolución

Architectural Lighting in Merida, Mexico brings Together Past and Present at historic Pasaje de la Revolución

April 8, 2024 A storied past The Pasaje de la Revolución in Merida, Mexico, has seen many transformations over its storied history. Originally an annex between the Archbishop’s Palace and the Cathedral, it housed troops in the early 20th century. Eventually the space was opened up in 1916, creating a pedestrian walkway that continues today….

Sterling Vineyards: The Napa Valley Icon Transformed by Acclaim Lighting
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Sterling Vineyards: The Napa Valley Icon Transformed by Acclaim Lighting

March 19, 2024 Sterling Vineyards was founded in 1964 by Oxford graduate and successful businessman Peter Newton. As one of only 27 bonded wineries in Napa Valley at the time, Sterling Vineyards was an early pioneer of crafting Bordeaux-inspired red wines in California and helped transform the region into the premier winemaking appellation we know…

The RiverFront in Downtown Omaha Gets a Makeover and Lighting Facelift
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The RiverFront in Downtown Omaha Gets a Makeover and Lighting Facelift

March 19, 2024 Like so many waterfront cities, Omaha was looking for ways to revitalize its downtown parkland in an effort to create an aesthetically pleasing destination point. The city’s vision was to transform its three underutilized parks into a beautiful, entertaining recreational hotspot along the scenic Missouri River. What became known as the Omaha…

HLW: Renovating the Lighting at the Hampton House in Montclair, NJ, and Maintaining the Existing Natural Lighting
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HLW: Renovating the Lighting at the Hampton House in Montclair, NJ, and Maintaining the Existing Natural Lighting

HLW’s design scheme incorporates the building’s historic character while adding contemporary touches to meet the needs of a modern functional workspace. Bad lighting in the workplace can also be a recipe for disaster for the employee’s mental health and sleep habits. Strategic, thoughtful lighting design demonstrates positive effects on both the functional and emotional aspects of…

The Challenge of Lighting a Glass Cube Building at Paddington Square
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The Challenge of Lighting a Glass Cube Building at Paddington Square

Architectural lighting design firm DesignPlusLight has just unveiled its latest commercial project: 1 Paddington Square, located inside one of London’s busiest transportation hubs that connects two Underground stations, a new Crossrail station, and Paddington Station. Comprising 17 floors of mixed-use commercial and retail space – with 437,000 square feet designated as office and 75,000 square…

Dinosaur-Approved Catenary Lighting Solution for an Exceptional Library Space in Frisco, Texas
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Dinosaur-Approved Catenary Lighting Solution for an Exceptional Library Space in Frisco, Texas

March 4, 2024 Frisco Public Library Case Study: An Industrial Transformation The new home of Frisco Public Library has an interesting past. At one point, it was a rocket manufacturer. A more recent occupant produced a range of consumer food items. The building’s transformation to accommodate the library was nothing short of a massive undertaking….

EarthTronics Case Study: Productive Lighting on the Shop Floor with Linear High Bay LED’s
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EarthTronics Case Study: Productive Lighting on the Shop Floor with Linear High Bay LED’s

January 30, 2024 Earthtronics Lighting management and maintenance program increases morale and productivity at MRS Industrial Lighting can have a powerful impact on the human body. In addition to enhancing vision and reducing eyestrain, lighting stimulates hormones to decrease fatigue, increase alertness and elevate your mood. For these reasons, lighting also has a strong correlation…

Lighting Transformation: From City Block Into Green Space
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Lighting Transformation: From City Block Into Green Space

Creative lighting design and careful urban planning has helped transform what was an ordinary city block into a gorgeous public park in Salisbury, North Carolina. Renowned for its historic preservation efforts with sites dating back to the Civil War, Salisbury counts 10 National Register historic districts as well as homes and commercial buildings on the…

Vantage Lighting Control Helps Hotel Verdant Achieve Sustainability
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Vantage Lighting Control Helps Hotel Verdant Achieve Sustainability

January 12, 2024 Installed by Digital Living, Vantage’s Highly Customizable and Flexible Lighting Control System Provides Energy Efficiency and a Luxury Lighting Experience to Hotel Verdant Guests and Staff Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage recently announced that Hotel Verdant in Racine, Wisconsin, is using Vantage to achieve energy-efficient and elegant lighting control. Seeking LEED Gold certification, AV integrator…

Illuminating Osaka Castle with Lumenpulse LBX Outdoor Architectural Lighting
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Illuminating Osaka Castle with Lumenpulse LBX Outdoor Architectural Lighting

January 2, 2024 Japan’s Osaka Castle is being seen in a new light thanks to an array of captivating lighting scenes that seamlessly cast the past into the present through a blend of tradition and innovation. Lumenpulse Products: 27 x Lumenbeam HO Xlarge (RGBW40K, Extra Narrow 4º)32 x Lumenbeam HO Xlarge (RGBW40K, Very Narrow 6º)5…

Illuminating Heritage: Sonepar’s Sustainable Transformtion of the Captivating Santa Teresa y San José Church in Madrid
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Illuminating Heritage: Sonepar’s Sustainable Transformtion of the Captivating Santa Teresa y San José Church in Madrid

December 20, 2023 Sonepar in Spain is currently involved in a significant project in the heart of Madrid – the lighting renovation of Santa Teresa y San José Church located in the city’s Plaza España. This 20th-century church, designed by architect Jesús Carrasco Muñoz, holds the status of ‘Asset of Cultural Interest’. The Plaza España…

Gabrielle Chanel – Fashion Manifesto: A Case Study with Luminii
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Gabrielle Chanel – Fashion Manifesto: A Case Study with Luminii

December 20, 2023 About the Coco Chanel Exhibition in South Kensington, London This is the first, and potentially the most important historical fashion exhibition of the decade; graciously hosted by the V&A Museum in South Kensington, London in partnership with the Palais Galliera and The Fashion Museum of the City of Paris, “Gabrielle Chanel- Fashion…

Case Study from Cooper Lighting: Aerospace Manufacturer
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Case Study from Cooper Lighting: Aerospace Manufacturer

November 29, 2023 Background Cooper Lighting’s customer is a leading aerospace manufacturer that produces the fuselage and other major components for airliners. The company’s headquarters is in Wichita, Kansas, known as the “Air Capital of the World” due to the predominance of aerospace manufacturers in the area. Challenge This aerospace manufacturer was looking to retrofit…

City of Philadelphia Launched 2-year Project to Repair Over 100K Streetlights to Curb Violence
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City of Philadelphia Launched 2-year Project to Repair Over 100K Streetlights to Curb Violence

November 16, 2023 Once the sun sets, that’s when the streetlights around Philly turn on—but not every area is well-lit. That is changing with the launch of the city’s Philadelphia Streetlight Improvement Project (PSIP) that kicked off Tuesday. Crews will replace or connect more than 130,000 LED lights at recreation centers, roadways, alleyways, and residential and commercial…

Targetti Illuminates Collin College Technical Campus
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Targetti Illuminates Collin College Technical Campus

Recognizing the increasing demand for robust technical education, trade programs, and workforce training, Collin College in Allen, Texas, recently expanded to include a Technical Campus illuminated with the help of Targetti USA‘s JEDI RECESSED linear ingrate luminaires. The campus is comprised of four new buildings featuring 151,000 square feet of academic space, 177,646 square feet…