After 30 Years the Future is Bright for The Lighting Practice

Three decades ago, in 1989, The Lighting Practice was founded as a place where individuals with different backgrounds, skillsets, and passion for light could come together to make a difference – both directly for their clients and within their communities. That mission is as strong of a driving force today as it was 30 years ago. …

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‘Seeing the Light’ with Virtual Reality and 3D Renderings

Imagine you are walking through your new building for the first time. Ambient lighting illuminates the space, while decorative accents bring home the mood you were hoping to achieve. As you notice how the light supports the architecture and works with the geometry within the room, you envision how visitors will feel here. It’s an…

Ryan Conover Leads Panel Discussion on Human-Centric Lighting

The Lighting Practice’s Ryan Conover will discuss human-centric lighting with Mary Alcaraz, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Laura Morris, Array Architects, during AIA Philadelphia’s Forum on Architecture + Design. Ryan Conover will discuss human-centric lighting, a concept that suggests carefully designed lighting can positively impact a person on a physiological level, during the Forum on…

Congratulations to Our Three Newest Project Managers

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that Chris Hallenbeck, John Conley, and Johnathan Cook have been promoted to Project Manager. As Project Managers Chris, John, and Johnathan will oversee TLP’s team to meet project goals and deliver high-quality work. Through clear communication and consistent delivery, they will continue to maintain and enhance the firm’s…

Rodney Square Renovation Breaks Ground

On September 9, the Rodney Square Conservancy (RSC) and community leaders broke ground to begin “Rodney Square Works,” a multi-phase renovation to the iconic Rodney Square in Wilmington, DE. Construction will now begin on the century-old public square to upgrade the lighting and landscape, restore fountains, improve irrigation systems, create new overlook terraces, and more.…

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Two Team Members Promoted to Lighting Designer II

The Lighting Practice is delighted to announce that John Howell and Evan Wilson have been promoted to Lighting Designer II. A Lighting Designer II is an experienced architectural lighting designer who serves as an internal design manager and project coordinator. They help develop concepts based on project goals, lighting criteria, budget, and energy codes. John…

Sagamore Spirit Distillery Gains Recognition in LD+A Magazine

The Sagamore Spirit Distillery in Baltimore, MD was recently featured in LD+A Magazine. The Lighting Practice’s Ryan Conover, Project Manager, discussed the project’s goals and lighting design inspiration for Sagamore Spirit Distillery. “Our goal, determined through discussions with Ayers Saint Gross, was to create a unique destination that evokes the warmth of whiskey,” explains Ryan,…

Portland Powell Target Location Named Store of the Year by design:retail

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that design:retail has named Target Portland Powell as Store of the Year. Target transformed a former southeast Portland, OR bowling alley into their newest small format store. Target and the design team embraced the building’s original purpose in the fit-out for the retail destination. This nod to the past was…

How Photometric Calculations Support Project Success

The visual system is an incredible thing. Between the eye and the brain, there are a multitude of factors that affect how we see the world; that is, how we see light. Many of these factors are just now being discovered and understood. Equally incredible is the fact that we all see light in a…