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Jered Widmer Shares 6 Tips to Elevate Outdoor Spaces

As summer approaches, indoor spaces extend into the outdoors and many welcome the opportunity to spend more time outside. Designing outdoor environments to enhance the users’ experience can provide comfort, enjoyment and function. Lighting is an essential tool for elevating those spaces and achieving design goals. When lighting an outdoor environment, like a park, mixed-use…

Project Spotlight: Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Stephen Girard, a Philadelphia merchant and philanthropist, donated his wealth and real estate to the City of Philadelphia upon his death in 1830. Built in 1896, the Stephen Girard building was erected on the corner of Ludlow and 12th, on a piece of land donated by Girard himself. 125 years later, this historically landmarked building…

8 Tips for Designing Upscale Hotels with Tom Bergeron

More and more, hotels are looking to achieve a boutique, sophisticated aesthetic to provide guests a memorable experience. Hotel lobby, restaurant and bar spaces serve more than hotel guests, drawing in locals who want to experience the space.  Tom Bergeron, Director of The Lighting Practice New York office, shares eight tips on how lighting can…

The Lighting Practice Opens Dallas Office

The Lighting Practice, a leading national lighting consultant, has opened a new office in Dallas, TX. Led by Principal Jered Widmer, IALD, MIES, the firm’s third location will accommodate its rapid growth and serve as a home base for local and national projects. Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media “It’s an exciting new…