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Recognized Locally & Internationally by 2021 IES Awards Programs

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that three of the firm’s projects were recognized internationally by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and five were recognized locally by the IES Philadelphia Section for lighting design excellence. CHOP Main Hospital 11th and 12th Floor Inpatient Beds, Philadelphia, PA TLP’s work on CHOP Main Hospital 11th and…

Outdoor Living: Elevating Outdoor Spaces Through Lighting Design

Outdoor gathering spaces have surged in popularity in the U.S., especially in the wake of COVID.  While the concept of a town square or plaza is hardly new, particularly in Europe – cobbled piazzas have been the heartbeat of Italian towns for centuries – creating dynamic, modern outdoor spaces requires thoughtful design and planning.  Proper…

Behind the Scenes of Hospitality Lighting: An Interview with Caitlin Bucari

Caitlin Bucari, Senior Lighting Designer at The Lighting Practice, shares her experience in hospitality lighting design and discusses trends, common pitfalls, and lessons learned.  Caitlin joined The Lighting Practice in 2015 and has worked on a wide range of project types, including hospitality, corporate, mixed-use, retail, and multifamily residential.  Her work has earned multiple awards,…

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Project Spotlight: Hyatt Centric Philadelphia

Local history and minimalist design come together beautifully at the Hyatt Centric Philadelphia, a 13-story, 175,000 SF, 332-key upscale boutique hotel in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.  The interiors, designed by CRÈME Architecture and Design in Brooklyn, were inspired by the area’s Shaker community, who valued high quality and simplicity in their aesthetics.  The predominantly wood…