Xingying Peng Talks Lighting with LD+A as an Emerging Professional

The Lighting Practice’s very own Xingying Peng has been highlighted by LD+A Magazine as an Emerging Professional. Learn more about Xingying from their story, previewed below. From conceptual planning to product selection and budgeting, lighting’s comprehensive nature keeps this designer with The Lighting Practice coming back for more. Why lighting? I love that lighting influences everyone.…

David Seok Named Among 40 Top Lighting Designers Under 40

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that Senior Lighting Designer David Seok has been recognized in the 2021 Class of 40under40, an international program that identifies the most talented and promising individuals working in the lighting design industry. Light Collective’s 40under40 awards program recognizes lighting designers who are “raising the bar on the creativity and…

Workplace Lighting Today: An Interview with David Seok and Xingying Peng

Explore workplace lighting with David Seok, IALD and Xingying Peng, IES EP, Jr. Associate IALD.  David and Xingying discuss how changing workplace trends, coworking, technology and other factors are influencing workplace lighting.   David and Xingying, what makes designing for the workplace different than other environments? David: Out of all the market sectors, I’ve always…

Project Spotlight: Mindspace Philadelphia

Mindspace, a global coworking and flex space operator with over 30 locations in seven countries worldwide, enlisted The Lighting Practice to translate their brand through lighting at their third U.S. location in Philadelphia, following San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Located at the historic Wanamaker Building, Mindspace Philadelphia boasts approximately 42,000 square feet of flexible office…

Workplace Light + Health: An Interview With Ryan Conover and Lily Knoerzer

Workplace lighting design impacts our health and well-being in a number of ways.  Ryan Conover, EDAC, Associate IALD, Associate | Light + Health, and Lillian (Lily) Knoerzer, Associate IALD, Senior Lighting Designer, discuss how workplace lighting affects workers and share some best practices for creating a healthy, productive workplace through lighting design.   Lily and…

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…

TLP Promotes Josh Keily, Angela Myers and Oliwia Pine, to Lighting Designer I

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that Josh Keily, Angela Myers, and Oliwia Pine have been promoted to Lighting Designer I. Josh Keily, Lighting Designer I Josh joined The Lighting Practice in 2019.  While working toward his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Drexel University, he began pursuing lighting design as a way of understanding…