Rebecca Mintz Featured in LD+A Magazine

Rebecca Mintz has been featured in LD+A Magazine‘s July Issue. In this article, Rebecca discusses her dream infrastructure project – a new passenger train station in her hometown of City of Reading, PA. “As a longtime resident of the Northeast Corridor, I have been fortunate to have easy rail-travel access to go from city to…

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TLP Promotes Xingying Peng and Angela Banner to Lighting Designer II

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce the promotion of Xingying Peng and Angela Banner to Lighting Designer II. Xingying and Angela have shown their commitment and dedication to our team, design excellence, and our clients. Xingying Peng, IES EP, Jr. Associate IALD – Lighting Designer II Xingying Peng joined The Lighting Practice’s Philadelphia office…

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Construction: A Lighting Designer’s Role

Caitlin Bucari and David Seok, CLD, IALD, explain the importance of involving your lighting designer in the construction administration phase of a project. During this part of the project, lighting designers work closely with the design team, contractor, owner, lighting agencies, manufacturers and distributors, to deliver the initial vision presented during the Schematic Design. Video…

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David Seok Earns Prestigious CLD Certification

As a leader in lighting design, The Lighting Practice works with some of the brightest and most proficient designers in the country. Providing cutting-edge lighting design solutions is a testament to the team’s commitment to continued learning and understanding our clients’ needs. Senior Lighting Designer David Seok, CLD, IALD, has earned the Certified Lighting Designer…

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…

Light and Architecture

Jonathan Hoyle and Helen Diemer, FIALD, MIES, LEED AP, explain how lighting interacts with architecture, enhancing the emotion, feeling and function of a space. A lighting designer’s purpose is to understand the architect’s vision and client’s goals to make spaces usable and memorable with light. Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media

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Jered Widmer Discusses His Move To Dallas, TX

The Lighting Practice 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. Read all about the new location! Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media