Lighting Promotes Patient Well-being and Recovery at Saint Barnabas’ New Pavilion

Architectural fluidity within Saint Barnabas Medical Center was not the only design challenge for the hospital’s new Cooperman Family Pavilion. Adaptable patient rooms, a response to changing staff needs, and an overhaul of the existing neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) were also necessary. The new pavilion’s official opening in September 2017 revealed a breathtaking design…

In a Changing Retail World, East Market Adds to Philly’s Downtown Vibe

The retail world is changing in response to emerging technologies and consumers’ reliance on the Internet. Over the past few years, we have seen major retailers decrease their number of brick-and-mortar stores across the country to narrow their focus and maintain profits. At The Lighting Practice, our team has designed “smart” lighting systems to boost connectivity…

LOVE Returns to Philadelphia – Love Park – The Lighting Practice

Philadelphia’s Iconic Love Sculpture Returns to Love Park in Time for Valentine’s Day! During the 2017 holiday season, Philadelphia enjoyed its landmarked Love Park for the first time since renovations began in 2015. But on February 13, 2018, the LOVE statue will come back to the park – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Led…

Mentoring the Next Generation

The Lighting Practce is a Proud Mentor in the ACE Mentorship Program Each of us at The Lighting Practice remembers the moment we found our passion for lighting and the A/E/C (architecture, engineering, construction) industry. As a prominent lighting design firm both locally and nationally, it is our privilege and duty to share that passion…

Hospitality: Differentiation in a Saturated Market

Differentiation in a Saturated Market When the market is good and competition is high, how are hotels setting themselves apart? While aesthetics are always important, the major differentiators are services offered and a guest’s individual experience. Technology has enabled guests to easily share their experiences both positive and negative. Rather than ignore the feedback the…

Philly is Excited for SEPTA’s “Downtown Link” Concourse Upgrades

SEPTA is a transportation staple in Philadelphia. However, anyone who has taken the rail line knows that parts of the concourse have become outdated and rundown over time — it’s time for concourse upgrades. That’s why the city has begun giving SEPTA a $164 million facelift. Expected to be complete in 2020, SEPTA’s Center City…

2018 Projects to Get Excited About

It’s going to be a big year for Philadelphia – and for The Lighting Practice! In 2018, the City of Brotherly Love will see the opening of several exciting public spaces, from retail centers to re-imagined parks, new trails, skyscrapers, and much more. Curbed Philadelphia recently gathered some of the most exciting ribbon cuttings to look…

Four Talented Individuals Join The Lighting Practice

The Lighting Practice is growing! Just last year, the firm welcomed several new members who contribute creative enthusiasm and industry knowledge to our projects and administrative practices. Three new lighting designers recently joined the team: Raphaella Pereira, Josh Schulman, and Alina Wolf. We are also pleased to introduce our new controller, Maria Capriglione. Maria Capriglione –…