Alden Park, Former Home of Grace Kelly, Receives Modern Renovations

The historic Alden Park, former home of Philadelphia’s own Grace Kelly, has begun its projected two-year long renovations and modern upgrades. The Lighting Practice is proud to be a part of this project, being led by Barton Partners. TLP provided concept design services for the residential tower public spaces, pool house and fitness center, amenity…

Darcy Veneziale Awarded SMPS Philadelphia’s CPSM Scholarship

Darcy Veneziale, The Lighting Practice’s Marketing Coordinator, has been awarded the 2016 CPSM Scholarship by the Philadelphia Chapter of The Society for Marketing Professional Services. SMPS Philadelphia’s CPSM Scholarship will provide Darcy with all of the materials she will need to pursue her certification. The scholarship will also cover the cost of SMPS Philadelphia Boot…

Fab SWAG: IES Philadelphia International Year of Light Gala Recap

On 20 December 2013, the UN General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). Although the International Year of Light was 2015, the closing ceremony was actually February 6, 2016. So the IES Philadelphia Section decided to host a Gala on February 4, 2016 to commemorate…

Alfred R. Borden, FIALD is CLD Certified

We are proud to announce that our founder and TLP Principal, Alfred R. Borden is one of twelve Certified Lighting Designers (CLD) in the US and abroad. CLD Certification is the first ever evidence-based lighting design certification. In the past lighting professionals have been required to take written tests to prove their knowledge and skill…

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Alfred Borden speaking at LEDucation 2016

Alfred Borden, Principal of The Lighting Practice, will be attending and presenting at LEDucation in New York City. He will participate in a panel discussion focused on white solid state lighting. Al and his fellow panelists will present several case studies illustrating consistency issues with white solid-state lighting, describe better systems and ways to avoid…

The Library Bar at The Rittenhouse Hotel A Philadelphia Destination

The Library Bar at The Rittenhouse Hotel has been rated #1 (out of twelve) in UWISHUNU Philadelphia’s recent list of wintertime cocktail destinations. Not to toot our own horn, but we think The Library Bar should also hold the #1 spot for ambiance. TLP designed the interior lighting for multiple featured locations within The Rittenhouse…

292 Madison Ave Attracts Attention of Passersby and a Prominent Retail Chain

“The new ‘face’ of 292 Madison Avenue was designed to enhance an already distinguished prewar foundation with contemporary elements.” – Real Estate Weekly The Lighting Practice worked with The Mufson Partnership to reinvent 292 Madison Avenue’s façade creating a prominent location for a retail client. The design team used LED linear graze fixtures to highlight…

Caitlin Bucari Promoted to Project Manager

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that Caitlin Bucari has been promoted to Project Manager. Caitlin joined our team as a lighting designer in 2015. Her project work includes corporate, mixed-use, retail, multi-family residential and hospitality environments. Caitlin’s creative and collaborative design approach, attention to project details, and conscious attention to her clients has…

Meet Our Newest Team Members: John Conley and Lauren Tyler

A key element of The Lighting Practice’s success is our ability to find and recruit talented team members with a variety of experience and expertise. We are pleased to introduce the newest members of our design team John Conley and Lauren Tyler. John D. Conley, Lighting Designer John joined the team in 2015 after graduating…