The Lights Seen Round the World: Brussels, Belgium

The recent attacks on Tuesday, March 22, in Brussels, Belgium have led to another visual show of support expressed around the world for the individuals, families, and countries affected. The outpouring of support through vigils, mass demonstrations, and lighting is inspiring. As lighting designers we are now in a unique place. We are not only…

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A Landmark Urban Destination

The Lighting Practice’s business colleagues, David Kitchens and Angelo Carusi of Cooper Carry, describe the rise of the mixed-use developments, in The Re-Malling of America. Malls are now becoming a landmark urban destination. The re-envisioning of traditional malls is prompted by the growth and development of sustainable neighborhoods that require a higher quality of urban…

Michael Barber Speaking at NeoCon 2016

Michael Barber, Principal of The Lighting Practice, will be discussing the importance of integrating corporate interiors and lighting design in the modern office environment at NeoCon 2016 in Chicago, IL. Mike will cover how technology has changed the way we interact with each other and our environment. He will discuss the benefits of early and…

Emad Hasan presenting at the 2016 AIA Convention

Emad Hasan, Associate with The Lighting Practice, will be presenting at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philadelphia, PA. His session will take place in the CE Theatres located on the expo floor. Emad will explain the impact of energy codes on lighting design, technology, and architecture. He will also share strategies for designing high quality…

Jonathan Hoyle Presenting at AIA Philadelphia Suburban Pro Con

Jonathan Hoyle, Associate with The Lighting Practice, will be leading an interactive session at this years’ AIA Philadelphia Suburban Pro Con. The Suburban Pro Con will be held at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, the same location as the AIA Philadelphia Golf Outing. Jon will begin with a short presentation addressing the question, “LEDs can do…

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…