The Lighting Practice’s Darcy Veneziale is CPSM Certified

We are happy to announce that our Marketing Coordinator, Darcy Veneziale, passed the CPSM exam and is a Certified Professional Services Marketer. The Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) Program, developed by SMPS Headquarters, is structured to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and influence the future of this vital field. The CPSM credential identifies individuals…

The Lighting Practice Projects Receive Glowing Reviews

Four TLP Projects were recognized internationally and locally by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). This year The Lighting Practice submitted six (6) projects to our local IES Philadelphia Section’s awards program, The Philaments and to the Illuminating Engineering Society’s international awards program, The Illumination Awards. Both The Philaments and the Illumination Awards recognize projects that…

Philadelphia’s Patriotic Makeover: Filbert Street Corridor

Thursday, June 30, members of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority and Reading Terminal Market flipped the switch illuminating the Filbert Street Corridor in red, white, and blue. The Lighting Practice proudly attended the unveiling of Filbert Street’s new LED lighting system and appreciated the acknowledgment of our efforts during the opening ceremony. Principal, Al Borden,…

Visit Philadelphia: Independence Visitor Center Expansion

The Independence Visitor Center, located on the corner of 6th and Market Street, is the primary destination for tourists visiting historic Philadelphia.  Local architecture firm SaylorGregg teamed with Blue Cadet and The Lighting Practice to design the Visitor Center’s upcoming renovation and expansion.  TLP provided lighting design services for the great hall, café, and theater…

Helen Diemer & Sara Lappano Share How to Find Your “Perfect Hire”

Helen Diemer, Principal and President of The Lighting Practice, and Sara Lappano, Principal with SmithGroupJJR, combined their shared knowledge and experience in the architectural lighting design industry presenting at IALD Enlighten Americas 2015: International Year of Light Conference in Baltimore, MD. Together they collaborated on ‘Designing a Perfect Hire’ where they outlined the key elements…

Lit Brothers Illuminated

The Lighting Practice is excited to share that the Lit Brothers Building is featured in mondo*arc’s April issue.  Michael Barber and Emad Hasan were interviewed for the article. They highlight project details and their design process. TLP teamed with Stantec on this exciting project, providing lighting design for the historic façade. The Lighting Practice is…

Chicago Streeterville Target receives A.R.E. Design Award

The Lighting Practice is excited to share that the Chicago Streeterville Target won a GOLD award at this year’s Association for Retail Environments Design Awards  (A.R.E. Design Award). The A.R.E. Design Awards are the industry’s largest and most prestigious retail store design awards program.  We would like to congratulate our team members, Helen Diemer, Jered…

Meet Center City’s 1919 Market Street

Center City welcomes its next mixed-use residential development, 1919 Market Street. The Lighting Practice is proud to be on the design team, led by Barton Partners.  The luxury, residential high rise was designed with its residents and the surrounding neighborhood in mind.  TLP provided lighting design services for the parking garage, façade, and building entry…

The JFK Tribute In The Spotlight Once Again

The JFK Tribute was designed to commemorate November 22, 1963 as a day of peace and hope.  The Lighting Practice teamed with Jacobs, exhibit designers Museumscapes, and sculpture by Texas artist Lawrence Monroe Ludtke to bring this moment in history to light. The lighting of this presidential tribute was designed to enhance individual elements of…

Jonathan Hoyle Explains High-Performance Lighting Systems

Jonathan Hoyle, Associate, with The Lighting Practice, was recently interviewed for Building Operating Management’s April issue. The article, “Efficiency Is Only The Start”, explains the long-term value of a high-performance lighting system, its benefits to occupants, as well as the challenges. Jon points out that energy codes specify minimum requirements for lighting controls including daylight…

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