Capital Health Medical Center Featured in Article About Healthcare Design

The Lighting Practice would like to share the below article published by HKS, Inc. on the current direction of Healthcare Design in America.  HKS is a highly respected Architecture, Interior Design, and Structural Engineering firm with locations across the country and internationally.  They are involved in a variety of projects and are especially respected in…

What is a lighting designer?

A lighting designer typically emerges from a multitude of backgrounds, whether it is architecture, engineering, interior design, theatrical design or a combination there of.  Despite the diversity, lighting is an intricate part within all of these disciplines.  The collective knowledge of these fields, is what makes lighting designers specialists, balancing the art and science of…

Jered E. Widmer: IALD Professional Member

The Lighting Practice congratulates Jered E. Widmer on his recent acceptance as a Professional Member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).  IALD Professional membership is available to architectural lighting designers who have at least five years of experience in the role of senior designer or above in an independent consulting practice.  Candidates for…

TLP to Design Lighting for PSU University Park’s Steidle Building

We are excited to announce that The Lighting Practice has joined the design team led by EYP Architecture and Engineering.  Together we will design the renovation and expansion of the Steidle Building at Penn State University’s University Park campus.  TLP will be responsible for the interior lighting design including the new atrium and meeting rooms.…

What is color temperature?

Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) is an integral aspect of lighting design that The Lighting Practice must take into account with every project. Correlated Color Temperature is measured in Kelvin degrees and corresponds to the color of the light a lamp puts out.  Warm color temperatures typically used in architectural lighting usually range from 2700K to…

The Inquirer features The Lighting Practice project, Hilton Home2Suites

Tuesday August 6th, the Hilton Home2Suites opened for business.  The new hotel is located at 12th and Arch Street in Center City Philadelphia. The Lighting Practice teamed with Cope Linder Architects, ACC Design (Interior Designers) and In Posse (LEED consultant) to design this 248-unit hotel to LEED-certified standards.  TLP was responsible for designing the exterior lighting…

The Lighting Practice Collaborated On Safety Upgrades to Statue of Liberty

The Lighting Practice is proud to have been part of the renovation team responsible for safety updates to the Statue of Liberty.  We are thrilled to see this inspiring monument reopened to the general public especially after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.  TLP worked with the team to illuminate the entrances, stairwells, and passageways throughout…

New VCU School of Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University’s new School of Medicine opened in the spring of 2013.  The Lighting Practice is proud to have been a part of the design team led by Ballinger and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects. TLP was responsible for designing the lighting for interior public, teaching and administrative areas and exterior lighting at…

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The Library Bar Opens at the Rittenhouse Hotel

The Lighting Practice designed the interior lighting at the Rittenhouse Hotel’s new Library Bar.  Below is a short review outlining what you have to look forward to during your next visit. New Bar Comes to Rittenhouse Hotel Posted by Taylor bush on June 14th, 2013 The Rittenhouse Hotel was purchased a year ago by the…