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Transcending the Bowl

Transcending the Bowl

From façades to concourses and VIP suites, the modern sports venue takes cues from the retail and hospitality sectors

By Stacie Dinwiddy Read More

Project in Pictures: After Dark

Simplicity can be deceiving. The glow of the CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge is the result of a technically challenging LED lighting design by Speirs + Major in conjunction with Mulvey & Banani International Inc. Read More

The Presidents Club

The Presidents Club

Those who’ve ‘sat in the seat’ as IES presidents discuss their unique bond

By Paul Tarricone Read More

The Collision of Lighting Design with IoT

The Collision of Lighting Design with IoT

The Internet of Things is an unstoppable force—perhaps the next Industrial Revolution—and the job description for design professionals is no longer limited to the quality and quantity of light

By Susannah Gilbard and Mark Loeffler Read More

Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait

Ready, set, don’t go. A panel of designers reflects back on projects that hit an unexpected detour and what changed once they got back on track

By Paul Tarricone Read More

Lessons in the Classroom

Lessons in the Classroom

Tunable light could potentially improve student learning, increase teacher satisfaction and trim energy use. A recent pilot project explored these benefits

By Bob Davis and Sarah Safranek Read More

Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears

Toyota and Mazda’s divergent paths both end at a new North American headquarters

By Samantha Schwirck Read More

Driven by Speed

Driven by Speed

The newly expanded, fast-paced Echo Logistics headquarters in Chicago is organized around a streets and neighborhoods concept, with lighting to guide the way

By Rebecca Falzano Read More

Compete or Complement?

Compete or Complement?

In New York—and cities like it—the question is whether exterior lighting should continue to create stand-alone beacons or be ‘curated’ as part of a larger master plan. A recently arrived resident offers her perspective

By Leah Xandora Read More

From the Storm LEDs Emerge

From the Storm LEDs Emerge

An epic flood, damaged infrastructure and a new lighting system. The story of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

By Paul Tarricone Read More