LD+A Magazine


Deft Punk

‘Coolest office in America?’ Contrasting color temperatures help a Chicago tech company make its case By Paul Tarricone   Steampunk Noun    A subgenre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features 19th century steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.   The setting for Steampunk, it turns out, is also a downtown Chicago […]

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On The Grid

Lighting for every neighborhood in Dropbox’s hashtag-shaped city By Samantha Schwirck It doesn’t matter if you’re an intern, associate, manager or CEO, you won’t have an office—or even a cubicle—at Dropbox’s new headquarters in San Francisco. You will, however, have a neighborhood to work in amongst like-minded community members, and you’ll likely cross through an […]

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What’s In a Name?

Sometimes ‘glare’ is actually ‘useful lumens spelled differently By Paul Mitchell and Kellie Koedel While BUG ratings are a significant step forward from the old cutoff classifications, one area that warrants discussion for possible improvement is the method for defining and calculating glare. The Glare rating is currently derived by totaling all lumens emitted in […]

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The Company, The Candidate

11 STEPS TO A MORE POWERFUL RÉSUMÉ Make sure your first impression isn’t your last By Paul Pompeo Part of the job description of each member of The Pompeo Group is to review résumés. I probably look at three or four résumés a day on average, so figure our team views at least 8,000 or […]

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See the Philadelphia Sites at Night

  B-K Lighting/TEKA Illumination and The Lighting Practice will host a bus tour of three local projects at the conclusion of the first day of the trade show and conference. The tour is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 6:00-7:30 p.m. and will depart from the Broad Street Entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. TLP designed […]

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The IES will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 29th

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the IES offices will be closed Monday, May 29th and will reopen Tuesday, May 30th.