Courtesy of PureEdge Lighting

How dupes are affecting lighting designers

Cheaper imitations of designer lighting products might look like the originals, but the light quality doesn't match.
© Bulgari, courtesy MVRDV
Recycled glass bottles create a unique material effect on the facade of the flagship Bulgari store in Shanghai.

Recycled glass used to create jade-like façade

At night, LED lights behind the panels give the façade a stunning glow and a distinctive presence on a major Shanghai shopping thoroughfare.
© NELSON Worldwide

The instruments take center stage at music showroom

The showroom features 14 specialized spaces, each requiring a unique lighting solution.
Ryan Kurtz Photography / courtesy ZGF Architects
Roofscape, Critical Care Building, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Research and Development

Supporting infant health with new research in circadian lighting

At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, experts in architecture, medicine, and lighting developed a luminaire that provides circadian cues to preterm infants in the ...

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Sound Sculptures by MASARY Studios
Exhibition and Installations

'Glow: Discover the Art of Light' to return to San Francisco’s Exploratorium

The annual event, which opens Nov. 16 at Pier 15, invites visitors to get curious about light.
Electric Gobo, Axel Groß / © ERCO GmbH,
Rendering, ERCO Invia linear light in multiple use cases

How to design with linear light: Tips for supporting architecture and user needs

Linear light can delineate and boost an architectural design. Here are best practices for integrating linear light and light structures into your design, from ERCO Lighting field...
James Steinkamp Photography / courtesy of Perkins&Will
Eastside Recreation Center, in El Paso, Texas, designed by Perkins&Will

Bold, bright, and built for performance and durability

Lighting design can be the differentiator between an average and an outstanding sports and recreation center. But the lighting solutions specified and installed must be affordable...

courtesy of Cecoceco
ArtMorph by Cecoceco

7 high-tech lighting products for commercial, hospitality, and residential spaces

These recent releases offer a variety of eye-catching form factors and customization options.
courtesy of LightArt
Acoustic Stratta, LightArt
Product Innovation Awards

PIA 2023 honorees: Linear lighting

See Architectural SSL's 2023 Product Innovation Award recipients in the linear lighting category.
Curved Axis London and Nicholson Visualization
Neo, OCL Architectural Lighting
Product Innovation Awards

PIA 2023 honorees: Decorative and façade lighting

Architectural SSL's Product Innovation Awards (PIAs) showcase the latest and greatest advancements in the lighting industry. Here are the 2023 honorees in the decorative pendants...
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IVY, Targetti USA
Product Innovation Awards

PIA 2023 honorees: Project application, lighting controls, and specialty lighting

See Architectural SSL's 2023 Product Innovation Award recipients in the project application, controls, and specialty categories.