courtesy of BEAM, ltd.
BEAM, ltd., in Philadelphia. Co-founders Kirsten Kent Carangi (center) and Adam Carangi (rightmost) lead their eight-person studio alongside senior lighting designers Christina Spangler (front row, left) and Jeffrey Kahn (back row, right).

Designer Files: BEAM, ltd.

Architectural SSL’s newest department provides a detailed look at a leading or emerging individual or firm involved in the profession of architectural lighting. Our first profile...
courtesy of Randy Burkett Lighting Design
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

An Illustrious Career in Illumination

Lighting designer Randy Burkett shares insights from some of his latest and greatest projects.
courtesy of Gabriel Scott
Welles Central Chandelier 12 by Alessandro Munge for Gabriel Scott
Design and Manufacturing

Gabriel Scott’s Welles Reimagined combines design and lighting icons

The series of capsule collections by six international designers was recently named a finalist in the Lighting category of the 2023 Society of British and International Interior...
courtesy of HLB Lighting Design
Spurthy Yogananda

An emerging designer discovers the joys and challenges of architectural lighting

Spurthy Yogananda entered the University of Southern California intending to study architecture and sustainability, but an inspiring educator changed her path.
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Next to the reception desk is a coffee shop with leather sofa seating. The bottle installation (foreground) and the bottle chandeliers were designed by the Mithun team and crafted by local maker Sarabi Studio.

Fewer desks, more light at Atlassian

The collaborative software company revamps its Austin, Texas, office with a hospitality-inspired design by Mithun.
Air Shape
Design and Manufacturing

Shape of the Wind

Air Shape pendants and wall lamps are fabricated by Taiwan-based industrial designer Jing- Cyuan Tang of Sunriu design studio.
Andrew Meredith
Mc Doanlds Times Square Landini Associates Andrew Meredith 1 Hero

The reinvention at McDonald's

Contributor Vilma Barr interviews Mark Landini, creative director of Sydney-based Landini Associates, on the Project Ray concept to play in the fast-growing, fast-casual and to...
courtesy of Moment Factory
Onhwa’Lumina, an exhibition in Quebec, Canada
Exhibition and Installations

An illuminated story in the woods

A night walk through Onhwa’Lumina, an installation in Quebec, Canada, is an immersive multimedia experience into the heart of Wendat culture.
Ryan Fischer
Company meeting, Focus Lighting
Business and Marketing

Focus Lighting’s Brett Andersen on the business side of design

From draftsperson to partner, Andersen shares his nearly three-decade journey to leading the New York architectural lighting firm.