Category Archives: architectural lighting

Tsunami Glassworks Creates Stylish, Edgy Lighting Fixtures

I stumbled onto the Tsunami Glassworks website and was very impressed with their lines of hand-blown glass sculpture and lighting fixtures. You have to check them out – their designs are modern, artistic pieces that showcase clean, simple shapes – … Continue reading

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Calling all architectural lighting product manufacturers

By the way, if you work for a company that produces particularly innovative lighting products for architectural applications and would like me to possibly publish information about that product and your company, then please send me the information via the … Continue reading

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New Architectural Lighting Blog Image Gallery!

Just a quick note to let you know that I have posted a gallery page (click the “gallery” tab at the top of the blog just under the header or click here) . Currently it contains a small collection of … Continue reading

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Application note: LED Use in Wall Washing Applications

LEDs are quickly expanding into the world of architectural lighting into many specific applications once occupied by metal halide or tungsten halogen lamps (think MR16 sized) such as spot lighting, marker lighting (stairs, railings, doorways etc..), and wall washing. Its … Continue reading

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Clearing the attic

Well, it’s been a looooonnnnnnggggg while since I posted anything. It’s been soooo hard with other commitments within the company and outside the company but I am still pushing forward – albeit a bit slow. 😦 Thank you for all … Continue reading

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You mean a daylight planner ISN’T a little book I schedule my appointments in?!?!?

Here is a terrific yet brief article about what exactly daylight planning is and what a daylight planner does as it refers to architecture (not how your family spends April vacation 🙂 . Think of it as a quick primer … Continue reading

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How LED lighting can save on costs and help the environment

Harking back to a topic I posted earlier on this blog about LED replacement lamps for amusement park rides or lack thereof I thought you might find a recently published article from Funworld Magazine in which I was quoted interesting. … Continue reading

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Story on LED Replacement Lamps Highlights Need for Standardized Testing Methods

I recently read a story on LEDs magazine about Toronto’s Palace Pier condominium tower becoming the largest residential LED conversion in North America. The Palace Pier is an upscale, 44 floor condo building with spectacular views that the designers wanted … Continue reading

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LEDs Modernize Time’s Square New Years Eve Ball

Thanks to reader Kc for giving us the link to a great article about the new LED version of the venerable Times Square New Years Eve ball. This year is the 100th anniversary of the New Years Eve ball and … Continue reading

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Colored LED Replacement Lamps for Amusement Parks, Theaters, Whatever

Hey! All you amusement park enthusiasts, operators, owners, whatever…In reference to an article I recently ran on my LED Development Blog about amusement parks not updating to LED lighting when they have thousands of colored incandescent lamps burning out all … Continue reading

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