DarkSky International Announces Japan’s First Certified Urban Night Sky Place
Minami-Rokuroshi of Ono City was certified as an Urban Night Sky Place by DarkSky International. This certification is the fourth International Dark Sky Place in Japan and the first Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP) in Asia. “This certification and resulting collaboration will help mitigate light pollution impacts in the... Read more
​Hartranft Lighting Design Expands Firm Leadership
Boston, MA –  Paula Ziegenbein has been named a Principal of Hartranft Lighting Design. ​ Since joining Hartranft Lighting Design in 2014, Paula has steadily increased the firm’s Boston office presence, by developing new business and assuming management responsibilities for key projects and clients.  Prior to joining the firm,... Read more
Designers Mind Academy
Designers Mind is a community that raises awareness about the mental health and wellbeing of designers in the workplace.  The Academy is Designers Mind’s brand new community and learning platform.  The design industry is a stressful environment with long hours to meet tight deadlines. Often the simplest of wellbeing... Read more
Lighting Careers
Archifos has recently been supporting Lighting Designers career development to gather global lighting vacancies.  Through the Archifos LinkedIn page, there are many different types of roles available.  Additionally the ILP gathers UK based roles here.   🌍 EU & UAE Lichtvision Design | JUNIOR LIGHTING DESIGNER Barcelona: On-site ,... Read more
Get A Grip On Lighting
In Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast’s recent episode, BDP’s head of lighting, Mark Ridler, shares how his love for theatre and the arts has helped steer a highly successful career in lighting design. Taking much of his inspiration from set design and applying this to a variety of sectors... Read more
Environment + Energy Leaders Announced
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) today announced its Executive Director and CEO Christina Halfpenny has been named to the 2021 Environment+Energy Leader 100, an annual list that celebrates the achievements of environment and energy “doers” in the fields of commercial and industrial environment and energy management. Since 2015, Halfpenny has... Read more
Paula Longato Elected To Deutsche Lichttechnische Gesellschaft Board
Congratulations to Buro Happold Associate Lighting Designer Paula Longato who has been elected to the Board of the Deutsche Lichttechnische Gesellschaft e.V. (LiTG). The LiTG is Germany’s biggest networking community for the lighting industry.  Paula leads the lighting team at the Berlin office. She is passionate about using inclusive, sustainable and integrated lighting solutions... Read more
Bob Bohannon Joins The LIA
This week saw the LIA announce that Bob Bohannon has joined the management team of the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) in the role of Head of Academy and Policy. This is a key role for the LIA and will provide strategy and leadership in the Academy, as well as... Read more
Don’t Miss! The Art Of Lighting Design: A Creative Journey
Members of the VLD Community can watch Sabine De Schutter and her team, discuss design and creating meaningful spaces that positively affect people’s lives. People and their needs are at the centre of their human-centric and future-oriented approach. They do not allow themselves to be constrained by conventional lighting... Read more
HDR Appoints Lisa Lyons To Lead Lighting Design Group
The international construction services giant, HDR has appointed Lisa Lyons to lead the Nebraska Iowa Lighting Design Group. “Lisa brings a strong history in project leadership and design that complements her passion to utilise Lighting as a differentiator in Architecture Design”. Karen Murphy, Lighting Design Director About HDR have... Read more
Tracy White Stands Down As ILP CEO
After three years in post, Tracey White is relocating abroad and will work on new projects from a distance. Commenting on Tracey’s decision, Anthony Smith, ILP President, said “It was with reluctance but understanding I accepted Tracey’s resignation. Over the last three years she has delivered in all areas,... Read more
New SLL President
20 May 2021, the Society welcomed new President, Dr. Ruth Kelly Waskett into the role at the SLL AGM, Awards, and Presidential Address. Following the formal proceedings, the Society celebrated the achievements of its members and the lighting community, with its annual awards, held online. Immediate past president, Bob... Read more
Good Light Helps Prevent Winter Slump
The holidays are over, it’s cold and dark, we prefer to sit inside. Nevertheless, you need a daily portion of good light: it makes you more energetic, happier, and healthier. Make sure that you go outside for a good amount of time every day and that you also have... Read more
Mark Ridler On Circular Economy Approaches At BDP
Watch the latest LpS DIGITAL video on our YouTube channel.  Mark Ridler, Head of Lighting at BDP London discusses the challenges of implementing the complexities of circular economy principles.  A must-watch for developers, manufacturers and designers to appreciate the detailed costings, contract implications and specification ramifications to achieve a... Read more
Reco Lamp Podcast With Ourania Georgoutsakou
Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General of Lighting Europe is interviewed for the 4th episode of the Recolamp podcast, hosted by Diana Şerban.  The podcast explores how  lighting impacts our mood and circadian rhythm. Listen to ways in which to achieve an efficient lighting strategy and how we should use light... Read more
Filamento Interview
Lighting Designer Paula Rainha talks to Trends in Lighting about her newly launched joint venture Filamento Architectural Light Design.  Paula Rainha and Joana Mendo launched their lighting design practice in a tumultuous environment after collaborating together on numerous projects. TiL: Can you tell our readers about your journey into... Read more
Happy Birthday Professor Christian Bartenbach
Professor Christian Bartenbach celebrates his 90th birthday today! Most of the 90 years of his life were “light years”! Anyone who has dealt with daylight or artificial light more intensively could not get past him! He has been called “Pope of Light, Light Pioneer, Master of Light” through his... Read more
Webinar Diary With Archifos
Greek lighting designer Katia Kolovea runs an inspiring platform to connect many organisations and individuals in lighting.  Life online requires much concentration and in an effort to remain connected to like-minded peers Archifos has created a webinar diary in the Share the Light section. Here, you can find links for... Read more
Designers Mind Launches Health And Wellbeing Programme
Designers Mind is a community where designers can share knowledge and experience to raise awareness around mental health and wellbeing.  A once taboo topic, mental health initiatives are increasingly gaining publicity and as a result, discussion is no longer shameful. The design industry is a very stressful environment often... Read more
Douglas Leonard Begins IALD Presidency
Douglas Leonard assumes the 2020/21 presidency of the International Association of Lighting Designers. The IALD has been supporting its members for 50 years. Douglas Leonard statement in full, “I am excited and hopeful for the growth and challenges we face as a profession as we move into our next... Read more