Project Spotlight: Hotel G, Union Square, San Francisco

Project: Hotel G, Union Square Designer/Specifier: Gulla Jónsdóttir Specifying Rep: Simone Linn Specified Manufacture: Designheure Specified Product: Chandelier 3 Petit Cargo Location: San Francisco, CA Photos By: Robert Malmberg   Hotel G in San Francisco’s trendy Union Square, recently debuted three sultry penthouse suites that offer a sleek and romantic place to stay. The penthouse additions were designed by LA-based designer Gulla […]

Project Spotlight: NBC Tower, Chicago

Project: NBC Tower Building Designer: Arktura  Specified Manufacture: Omnify Lighting Specified Product: LumiCurtain Location: Chicago, IL Photos By: Jared Powell Photography When renowned systems architecture firm Arktura was contracted to deliver an impactful interior lighting design to Chicago’s historic NBC Tower, they faced some challenges. What was the best way to provide bright, clean and even […]

Project Spotlight: Georgia-Pacific

Project: Georgia-Pacific Designer: HLGstudio Atlanta Specified Manufacture: Dado Lighting Specified Product: SimpleLineLED Location: Georgia Pacific HQ Building, Atlanta Photos by: DJ Ziobro When Georgia-Pacific remodeled their Atlanta offices, they wanted a lighting solution that kept the existing ceiling in place. Using Dado Lighting’s SimpleLine, they were able to install recessed architectural linear lighting without having […]

Case Study: Le Meridien, Houston

Project: Le Meridien Designer: Forchielli-Glynn Specifying Rep: Simone Linn Specified Manufacture: SONNEMAN Specified Product: Custom SONNEMAN Suspenders Location: Houston, Texas Photos by: Mark Silverstein Photos Courtesy of Le Meridien, Houston When designers Cynthia Forchielli and Helen Glynn took on the project, they wanted to develop the narrative of the project around the iconic oil refinery lights […]

Case Study: Vans HQ by Rapt Studios

Project: Vans Headquarters Designer: Rapt Studio Specifying Rep: Simone Linn Specified Manufacture: Barn Light Specified Product: Original™ Warehouse LED Pendants Location: Costa Mesa, California Photos by: Eric Laignel Testimonial: When founders of the iconic skateboard shoe brand, Vans, were looking for a larger space for their company headquarters, they found themselves back where it all started. […]

Case Study: Edwards Air Force Base

Project: Edwards Air Force Base Engineer: 412th Civil Engineering Group Specifying Rep: Anthony Olivarez Specified Manufacture: Deco Lighting Specified Product: DHL-LP-LED 2′ Low-profile low/high bay, DHL-LP-LED 4′ Low-profile low/high bay, D402-LED Medium Wall pack, D536-LED 12″x12″ Square Luminaire, DCH-RET-LED 4′ Deco Channel Retrofit Kit, DCH-RET-LED 8′ Deco Channel Retrofit Kit, SFP-LED 2’x2′ Smart Panel LED Fixture, SFP-LED 2’x4′ Smart Panel LED Fixture, TORPEDO-LED 160 […]

Transformation: Turning Space into Place

Project: WISEPlace Community Room  Designers: Herman Miller and Pivot Interiors Architects: RDC and CDG Builders Specifying Rep: Dan Lehouillier Specified Manufacture: Modern Fan Company Specified Product: IC/Air 3 DC Location: Santa Ana, CA Photos by: HB Photos Testimonial: “The transformation of our meeting room has indeed brought new life and energy to our entire agency. […]

Project Spotlight: La Peer Hotel West Hollywood

The Kimpton Hotels started out as the first boutique hotel and restaurant company in the U.S. opening its first hotel in the bustling and picturesque city of San Francisco. Owner Bill Kimpton wanted to start a hotel that was luxury mixed with an at-home feel, selecting stylish and personal touches to the décor and vibe. […]

Aeratron and MacroAir for Crack Shack

Written by Nicole Gratson Aeratron Fans Complement the Cool California Aesthetics of the Crack Shack Restaurant Chain San Diego-based Bluemotif Architecture, summoned the HVLS expertise of the leading industrial fan producer, MacroAir, when the idea for transforming an existing industrial metal warehouse into a next-generation kitchen and outdoor patio dining experience came to mind for […]

A Design Collaboration Paying Homage to California

Written by Nicole Gratson Award-winning Ron Neal Lighting Design (RNLD) is a San Diego-based firm founded in 2001 by architectural lighting designer Ron Neal.  Featured in a multitude of notable and revered exhibitions and periodicals, RNLD continues to shine bright among its competitors with its successfully celebrated participation and completion of hundreds of high-profile commercial […]