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GM Lighting Announces Winners of Applications Image Contest

GM LIGHTING ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF APPLICATIONS IMAGE CONTEST 1st Annual Amazing Applications Image Contest Mokena, Ill.-based GM Lighting has named the 1st and 2nd place winners in each of three territories for its 1st Annual Amazing Applications Image Contest launched in Fall 2017. Company executives were pleased to see an eclectic collection of commercial and residential lighting applications using GM Lighting products. “We were frankly amazed at the creativity of the submissions,” says Rob Gerber, President of GM Lighting. “We received application images from all over the country .and Canada through our reps. The biggest challenge was selecting a...

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Brooklyn Beacon

A FULL-SERVICE, INDEPENDENT BOUTIQUE HOTEL DISTINGUISHES A WILLIAMSBURG NEIGHBORHOOD ONCE KNOWN AS AN INDUSTRIAL ZONE. Bfore the 21-story William Vale hotel opened its doors, the corner of Wythe Avenue and North 12th Street in North Williamsburg was the site of several nondescript, low-slung factory buildings. Over the last decade, the commercial area has been redefined and rezoned through ongoing remediation. “Grand splendor and contemporary chic” were the key design points conveyed to the artisans at domestic manufacturer 2nd Ave Lighting, headquartered in Upstate New York, when creating custom architectural lighting fixtures for the project. The 183-room hotel project was...

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Curtain Call

WHEN A HISTORIC BRITISH THEATER CHANGED OVER TO LED LIGHTING, THERE WERE CONCERNS THE WARM INTERIOR AMBIANCE WOULD BE LOST. PHOTOGRAPHY BY DIANE AUCKLAND Located in Bristol, England, the Hippodrome is one of Britain’s top provincial theaters, renowned for hosting programs that appeal to a wide variety of tastes — from musicals, ballet, and opera to concerts, comedians, and pantomime. As a Grade II-listed building (a U.K. designation for buildings of special historic interest), great care was taken to ensure none of the theater’s Edwardian look and atmosphere were compromised during the upgrade. Designed by Frank Matcham, one of...

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The Annual Showcase of Hospitality Design Will Take Place May 2-4 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Here Is a Sampling of Some of the Custom Lighting Manufacturers Who Will Be Exhibiting. 1/ SWAROVSKI NORTH AMERICA Named for “glissando,” an Italian term describing musical notes gliding upward and downward in perfect harmony, the crystal prisms in the Glissando Collection appear to “glide” from one to another in a multi-layered stack of sparkling light. Interlocking planes and angles radiate bands of color as the crystal holds and reflects light from its twisted silhouette. The collection includes a variety of sizes...

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ER Productions Sets Guinness World Record™ for Largest Laser Light Show

During the Live Design International (LDI) trade show in Las Vegas, ER Productions achieved the Guinness World Record title for the Largest Laser Show with a spectacular display. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, laser specialist ER Productions held the 30-minute laser showcase on November 18 that culminated in a 7-minute recording-breaking finale that incorporated 314 individual laser fixtures. An adjudicator from Guinness World Records was present to confirm the achievement. Guinness World Records official adjudicator Sofia Greenacre said, “I’m pleased to confirm that ER Productions did indeed manage to set a new Guinness World record title for the...

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