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The Luminous Ceiling

A designer-manufacturer collaboration that set the standard for a now common... More

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2014 Year in Review: In Memoriam

A look back at some of the people the lighting community lost in 2014. More

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Anthony Donato, Inventor of Tracklighting, Dies

Anthony Donato, a former senior product designer at Lightolier who invented... More

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Building A Collective History

This winter, the architecture and design community lost several leading figures—legendary designer Eva Zeisel, and architects Ricardo Legoretta, Yoshiko Sato, and Jacques Brownson. Closer to home, the lighting industry also lost some notable leaders—Marvin Gelman, founder of lighting company Lighting Services Inc, and William Blitzer, whose family founded lighting manufacturer Lightolier. More

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In Maine, the master bath of this separate suite is usable year-round

This separate master quarters' bath features high windows and traditional lighting fixtures used in a modern way. More

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Lighting Industry Loses William Blitzer

The lighting industry has lost another of its distinguished leaders. William F. Blitzer died on Jan. 21, 2012. In 1949, he joined the family business, lighting company Lightolier, founded by his grandfather Bernhard Blitzer. The junior Blitzer started in Lightolier's engineering department, went on to head the company's design and marketing efforts, and eventually was named President of Lightolier in 1972. Under his leadership, Lightolier became synonymous with architectural lighting. More

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Merit Award, Design/Build Over $250,000: Born Again

More than just enhanced curb appeal, this 75-year-old Tudor cottage was reborn with a modern openness that’s both family-friendly and neighborhood-friendly. More

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Merit Award, Whole-House Remodeling Under $250,000: Ceiling Fans

This remodel created an open plan and added richness to the design by making a feature of the wood ceiling the clients loved so much. More

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Merit Award, Whole-House Remodeling Over $500,000: Suburban Renewal

A drab split-level home is transformed into a modern showpiece with the addition of a "light box" to the rear facade, adding space on two levels and bringing in abundant natural light. More

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Merit Award, Kitchen Remodeling $50,000 - $100,000: Saved for Modernity

After tending to the project's structural issues, the design team sought to bring the space into the 21st century, with a modern palette that includes concrete countertops. More

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