Lighting Companies Recognized with Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design recently announced the winners of its 2007 Good Design Awards. Several lighting and home control manufacturers and their products were selected for the awards, including: Bocci Products, Lumini, ERCO Digitale Kommunikation GmbH., Luceplan...
Lumen Awards Entries Due Jan. 14
The New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is accepting submissions for the 2008 Lumen Awards program through Monday, Jan. 14, 2008. Any architectural lighting design or specialty lighting design is eligible for submission. Lumen Award winners also are eligible for international...
Jan. 10 is Entry Deadline for GE's Edison Award
Project entries for GE Consumer & Industrial's 25th Annual GE Edison Award competition must be received by Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. The competition recognizes professional lighting designs that feature GE light sources and is open to lighting designers, architects, engineers, and consultants...
Powers Inducted Into Ernst & Young Hall of Fame
The Genlyte Group's chairman, president, and CEO Larry K. Powers has been recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of Distribution, Manufacturing, and Security. He also has been inducted into the organization's Hall of Fame.
Lighting Competitions, Scholarships, and Grants
Although lighting is a specialized field, there is a generous offering of student lighting design competitions, as well as awards, scholarships, and grants for students and educators alike that facilitate a variety of educational opportunities.
A|L Awards Roundtable Discusses Design Excellence
Architects and lighting designers representing the winning projects for the fourth annual A|L Light & Architecture Design Awards competition along with members of the awards jury gathered at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City on Oct. 4, 2007, for an awards presentation and...
LRC Awards ASSIST Scholarship
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center (LRC) has awarded its 2007-08 ASSIST Scholarship to Tianming Dong, a third-year Ph.D. student at the LRC. ASSIST (Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies) is a consortium of researchers, manufacturers, and government...
DOE Awards OLED Grants
The U.S. DOE has awarded five Small Business Innovation Research grants for its "Solid State Lighting—Core Technologies Area of Interest 6: Strategies for improved light extraction of OLEDs" research program, which is focused on development of organic light emitting diodes (OLED).
Last Call for IALD Lighting Design Awards Submissions
Submissions for IALD's International Lighting Design Awards will be accepted through Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007. Projects of all types and sizes are welcome, and categories that will be judged include: academic/institutional, corporate, hospitality, monumental structures/public spaces, residential...
Philips Awarded Contract to Create Light Source Test System
Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions has been awarded a $250,000 contract by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop and create a new test system that will help improve methods for calculating and measuring the quality of a light source. The company will develop the...