GWA Lighting: architectural lighting

GWA Lighting

About GWA Lighting The firm was founded in 1968 by Raymond Grenald, who helped pioneer the practice of architectural lighting as a profession. He promotes the fundamental belief that light has a distinctive effect on human behavior.  In 1976, Lee Waldron joined Grenald and has helped to broaden and strengthen the company’s capabilities. Over time, […]

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: New Orleans

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: New Orleans

The food at Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants is reportedly as memorable as the unique name. When it came time to renovate one of its oldest locations in Metairie, Louisiana, the international restaurant franchise sought out the design skills of Broadmoor Design Group and Bloom Lighting Group to make noticeable changes while staying true to […]

Robert Singer & Associates

Robert Singer & Associates: Honorable Mention 36th SOURCE Awards

The cohesive design of two homes on adjoining lots in Aspen netted Robert Singer & Associates an Honorable Mention in Cooper Lighting’s 36th Annual SOURCE Awards.    The year-round beauty of Colorado’s mountains are a stunning backdrop for this unusual family compound comprised of two contemporary single-family residences on adjoining lots. Developed concurrently, the homeowner […]

Net-zero energy buildings - DPR Construction

Solatube Daylighting Systems lights first net-zero energy buildings

One of the country’s first net-zero energy buildings relies partly on daylighting techniques to achieve its impressive energy savings.  With the intention of creating a living laboratory for the Phoenix community while building its new regional office in Arizona, national commercial general contractor and construction management firm DPR Construction practices what it preaches. The company, […]


Grand Design: Hirsch Bedner Associates Help Rebrand Hyatt

The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Northeast China pays tribute to history while offering a modern twist. Global hospitality interior design company Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) combined ancient culture with vibrant modernity when establishing the aesthetics for Grand Hyatt Shenyang, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Northeast China which opened several months ago. The hotel is comprised […]

Micheal Jordan Nissan

Michael Jordan Nissan: Nissan’s First LED Showroom

Michael Jordan Nissan has become one of the first Nissan dealerships to use LED lighting almost exclusively inside and out.  When Michael Jordan Nissan opened in 1990, the Durham, N.C. car dealership was state-of-the-art. More than one decade of success later, the dealership’s management team partnered with Eddie Gontram, principal of Gontram Architecture in nearby […]

Riddles Jewelry, South Dakota

Riddles Jewelry: Bring on the Bling

LEDs serve as an ideal solution for turning up the dazzle in a jewelry store chain.    When you’re in the business of selling really expensive sparkly things, you need them to look incredibly beautiful. The Riddle family has had more than 50 years of success in the jewelry industry, opening its first store in […]


Robb Pope of Digital Ambiance Interviewed

Lighting designer Robb Pope of Digital Ambiance – who has created installations for Burning Man, auto maker Acura, the Light™ nightclub with Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas; and has worked on concerts for Justin Timberlake, Green Day, and No Doubt – discusses the role lighting plays in entertainment venues.      EnLIGHTenment Magazine:  How […]

Creative Designs in Lighting

Cole Real Estate Investments HQ: Fluorescent & Fabulous

It might seem as if every lighting project lately is LED, but that’s not always the best solution for the job as this award-winning installation proves.   For leading net-lease  (REIT) Cole Capital – the private capital business of Cole Real Estate Investments focused on the acquisition, active management, leasing, and financing of high-quality retail, […]

Illuminate Lighting Design

Illuminate Lighting Design: An Interview With Simon Berry

 enLIGHTenment Magazine sits down with Simon Berry, director of Illuminate Lighting Design, to discuss the company’s philosophy and noteworthy hospitality projects all over the globe. enLIGHTenment Magazine: Headquartered in Singapore, Illuminate also has offices in Hong Kong, and Melbourne, and has completed noteworthy projects across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and America. Tell us more […]