Enlightenment Residential Magazine: Hilton Columbus

SOURCE Award Winner: The Hilton Columbus Downtown

Conveniently located in downtown Columbus, this convention center Hilton has stepped up its hospitality experience for business executives as well as for vacationers seeking sophisticated comfort. Providing new opportunities for the largest city and capital of Ohio to attract even greater events and conferences, this new construction convention center hotel has become a high-end new […]

SoBou New Orleans: Reveal Design Group

Architectural Lighting On a Budget: Reveal Design Group, SoBou

The Commander’s family of restaurants returns to the French Quarter in New Orleans with a “spirited” restaurant called SoBou that offers Louisiana street food-inspired cuisine. The adage, “Too many cooks spoil the broth” does not apply here at SoBou (which stands for South of Bourbon Street) restaurant. Nestled inside the W Hotel – French Quarter, […]

Architecture and Lighting firm Bluarch

Barrio 47: Rustic Elegance

Barrio 47 serves up Mediterranean cuisine in an industrial chic atmosphere. Manhattan bar/restaurant Barrio 47 – located at 47 Eighth Avenue between Jane and Horatio Street – offers an eclectic mix that has culinary traces from France, Italy, and Spain as well as original signature cocktails and house-made infused vodkas and rums, bitters, and spices. […]

Cree lighting CS18, Lighting Tops Grocery Store

Tops Friendly Markets Goes Green With Cree Lighting

It’s not just the fruits and vegetables that are “green” at this grocery store, so is the lighting. Before opening its latest 51,364-sq.-ft. store in Geneva, N.Y., several months ago, Northeast grocery retailer Tops Friendly Markets opted to install energy-saving LED lighting fixtures instead of the T5 fluorescent tubes normally specified for its stores. Cree […]

Lighting Westfield

Lighting San Diego’s North County Mall

Custom lighting fixtures enhance the shopping experience at San Diego’s North County Mall. Just as consumer buying habits have changed with the development of technology, so has the overall shopping experience.  In an era where many purchases occur online, retailers find themselves upping the ante in aesthetics to encourage consumers to make the mall a […]

The Darling Hotel & Spa

The Darling Hotel & Spa: Distinctively Darling

Part of The Star’s $870-million redevelopment in Sydney, Australia, The Darling Hotel & Spa won Best New Hotel Construction & Design 2012 at the Asia-Pacific International Hotel Awards. Making the most of stunning views of Darling Harbour and the surrounding city of Sydney, The Star complex boasts two hotels, penthouses, serviced apartments, 20+ restaurants, bars, […]

Vision Quest Lighting: Custom Lighting

Vision Quest Lighting: Miracle Workers

When a lighting manufacturer fell through on providing fixtures for the Revel Hotel & Casino, Vision Quest Lighting saved the day. One of the Spike chandeliers as it appears at the Revel Hotel & Casino. The Watermelon Domes were hand painted inside by Vision Quest Lighting’s graphics team In a soft economy, no company likes […]

Mercer One Thirteen, Chicago, Il

Mercer One Thirteen: Chicago Hybrid Restaurant-Lounge

Good food, an upscale nightlife vibe, and a nature-inspired ambiance are hallmarks of this new Chi-town resta-lounge. Opened in May at 113 West Hubbard Street in Chicago, Mercer One Thirteen is a unique hybrid restaurant-lounge that has been described as an “urban forest” with bold natural graphics inside and a double-sided fireplace as a centerpiece. […]

Focus Lighting: Lights the Natural History Museum in LA

Focus Lighting: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Focus Lighting adds drama to prehistoric creatures at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The aim of the renovated Dinosaur Hall is to bring paleontology alive to curious museum-goers, and the strategic placement of lighting accomplishes just that. The lighting installation by Focus Lighting in New York City received an Award of Recognition […]

Bluarch Lighting Firm: Designing Office Spage For The Bouklis Group

The Bouklis Group: Interior & Lighting Design

The design concept for this office is horizontal separation, clearly defining the space with color, materials, and lighting When designing the 1,100-sq.-ft. headquarters for The Bouklis Group, a real estate brokerage firm in Manhattan’s Financial District, New York City-based architecture, interior & lighting design firm Bluarch took into account the client’s desire for a streamlined, […]