This year's IES Annual Conference in Louisville, KY runs from August 8 to 10 and will include two events to help specifiers better understand ANSI/IES TM-30 IES Method for Evaluating Light Source Color Rendition.
One of our projects, the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in Le Mars, IA will open on Wednesday the 18th. The $3M project has received quite a bit of attention in Iowa. Here are links to some of the stories. We'll be posting more as they become available. We'll also be adding a page to our online portfolio as soon as the photos are ready.
Studio T+L's Jason Livingston will be presenting Understanding and Applying TM-30 to the New Jersey section of the IES on Tuesday, March 19th. If you're interested in attending you can register at http://www.iesofnj.org/TM3015.html.
This week I'll be focusing and setting light levels in a corporate board room. The photo below shows the installation and testing of a cove illuminated with RGBW LED fixtures. The second photo shows the installation of a hard dropped ceiling with downlights surrounding a luminous ceiling.
Sometimes the New York Times is oblivious and yesterday was one of them. In an article titled Lighting a Room, Simplified the author wrote about the importance of lighting in the home. In preparing the article, she spoke to and quoted four interior designers, one fixture manufacturers and one professional lighting designer. In addition, all eight of the photos in the article are taken during the day, so they're nice illustrations of the use of windows and daylight in residential interiors but terrible illustrations of electric lighting, which is the topic of the article. They seem to be marketing photos for particular lighting fixtures, not examples of good lighting.
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