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The American Medical Association is Worried About LED Street Lighting, Cree Has An Answer

Cree is rolling out their new RSW street light and announcing it with an ad that perfectly describes what happens when LED street lights are poorly specified, especially in residential areas. It’s not just a nuisance. The American Medical Associate...

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We know you’re busy. As we’ve visited Lighting Designers, Engineers, Architects and Interior Designers across the New York area there’s one theme that keeps recurring, everyone is slammed. Deadlines feel tighter, there’s less and less time to create the exceptional...

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The Latest Addition To The World of Light – Martin by Harman

There are some names in the lighting industry that really don’t need to be introduced. Martin is one of those names. When I was in college and learning how to be a lighting designer, I also worked on the staff...

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Alva Lighting – Solving ADA Sconces

ALVA Lighting Solving ADA Sconce Design Challenges Some manufacturers try to be all things to...

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Welcome To SDA’s Brand New Website

Writing is a craft. It takes time, practice and repetition. You don’t always get it...

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Wall washing with Lumenfacade

Creating Luminous Surfaces with Lumenfacade

Creating perfectly luminous surfaces isn’t easy. One of the hardest details to get right is...

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Rainy Friday Round Up – Wireless Sensors, Enhanced DMX Control and Lighting as a Branding Tool

With a hurricane meandering it’s way up the east coast it might be a good...

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Lighting Tips

Three Reasons Lighting is An Investment

Every project has a budget. Whether it’s a company’s new office or the latest restaurant...

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Lighting Tips

How does CRI Effect Color?

Are We About to Replace CRI?

The lighting industry has been begging for a color rendering test that's better than CRI. Do we finally have one?

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Rendering From the Lighting Quotient

Three Ways to Communicate Lighting Design

Communicating lighting design intent can be more difficult than any other design discipline. Here are a few ideas on how to communicate effectively.

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Happy Labor Day Weekend Everyone

No big product announcements. No in depth articles on lighting design. Just a GIF that...

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Lighting Tips

A Reminder That Lighting Design is About More than LED

We are blessed to work with a collection of amazing factories here at SDA. As...

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Ready For Beautiful Rings of Light?

Have you ever seen a moon ring? It’s a fairly rare phenonomon that occurs when...

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