Lighting Designer

Information for and about residential lighting designers.

Renaissance Gateway
One of our features this month focuses on designer Lauren Rottet's design work at a cutting-edge airport hotel.

Watch the Subtle Synergies

I love it when an issue comes together. Not when the pages head to the printer (although that’s always a good feeling), but when the realization hits that the stories we’ve written, diverse as they…
Natalie Reddell Commander in Chic
Natalie Reddell, founder of Commander in Chic, shares her eye-catching designs on her Instagram page.

4 Furniture and Design Showrunners Share How They Do Things a Little Differently

In today’s world, where everyone has the ability to become a superstar on YouTube or Instagram, doing something just a little different offers the ability to have an impact. These four companies have…

Interior Designer Mark Cunningham Introduces MARKED

Interior designer Mark Cunningham today announced the launch of MARKED, a furniture, fabrics and found objects line. MARKED is a distillation of Cunningham’s three decades of practice in luxury…
John McClain living room
Photo: Amy Lamb, Native House Photography

Last Look With John McClain

When the owners of a home in upscale Winter Park, FL, approached John McClain of John McClain Design asking for a Mid-Century, gray-heavy space, he took their vision and infused it with his own…
pendants
The deeply shielded pendant fixtures offer illumination for dining without casting harsh shadows on people’s faces. Lighting below the counter shows off the tile detailing and subtly invites people up to the counter. The lighting inside the open kitchen matches the color temperature of the lighting within the restaurant so that feels more integrated into the overall setting. (Photos: Randall Whitehead)

Architecture Counts for Good Lighting Design

As a lighting designer, I try to integrate the illumination elements into the architecture as much as possible. Too many times we are brought onto a project after the architectural plans have been…
Modernique
(Photo: Frank Simon)

A Color Explosion

About seven years ago, while preparing to give a keynote speech at High Point Market, interior designer Julia Buckingham had a bit of an ah-ha moment. While trying to put a succinct name to her…

Dallas Design Week Returns this Fall

Dallas Market Center today announced the return of fall Dallas Design Week, Sept. 23-26, 2019, including the Dine + Design luncheon and ColorMix Forecast 2020 presentation by Sherwin-Williams along…
Lauren Rottet
Photo courtesy of the Naftali Group

Lauren Rottet Launches New Furniture Range with Haworth

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, internationally celebrated architect, designer and President/founding Principal of Rottet Studio, has teamed up with global furniture brand Haworth, Inc. to introduce the…
Shaw Hospitality
Shaw Hospitality's Community Broadloom rug collection was on display among other new products at the HD Expo hospitality show.

Do You Know What's Next for Home Design Trends?

Market season is upon us, and we know what that means. It’s time to ask the all-important question as we visit showrooms: “What’s new?” We know we can count on seeing it: new vendors, new styles and…

Stacy Garcia Shares Her Path to Licensed Pattern Design Success

Surface Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia has made a name for herself, sharing her aesthetic through her hospitality textiles company LebaTex as well as licensing her designs across multiple categories,…