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Impacts of COVID-19 on the Lighting Design Profession

The latest results of the IALD State of the Lighting Design Profession Survey reveal the pandemic's impact on projects and firms along with some silver linings.


Meteor Lighting Transforms the Bolt Series for Greater Heights

Meteor has expanded, and upgraded its award-winning Bolt series; a line of high-performing, High/Low bay & Floodlight luminaires with the latest generation of LED technology for unparalleled performance. Hidden under the hood of this sleek and rugged form, is a new light engine that gives higher performance, versatility, and dynamic possibilities. 

Now available in 4 form factors, this luminaire family has a lumen package range of 6,930 lm to 68,000 lm, are both DLC Premium and DLC listed, and comes in outdoor and natatorium rated options. To bring a whole new level of complexity and sophistication, the Bolt series are also embedded with Meteor’s ColorflipTM Color Changing technology offering W+RGB and Tunable White configurations. With its extensive range of lumen packages, mounting options, and optics, the Bolt series creates a wealth of possibilities for commercial and architectural applications. 

Bolt Series Highlights

  1. Delivered lumen package range of 6,930 lm to 68,000 lm 
  2. Wide range of beam angle options from 15° to 100°
  3. Available in Ground, Surface, Wall, and Pole mount options 
  4. W+RGB Color Changing Compatible (22,100 lm RGBW combined)
  5. Tunable White Color Changing Compatible (25,800 lm to 31,410 lm) 

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Architectural Lighting: Opportunities for Innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we occupy spaces—if we do at all. In whatever the new normal will become, lighting and the field’s ever-advancing innovations will remain crucial to creating environments that are welcoming, productive, intimate, and alluring. Perhaps this will be the decade that control options will merge with sleek user interfaces. And perhaps technology itself will transcend the realm of fixtures, enabling the creation of spaces that are both inspiring and inclusive for all. Here, six designers share their expectations and hopes for architectural lighting in 2021.


6 Winning Lessons From an Acre of Ceiling Magic

This award-winning project reimagines the beauty of beams and geometry.


Fumbling in the Dark Becomes a Thing of the Past with Motion Sensor Technology

To meet the ever-changing needs of the customer while reducing carbon emissions and making our homes safer and more convenient, Cooper Lighting Solutions has expanded its smart residential lighting system, HALO Home to include a wireless motion sensor.