Four Seasons Hotel Austin: Luxury Hospitality with a Central Texas Twist

Four Seasons Hotel Austin: Luxury Hospitality with a Central Texas Twist

For three decades, the Four Seasons Hotel Austin has stood as one of the Lone Star State capital’s most luxurious hotels. Under new ownership and in need of a renovation, the charge was clear: deliver a complete transformation of the hotel lobby, bar, restaurant and patio to present the Four Seasons’ global brand with a sophisticated and uniquely Central Texas appeal. The materials are authentic, clean and tailored; the interiors high-end and visually stunning. However, in a space that seamlessly adapts its ambience from daytime to evening, business lunch to nightcap, “arrived at your destination” to “feels like home” — it’s the lighting that makes it happen.…

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La Centrale: Elevating The Food Hall Experience With Light

La Centrale: Elevating The Food Hall Experience With Light

La Centrale is no ordinary food hall. The collection of five restaurants, two bars, a market, wine store and gelato shop in Miami’s Brickell City Centre provides an extraordinary culinary experience you can’t find anywhere else. Spanning three levels, the food hall serves gourmet Italian dishes with a touch of Miami flair in a variety of stylish environments. The unconventional yet brilliant combination of eateries rises above New York and Chicago’s famed food halls by presenting dishes and drinks in distinctly different settings. Each dining area is a finished restaurant boasting the practicality of a food hall. La Centrale offers customers the best of both worlds, along with total control of their dining experiences.…

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Briilliant Minds: Gwen Grossman

Briilliant Minds: Gwen Grossman

Gwen Grossman breaks barriers—and sets new standards—on a daily basis. While running her firm, Gwen Grossman Lighting Design, she empowers women and strengthens their voices in the male-dominated lighting design and architecture sectors. She also illuminates spaces with utmost precision and care to enhance every moment of the customer experience. With her background in theatrical lighting, Grossman is uniquely positioned to help her clients achieve the exact mood and ambience they desire for their spaces. She sees every project as a stage, and she taps the power of light to guide audiences on where to look and how to feel—whether they’re dining in a restaurant or relaxing at a luxurious airport lounge.…

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United Polaris Lounges: Taking Air Travel to Luxurious New Heights

United Polaris Lounges: Taking Air Travel to Luxurious New Heights

Air travel can be hectic and tiresome. When you step into a United Polaris Lounge, however, you’re transported from a conventional airport to an ultra-chic lounge, five-star restaurant and luxury hotel. Stylish and highly functional spaces allow United Airlines’ premier international travelers to take care of last-minute business, savor chef-prepared meals and enjoy quality rest before their next adventure. In addition to satisfying a passenger’s every need, each United Polaris Lounge boasts sleek and sophisticated architectural and design elements. Since United Airlines launched the Polaris brand in 2016, Luminii has been a part of the journey every step of the way.…

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Briilliant Minds: Mark Yang

Briilliant Minds: Mark Yang

Mark Yang is the mastermind behind some of Luminii’s most beloved products. As Luminii’s chief technology officer, he spearheads the company’s engineering, mechanical, electrical and optical initiatives to produce state-of-the-art LEDs and fixtures. He draws upon his engineering background and passion for light to develop products that are as beautiful as they are functional. Yang goes beyond designing beautiful and functional lighting products, however. He also takes the end user’s individual needs into consideration to create LEDs and fixtures that enrich their everyday experiences. With his understanding of artificial lighting’s effects on circadian rhythms and the perception of objects, for example, Yang helps people enjoy the benefits of natural light in a range of spaces. We spoke to Yang to learn more about his philosophies around light, along with predictions he has for the future of LED technology. Read on to learn how he makes Luminii—and clients across a variety of markets—shine brilliantly.…

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Fish & Richardson: Perfecting the Law of Light

Fish & Richardson: Perfecting the Law of Light

Fish & Richardson, a leading intellectual property law firm based in Washington, D.C., specializes in protecting and advancing big ideas. A one-of-a-kind matrix of Luminii lighting in the firm’s office exemplifies these big ideas, in addition to conveying a sense of order and supreme diligence. Diagonal LED light strips dart throughout the firm’s spaces — from corner office to conference room to cafeteria. Their angular yet direct placements make a strong statement: in the age of instant information and rapidly evolving technology, Fish & Richardson works at the speed of light.…

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Briilliant Minds: Ryan Raica-Scallan

Briilliant Minds: Ryan Raica-Scallan

When working with Ryan Raica-Scallan, Luminii’s clients enjoy the best of both worlds: the brilliance and creativity of a lighting design firm, and the agile, problem-solving nature of a lighting manufacturer and distributor. Before taking on his current role as Luminii’s senior regional manager for the Northeast and Midwest, Raica-Scallan was a lighting designer. He applied his education in theatrical lighting to add drama and flair to spaces across a variety of markets, including hotels, casinos, restaurants, concerts and even theme parks. Now, Raica-Scallan works on the manufacturing and distribution side of the lighting design field. He taps his experience as a lighting designer to help Luminii’s clients bring complex ideas to life, in addition to solving challenges they face on a regular basis.…

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