iilluminati: Rachael Stoner, Lighting Designer

iilluminati: Rachael Stoner, Lighting Designer

Rachael Stoner follows the light in every sense of the phrase. Throughout her eight-year career in lighting design, Stoner has traveled from coast to coast to hone and share her talents with the world. After earning a bachelor’s degree in architecture, she interned at an architectural lighting firm in New York City. She eventually switched firms and experienced everything the fast-paced metropolis has to offer a rising star in the field.…

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Opinion: The Lighting Industry Needs an Efficiency Revolution, by Michael Kershner, Lighting Designer

Opinion: The Lighting Industry Needs an Efficiency Revolution, by Michael Kershner, Lighting Designer

All sectors of the lighting industry must come together and embrace innovation in order to survive today’s business climate, according to Michael Kershner. As the founder and principal of Innovating Lighting Consultants (ILC), a lighting design and procurement firm based in Denver, Colorado, Kershner recognizes expansion opportunities for lighting designers, specifiers and manufacturers alike.…

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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.…

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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.…

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iilluminati: Gwen Grossman

iilluminati: 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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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iilluminati: Ryan Raica-Scallan

iilluminati: 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.…

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