The inaugural Outcome of Design Conference (OODC), March 21 – 22 at The Merchandise Mart (theMart) in Chicago, will provide an in-depth focus on the impact of design on the human experience. Thought leaders and Outcome of Design Award (OOD) finalists will present on the theory and practice of design, new tools and processes, strategy, technology, and research – all through the lens of projects that successfully illustrate that “Design Impacts Lives.”
Robert Sonneman has had a fascinating career in lighting design that has spanned fifty years. This week, Editor-in-Chief Kadie Yale discusses his history, the future of lighting design technology, and what interior designers need to know about lighting and wellness.
Lumetta, the Rhode Island-based lighting company, burst onto the scene 26 years ago when founder and president Bill Prichett teamed up with Lightolier to bring his premier designs to life. Lumetta entered the spotlight again when Prichett invented the brand’s signature composite material, Lumenate®, in 1997. Now, the company is creating another market-defining moment with the entry of their new Echo Collection.