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Sep

2018

06

PAE and Luma Earn JUST Label from ILFI

The JUST Label isn't a certification program, but rather a transparency platform for organizations to disclose their operations, how they treat their employees, and where they make financial and community investments.

Aug

2018

01

Why practice matters with lighting mock-ups

Jackie Kingen discusses the importance of using mock-ups as a design tool to make informed decisions on how light interacts with a particular space.

Jul

2018

26

Promoting innovation

Promoted to Principal in Q2, Zach Suchara continues to advance Luma's mission in the built environment while coalescing the innovation between Luma and PAE.

Dec

2017

07

Webinar: The design of integration

Zachary Suchara will be partnering with Phillips to present a webinar on The Design of Integration. An industry thought leader, Zach will discuss the growing understanding of lighting as an integral aspect of design.

Apr

2017

06

Now open: Portland Japanese Garden expansion

We are humbled by the amazing press surrounding the Portland Japanese Garden Expansion project by Kengo Kuma Architects, Hacker Architects and Walker Macy Landscape Architecture.

Jan

2016

21

Luma sponsors Portland Winter Light Festival

The Portland Winter Light Festival is taking place February 3-6 at OMSI, and throughout the city.

Feb

2015

20

Errant thoughts on the lighting industry

The lighting industry is incestuous, tumultuous, fickle and I love it. These are not inherently bad traits.

Feb

2015

10

Dimmed vs. perceived light

The human eye is amazing and incredibly dynamic. Because of the way the eye functions and the technical differences among light sources (i.e., incandescent, fluorescent, and LED), dimming the electric light around us is more complicated than it might seem.

Jun

2013

12

Luma helps create “Greenest Commercial Building in the World”

Have you heard of the new Bullitt Center in Seattle?

Apr

2013

15

Remembering our foundation

As the inaugural blog post in our brand new website, we’d like to take a look back at the foundation that propels us forward.