Entries by Tracy D

Inspire! Inquire?

In our office, we have regular Monday meetings to discuss our projects, goals for the week, timelines & progress. As part of these meetings we like to add a little fun by bringing in new knowledge, videos or readings that may inspire or bring questions to the group. I was recently inspired by a video […]

Rethinking Sustainable Design with WELL®

As winter approaches and we prepare ourselves for the -30c weather, I can’t help but think about how much time we spend inside during the winter months. Research states that we spend on average 90% of our time indoors, and if you are like me and not a fan of the cold, that percentage is […]

The Power of Light

I’ve been inspired to write about something that has been flooding the news lately, especially following the attacks in Paris. The hot topic at hand…the POWER OF LIGHT + its effect on the socio-political world. What do I mean by the ‘Power of Light’? Well, read on… I’m sure most of you have noticed in […]

“You Have the Coolest Job”

I do. I really do! This quote is one of the best compliments you can get from someone when you’re talking about your profession. I mean, yes, being a Professional Ice Cream Taster or a Professional Roller Coaster Tester would be a little bit ‘cooler’ than an Architectural Lighting Designer, but I have to admit: […]

See or Be ‘Scene’

Lately there has been a lot of discussion in our office about current trends in aesthetics, their functionality, and originality. I’m sure we can all think of several examples – white on white, exposed ceilings, rustic wood detail and polished concrete floors, minimally furnished with metal chairs or benches. The minimalist look is big right […]