Archive: Apr 2013

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Redefining Marble

    Working with stone throughout our history at GPI has made us familiar with the wide variety of marble applications in the design industry. Besides the translucent characteristics of some stones when sliced into thin sheets – giving us the ability to backlight – the creative manipulation of stone continues to surprise designers. Kjetil Thorsen, an […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Musical Swings

    The GPI Design team is always interested in creative uses of LED panels, especially when paired with innovative lighting controls. This installation is no exception. The lighting accents in this art installation show that lighting, however understated, can change the experience of installations and artwork throughout the day, creating a welcoming glow in the evening […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: Cosmos

    Rarely in today’s times do people get a chance to see the stars. Whether it be from city light pollution or simply a lack of time, it’s not often that we gaze into the night sky and peer into the grand play that is the universe. The “Cosmos” lighting simulation by Leo Villareal may not […]

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  4. From the Field: Illuminating a Glass Portal in NYC

    GPI Design collaborated on a mock-up and then installation of a backlit recycled glass entry portal for a commercial office building in New York City. We are backlighting a dense recycled glass with significant natural variance and texture, which means that our backlighting solutions have to be responsive and flexible. The light blending strategies constantly […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: Fingerprints

    It’s no secret that fingerprints are unique. With over 7 billion people on the planet, the odds of your set of fingerprints matching someone else’s are in the quadrillions (that’s a digit followed by 15 zeros!). In other words, it’s not very likely. But have you ever stopped to consider the impact fingerprints have on […]

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