Architectural SSL rebrands as LightSPEC

Jan. 17, 2024
Meet LightSPEC, the new identity for Architectural SSL.

Meet LightSPEC, the new identity for Architectural SSL. Via our website, social media channels and magazine, LightSPEC — your architectural lighting resource — will deliver expanded editorial coverage for professionals in the lighting industry. Our editorial content caters to architects and interior designers, lighting designers, lighting manufacturers, specifiers and buyers of commercial and residential lighting and controls, consultants and others involved in commercial and multifamily projects.

In its new home at, LightSPEC will cover the gamut of the architectural lighting industry. Explore content such as:

  • Lighting projects case studies.
  • Thought-leader perspectives as well as insights from emerging lighting professionals.
  • New and noteworthy products.
  • Lighting how-to’s, tips and tricks.
  • Industry news.
  • Business and marketing strategies.
  • Technology articles focusing on architectural lighting research and advances.
  • Lighting trends.

In addition, LightSPEC will produce LightSPEC West, a biennial tradeshow and conference, in April. Via our media outlets and our live event, we will focus on subjects the industry is talking about, including:

  • Innovative lighting applications in health care, education, entertainment, and city/street lighting.
  • Dark sky considerations for outdoor lighting.
  • Human-centric lighting in schools and commercial offices to help entice workers back to the office.
  • Advanced network lighting controls to garner additional energy savings from LEDs and to meet stringent energy codes.
  • How to meet corporate ESG goals by integrating salvaged materials, repurposing fixture housings and end-of-life programs.

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About the Author

Linda Becker

Linda Becker is editor-in-chief of LightSPEC (formerly Architectural SSL). She has more than 20 years of experience in B2B publishing, primarily focused on manufacturing and process applications.