THROUGH THE YEARS… Celebrating 25 Years of Design Excellence! 2004-2006
January 22, 2018
Thorburn Associates is proud to have worked on a variety of projects throughout our first 25 years! 2004: Baylor University, Southwest Securities Financial Markets Center, Waco, Texas. The University needed to create a learning space with a boardroom like atmosphere
The Exceptional Communication Experience – It’s More Than Just Technology!
January 29, 2016
“We help design the full experience” stated Steve Thorburn in a Lessons Learned project wrap-up meeting. The project was for an Investment firm and was a hybrid of project delivery methods: design/build for rooms the owner felt could be cloned
Product Review: Insight Lighting’s SmartWall® Ever Changing Wall Color!
December 1, 2011
The true measure of sustainability in LED lighting products today has less to do with quantity of light and more to do with efficient management of the digital source. Insight’s revolutionary SmartWall® employs their proven SmartEdge® digital LED technology with
Focus on Lighting: A Look Into Lamp Technology and Lighting Legislation
December 1, 2011
The federal government is pushing toward more energy efficient solutions with regard to lighting and lamp selections, or what is more commonly referred to as “going green”. This will result in changes over the next couple of years with regard
Focus on Lighting: Taking Control of Architectural Lighting
October 1, 2011
Architectural lighting should be designed to complement your needs and as your needs change throughout the day, your lighting should adapt accordingly. Lighting controls are the answer. Several options are available to help make your environment and your life more
LED Technology: Ready for Primetime?
August 1, 2011
For some time, consumers have been excited about the energy savings and efficient production of light from LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology compared to traditional light sources (incandescent and fluorescent). Most lighting design professionals, however, still approach the general use
Focus on Lighting: The Importance of Color
October 1, 2010
Lighting is often the forgotten design element. Though its effects are powerful, the medium itself is rather intangible. Because lighting can drastically affect atmosphere, and since it generally flies in under most people’s conscious radar, good lighting is an economical
Product Review: LED 2 by 2 Ceiling Grid Lighting Fixture
February 1, 2010
LED products finally getting practical! Known for their flashy color changing abilities, manufacturers are bringing LED products to the everyday world. Lunera Lighting (lunera.com) has introduced a 2 x 2 lay-in grid fixture that is only 1.25 inches thick (avoids