45 episodes

The honest truth, conversations you want to hear about architectural lighting! Learn and be inspired. Featuring the creative minds of the industry: from designers to manufacturers, innovators, and professors - learn about their habits, ideas, accomplishments, and more!

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    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

The honest truth, conversations you want to hear about architectural lighting! Learn and be inspired. Featuring the creative minds of the industry: from designers to manufacturers, innovators, and professors - learn about their habits, ideas, accomplishments, and more!

    Anne Kustner, Gregg Mackell, Lana Nathe - Buried Basketball Courts, The Mafia and More!

    Anne Kustner, Gregg Mackell, Lana Nathe - Buried Basketball Courts, The Mafia and More!

    Millionaires, Billionaires and how they live - it's a wild ride and an even crazier place to work. Go behind the curtain with Anne Kustner - President of AKLD Lighting Desing, Gregg Mackell - Principal at 186 Group, and Lana Nathe Principal and Light Insight Design Studio. Enjoy this two-part podcast about what it means to be in the world of custom home building for private residences around the world where the budget and the timeline are the last two things that matter.

    • 32 min
    Anne Kustner, Gregg Mackell, Lana Nathe - The Crazy Truth of Residential Lighting

    Anne Kustner, Gregg Mackell, Lana Nathe - The Crazy Truth of Residential Lighting

    Millionaires, Billionaires and how they live - it's a wild ride and an even crazier place to work. Go behind the curtain with Anne Kustner - President of AKLD Lighting Desing, Gregg Mackell - Principal at 186 Group, and Lana Nathe Principal and Light Insight Design Studio. Enjoy this two-part podcast about what it means to be in the world of custom home building for private residences around the world where the budget and the timeline are the last two things that matter. 

    • 30 min
    Brittany Lynch - A Job With No Days Off, Working Moms

    Brittany Lynch - A Job With No Days Off, Working Moms

    There is a constant push and pull with priorities in life. Are you working full time to explore your passion and raising kids? Whether you're a mom or dad the pressure to always perform has become increasingly difficult to show up for, be present, and not overwhelming. Brittany Lynch, Senior Lighting Designer at Clanton & Associates talks about how she found the courage to bring this up with her peers, bosses, and family. Tune in to learn more about how realistic expectations and a potential new way of valuing design services could help solve this problem. 

    • 31 min
    Steve Nicola - The Big Pivot, Selling in 2021

    Steve Nicola - The Big Pivot, Selling in 2021

    The landscape of how people are engaging and selling took a 180 in the last 12 months but one thing hasn't changed - we still have two ears and one mouth that should be used proportionally.  Steve Nicola, VP of Sales at Nuilte, talks about what his team has learned and what changed to stay operational. One thing is for sure, business still goes on even though everything is different - and that will lead to permanent change, possibly for the better. 

    • 42 min
    Ann Reo - A Young Lady With a Dream

    Ann Reo - A Young Lady With a Dream

    Before LED was a thing before anyone was paying attention to it Ann Reo had an idea that became iO Lighting and opened the opportunity for new form factors and innovation. Learn more about what it took to be a pioneer with new technology and how following your passion is what can and will lead to success. 

    • 32 min
    Josie Wratten - Lighting Design, Who Cares?

    Josie Wratten - Lighting Design, Who Cares?

     Be inspired to make sure what you're doing will spark joy in your life. Every career can and should be driven with opportunity and passion. Josie Wratten is an Entrepreneur with two decades of lighting design experience and continues to make sure that self-fulfillment is at the forefront of her career. She wrote an article early on in life that addressed who really cares about lighting and why people may fall into our out of love with it.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

LiLiLighting ,

Lighting ear candy

Sam does a great job of elucidating different aspects of the lighting world through thought-provoking questions and diverse guests...and keeps it fun!

Midesquer1 ,

Awesome podcast!!

I am a fan of this podcast and what Sam has done with lyte_i! I have really enjoyed all of the guests he has had on and the questions he has ask his guests!

JackieSpags ,

Great Podcast!

Content is entertaining and such a fresh POV on the industry. A great listen!

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