Considered one of the foremost advertising firms in the world, R/GA seeks to differentiate itself both as an agency and an employer. When relocating their 900-employee operation in NYC, the work environment and its appeal to prospective hires was of the utmost importance. As Forbes journalist Michelle Greenwald expressed in a recent article about the cutting-edge 200,000 square foot space, ‘R/GA chose to invest in the best technology possible from the most exceptional suppliers they could find to fulfill each need.’ 10,000 Ketra lamps illuminate the space.
This new neurology-inspired cafe in NoHo focuses on brain wellness with it’s raw foods offering, live streamed health lectures, and natural, circadian environment--all targeting a healthy body and mind. When creating the health conscious environment, designers wanted a lighting system that featured the nutritional product qualities; a full spectrum composition of light to enrich colors: honey, vegetables, fruit and surroundings. Ketra’s system of dynamic lighting and controls were used to support both concepts of creating a visually vivid environment and synchronized light tuning to benefit human natural rhythms.
A mainstay of New York fashion, Donna Karan’s DKNY has been a presence in retail since 1984, and has seventy store locations worldwide. The newest addition to the fashion house’s empire is a state of the art showroom in Manhattan, featuring Ketra lighting and controls throughout the space and highly customized light content.
The Art Institute of Chicago is a world-renowned art museum,housing the works of Van Gogh, Renoir, Monet, and Seurat-- along with collections of photography, sculpture, textiles, and a comprehensive collection of medieval art. Ketra’s lifetime color-point maintenance will ensure curators’ settings remain just so for the duration of every exhibit.
With exceptional energy-saving capabilities, a streamlined, versatile controls solution, and the aesthetic superiority of Natural Light, Ketra was instrumental in the 2015 Solar Decathlon win, and is honored to illuminate SURE House.
Worth Ltd. in New York City offers a luxury retail experience to the discerning female shopper. The premium feel of the space complements the highly curated Worth collection, giving clientele a luxurious overall experience. Ketra products light the entire Worth showroom, and act as control for the space.
Vice Media is a broadcasting and digital media company at the forefront of immersive investigative journalism. Targeting sociological issues and speaking to a vast demographic, Vice utilizes myriad media verticals to explore pressing cultural topics.
This NYC eatery was ‘designed to offer the casual ambience of a neighborhood cafe paired with the hospitality expected of a Manhattan mainstay.’With Ketra lighting and controls throughout, restaurant management and clientele have unlimited options when it comes to the look and feel of the space.
With room for only 72 diners, it was vital to keep the space uncluttered and open, while still giving the restaurant a cozy feel. This need for a versatile, dynamic space made Ketra the ideal choice for their lighting system.
Based on a 24-hour cycle, Ketra’s Natural Light provides the appropriate amount of stimulus at the right time of day resulting in less disruption of residents’ circadian rhythms. Ketra is also used for master control over all Ketra and non-Ketra products throughout the facility, with the N3 providing the astronomical time clock needed to control the 24-hour Natural Light cycle.
Uchi Dallas is the most recent addition to the nationally renowned family of restaurants founded by James Beard award-winning chef Tyson Cole. The two-story space is comprised of 74 total zones, all of which are controlled by Ketra products in a combination of wireless and wired communication.
Squarespace was voted in the top ten places to work in NYC in 2014, and continues to draw top talent with its emphasis on a superior office environment. In the new Squarespace offices in SoHo, Ketra acts as the primary source of lighting and as master control of the space.
Built in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in 1913, Saint Thomas Episcopal Church was recently awarded the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Project Award for 2016, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s highest honor for outstanding preservation. One of the largest reredos in the world is housed in the church and is entirely lit by Ketra’s G2 linear luminaires.
With a view of the One World Trade Center in Manhattan, Eataly NYC Downtown offers guests a vibrant marketplace where they can indulge in fresh, regionally-sourced ingredients while they shop and learn about Italian culture. Lighting design firm, Lighting Workshop, needed a functional lighting system that could simultaneously create an elegant ambiance for diners, provide well-lit kitchens, and beautifully render the fresh ingredients. Ketra currently acts as the primary lighting with Crestron master control for Eataly NYC Downtown and Boston.