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Case Study: Fino Transforms Outdated Lobby Into A Sophisticated Space for Work and Leisure

Fino - an Amerlux LED Lighting Solution - Helped Transform An Outdated 8500-ft Lobby Into A Vibrant, Sophisticated Space

January 29, 2021 comm ARCH
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By simply adding 10 linear feet of Fino - an Amerlux lighting solution - a sterile, outdated lobby exuding mid-century vibes transformed into a posh space that is both welcoming and relaxing. 



When renovating an old lobby, the designing team encountered a problem - how to retrofit a soffit with a cove when the design did not call for new coves. The solution was to use 150 linear feet of Fino. Using Fino made the architecture cleaner and more streamlined. Moreover, the unique design left a beautiful visual impression along the walls and coves that instantly made the place look suave.


The project is for an 8500-ft lobby of 100 Summer Street, Boston. 


Architect: Atelier Cho Thompson 

Lighting Consultant: Lam Partners

Investment Company: EQ Office


October 2020. 

Key Aspects

The indirect lighting gave an old, mid-century lobby a cleaner, more vibrant look. Adding Fino to the lobby produced a warm, sophisticated environment where visitors can work, mingle, network, collaborate, and relax - a standout feature for the building's tenants. The Fino choice resulted to resolving  a design hurdle - not adding another cove. With an easy-to-remove remote driver, Fino added that "look good, feel good" touch to the lobby, without needing a new cove.

For more information, visit them at https://amerlux.com.

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