• Lumen Award of Excellence: Lincoln Square Synagogue, NYC, Tillotson Design Associates

  • Lumen Award of Merit: Grace Farms, New Canaan, CT, BuroHappold Engineering

  • Lumen Citation for Daylighting: Corning Museum of Glass Contemporary Art + Design Wing
    Corning, NY, Arup

  • Lumen Award of Merit: Hyundai Capital Services – OnAir and Open Studio, Seoul, KGM Architectural Lighting

  • Lumen Citation for Elegant and Restrained Restoration: Terminal A at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, DC, ICRAVE Lighting

  • Lumen Award of Merit: The Broad, Los Angeles, CA, Tillotson Design Associates

  • Lumen Award of Merit: Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge, Nashville, TN, Domingo Gonzalez Associates

  • Lumen Citation for Historical Interpretation: NBCUniversal Lobby and Mezzanine Restoration, NYC, Cooley Monato Studio

  • Lumen Citation for Skillful Illumination of a Historical Façade: Daryl Roth Theatre, NYC, CBBLD

  • Lumen Citation for Historical Restoration: The Sherry-Netherland, NYC, Orsman Design, Inc.

The IESNYC Announces Winners of the 2016 Lumen Awards

On June 16, 2016, the IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2016 Lumen Awards at the 48th annual Lumen Gala. Fourteen Lumen Awards were presented and the winners were publicly recognized for their professionalism, excellence and originality in lighting design. Approximately 900 members of the lighting community and affiliated design industries attended the gala — a record-breaking year. The Gala was the winners night to shine and everyone's night to bask in the glow of all the festivities.

Among the winners were Tillotson Design Associates; Fisher Marantz Stone; Domingo Gonzalez Associates; KGM Architectural Lighting; One Lux Studio; BuroHappold Engineering; Orsman Design; Christine Sciulli; ICRAVE Lighting; Cooley Monato Studio; Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design; and ARUP. For more information on the Winning Projects, Lumen Gala Photo Gallery, Videos and more Click Here

Awards NEWS

2016 Service Awards
Brilliance is defined as extreme brightness or radiance, exceptional intelligence, ability, skill, or talent, imposing splendor or magnificence. This year, the IESNYC proudly recognizes the following members with these qualities. Read More >

Frank Conti
IESNYC Brilliance Award

Jeff Hoenig
IESNYC Special Recognition Award

Adrienne Shulman
IES Section Service Award

of the Month

Willard L. Warren, LC, PE 
Willard L. Warren Associates, Lighting and Energy Consultants

MOONlighting 2 Opening Reception
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 6pm–10pm

New this year:
Open Exhibition to the public
Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016, 9am–5pm
(no registration required)

The DLFNY, IALD and IESNYC are collaborating once again on an exhibition featuring the artistic side of people in the NYC lighting design industry. New York-based lighting industry professionals (including a sprinkling from allied professions), all passionate about their “day jobs,” will exhibit their after-hours creative pursuits at MOONlighting2.

So Register Now for the Opening Reception and Join Us for a Fun Evening!
Registration Required Click Here >

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We are a volunteer professional membership organization comprised of individuals who share a mutual appreciation for and fascination with all things lighting. We are dedicated to promoting both the art and science of illumination to our members, to other professional organizations, to the industry, and to the public through inspiring events, informative programs, educational series, and great networking opportunities.

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IESNYC Calendar

Sep 7

2016 Lumen Awards Showcase

6:00 PM
A few select projects will be presented in a case study format exploring the challenges and successful solutions of each

Sep 14

MOONlighting 2 Exhibition Opening Reception

6:00 PM
The DLFNY, IALD and IESNYC are collaborating once again on an exhibition featuring the artistic side of people in the NYC lighting design industry

Sep 15

MOONlighting 2 Public Exhibition

9:00 AM
New this year is a free public exhibition of the after-hours creative pursuits of our talented lighting industry professionals


IES 2016 Annual Conference Funding Opportunity

Application Deadline: August 31, 2016. The IESNYC is offering funding opportunities to IES members in good standing to attend the upcoming IES 2016 National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Read More

LFI 2017 Call for Speakers

Deadline Sept. 9, 2016. LIGHTFAIR® International 2017 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines Read More

Green Light Trainings

September 16. Join BEEx for a four-part training series on lighting retrofits: Green Light. Discount given to IESNYC members. Read More