• 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 Temporary Art Installation: ROIL, Brooklyn, NY, Christine Sciulli

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

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

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

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

  • Call to Artists

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

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

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

2016 Thesis Prizes Recipients
Congratulations to Ukwatte L. Indika U. Perera from the LRC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Aditi Govil from Parsons School of Design. Read More >

2016 IESNYC Scholarship
Congratulations to Sarah Dlinn, from Parsons School of Design as the winner of the first annual IESNYC Scholarship. Read More >

MOONlighting 2 Exhibition and Reception

September 14, 2016, 6pm–10pm

After your work is done, does your other artistic side come out? We want to see it.

The DLFNY, IALD and IESNYC are collaborating once again on an exhibition featuring the artistic side of people in the NYC lighting design industry. 
If you are interested in displaying your art, please tell us about it and include an image on the following online application. Artists will be selected based on space availability and talent.
For Application 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


IES 2016 Annual Conference

Oct. 23-25. IES 2016 Annual Conference. Early Registration Discount ends July 27 Read More

Past Presidents Luncheon 2016

What they have in common is that they led the Section for one to two years—no small task! This was an opportunity for them to reminisce about their time as president, what they accomplished, and what they left unfinished for the next president. Read More

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Manny Feris, LEED AP
Lutron OEM Team