• 2017 Lumen Citation for the Lighting of an Art Installation, Arup, 1.8 by Janet Echelman, Washington, DC

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Excellence in Exhibition Lighting, Dot Dash, Manus x Machina, The Met, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, KGM Architectural Lighting, Hyundai Capital Convention Hall, Seoul, S. Korea

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Transformation of a Space Through Lighting, Tillotson Design Associates
    599 Lexington Avenue Ground Floor Upgrades, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, Lighting Workshop, Saks Fifth Avenue at Brookfield Place, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, Lighting Workshop, Squarespace Global Headquarters, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Excellence, Brandston Partnership Inc.
    United States Air Force Academy, Center for Character & Leadership Development, Colorado Springs

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Historic Decorative Fixtures, Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc.
    Park Avenue Armory Veterans Room, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, L’Observatoire International, SteelStacks Campus, Bethlehem, PA

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Sensitive Upgrade of an Iconic Building, SBLD Studio, The Met Breuer, NYC

Welcome to the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society
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.



IESNYC Thesis Prize Recipients

Congratulations to the IESNYC 2017 Thesis Prizes Recipients Valerie Chengyi Qin (left) and Valeria Terentyeva (right) whose thesis projects demonstrate excellence in design and/or research and best represent the intellectual insight, rigor and quality standards as set forth by the respective school department and the student’s thesis committee. Read More >

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Glenn Shrum, IALD, MIES
Assistant Professor and Director MFA Lighting Design
Parsons School of Design at The New School, School of Constructed Environments
Founder and Principal of Flux Studio

The 49th Annual Lumen Gala Shines Again!
On June 15, 2017, the IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2017 IESNYC Lumen Awards at the 49th annual Lumen Gala at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, NYC. Brandston Partnership Inc. won a Lumen Award of Excellence for the United States Air Force Academy, Center for Character & Leadership Development. Lighting Workshop won two Lumen Award of Merits, and Lumen Award of Merits were also awarded to L’Observatoire International and KGM Architectural Lighting. Dot Dash, SBLD Studio, Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc., Tillotson Design Associates, and Arup all won Citations in particular categories.
The Gala was the winners night to shine and everyone's night to bask in the glow of all the festivities of a most illuminating evening!

Congratulations to the Winners for their Outstanding Achievements! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


IESNYC Presents the 2017 Service Awards
On June 15, 2017, at the Lumen Gala, the IESNYC gratefully recognized the following members who make the New York City Section shine. A Golden Achievement Award was presented to Paul Marantz, Fisher Marantz Stone; Lee Brandt, HLB Lighting Design was presented the 2017 Brilliance Award; and Special Recognition Awards were presented to Erin Gussert, Regency Lighting and Derek Porter, Derek Porter Studio & Associate Professor, MFA Lighting Design - Parsons School of Design. The IESNYC, once again, extends our thanks for their service, support and dedication to our section and NYC lighting community. Read More >


IESNYC Scholarship Recipients
The IESNYC congratulates Evan Wilson, who will receive an MSc in Lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Marta Casarin, who will earn her MFA in Lighting Design at Parsons New School of Design — for the second annual IESNYC Scholarship. Read More >


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IESNYC Calendar

Jul 20

IESNYC Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Monthly Board and Committee meeting open to IESNYC members

Aug 17

IESNYC Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Monthly Board and Committee meeting open to IESNYC members

OTHER EVENTS & News

2017 IES Annual Conference

August 10-12, 2017. IES Annual Conference, Portland, OR. The theme of this year’s conference “My Light,” brings focus to the impact of light on our personal health and well-being. Earn up to 14 CEU credits. Read More

2017 IES Street & Area Lighting Conference

September 10-13, 2017 | JW Marriott Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas. Registration is Open for the IES Street & Area Lighting Conference Read More

17th annual IALD Enlighten Americas Conference

October 12-14, 2017. Save the date for the 17th annual IALD Enlighten Americas Conference! Register now and take advantage of early bird savings. Read More

Open House New York Weekend

October 14–15, 2017. Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York Read More

In Case You Missed It

On January 11, the IESNYC hosted the Progress Report - Report. Lighting products which had received recognition in the 2016 IES Progress Report at last years IES conference were reviewed and table tops of some of the accepted products were on display Read More