• Award of CITATION for Façade Detail: Michael Kors Shanghai Façade, Shanghai, China, Tillotson Design Associates

  • Award of MERIT: Tavern on the Green Courtyard, New York, NY, Focus Lighting

  • Award of CITATION for Controls Innovation: One World Trade Center, New York, NY, Claude R. Engle Lighting Consultant

  • Award of CITATION for Design Execution for a Public Transit System: Dulles Corridor Metrorail System, Fairfax County, VA, Domingo Gonzalez Associates

  • Award of MERIT: 330 Hudson Street Lobby , New York, NY, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design

  • Award of CITATION for an Architectural Feature as a Light Source: Fulton Center and Sky Reflector-Net, New York, NY, Arup Lighting

  • Award of MERIT: Restoration of the Nave of Yale Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, CT, Kugler Ning Lighting Design

  • Award of MERIT: The National September 11 Memorial Museum, New York, NY, Fisher Marantz Stone

  • Award of CITATION for Strong Execution of Concept: Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University, New York, NY, Buro Happold

  • Award of EXCELLENCE: Carnegie Hall Façade Lighting , New York, NY, Kugler Ning Lighting Design

2015 Lumen Award Winners Announced at 47th Annual Lumen Gala

The IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2015 Lumen Awards at the 47th Annual Lumen Gala and welcomed over 800 lighting professionals at New York’s Chelsea Piers. Fourteen Lumen Awards were presented and ten award winning lighting design teams were publicly recognized for their professionalism, excellence and originality in lighting design. Kugler Ning Lighting Design walked away with two Awards in Excellence and two Merit Awards. This fun-filled evening fostered a spirit of camaraderie that lit up the room and made the event the place to be. > more 

Awards News

Congratulations to the 2015 Service Award Recipients
Brilliance is defined as extreme brightness or radiance, exceptional intelligence, ability, skill, or talent, imposing splendor or magnificence. Each year, the IESNYC proudly recognizes members with these qualities. Congratulations to Marty Salzberg, Randy Sabedra, and Charles Cameron for your dedicated service. > more

of the Month

Jordan Podwal, LC
Specification Sales Manager–Northeast
RAB Lighting Inc.
IESNYC Board Manager

Lighting Designer Brian Belluomini
Elected IESNYC President

Effective July 1, 2015, lighting designer Brian Belluomini, IES, principal and co-founder of Shimstone Design Studio becomes president of the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC).  For the past two years, Belluomini served as IESNYC’s vice president and chaired the Section’s Programs Committee. > more

An Exhibition of Art and Design Created by Lighting Industry Professionals

They are all passionate lighting professionals by day. But after hours, they pursue other creative endeavors. See what twenty-nine New York lighting industry professionals do after they’ve turned off the office lights. Join us for cocktails and enjoy a live band to celebrate our peers for one night only. Registration Required > more

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.

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6:00 PM
Moonlighting: An Exhibition of Art and Design Created by Lighting Industry Professionals

Sep 17

IESNYC Board Meeting

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


Lighting Fundamentals Exhibit

Aug. 1–31, 2015. This inaugural exhibit highlights and displays accessible and usable information on daylighting, proper luminaire selection, lighting control strategies, and more. Read More

LIGHTFAIR International 2016 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines

Submission Period: Aug 10–Sept 14, 2015. LIGHTFAIR International 2016 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines Read More

2015 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

Oct. 4-7. Register now for The 34th Annual IES Street and Area Lighting Conference at the Westin Savannah Harbor Hotel. Outdoor Lighting Exhibits, Sessions, and Networking Read More

IALD AWARDS Opens 2016 Call for Entries

Early Bird Deadline: Oct. 23, 2015 (Save $50 USD) Final Deadline: Nov 6, 2015. The registration and entry process for the 33rd Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards is now open. Read More