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

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

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

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

  • Award of CITATION for Light Installation: Starlight, New York, NY, Studio 1 Thousand

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

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

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

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

Monica Fuerderer, LC, IES
Project Manager, WSP Group
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

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Jul 16

IESNYC Board Meeting

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


NYSID MFA Thesis & MPS Capstone Projects Exhibition

On view through July 25 – Thesis projects from graduates in Sustainable Interior Environments, Healthcare Interior Design, and Interior Lighting Design. Read More

enLIGHTen: IES International Year of Light Photo Contest 2015

Deadline: July 31, 2015. To celebrate 2015 as the International Year of Light, proclaimed by UNESCO, the Emerging Professionals of IES give you a reason to share your love for lighting and photography. Read More

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

The Emerging Lighting Design Professionals Initiative

Applications due Aug. 14, 2015. The LIRC continues to support designers within their first 5 years of on-the-job practice to attend IALD Enlighten Americas 2015 Read More