Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Product Monday: 2016 IES Progress Report

LD+A recently published the 2016 IES Progress Report, a selection of notable lighting products evaluated by the IES Progress Committee. One hundred and two products were accepted into the report out of 179 submissions. Click here to see the products.

2017 Next Generations Luminaire Competition to Focus on Systems and Applications

In 2017, the Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) design competition is shifting focus from luminaires to systems. It will feature multiple competitions, focuses more strongly on applications, and expand the judging process to include installation in real-world applications. Click here to learn more. The Intent to Submit is due February 10.

The City of Aalborg Wins 2016 City.People.Light Award

The city of Aalborg, Denmark was awarded the first prize of the 14th annual City.People.Light award for its innovative “House of Music Area” urban regeneration project. ÅF lighting, the company that designed and executed the project, was also awarded during the ceremony on 4th of November 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. The “House of Music […]

2017 IES Illumination Awards Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the IES’ 2017 Illumination Awards program via the Illumination Awards portal. The deadline is February 17, 2017. The entry fee is $125 per project. Click here to submit a project.

LUX Names Russell Foster 2016 Person of the Year

UK-based lighting publication LUX is becoming a must-read magazine for me along with LD+A. The magazine recently awarded 2016 Person of the Year to Professor Russell Foster. Foster’s team at Oxford University discovered the eye’s third type of photosensitive cell, which connects to the circadian system. This discovery created the possibility of practical circadian lighting. […]

IESNYC’s 17th Annual Student Lighting Competition Accepting Entries

Online Application is now open for the 17th Annual IESNYC Student Lighting Competition, which carries the theme, “Light, Scaled.” This theme challenges students to construct a three-dimensional study that explores the scale of light and its impact on perception. Students currently enrolled in a NYC-based college or university are eligible. Prizes include $2,000 for the […]

IESNYC Announces the 49th Annual Lumen Awards

Submissions are being accepted now through January 17, 2017 for the IESNYC’s 49th annual Lumen Awards. The Lumen Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in lighting design. The Lumen Awards are open to any interior or exterior architectural lighting design project completed within two years’ time of the submission deadline. To be eligible, a project must […]

LAMP 2016 Awards Showcase Light and Form

The Lighting Architecture Movement Project, or LAMP, was founded in 2013 by a group exhibition demonstrating light and form through architectural design. In 2014, it announced its first International Lighting Design Competition. Focused on the theme of “Cosmic,” LAMP 2016 received 132 submissions from 27 countries. The three winners are shown below. View all entries […]

Eaton Announces Call for Entries to SOURCE Awards

Eaton is now accepting entries for the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition. In celebration of the 40th anniversary, Eaton has increased the number and value of the awards given to professional and student winners. The SOURCE Awards competition, which focuses on furthering the understanding, knowledge and function of lighting as a primary […]

2016 Lighting for Tomorrow Awards Announced

The 2016 Lighting for Tomorrow awards recognized 19 products in this year’s competition. Lighting for Tomorrow is an annual competition that recognizes excellence in energy-efficient lighting product design. Two grand prize winners are being lauded as the overall top products in terms of innovation, design and engineering, and light quality: * Trulux system by American […]