Time is Ticking: Final Call for Entries in the Prestigious LpS Digital Awards 2023
Don’t miss the chance to showcase your groundbreaking lighting innovations! With just one week left, the LpS Digital Awards 2023 invites you to submit your exceptional lighting advancements. This year, for the Product Awards, we are celebrating the most innovative components, modules, lighting systems, and controls that have significantly impacted the lighting... Read more
CIE Waldram Gold Pin Awardee 2023: Naomi Miller
In 2023 Naomi Miller from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Portland, Oregon (US) received the highest recognition awarded by the CIE for work in applied illuminating engineering, the Waldram Gold Pin Award for Exceptional Outstanding Contributions in Applied Illuminating Engineering. The award puts a special focus on work... Read more
Winners Announced For The 40th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards
A global audience took part in celebrating the finest examples of lighting design in the world through the presentation of the industry’s most prestigious awards. The 2023 IALD International Lighting Design Awards, presented by Acuity Brands, were celebrated globally both online and at viewing parties in cities worldwide. Twenty-seven projects from... Read more
Image: From left: Fabien Bubendorff, Hannes Wohlgemuth (CEO ewo), Anja Stolte, Djordje Zivanovic (Technical Engineering, ewo) Transformative LED projector “Chameleon” impressed the judging panel, with its versatile product design. The Red Dot Awards 2023 were presented at a festive gala on June 19, at the Teatro Aalto in Essen, Germany.... Read more
Glamox Designers Adapt to Success by Picking up Best of the Best Red Dot design Award
At June 19, representatives from Glamox, one of the world’s leading lighting companies, were presented with a Best of the Best design award at the Red Dot Award Ceremony at the Aalto Theatre in Essen, Germany. Receiving the award for Glamox were Odd Thorvik, former R&D Manager (left), Hans Bleken... Read more
National Lighting Bureau /NLB) Announced Winners of the 2023 Tesla Awards™
Congratulations to the National Lighting Bureau’s 4th Annual Tesla Awards winners. The awards were announced at the 2023 edition of LightFair. Winners were chosen to support the organization’s mission of advancing lighting excellence focusing on the end user’s well-being. Firms and designers are recognized for their lighting concepts and... Read more
Lightfair Names Best Overall Winner of IALD-curated Immersive Lighting Installations
LightFair, in partnership with IALD, has named exhibiting manufacturer Traxon e:cu and design firm Tillotson Design Associates as the Best Overall winner from among seven finalists featured in the new “Immersive Lighting Installations”unveiled this morning on opening day of the Trade Show, running May 23 – 25, 2023, at... Read more
The 2023 Casambi Award Winners Announced
Global smart lighting control company Casambi announced today the winners of the 2023 Casambi Awards.  The annual Casambi Awards celebrate the many innovative ways in which architectural lighting projects and products have deployed Casambi technology to life-enhancing effect. Adjudicated every year by a top-class international jury, the 2023 panel... Read more
DALI Lighting Awards 2022 Winners Announced
The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has revealed the winners of its prestigious DALI Lighting Awards 2022. The standard of entries within each of the eight categories was exceptionally high, and the awards recognize the best use of DALI lighting control applications and... Read more
Design Accolades For Signify
Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has won a Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for its Coastal Breeze collection of sustainable pendant lamps from circular materials. The Coastal Breeze Collection pendant was also awarded an honorable mention in the Fast Company Innovation... Read more
Silhouette Awards

Silhouette Awards

TrendsAwards February 20, 2022

Shining a light on emerging talent within the lighting industry, the international Silhouette Awards has revealed this year’s winners during virtual winners’ celebration which took place 31st January 2022. Brand new for 2021, the Silhouette Awards programme will be focused on identifying the lighting industry’s rising stars and subsequently... Read more
[d]arc awards 2021
arc Media recently announced the launch of the voting process for the arc awards 2021. With over 300 projects and products submitted and the shortlisting process complete, the peer-to-peer voting process will now begin. All independent lighting designers, light artists, interior designers, architects and product designers are encouraged to... Read more
LIT Lighting Design Awards 2021
The renowned Farmani Group, along with 3C Awards, is pleased to formally announce the winners of the 5th Edition of the LIT Lighting Design Awards, the Lifetime Achievement prize and spotlight recipients. The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created five years ago to recognize the efforts of talented international... Read more
Michael Grubb Studio Bath Abbey Winners
Michael Grubb Studio have been awarded the Platinum award for their prestigious Bath Abbey project in the autumn edition of the Build Back Better Awards 2021. As part of the Bath Abbey £19.3 million transformation programme of restoration work the new lighting system plays a major role in revealing... Read more
Norwegian Lighting Prize 2021!
The Norwegian Lighting Prize is the most generous honorary award for lighting design and lighting products in Norway, and has since 2001 been awarded annually under the auspices of the non-profit organization Lyskultur. The winners of the Norwegian Lighting Prize 2021 were chosen during the Day of Light on... Read more
IALD Invite Final Entries
It’s the final week of the extended submission period for the 2022 IALD Awards. The IALD International Lighting Design Awards, the longest running international lighting design awards program, is considered a high honour in the profession recognizing work that reaches new heights and represents excellence in aesthetic and technical... Read more
Wuyuanhe Stadium Wins German Lighting Design Award
Best in category ‘International Project’ As the first large sports complex on Hainan Island, the new Wuyuanhe Stadium is a construction project of a superior sports and cultural infrastructure for the region. With a seating capacity for more than 41,000 spectators, the stadium was built on a site of... Read more
40 Under 40!

40 Under 40!

TrendsAwards September 23, 2021

The 40 under 40 website is now live and open for nominations which will close on 12th November for nominators and 19th November for nominees. Are you are a worthy recipient or do you know someone who deserves an opportunity to be recognised for what they have achieved in lighting so far? The 40 under 40... Read more
BDP Win RIBA London Award 2021
The  UCL Student Centre has won the prestigious RIBA London Award 2021 and RIBA National Award 2021.  The judges applauded the successfully integrated lighting, “Importantly, the many study spaces in the basement are tall and bright, continuing the quality of finishes and lighting in evidence elsewhere, the air quality... Read more
Build Back Better Lighting
The Build Back Better Awards are set to host their inaugural Lighting Winners Celebration at 1pm BST on Wednesday 30 June 2021.  Ray Molony confirmed the one hour session will reveal the winning projects, products and concepts in the lighting category. Tune in to hear why they won and... Read more
Lighting Design Awards 2020 Winners Announced
This year the Lighting Design Awards will go ahead.  Save the date for the 13th of MAY 2021 at the Troxy, Commercial Road in London.  The full list of winners and #40under40 is announced below. Architectural Luminaire Interior in association with LED Luks The year’s most outstanding and innovative... Read more
Build Back Better Awards Launch
Build Back Better have recently launched an exciting new initiative to champion and celebrate innovation in the built environment. Using a three tier rating system to give independent and authoritative endorsement to outstanding developments in sectors including lighting, electrical, building services, modular construction and architecture so that specifiers can... Read more
LIT Design Awards 2020 Winners
The LIT Lighting Design Awards were created to recognise the efforts of talented international lighting product designers. The organisation’s belief that lighting is both and art and a science, and that it is one of the most important elements of design. LIT was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation... Read more
SLL President’s Medal Winner Announced
The SLL President’s Medal was awarded to Henrik Clausen.  Outgoing winner Jim Shove referenced Henrik’s career in lighting to date, including his time as Managing Director of Fagerhult Lighting in Denmark and his time as a board member of the Danish Illuminating Society. Henrik has dedicated much of his... Read more
WIL T-Shirt Competition Winners
Women In Lighting is an inspirational digital platform that profiles women working in the field of lighting design. It aims to promote their passion and achievements, narrate their career path and goals, celebrate their work and therefore help elevate their profile in the lighting community. The T-shirt was originally designed... Read more
Zumtobel Launch International Architecture Award For 2021
The Zumtobel Group Award encourages pioneering developments to enhance quality of life and sustainability in the built environment Public call for submissions from 25 September 2020 to 15 March 2021 International jury with experts from various disciplines Curated by the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin Award will be offered... Read more
LpS Digital Awards And Announcements
As part of the LpS Digital Live Event, which was broadcast directly from the Festspielhaus Bregenz, the LpS Digital 2020 Awards were presented, and event announcements were published. The winner of the LpS Digital Conference Best Paper – LED professional Scientific Award 2020 is Adria HUGUET-FERRAN, Ph.D. Candidate, Researcher... Read more
WIL T Shirt Competition
Women in Lighting is calling on anyone feeling creative and positive in the WIL community.  WIL wants to join in this global phenomena of inspiration and solidarity in 2020 by sharing positive messages through launching a T-shirt design competition. “The T-shirt was originally designed to be a basic undergarment.... Read more
Light Bureau Wins IALD Award Of Excellence
Light Bureau receives the Award of Excellence at the 37th annual International Lighting Design Awards for the lighting design at The Twist.  The Twist is situated in the stunning Kistefos Museum Sculpture Park in Norway and spans across the Randselva River. The bridge twists through the scenic landscape as... Read more
Lighting Design Awards Nordic Nominees
May 16th saw the UNESCO International Day of Light 2020 commemorate sixty years after the first successful operation of the laser in 1960, by physicist and engineer, Theodore Maiman.  This day is a call to strengthen scientific cooperation, foster peace and sustainable development. To celebrate this year’s International Day of... Read more
3D Printed Luminaire Design Competition
Huda Lighting in partnership with Immensa Additive Manufacturing, have launched The 3D Printed Luminaire Design Competition.  The aim is to showcase 3D printing technology to the Lighting and Interior Design industries. The competition which is in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed... Read more
Drop By Drop German Design Award Winner
The Drop by Drop luminaire wins for “Excellent Product Design” in the Lighting category Alfonso Femia has been recognised by the German Design Awards 2020 for Drop by Drop, an iconic modern design for IGUZZINI. “A wire capable of drawing in a continuous manner a volume of light or... Read more
Human Centric Winning At German Design Awards
There are many deserving winners at the German Design Awards but this product in particular really caught our eye at Trends in Lighting.  KITEO won an Iconic Award: Innovative Interior, with K-SOLIS, a pendant luminaire providing ambient residential lighting.  The first decorative pendant to combine innovative design and biorhythmic... Read more
[d]arc Awards Winners Announced
The winners of the 2019 arc awards were unveiled at arc night, a Christmas party held at MC Motors in London on December 5th.   Fifteen Christmas present-themed light installations by top lighting designers and manufacturers adorned the celebrations. The winners were: STRUCTURES: Best Exterior Lighting Scheme – Low Budget: Bamboo Pavilion,... Read more
Zaha Hadid Complete Leeza SOHO With The World’s Tallest Atrium
Leeza SOHO, Beijing has received ‘Awards for Excellence’ from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat CTBUH in two categories: ‘Best Tall Building 200-299 meters’ & ‘Interior Space Award’. Founded in 1969, the non-profit CTBUH is the world’s leading resource focussing on the inception, design, construction, and operation... Read more
Mark Major Recognised As Master At British RDI
Principal at Speirs + Major, Mark Major RDI has assumed the role of Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, taking over from previous Master Tristram Carfrae RDI at a ceremony at the Royal Society of Arts in London. Major was made an RDI in 2012 for... Read more
Aston Martin Red Bull HQ Lighting Project Of The Year
Zumtobel Group and it’s lighting brands acdc and Zumtobel lighting won “Lighting project of the year” at the 27th  Electrical Industry Awards, one of the industry’s longest running and respected marks of recognition. This award represents recognition of the technical innovation displayed by acdc and Zumtobel through the achievements, products... Read more
Celebrating the Digital Native Generation of Lighting Designers
Millennials, the digital native generation is self-interested, lazy, and entitled. Those are just a few of the terms we hear nowadays regarding younger people. These are the people who are the future of lighting design and who make up a large percentage of today’s workforce. They are also not... Read more
KSLD Received The First Prize For Lighting Design At The Codega Awards 2018
Earlier this month KSLD received the first prize for Lighting Design at the Codega Awards 2018. The award was given for the Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber project. “We are honoured to receive the First Prize in the Codega awards for the Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber. This ambitious project has... Read more
IALD Announces New Fellows
IALD Announces New Fellows The IALD has welcomed three new members to the IALD College of Fellows. The IALD Fellow designation is awarded to members of the IALD for valuable contribution to the art and science of lighting design, and for their continued service to the IALD. Fellows are... Read more