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 in the fields of lighting products and applications. The LIT Jury board members evaluated all submissions from 43 countries, based not only on the highest of current lighting design standards and trends but also seeking out truly visionary designers showcasing creativity and innovation.
“As we struggle this year with an unprecedented challenge. The lighting product designers and lighting designer actions global kept with their excellence in designing. With more than 350 designs submitted this year, you will find some incredible designs by both professional designers and students. This collection of winning works will set new standards in best of best in lighting design.” Said Mr Hossein Farmani – Founder.
Since 2018, LIT is celebrating individuals with major contributions to the Lighting Industry with a special “Lifetime Achievement” prize, this year the recipients are Mrs Sally Storey in Lighting Design and Professor Wout Van Bommel in Lighting Application Research.
For over 30 years, Sally Storey has been guiding John Cullen Lighting and founded Lighting Design International company, gathered a talented team of designers from a variety of backgrounds: architecture, theatre design, fine art, product design and engineering.
Sally has been pushing the boundaries of technology and design to create outstanding spaces and memorable experiences. She has written three well-received books on lighting and often contributes to the national and international press. Sally Storey’s contribution to the Lighting Industry is tremendous!
This year, the LIT Lighting Design Awards has introduced a new prize dedicated to an organisation or a project that carries out remarkable work for its community and having a major contribution to the Lighting Industry. The LIT Design Awards is thrilled to announce that Women in Lighting (WIL) is receiving the 2020 “Spotlight” prize. WIL is an inspirational digital platform that profiles women working in the field of lighting design.