LIT Lighting Design Awards

The Winners 2020
The LIT Lighting Design Awards was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the fields of lighting and applications and to honour lighting designers and lighting product designers, both professionals and students. In the organization’s most recent news, LIT Lighting Design Awards will announce the Spotlight prize: “Spotlight is a special prize that rewards an organization or project which carries out remarkable work for its community, and for being a major contributor in the lighting industry,” says founder of LIT Lighting Design Awards, Hossein Farmani.

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In the Light of Shadows

Chayot Kiranantawat started his career as an architect in Bangkok in 2010 and joined a lighting design firm in 2014. In 2017 he moved to the United Arab Emirates to widen his experience and expertise in Dubai. Now Kiranantawat works in Singapore as a lighting designer in an international team that focuses on restoring the relationship between man and nature. He wants, that lighting design is becoming a medium for designing events or, more particularly, conditions that can promote a more active engagement of man with his environment. → Read more

The University of Sheffield Concourse UK

2020 honoured with the IALD Radiance Award

The Concourse is located right in the centre of the campus. The open station concourse is also the key thoroughfare which passes under the A 57. However, over the years the Concourse has become a neglected non-place. The task was to create a space where one feels comfortable and where, occasionally, even events can be held. It was important to pay homage to the brutalist architecture of the 1960s.

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Myyrmäki Church in Vantaa

Without daylight there is no architecture

Juha Leiviskä, receives the Daylight Award 2020 for his works of architecture that make daylight an integral element of his buildings. Leiviskä, is one of the most important contemporary architects in Finland. He combines emotional appeal, functionality and a subtle but exciting presence of light as part of the spatial experience. The lighting concept underlines the openness and transparency in the generously planned spatial continuum.

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Re-Lighting of Interior of Norwich Cathedral Norwich

2020 honoured with IALD Award of Excellence

Norwich Cathedral has dominated the cityscape for over 900 years. The new lighting concept for the interior of the church must consider the beauty of the Norman basilica. Furthermore, it shall not ruin the historic basic structure of this building from the 11th century.

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Singapore Buddhist Lodge

Yah Li Toh :: Lighting design illuminates the soul of a building

The Singapore Buddhist Lodge is a Buddhist temple, but at the same time it is also an institution of one of the oldest charities in Singapore. The main prayer hall was newly built and the lighting design office Light Collab was commissioned to design the lighting. With a second office in Japan, the team is committed in the art of using light to enhance the visual environment and experience, also to highlight the importance of using light in order to contribute to improving lighting quality worldwide. → Read more


Inspiring effects at Union Station Food Court in Toronto

The new Union Food Court marks an important milestone in the revitalization of Toronto’s busiest transportation hub, providing space for more than 600 guests. François Roupinian founded Lightemotion in 2002 and has now been commissioned to conceive the lighting design for Union Food Court. → Read more

Beijing Ning Field Lighting Design

Light to reveal the purity and clarity of the space

Light to create drama, rhythm and pleasing shadows

Dongning Wang, director of Beijing Ning Field Lighting Design, and his team stand for balanced lighting concepts that cover both the interior and exterior schemes, with a particular focus on reducing the influence of outdoor lighting on the night sky. The lighting designs remain subtle and minimalist. In 2017, he won the prestigious IALD Radiance Award for his design of the Opera House in Harbin, China.  → Read more

Tillotson Design Associates

Painting with picturesque light

This year, Suzan Tillotson’s lighting design consultancy received three IALD Awards of Excellence. Founded in 2004, the office is based in New York City. The diverse team has backgrounds in architecture, interior design, and theatre. With several LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professionals the office includes a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighbourhoods that aims to help building owners and operators be environmentally responsible and use resources efficiently. → Read more

REMAGEN – since 1845

Metamorphosis of a Light Company

1845 – It all began with a young plumber in Cologne. Gottfried Remagen started installing gas pipes for public street lighting in 1842. Shortly later he founded his own business and began to supply gas pressure vessels in the cellars of private houses with gas light. His son expanded the small company to include a lighting shop. → Read more