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You've hired a lighting designer for your commercial project. Now what? What does this person owe you, and what do you owe them? This panel will discuss the mutual obligations of this relationship with an eye to predicting a successful and amicable outcome.
- Understand what the role of the lighting designer is on a commercial architectural or TI project.
- Learn what range of services lighting designers can offer.
- Learn how lighting designers collaborate with other members of the team (for example, architects, interior designers, electricians, engineers).
- Discover the best way for owners to find lighting designers.
Moritz Hammer's extensive experience in architecture, construction and project management provided him with a thorough understanding of the design process from concept through completion. These sound fundamentals have allowed him to offer unique lighting design solutions integrating and enhancing the architectural intent.
Oculus Light Studio
An architect by training, and with specialization in building sciences, Archit Jain is a lighting designer with a wide range of projects to his credit. Jain has lived and practiced in Los Angeles for over 20 years, and his projects have included commercial spaces, hospitality, residential, community buildings and retail projects. As founding principal and partner at Oculus Light Studio, Jain loves setting design direction on projects, and managing the creative process within the practical realm to deliver on budget, and award-winning projects.
Patrick B. Quigley & Associates, Inc.
Patrick Quigley is the founder and design principal at PBQA. He started his firm in 1985 after working with two of the industries iconic figures, Jules Horton and then Raymond Grenald. Quigley has been recognized by the AIA with their “Allied Professionals Honor Award” for his body of work, and by the California State Senate and the United States House of Representatives for his firm’s contribution to lighting design and the built environment. His lighting design process has been chronicled in Professor Marc Schiler’s “Simplified Design of Building Lighting” and Sage Russell’s “The Architecture of Light.”
Jeremy Windle started his lighting career as a technician at Sea World in San Diego, California, and went on to assist lighting designers on television shows such as Entertainment Tonight, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, as well as concert tours for John Mellencamp and Steely Dan. With one foot in entertainment, Windle transitioned to architectural lighting design, bringing theatrical technique and technology with him. Windle has years of design and installation experience in casinos, restaurants, multi-use housing, retail, site lighting, hospitality, commercial and masterplan projects. He is knowledgeable in every aspect of the design process, from design through commissioning. Coming from an entertainment and stage technician background, Windle has extensive experience with lighting, building and show automation systems, as well as real-world experience in implementing these systems in the built environment.
Brilliant Lighting Studio
As Principal of Wolcott Architecture Interiors since 1996 and of Brilliant Lighting Studio since 2013, Scott Johnson brings over 40 years of professional experience. His background in scenic and theatrical lighting design informs the creative narrative he brings to his architectural design and lighting projects. Johnson’s honors include IES LumenWest and National IES lighting awards; Tony and Drama Desk Nominations for Scenic Design; and an Emmy Nomination for Lighting Design. His cross-disciplinary work includes museums, airports, courthouses, theatres, hotels, office towers, cruise ships, Neil Diamond World Tours, and theatre production designs for The Mark Taper Forum, The Juilliard School, NY Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, La Mama ETC, and The Edinburgh Festival. He is a notable speaker and frequent judge for lighting, architectural, and student competitions. Johnson’s work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Corporate Interiors, LA Design, and Sunset Magazine.