Once a lighting designer has signed on for your commercial project, what’s next? What does this person owe you, and what do you owe them? This panel will discuss the mutual obligations and accountability of this relationship, and the determining factors for 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.
After completing his master's degree in architecture Moritz worked in several architecture firms in Germany and the USA. Moritz' 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. Moritz' projects have ranged from large scale campuses to convention halls, from hospitality projects to single family residences throughout the world.
Oculus Light Studio
An architect by training, and with specialization in Building Sciences, Archit Jain is a lighting designer with projects located all around the globe. Archit has lived and practiced in Los Angeles for over 20 years, and his projects have included commercial spaces, hospitality, residential, cultural spaces and retail projects. He is founding principal and partner at Oculus Light Studio, which is a thriving medium-sized lighting design firm. Over the years, Archit’s projects have won over 40 lighting design awards.
PBQA, Architectural Lighting Designers
Patrick B. Quigley, I.A.L.D., completed an unusual independent study option in Environmental Design at the University of Utah. Extensive experience in performance lighting added strong technical skills to the formal architectural design and behavioral science training he received. After working with Rob Wolsh Lighting and Jules G. Horton Lighting Design in New York City, he helped open the West Coast Office of Grenald Associates, where he was Senior Associate for three years prior to forming Patrick B. Quigley & Associates, (PBQA) Inc. in 1985. Patrick is involved with all aspects of design at PBQA.
Jeremy Windle has been tinkering with light for almost 25 years in theatre, theme parks, television and architecture. Jeremy worked as a lead lighting designer and project manager for projects such as the LAX Gateway Pylons; Hollywood Casinos in Columbus, Ohio and San Diego, California; the Port of Los Angeles’ Downtown Harbor improvements; frontage improvements for MGM’s Monte Carlo and NYNY properties in Las Vegas, Nevada. Coming from an entertainment and stage technician background, he 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
Scott Johnson, IALD, IIDA, is the Design Principal for Brilliant Lighting Studio, and the recipient of a dozen Lumen National Awards of Merit and LumenWest regional awards. He is also the Design Principal for Wolcott Architecture in Culver City since 1996, overseeing all aspects of design and lighting for commercial office, hospitality, retail, and institutional spaces. Scott started his career, working on theatrical sets and lights for Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatres, including 50+ productions and the sets and lights for Neil Diamond World Tours. He has been nominated for the Tony award for his work on set and lighting production for Dance with Me, as well as received an Emmy nomination for TV lighting for Neil Diamond Live from The Greek.