Two panels, one made up of interior architects and the other consisting of commercial lighting designers, face off in this exciting debate. There will be both truths and consequences as these top design professionals reveal the inside story of how their award-winning commercial interior workplace and hospitality projects are cajoled/teamed/grappled and ultimately coaxed into constructed reality.
- Learn and understand the collaborative process between interior architects and lighting designers for interior workplace and hospitality projects.
- Understand which elements of the design are the responsibility of the interior architect and which are the responsibility of the lighting designer.
- Learn where the friction points in this process occur and how to avoid them.
- Understand what the respective project deliverables are for complete (and coordinated) design and lighting packages.
Wolcott Architecture/Brilliant Lighting Studio
Design Principal at Wolcott Architecture and Brilliant Lighting since 1996, Scott Johnson's career in lighting spans architecture, interiors, theater, dance, television, and world concert tours for Neil Diamond and others. Scott has multiple IES LumenWest and IES National Awards of Merit, and Tony, Drama Desk and Emmy nominations. He is also the Past-President, IIDA SoCal.
An interior designer and principal in Gensler’s Los Angeles office, Chris translates clients’ vision into unique spaces that align with operational and organizational goals. His work has received numerous awards, and he is a frequent contributor to publications and local industry discussions on the subject of workplace strategy and innovation.
Felderman Keatinge + Associates
Stanley Felderman, 2018 IIDA Circle of Excellence Honoree and 2016 Interiors Design Legend, has a Los Angeles and New York based firm with a career spanning three decades, deeming him a pioneer, future forward industry leader. Stanley's work has been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum.
Pam Light, FIIDA, LEED® AP, a Senior Principal, leads HOK’s Westcoast Workplace Practice. Her recent projects include a new Digital Campus for Roche Pharmaceuticals, Convene, Electronic Arts, Sony Animation, Deluxe Media, Pharmavite, Intuit, Farmers and a new STEM building for Soka University.
Wirt Design Group
Karina brings creative enthusiasm to projects. Her style focuses on developing a collaboration between designer and client that leads to smart and well-executed experiences. Karina has served as IIDA SoCal volunteer, judge for IES Illumination Awards, Art Swagger Co-Chair and honored as Interior Design Influencer for fundraising for Free Arts.
KGM Architectural Lighting
Moritz' extensive experience in lighting design, architecture and construction, allows him to offer not only unique lighting design, but also make Moritz an invaluable mentor to those rising up in the industry. Moritz has been published in several design magazines, and is the recipient of numerous prestigious lighting design awards.
Oculus Light Studio
An architect by training, and with specialization in Building Science, Archit is founding-partner at Oculus Light Studio. He has lived and practiced in Los Angeles for over 20 years, with a wide variety of lighting design projects around the globe. His projects have won over 40 lighting design awards.
Patrick is Lighting Design Principal for the seven offices of Design Workshop. Quigley’s work has been recognized with over 100 project awards from his peers and by both the California State AIA and the U.S. House of Representatives for his firm’s contribution to lighting design and the built environment.
Coming from an entertainment and stage technician background, Jeremy has 25 years experience as lighting designer for hospitality, commercial and themed entertainment projects, as well as building and show automation systems. Recent projects include specialty showrooms, theater renovations and multi-family developments.