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Cherine Saroufim Appointed President's Selected Director

Posted 2/6/2024
The IALD Board of Directors now has its President's Selected Director, Cherine Saroufim, IALD, appointed to the position for 2024 and 2025.

  

IALD and LIRC Welcome New Volunteers

Posted 2/1/2024
The IALD and IALD LIRC are thrilled to welcome a bright and passionate cohort of new volunteers to their committees, task forces, and coordinator rosters for the start of 2024.

  

LIRC Ambassador Spotlight - Andrew Bunker

Posted 1/31/2024
We shine the LIRC Ambassador Spotlight on Andrew Bunker, Global Sales Director with LIRC member company LEDFlex Group in Dubai, UAE.

  

IALD Celebrates Women In Light's 5th Anniversary

Posted 1/26/2024
As part of the six-day events at Light + Building 2024 in Frankfurt, the IALD is honored to join Women In Lighting in celebration of International Women's Day and recognition of their fifth anniversary.

  

Enlighten 2024 Call for Presentations Extended

Posted 1/18/2024
The Call for Presentations deadline for the 2024 IALD Enlighten Conferences has been extended to Monday, 29 January.

  

Thanks to Outgoing 2023 Volunteers

Posted 1/5/2024
The IALD thanks the outstanding individuals ending their voluntary terms on the IALD Board of Directors and IALD and LIRC committees.

  

Six New CLD Designations Earned

Posted 1/4/2024
The IALD announces the 2023 cohort of individuals who have earned the prestigious Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) designation.

  

IALD Education Trust 2024 Stipend Program Opens

Posted 1/3/2024
The IALD Education Trust is now accepting applications for student and educator travel stipends through 31 January 2024.

  

Lights in Alingsås Opens Applications for 2024 Workshop Heads

Posted 12/15/2023
Working in proud partnership with Alingsås Energi, the IALD has opened applications for interested professional lighting designers to become Workshop Heads for the 2024 Lights in Alingsås workshop and festival.

  

Claude R. Engle III, 1938 - 2023

Posted 12/12/2023
The IALD is saddened to inform the community of the loss of a founding member and fellow.

  

Enlighten 2024 Call for Presentations Opens

Posted 12/7/2023
The Call for Presentations for both IALD Enlighten Europe 2024 and IALD Enlighten Americas 2024 is now open, and the IALD seeks energetic and engaging speakers to lead impactful learning experiences.

  

2024 LIRC Election Results

Posted 12/6/2023
The professional lighting design community is invited to join the IALD in congratulating a newly elected member of the LIRC Steering Committee.

  

2024 IALD Election Results

Posted 11/17/2023
The IALD congratulates four newly elected members of the IALD Board of Directors, as well as two newly elected and one re-elected members of the IALD Membership Committee.

  

San Diego to Host IALD Enlighten Americas 2024

Posted 11/5/2023
IALD Enlighten Americas 2024, the pinnacle of the lighting design industry’s leading conference series, will be taking place in the picturesque Rancho Bernardo region of San Diego, California in October 2024.

  

IALD Supports Ready Steady Light 2023

Posted 10/22/2023
Fifteen teams of lighting designers in various stages of their careers, from students to company directors, took part in this year’s Society of Light and Lighting "Ready Steady Light" at Rose Bruford in London, UK.

  

LIRC Opens Call for 2024 Nominations

Posted 9/26/2023
The LIRC Nominations + Elections Committee is now accepting nominations for individuals to be considered for service on the 2024 LIRC Steering Committee.

  

The IALD Unveils Its New Digital Platform

Posted 9/25/2023
The IALD has launched a comprehensive update to the IALD website and data systems, enhancing the functionality and responsiveness of our digital platform, while providing improved user experience and faster access to valuable professional resources.

  

London to Host IALD Enlighten Europe 2024

Posted 9/22/2023
IALD Enlighten Europe 2024, a vital part of the lighting design industry’s leading conference series, is set to take place in the vibrant city of London in June 2024.

  

The IALD Education Trust Celebrates "25 for the Trust"

Posted 9/11/2023
The IALD Education Trust is proudly celebrating 25 years of supporting students and educators in architectural lighting design. In that collaborative spirit, the Trust seeks supporters to join in the initiative and help write the next chapter.

  

Education Trust 2023 Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted 8/4/2023
The IALD Education Trust is pleased to announce our three scholarship winners for 2023.

  

Education Trust 2023 Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted 8/4/2023
The IALD Education Trust is pleased to announce our three scholarship winners for 2023.

  

EE23 Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted 4/25/2023
The IALD is thrilled to announce that innovative designer and artist Christopher Bauder, globally renowned for his incredible large-scale spatial art installations, will be the headline speaker at IALD Enlighten Europe 2023.

  

EE23 Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted 4/25/2023
The IALD is thrilled to announce that innovative designer and artist Christopher Bauder, globally renowned for his incredible large-scale spatial art installations, will be the headline speaker at IALD Enlighten Europe 2023.

  

IALD College of Fellows: Call for Nominations 2023

Posted 4/14/2023
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has opened the 2023 call for nominations for its prestigious College of Fellows. IALD Fellows are recognized for their achievements in lighting design and education and their service to [...]

  

IALD College of Fellows: Call for Nominations 2023

Posted 4/14/2023
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has opened the 2023 call for nominations for its prestigious College of Fellows. IALD Fellows are recognized for their achievements in lighting design and education and their service to [...]

  

Howard M. Brandston, 1935 - 2023

Posted 2/25/2023
A letter from our IALD president on the passing of a most valued founding member.

  

Howard M. Brandston, 1935 - 2023

Posted 2/25/2023
A letter from our IALD president on the passing of a most valued founding member.

Press Releases

  

IALD Prepares to Chase the Dark for 2024

Posted 2/2/2024
The IALD is preparing for the eleventh edition of its highly anticipated global participation event on 20 March 2024, which is themed this year on "Upcycling."

  

2024 Awards Call For Entries Opens

Posted 12/19/2023
Preparing for an exceptional 41st year, the IALD has opened the Call for Entries in the 2024 cycle of its annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards.

  

Gustavo Avilés Welcomed Into IALD College of Fellows

Posted 11/3/2023
Avilés was awarded this designation by the International Association of Lighting Designers during the opening session of the IALD Enlighten Americas 2023 annual conference in Banff, Canada.

  

40th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Winners Announced

Posted 9/13/2023
The 2023 IALD International Lighting Design Awards, presented by Acuity Brands, were celebrated globally both online and at viewing parties in cities worldwide. 27 projects from 15 countries are recognized and applauded.

  

Bruce Munro Announced As EA23 Opening Keynote

Posted 7/31/2023
The IALD is thrilled to announce that visionary British-Australian light artist Bruce Munro will be the opening keynote speaker for the IALD Enlighten Americas 2023 conference.

  

Bruce Munro Announced As EA23 Opening Keynote

Posted 7/31/2023
The IALD is thrilled to announce that visionary British-Australian light artist Bruce Munro will be the opening keynote speaker for the IALD Enlighten Americas 2023 conference.

  

IALD Community Announces New Southern Europe Chapter

Posted 6/20/2023
Professional lighting designers around the world now have a dedicated community chapter for five southern European countries.

  

IALD Community Announces New Southern Europe Chapter

Posted 6/20/2023
Professional lighting designers around the world now have a dedicated community chapter for five southern European countries.

  

Lighting Designers Get Ready to 'Chase the Dark' Around the Globe

Posted 2/3/2023
People around the world are preparing to participate in the tenth anniversary of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) community activity known as ‘Chase the Dark’ on 23 March 2023.

  

Lighting Designers Get Ready to 'Chase the Dark' Around the Globe

Posted 2/3/2023
People around the world are preparing to participate in the tenth anniversary of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) community activity known as ‘Chase the Dark’ on 23 March 2023.