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LIT Lighting Design Awards 2023

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LIT LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS WELCOME SUBMISSIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

The LIT Design Awards ™ was created to recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting implementers. We believe that lighting is both an art and a science, and it is one of the most important elements of design. The LIT Awards was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the fields of lighting products and applications.

The LIT Design Awards 2023 is now open! 

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LIGHTING DESIGN & PRODUCT DESIGN OF THE YEAR 2022

LIT DESIGN AWARDS SPECIAL PRIZES

Since 2018, LIT is celebrating individuals with major contributions to the Lighting Industry with a special “Lifetime Achievement” prize, this year the recipients are Mr Tony Lawrence in Lighting Product Design and Professor Graig Bernecker in Lighting Education.

The LIT Lighting Design Awards Spotlight prize is dedicated to an organization or a project that carries out remarkable work for its community and has a major contribution to the Lighting Industry. The LIT Design Awards is thrilled to announce that the LUCI Association is receiving the 2021 "Spotlight" prize. LUCI is a non-profit organization bringing together over 70 member towns and cities worldwide that use light as a tool for social, cultural, and economic development.

With a career spanning over 40 years, Patrick Woodroffe received the 2022 LIT Lifetime Achievement Award.

For over 40 years Patrick Woodroffe has been a guiding force in the lighting for rock concerts, operas, ballet, architecture, and special events. Patrick began his career in lighting in 1973 and since then has lit and directed productions for many artists including, AC/DC, Paul McCartney, The Police, Take That, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Rammstein, Stevie […]

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Senior lighting and industrial designer, Dave Kavanagh received the 2022 LIT Lifetime Achievement Award.

Senior lighting and industrial designer, Dave Kavanagh has been working for 44 years at the 110-year-old lighting manufacturer Planet Lighting, Australia. Dave has a unique and impressive career, with an impressive design contribution to the Australian and International lighting community. Dave has been successfully navigating extensive technological changes in the industry! Not shy of a […]

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Focus on inclusion and diversity, the not-for-profit, the “Studio School of Design” in New York City received the 2022 Spotlight Prize.

The Studio School of Design (SSD) is an interdependent community of practice where experiential learning is embedded into a curriculum of design storytelling. It celebrates the full range of human cultural expression and identity and especially supports those who are and have previously been marginalized or excluded from the design professions. They see lighting design […]

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LIT DESIGN AWARDS JURY BOARD MEMBERS

LIT Design Awards is an annual lighting design competition where all entries are voted on by a grand jury panel composed of experienced and prominent academics, professionals, press members, entrepreneurs and key people from the lighting design industry.
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"I feel tremendously honoured, not only for myself but also for the many persons and organizations who stimulated me: my “early” teachers and bosses but also to the many students all over the world who helped me and are still helping me today, through their critical questions and active participation in discussions, in learning how to explain lighting."

Wout Van Bommel, Lifetime Achievement recipient 2020

It’s an honor to be recognized as a member of such an accomplished group of professionals and I am humbled to be selected as a winner amongst amazing talent. Acknowledgment at this international level makes me proud to be at the forefront of lighting design innovation alongside my fellow LIT award recipients.

Pelle Björnert, AES Engineering

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