Acropolis of Athens and Monuments by Eleftheria Deko & Associates


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 were envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the fields of lighting products and applications.

The LIT Lighting Design Awards gives 7 winning titles per year:

      • Lighting Product Design of the Year (Professional)
      • Architectural Lighting Design of the Year (Professional)
      • Entertainment Lighting Design of the Year (Professional)
      • Lifetime Achievement (Professional)
      • Spotlight Prize (Professional)
      • Emerging Lighting Product Designer of the Year (Student)
      • Emerging Lighting Designer of the Year (Student)

Selected by our esteemed jury of designers and leaders in the lighting, interior design, and architectural fields, the annual winners will receive the LIT Awards trophy, extensive publicity showcasing their designs and products to an international audience, and more.

Read all about the registration process and benefits of joining the LIT Lighting Design Awards.



The LIT Lighting Design Awards is a sibling program of the BLT Built Design Awards (BLT), the SIT Furniture Design Award (SIT), and the LIV Hospitality Design Awards (LIV) which have emerged as some of the most well-known Design Prize today.

The LIT Design Award is a program under the 3C Awards, a leading organization curating and promoting design across the globe. The company represents today’s diversity and innovation in Lighting Design, Furniture Design, Interior Design, and Architecture. Each brand is a symbol of design excellence around the world, showcasing Professional and Emerging designers’ work to over 100 expert jury members.

Developed by Hossein Farmani and Astrid Hébert, 3C Awards is part of a larger organization 3C GROUP based in Switzerland and specializes in Awards, Marketing, Media, and Events. 3C Group is a sister company to the Farmani Group, founded by Hossein Farmani. Farmani Group is a leading organization curating and promoting photography, design, and architecture across the globe since 1985.

3C Awards is part of Three C Group GmbH, a Swiss-registered company based in Grabenstrasse 15a, 6340 Baar, Switzerland. More information is available at:

The Farmani Group is responsible for many successful awards around the globe. Farmani Group organizes the International Design Awards (IDA), Architecture Masterprize, DNA, Paris Design Awards, London International Creative Awards, Prix de la Photographie in Paris, and the Annual Lucie Awards for Photography, which has emerged as one of the world’s most prestigious awards.