LUCI Association awarded 2021 Spotlight prize on December 9th, 2021.

December 16, 2021

LUCI has received the 2021 Spotlight prize of the LIT Lighting Design Awards for its contribution to the lighting community.

The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created five years ago to recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting implementers. The Spotlight Prize was introduced in 2020 to reward and put the“spotlight” on an organization, association, project, or initiative that carries out remarkable work for its community and has a major contribution to the lighting industry. This year, the 2021 « Spotlight » prize has been awarded to LUCI Association for its contribution to the lighting community.

Astrid Hebert, Director of the LIT Design Awards and Co-founder 3C Awards, presented the award to Sylvain Godinot, Deputy Mayor of Lyon in charge of Ecological Transition and Heritage, Public Lighting and Lighting Masterplan, representing the LUCI Vice President City of Lyon. The presentation, on 9 December 2021, was at the occasion of a LUCI event, the Lyon Light Festival Forum 2021, taking place in Lyon during the city’s Fete des Lumières light festival.

“We are proud to accept this award on behalf of all members of the LUCI network and of the LUCI Executive Committee, of which Lyon is Vice President. LUCI now brings together 70 cities around the world and our members benefit throughout the year from meetings, knowledge exchange, and city-to-city cooperation projects via offline and online tools. We invite other cities to join us in amplifying this movement so that we can together respond to the challenges facing the cities of today and tomorrow, challenges to which light can provide some answers,”  Sylvain Godinot, Deputy Mayor in charge of Ecological Transition and Heritage, Public Lighting and Lighting Masterplan, City of Lyon.

The awards jury panel composed of 38 talented and experienced professionals, architects, interior designers, academics and media representatives in the lighting industry selected the winners of the LIT Awards 2021. « We have received a collection of incredible works with over 500 applications from 33 countries, making this program a global reference in the lighting industry, » said Astrid Hébert.

“We are really delighted and honoured to receive the LIT 2021 Spotlight Prize. At LUCI, we strongly believe in city-to-city collaboration, exchange, learning and co-creation to improve urban lighting and quality of life in cities. As LUCI is about to turn 20 years young, this comes at a perfect time to recognize the Association’s contribution to the global urban lighting community!”  said Mark Burton-Page, General Director of LUCI.