The Light Review is overjoyed that Sally Storey and Wout van Bommel have been recognised by the LIT judges for their career contribution to lighting. Well done, both.
The prestigious LIT Lighting Design Awards is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 “Lifetime Achievement” prizes have been awarded to Sally Storey in Lighting Design and to Wout Van Bommel in Lighting Application Research.
The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created to recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting implementers. The organization believes lighting is both and art and a science, and that it is one of the most important elements of design.
LIT was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the fields of lighting products and applications.
Since 2018, LIT has been celebrating individuals with major contributions to the Lighting Industry with a special “Lifetime Achievement” prize.
LIT 2020 Lifetime Achievement in Lighting Design: Sally Storey
Design Director of Lighting Design International and John Cullen Lighting
For over 30 years, Sally Storey has been guiding John Cullen Lighting and founded lighting consultancy, Lighting Design International, gathering a talented team of designers from a variety of backgrounds: architecture, theatre design, fine art, product design and engineering.
Sally has been pushing the boundaries of technology and design to create outstanding spaces and memorable experiences. She has written three well-received successful books on lighting and often contributes to the national and international press.
Sally Storey’s contribution to the Lighting Industry is tremendous!.
LIT 2020 Lifetime Achievement in Lighting Application Research: Professor Wout Van Bommel Van Bommel
With over 50 years in Lighting Research and Application, Prof. Wout Van Bommel has carried out researches into various lighting subjects; some of the concepts he proposed, are now used in international and national standards for lighting.
Prof. Wout Van Bommel has published more than 150 papers in national and international lighting journals in various languages and wrote well-regarded books.
Member and Chairman of various Lighting Societies and Commissions, Prof. Wout Van Bommel is also a University Professor and speaker. He is passionate about non-visual biological aspects of lighting influencing health and wellbeing, studying and lecturing about “balancing the positive effects of lighting on living beings with the negative impact of that lighting on the environment. “
LIT Lighting Design Awards Announces the winners of the LIT 2020 Edition.
The prestigious LIT Lighting Design Awards is pleased to reveal the LIT 2020 Winners in professionals’ and students’ categories.
The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created to recognize the efforts of talented international
lighting product designers and lighting implementers. The organization believes lighting is
both and art and a science, and that it is one of the most important elements of design. LIT
was envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the fields of lighting products and
The LIT Jury board members evaluated all submissions from 43 countries, based not only on
the highest of current lighting design standards and trends but also seeking out truly
visionary designers showcasing creativity and innovation.
“As we struggle this year with an unprecedented challenge. The lighting product designers
and lighting designer actions global kept with their excellence in designing. With more than
350 designs submitted this year, you will find some incredible designs by both professional
designers and students. This collection of winning works will set new standards in best of best
in lighting design.” Said Mr Hossein Farmani – Founder.
A full list of LIT Design Awards winners can be viewed here.
About LIT Lighting Design Awards
LIT Design Awards was assembled by the Farmani Group as the sister initiative of the IDA International Design Awards, which has been recognizing and celebrating smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design since 2007.
The Farmani Group, established in 1985, 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