Design with Light


Welcome to the 2016 Design with Light Competition

This competition is hosted by Lightology, sponsored by Pure Lighting and Edge Lighting, with Architectural Lighting magazine as a media partner. I am so excited about the competition, as it provides another opportunity to support the design community and to showcase design talent internationally!

The Design with Light Competition was created to recognize design excellence, promote creativity, and support education in lighting and design. It embraces Lightology’s core values of forward-thinking design, quality, technology, and aesthetics. I invite all designers, lighting designers, architects, and design enthusiasts to enter regardless of your education or certification. This is your chance to design a functional, modern, impactful space using state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions.

This competition recognizes outstanding design and enables designers from around the world to connect with, learn from, and be inspired by their peers. The contest runs through the end of July, with the winner announced and celebrated in August at a special awards event held at the Lightology showroom in Chicago. The grand prize winner will receive their choice of either a $1,500 scholarship (cash prize) or a $2,000 gift certificate to Lightology at designer pricing.

Our sponsors, Pure Lighting and Edge Lighting, offer sophisticated tools for enlightened design that help turn unique visions into reality. Pure Lighting’s plaster-in linear LED systems let the drywall be your canvas, while Edge Lighting provides personalized architectural solutions where form follows function.

Please familiarize yourself with the rules, regulations, and deliverables. Take some time to browse our inspiration gallery, and feel free to email us with any question at designwithlight@lightology.com.

The entry deadline is on July 18th, 2016 at 11:59pm (CST.)

Thank you and best of luck!



  • GREG KAY
  • Lightology
  • Founder & President






Pure Lighting
Edge Lighting