WE-EF Lighting USA features TDA President Suzan Tillotson in this month's Designer Spotlight.
"In the industry of lighting design, the face of the designer is rarely identified. When viewing a project in an architectural magazine, we may know the architect or recognize the final product, but the lighting designer is usually left in the shadows. The WE-EF USA Blog wants to shine the spotlight on the person who brings architecture to life: The Lighting Designer." Read Suzan's interview here...
TDA was honored to receive a IALD Award of Excellence for the 599 Lexington Avenue Ground Floor Upgrade. Suzan Tillotson, Mitul Parekh, and Shan Jiang were on hand to accept the award. One judge called it a "restrained but brillant solution to a challenging collaborative problem." Read more
The Lighting Design Awards named TDA Founder Suzan Tillotson their 2017 Lighting Designer of the Year "for her 'creativity', 'design integrity', and her 'bold approach to project challenges'. Her 'exemplary' body of work has broken new ground for the lighting design profession. She has also contributed hugely to advancing the stature of the lighting design profession." Read more
On March 2nd, Suzan Tillotson will be presenting a lecture to the IES Los Angeles Section on her lighting design process for The Broad’s interior public spaces, exterior façade, and the plaza followed by a hosted tour group of her exterior lighting design at The Broad Museum. For more information on the event, visit
On March 2nd, 2017 Suzan Tillotson will be discussing lighting's roles in museum and gallery spaces at Lightspace California 2017. For more info and register for the event, visit:
Renderings by Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners and Michal Rovner, with Simon Schama, Avner Shalev, Future\Pace, Local Projects, Samantha Heywood, David Bonnett Associates, Whybrow, and Tillotson Design Associates, are one of 10 shortlisted entrants to the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre competition. Situated in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, the new memorial will honour victims and survivors of Nazi persecution and educate future generations about the dangers of prejudice and hatred.
A public consultation is underway – the shortlisted entries can be viewed online, and will soon be displayed at various locations across the UK
TDA was honored to receive a Commendable Achievement Award for The Broad from Architectural Lighting Magazine. Suzan Tillotson, Erin Dreyfous, and Megan Trimarchi were on hand last night at Architectural Lighting's 30th Anniversary Celebration to accept the award.