“Although only in its second year, LIT is playing a very important part in the design industry, bringing recognition to international artists, designers, and manufacturers in the niche world of lighting,” said President of the Farmani Group and Co-Founder of the LIT Design Awards Hossein Farmani. “We’re appreciative of the caliber of judges like Dr. Sarkar that will help continue to grow the respect of this award.”
The second annual LIT Design Awards is a submissions-based lighting design competition where all entries are voted on by a grand jury panel composed of experienced and prominent academics, professionals, press members, entrepreneurs, and key people from the lighting design industry around the world. Categories range from Ambient Lighting and Chandeliers to Entertainment Lighting and Projection/Theater Lighting.
The award submission is free, and the final deadline is January 31. Winners will receive the LIT trophy, extensive publicity showcasing their designs and products to an international audience, and more. Requirements for entry include:
- Image(s) of a lighting design
- Brief description of the design or implementation and applicant’s background
- Names of those who should be credited for the design or product
- Product Specification PDF (*optional)
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve on the LIT Design Awards jury and to review inspiring projects from the lighting industry’s finest,” said Sarkar. “It’s important for me to regularly examine innovative projects, so we continue to push ourselves on the software side to continually create products that support professionals in their endeavors.”