15 Dawson, IL Lighting Designers and Suppliers

A well-lit home is essential for both functional and aesthetic reasons. Lighting designers will analyze your Dawson, IL home's layout, structure and needs to create an effective lighting plan throughout your home. Though electrical engineers or interior designers can take on the task of outfitting your home with the appropriate lighting, a professional lighting designer explores lighting as a technique. More 
Springfield-Bloomington-Champaign, IL, US 62704
14 miles from Dawson
Turn on Your Style...with the guidance and help of our Certified Lighting Professionals. Go Beyond "on and off" with creative design ideas that also bring form and function... Read More 
KBL Design Center 309-661-9595 ex 12
Normal, IL, US 61761
50 miles from Dawson
Welcome to KBL Design Center, where inspiration and ideas for homeowners come to life. KBL Design Center is a one-stop source for every facet of an elegant home. From artwork to... Read More 
JCPENNEY - Springfield (217) 789-0550
Springfield, IL, US 62703
9 miles from Dawson
Springfield, IL, US 62701
11 miles from Dawson
Brent Theatrical Lighting (217) 546-9608
Springfield, IL, US 62711
16 miles from Dawson
Quality Lighting (217) 793-5483
Springfield, IL, US 62711
16 miles from Dawson
Springfield, IL, US 62711
16 miles from Dawson
OASIS LAWN SPRINKLERS INC (217) 546-7304
Springfield, IL, US 62711
18 miles from Dawson
Brent Theatrical Lighting (217) 483-4118
New Berlin, IL, US 62670
19 miles from Dawson
Naturescapes (217) 422-4343
Decatur, IL, US 62522
21 miles from Dawson
JUNO LIGHTING (217) 968-5634
Greenview, IL, US 62642
22 miles from Dawson
Lighting Center The (217) 428-3483
Decatur, IL, US 62526
29 miles from Dawson
Decatur, IL, US 62526
29 miles from Dawson
Jacksonville, IL, US 62650
42 miles from Dawson
Litchfield, IL, US 62056
48 miles from Dawson
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What Is a Lighting Plan Designer?


Lighting designers often have a knowledge of physics, optics, ergonomics and environmental issues along with an eye for construction and design, allowing them to devise lighting plans that not only improve visibility but create hierarchies, dynamics and a mood within a space. Often working in conjunction with an architect or interior designer, lighting designers will work to incorporate reflective surfaces and integrate daylight. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of lighting: Interior Designers & Decorators, Design-Build Firms, Electrical Contractors.

Think about how you plan to use each area of your Dawson, IL home. It's important to communicate to your Illinois lighting designer which space will be used as an office and which will be a media room, for example, as these will require very different lighting methods. In addition, consider how you'd prefer to control the lights. Lighting technology today includes dimmers, sensors, photocells (that let lights react to the amount of daylight in a space), programmable scene controls (that let you program different settings for varied lighting) and whole-house lighting controls (that let you control all or a portion of your home's lights from one source), allowing you to tailor your lighting controls however you wish.

Be wary of electricians or sales reps posing as lighting designers. Identify professional lighting designers by finding out whether they're involved in lighting programs or associations such as the International Association of Lighting Designers, and confirming that they have LC (Lighting Certification) or CLC (Certified Lighting Consultant) credentials. You can find more lighting in Springfield, Chatham, Sherman, Riverton and Athens.

Questions to ask a prospective lighting designer:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • Are you a participant of any professional programs or associations?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can the job get done?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about when there are changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

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