430 Illinois Lighting Designers and Suppliers

A well-lit home is essential for both functional and aesthetic reasons. Lighting designers will analyze your Illinois 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 
Lightology (866) 954-4489
Chicago, IL, 60654
50 miles from
The finest selection of contemporary and modern lighting from around the world - online and in our Chicago showroom. ALA certified lighting experts to help homeowners and... Read More
Light In Art (323) 782-8822
Light in Art brings beauty and comfort to a space with its unique stained glass designs. These designs include custom stained glass lighting, abstract glass art, and stained glass sinks.
Schaumburg, IL, 60193
50 miles from
Littman Bros Lighting is a family-owned high-end lighting company for both homeowners and industry specialists. Established in 1979, Littman Bros has a 10 thousand square foot... Read More
Night Light, Inc. (866) 976-2345
Lombard, IL, 60148
50 miles from
Night Light, Inc., designs and installs the highest caliber of landscape illumination systems to beautify the outdoor environment. Each lighting system we design and install is... Read More
Franklin Park, IL, 60131
50 miles from
Bringing patent pending, high quality lighting products to your bar, nightclub, casino or restaurant Since 2004, Armana Productions has provided high-quality LED illuminated... Read More
Jgib Interiors (630) 855-6582
Chicago, IL, 60654
50 miles from
Lights are the jewelry of your home. A builder can light the way but my designs invite you in. My passion for design started early and my journey began after graduating with... Read More
Outdoor Accents (815) 774-9185
Joliet, IL, 60432
50 miles from
Outdoor Accents has been the designing the most artistic and distinguished landscape lighting systems in the Chicago area for over 15 years. Our veteran team of award winning... Read More
Mount Prospect, IL, 60056
50 miles from
Winner of Residential Lighting Magazine's "Showroon of the Year 2013" award, Northwest Lighting and Accents is Chicagoland's premier two story showroom destination for lighting,... Read More
Feiss - Monte Carlo (800) 969-3347
Skokie, IL, 60077
50 miles from
Feiss delivers refined, fashion-forward lighting at accessible price points in addition to trend-inspired ceiling fans through its Monte Carlo brand. Read More
Tower Lighting (708) 246-9429
La Grange Highlands, IL, 60525
50 miles from
Tower Lighting offers exclusive creations of traditional and contemporary lighting, specializing in residential designs imported from Europe as well as a select array of custom... Read More
Chicago, IL, 60640
50 miles from
At Light Up Your Holidays, we create indoor and outdoor holiday lighting to reflect your personal style. Our goal is simple: to bring you true joy when evening falls and your... Read More
LED Lighting Inc. (847) 412-4880
Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089
50 miles from
LED Lighting Inc. was founded in 2004, providing a complete line of energy efficient LED lighting solutions to major corporations, government agencies, theaters, hotels, casinos,... Read More
Tech Lighting (847) 410-4400
Skokie, IL, 60077
50 miles from
Known for its sophisticated modern designs combined with the latest in lighting innovation and expert craftsmanship, Tech Lighting is a premier choice of architects, homeowners... Read More
Champaign, IL, 61820
46 miles from
seanmurphyLIGHTS, Inc. is a lighting design consultancy serving East Central Illinois. Read More
LBL Lighting (800) 323-3226
Skokie, IL, 60077
50 miles from
For the chic and daring, LBL Lighting is the premier choice for contemporary, high quality fixtures. It delivers beautiful, design-infused lighting that consistently has an... Read More
Linea di Liara (888) 507-0099
Addison, IL, 60101
50 miles from
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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.

Think about how you plan to use each area of your Illinois 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.

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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