Lumenpulse to participate in Design with Light awards ceremony at Lightfair

April 18, 2013
Date Announced: 18 Apr 2013 Lumenpulse, a leading innovator and manufacturer of high-performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, has sponsored "Design with Light," a national student lighting design competition organized by the Philadelphia Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA). Other sponsors are the International Association of Lighting Designers and Lightfair.“Students were tasked with developing an original architectural lighting design,” says Emad Hasan, Project Manager at The Lighting Practice and competition Co-Chair along with Kimberly King. “This year's competition focused on a store called Terrain, a home and garden retail space located in Westport, CT, and owned by Urban Outfitters.”The winner will be officially announced at Lightfair during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, at 12 pm, at the Spotlight Lounge in Hall F of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, where they will also receive a $1500 cash prize. The second-place winner will receive $700 and $350 will go to the third-place winner.“We hope to see the students use their different strengths in lighting, interior design, and architecture to develop lighting designs that are creative and functional,” Hasan declares. “We also look forward to seeing the different ways students choose to present their ideas while staying within the requirements of a single presentation board and 10-minute video.”“We are always pleased to show our support in these competitions,” says Lumenpulse President and CEO François-Xavier Souvay. “These are our future collaborators, and we look forward to seeing their creativity literally shine through.”This competition has been taking place since 2001 and is traditionally only open to Philadelphia area schools. With Lightfair in Philadelphia this year, the competition was open to students within the continental United States.About Lumenpulse Inc.Founded in 2006, Lumenpulse develops and manufactures high performance, sustainable architectural LED-based fixtures and solutions for commercial, institutional and urban environments. Lumenpulse is a leader in the LED lighting market and has earned many awards for its indoor and outdoor applications. It was also recognized as one of Profit Hot 50’s Top New Growth Companies. Lumenpulse has offices worldwide with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada, US headquarters and Global Technology Development Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and EMEA headquarters in London, UK.

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