Becoming a Certified Lighting Designer: A Discussion with Al Borden at LIGHTFAIR 2019

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Al Borden LFI 2019

The Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) program is a globally‐recognized, evidence‐based lighting design certification that tests professional competence over seven domains of practice. But how does the certification actually benefit lighting designers and their clients? What does the process entail? On May 21, Alfred Borden, FIALD, MIES, CLD, Rosemarie Allaire, IALD, MIES, CLD of Rosemarie Allaire Lighting Design Claudio Ramos, CLD, IALD (ELECTROLIGHT), and Dawn Hollingsworth, CLD, FIALD, WELL AP (Darkhorse Lightworks) will answer these and other questions at LIGHTFAIR International 2019.

During a presentation titled, “Certified Lighting Designer: Insights into the Application,” Al and Rosemarie will describe the ins and outs of CLD certification. As Certified Lighting Designers themselves, the two will share insight into the process and discuss the importance of the CLD program to the future of architectural lighting design.

LIGHTFAIR International 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Certified Lighting Designer: Insights into the Application
May 21, 2019 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
LFI Live Room, Booth 5455
Presenters: Alfred Borden, FIALD, MIES, CLD (The Lighting Practice); Rosemarie Allaire, IALD, MIES, CLD (Rosemarie Allaire Lighting Design); Claudio Ramos, CLD, IALD (ELECTROLIGHT); Dawn Hollingsworth, CLD, FIALD, WELL AP (Darkhorse Lightworks)

Established in 1989, LIGHTFAIR International is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LIGHTFAIR International is co-owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). LIGHTFAIR is holding this year’s pre-conference from May 19 to 20 and the tradeshow and conference from May 21 to 23.

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