David Seok Named IALD Professional Member

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David Seok Lighting Designer

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has accepted David Seok, IALD, Project Manager, as a Professional Member.

IALD professional membership is limited to individuals who have a minimum of five years’ experience as a senior-level architectural lighting designer or above in an independent consulting practice. Professional member candidates’ qualifications, industry experience, and portfolio are blindly reviewed by the IALD.  Those individuals who demonstrate the skills, aptitude, and experience characteristic of a professional architectural lighting designer are accepted to this level of membership. As a professional voting member of the IALD, David will adhere to the Vision and Mission statements, Code of Ethics, and Guidelines for Specification Integrity of the IALD.

“I am excited to be recognized by my colleagues as a professional in the lighting design industry,” shared David.  “I look forward to the continued growth and advancement of the field alongside so many talented designers all over the world.”

David joined The Lighting Practice in 2014. In 2019, he was promoted to Project Manager at The Lighting Practice’s New York City office. He is currently managing projects such as the Northeastern University Snell Library Renovation, Washington Heights Mixed-Use Development in New York City, and the SUNY Stony Brook University Administrative Building and Library. David has been on design teams for a variety of market sectors such as corporate, education, mixed-use developments, hospitality, healthcare, and entertainment environments. His passion for design and urban redevelopment has led him to volunteer with Community Design Collaborative and participate in DesignPhiladelphia’s 2015 Pearl Street Passage installation project.


About IALD
Founded in 1969 and based in Chicago, IL, the IALD aims to cultivate a universal appreciation of the power of light in human life and to set the global standard for lighting design excellence by promoting the advancement of professional lighting designers.

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