The Illuminating Engineering Society held award festivities on both coasts during the month of June.

New York City: A crowd of more than 600 gathered for the 41st Annual Lumen Gala at Chelsea Piers on June 10. The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society honored 12 projects. Some highlights include the Lumen Award of Excellence, which went to Fisher Marantz Stone for the interiors of the Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha, Qatar (above left), and the Lumen Feltman Award of Excellence for retail merchandising lighting, which was awarded to Tillotson Design Associates for the Vera Wang New York Flagship store in Soho. For a full review of the award winners, visit

Los Angeles: On June 29, more than 200 members of the West Coast lighting design community gathered at the Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels to celebrate 38 Lumen West award winners, representing both the IES Los Angeles (IESLA) and Orange County sections. Highlights included the Award of Excellence and Aileen Page Cutler Memorial Award for Residential Design, which went to Rosemarie Allaire Lighting Design for its project View to Avalon, and the Waterbury Award for Outdoor Lighting, which went to Lighting Design Alliance for its work at the George Stanley Fountain at the Hollywood Bowl (above right). Details can be found at the IESLA's website: