From his early days as an Industrial Design graduate at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies to the present as design principal at Illuminart, Robert has been creating innovative lighting design solutions for over 25 years. His extraordinary range of experience informs his creative design flare, technical expertise and a collaborative spirit.
Robert has received several Edwin F. Guth Memorial Awards of Excellence for the Qatar National Convention Centre interior lighting and the Detroit McNamara airport terminal. He also received the Control Innovation Award for the Qatar National Convention Centre. He has received over 45 other individual awards of recognition, his work has been featured in a variety of industry publications including; Lighting Dimensions, Mondo, LD&A, Architectural Lighting, Metropolis, Illuminator (Russia), Interior Design, and he has recently been featured in Illumni online magazine.
Professional memberships and affiliations: Professional Member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), Lighting Certified though the National Committee for the Qualification of Lighting Professionals (NCQLP), lighting design instructor for the College for Creative Studies, Eastern Michigan University and University of Detroit Mercy. He also serves as guest lecturer for Lawrence Technological University, and the Illuminating Engineering Society for which he is also Treasurer.