The Illuminart team is dedicated to the balance of art and science of lighting design. We utilize this medium to render sustainable, beautifully illuminated environments that enhance the experience.

Tara Parks

Tara Parks, IES

Tara is a lighting designer with a breadth of expertise; covering interior and exterior lighting design for retail, hospitality, commercial, residential, and specialty installations. Her 22 year career as a lighting designer, along with her creative instincts and drive to design spaces that enhance the visual environment for all users, brings a unique perspective to each project she works on.

Tara holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from Michigan State University and received her Lighting Certification from the National Council for the Qualification of Lighting Professionals (NCQLP) in 2000. She was a member of the NCQLP Test Committee for 7 years, serving as Vice Chair from 2003-2007. She has taught lighting design at a variety of Detroit area colleges and universities and is a past member of the Plymouth, MI Planning Commission.