Robert White


Robert White

Robert White is a Principal and the director of Illuminart, the firm’s architectural lighting design division.  From his early days as an Industrial Design graduate at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, Robert has been creating innovating lighting design solutions for over 25 years.  His extraordinary range of experience is built upon creative design flare, technical expertise and a collaborative spirit.

Robert received the 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 40 other individual awards of recognition and his work has been featured in a variety of industry publications.  Robert also serves as guest lecturer for Lawrence Technological University, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, for which he is also Treasurer.

Publications / Papers / Speeches                                                                                                                                                              
Author:  White, Robert.  “Director of Illuminart, Robert White, IALD, IES, LC Reflects on 25 Years of General Electric’s Lighting Division and its Recent Decision to ‘Go Dark’."  PBA Blog, November 29, 2017.                                                                                                                 
Author:  White, Robert.  “LED Lighting: The Question of Optical Safety in Architectural Lighting Design, Debunked.”  PBA Blog, December 22, 2016.

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