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LIT Lighting Design Awards 2022

Switzerland Architecture News - Mar 11, 2022 - 13:32   2050 views

LIT Lighting Design Awards 2022

The 2022 LIT Lighting Design Awards is now accepting entries into its two major categories, Lighting Product Design and Lighting Design. It welcomes submissions from professional, emerging designers and students until the 22nd of October 2022, the program promises to attract entries from some of the most forward creative lighting firms and independent designers from all around the world! 

The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created to recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting implementers. We believe that lighting is both an art and a science, and is one of the most important elements of design. The LIT Awards were envisioned to celebrate creativity and innovation in the field of lighting products and applications.

This annual program aims to celebrate Projects, People, and their passion for the industry, through our rigorous judging process, we recognize those that have gone above and beyond.

The 2022 jury, composed of 35 experienced designers, lighting experts, academics and media representatives will select the winners in each category in November 2022. Jurors include Orlando Marques & Thiago Gaya from L+D Magazine, Yah Li TOH, Principal at Light Collab in Singapore, Sally Storey, Creative Director at John Cullen Lighting and Martin Klaasen at Klaasen Lighting Design and Lighting Design of Things. 

The “Lighting Design of the Year” & “Lighting Product Design of the Year” professionals and students will receive the coveted LIT Design Awards Trophy; their winning projects will be showcased to the global audience and be featured in the Annual LIT Awards catalog. Winning the LIT Design Awards is an opportunity to step into the global spotlight, elevate the company profile or boost a starting career.

Registration for the LIT Lighting Design Awards is now open and will close on October 22nd, 2022. Those who register before April, 24th, 2022; will receive an early bird discount of 10%.


The LIT Design Awards competition is open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students.

Submission Requirements

  • The project must have been completed within the last 5 years
  • Provide a brief description of the design or implementation
  • Provide a Designer/ Student and/or Company Profile / University
  • Give names of those who should be credited for the design or product (i.e. company, designer, engineer, mentor, professor, etc.)
  • Up to 10 images of your lighting design, including an optional company logo
  • Product Specification PDF (Mainly for Product Design Category, but Spec Sheet can also be included for Implementation or manufacturing details used in the design) – recommended

Entry Fees: LIT Design Awards 2022

Professional CHF 220 incl. VAT ( approx: US$240)
Same Product in additional categories at a 50% discount

Student CHF 100  incl. VAT ( approx: US$110)
Same Product in additional categories at a 50% discount

Submission / Key Dates

10% Early Bird discount until April, 24th, 2022

5% Extended Early Bird discount until June, 30th, 2022

Regular Deadline: August 31st, 2021

Final Deadline: September 30th till October 22nd, 2022 (10% late fee apply)

The program will close on the 22nd of October 2022.

Submission can be made on this page

About the Organizer

LIT Lighting Design Awards is a program under the 3C Awards, a leading organization curating and promoting design across the globe. The company represents today’s diversity and innovation in Lighting Design, Furniture Design, Interior Design, and Architecture. Each brand is a symbol of design excellence around the world, showcasing Professional and Emerging designers’ work to over 100 expert jury members.

The LIT Lighting Design Awards is a sibling program of the LIT Lighting Design Award (LIT), The SIT Furniture Design Award (SIT) and The LIV Hospitality Design Awards (LIV) which have emerged as some of the most well-known Design Prize today.

Read more details about LIT Lighting Design Awards here

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