Tillotson Design Associates, founded in 2004, is a WBE lighting design consultancy based in New York City. A diverse staff with backgrounds in architecture, interior design, and theater, including several LEED accredited professionals, combine talents to create exemplary work. Together, our five principals provide over 100 years of lighting expertise. Collaborating with developers, architects, and interior designers throughout the world, our diverse portfolio includes interior and exterior lighting for corporate headquarters, universities, hotels, libraries, master plans, museums, parks, performance halls, residences, restaurants, and retail establishments.
Our passion for design excellence, meticulous attention to detail, and heavy
principal involvement from concept to final focusing contributes to our success. We have no preconceived notions about what works. We welcome new challenges and enjoy the exploration and research of unique materials and ideas. We offer solutions, but encourage collective decision making by the entire design team and client. Our goal is to provide the best possible lighting design service for our clients.
Tillotson Design Associates, with seventeen professional and three administrative staff members, has technical expertise in the following specialty areas: custom luminaire design, exterior building and site lighting, daylighting, LEED certification and energy compliance, restoration, renovation, computer calculations and simulations. We offer a full scope of services from schematic design through the construction phase. In addition to luminaire specifications, shop drawing review, and lighting drawings, our services include production of meticulous working details for custom fixtures and mock-ups, as well as daylighting and computer rendering capabilities. Our team approach allows us to produce cost effective designs in an efficient manner.