DarkSky is delighted to be the recipient of the esteemed Spotlight Prize at the 2023 LIT Lighting Design Awards. The Spotlight Prize highlights an organization, project, or initiative making outstanding contributions to their community while also being a key contributor to the lighting industry.
“We are honored to receive this recognition from the lighting design community, with whom we share common values. Well-designed outdoor lighting and responsible, dark sky friendly lighting are synonymous, representing sustainability, energy efficiency, environmental responsibility, and aesthetic appeal,” says Tom Reinert, President of DarkSky.
Winning the Spotlight Prize underscores DarkSky’s unwavering dedication to combating light pollution by promoting responsible outdoor lighting practices. DarkSky continues to inform the lighting design community of how smart and responsible lighting design can safeguard human health and nocturnal ecosystems while also preserving our views of the stars.
“DarkSky International strives to promote lighting practices that reduce the negative impacts of light pollution on wildlife, biodiversity, climate change, and human health. This recognition from the lighting design community beautifully illustrates the relationship between good lighting design and responsible dark sky-friendly practices. Through responsible practices and innovative design, we can collectively combat the alarming trends of lighting pollution,” concluded Ruskin Hartley, Executive Director of DarkSky.
Read the full award announcement on the LIT Awards website.