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David Rodstein

Concentrates in the lighting field, both in award winning lighting design of spaces and luminaire-fixture design.

Publication grade photography offered for lighting design, portraiture, events, automobiles, and product.


David Rodstein was NCQLP Lighting Certified, has a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute, a Graduate Certification in Management from the Wharton School: the University of Pennsylvania, and has studied design in Denmark and England. He has held full-time design positions with Lightolier, The Pace Collection, and Simkar Lighting.


David Rodstein LC is the principal of Rodstein Design, which concentrates on fixture design, lighting design, and product strategy and is the recipient of several design awards. Clients include Lightolier, Litelab, Hubbell, Hasco Lighting, RLR Industries, Rambusch, WAC Lighting, Modular International, Kling Lindquist, Pratt Institute, Centerplex of Seattle, Germantown Friends School, and  Baldwin Brassworks.


David Rodstein has an extensive lighting design background that integrates with his photography. Style can be described as a trio of subject matter, composition, and lighting which evokes the emotions of the viewer. Rodstein has studied photography under Judy Linn, who was in the creative circle of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, photographer George Knoblach: a muse and critic, who specialized in underwater photography and portraiture of Hollywood celebrities.




Rodstein Design is the recipient of several design awards, including: 

1998 EPA Energy Star --Centerplex Building 'C';

1999 IIDA Honorable Mention --Centerplex Building 'C';

2000 IIDA Section --Max Rosenn Courthouse; 

2000 IIDA Section --Pratt Lower ARC Building; 

2001 IIDA Award of Merit --Baldwin Brassworks; 

2004 IIDA Section --Barber's Pond Residence; 

2007 IDEA Cutler Award: Collector's Cottage; 

2007 IDEA Energy Award: Firestone Distribution Warehouse Daylighting. 

2010 Pemco Sentinel lumimaire using the Luxim Lifi plasma lamp.

2010 Adex Gold award and Lightfair New Product Showcase: best of category. 

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