Light shapes the spaces where we work, live, learn, and play. It impacts our rhythms and emotions, influences our productivity, and directs our attentions. Three decades strong in the field of architectural lighting design, SBLD Studio delivers innovative ways for light to interact with the built environment, where aesthetics, function, wellness, and sustainability are masterfully interconnected.

We have long-standing relationships with global lighting manufacturers, and constantly analyze trends to keep pace with industry innovations. We boast an in-depth command of the latest modeling software and platforms used by architects, engineers, and contractors, allowing for seamless collaboration on projects.


Founded and led by Susan Brady, one of the leading experts in architectural lighting design, SBLD Studio is certified as a woman-owned business (WBE) enterprise with staff based in New York, New Jersey, and Tennessee. When you work with SBLD Studio lighting designers, you harness the technical acumen and creativity of trained architects, engineers, interior designers, industrial designers, teachers, and mentors.


Our portfolio encompasses a broad variety of domestic and international projects for:


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