The illi 2018 Intensive Course Mentor Team
Janet Lennox Moyer Jan & Brooke Luminae LLC
Jan, internationally renowned lighting designer, is the Founder of illi. She wrote The Landscape Lighting Book, now in its 3rd edition. Jan began her career in lighting as a teaching assistant in the 1975 interior design lighting class at Michigan State University. She taught lighting at the University of Michigan, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, the Landscape Architecture Extension, and the University of California at Berkeley. In 1987 at UC Berkeley she created her first landscape lighting course and took this course to Rutgers University in 1993. In 1997, the Lighting Research Center at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute asked Jan to develop a five-day format that has become the illi Intensive Course.
Jan has served as President of the San Francisco Designers' Lighting Forum; has served on local, regional, and national Illuminating Engineering Society committees; and has judged GE Edison Award lighting competitions - and she has won twice.
Before Jan began designing landscape lighting, very little information was available on the subject. After years of learning to create beautiful night environments and educating herself on how to 'paint with light,' Jan recognized the need to teach, train and mentor new generations of landscape lighting designers.
Wes Jackson Jackson Lighting Supply
Wes Jackson, Lead Design Consultant/Vice President of Jackson Lighting Supply, ongoing Electrical Engineering Student at the University of Texas. Wes attended the 2016 illi Intensive Course at Van Neste Park, in Ridgewood, NJ. The following year he joined the illi Mentor Team for the Tokamachi, Japan Intensive Course and he will continue to passionately serve as an illi Mentor.
Jackson Lighting Supply is an Architectural and Landscape Lighting Distributor that offers Lighting Design, Consultation, and Training. Wes primarily consults for Landscape Architects, Custom Builders, Commercial Developers, Lighting Manufacturers, and Professional Lighting Contractors.
illi Intensive Course Class of 2016
Jeff Kamm Wadsworth Kamm Architects
Jeff Kamm, AIA, owner/architect of Wadsworth Kamm Architects (WKA), is a nationally registered architect, licensed in Connecticut and Maine. Jeff attended the 2011 illi Intensive Course at illi Park, in Troy, NY. He is a dedicated member of the illi Mentor Team.
WKA, located in Glastonbury, Connecticut, is a custom residential and commercial design firm. Jeff has worked on numerous residential projects in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida, New York, and Martha's Vineyard. Jeff was the architect for a luxury home, USGBC platinum rating and zero energy rating, with the first wind turbine in Connecticut. His commercial work includes medical offices, restaurant design, office space, financial institutions, retail build out, and master site design.
WKA is a member of the USGBC; AIA; CSI; and Certified Energy Crafted Builder. They are the 2011 Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge Winner - Lowest Overall HERS Index AND Lowest Projected Annual Net Operating Costs. HBA Best home 4000 sq.ft. category, winner of best remodel West Hartford.
Intensive Course Class of 2011
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.wadsworthkamm.com/ Phone: (860) 633-1308
Tony Lato Well Lit, LLC
Anthony (Tony) Lato, owner and principle designer of Well Lit in Norwalk, CT is a licensed master electrician and electrical contractor. Tony brings a tireless passion for illuminating outdoor environments, he is truly a lighting artist. Tony's craft has been recognized in award winning collaborative projects, regionally and nationally. His expertise in the lighting design process; including conceptual design, installation, and the final attention to detail with aiming/adjusting separates him from the mediocrity of the pack. Demand for Tony's services is high, in the NY/CT/NJ multi-state area for landscape lighting system design, and nationally for product design and development consultation with major landscape lighting equipment manufacturers.
Tony learned from Janet Lennox Moyer, Founder of illi, embracing Jan's motto - "We are here to raise the bar in lighting design!" Tony first took the illi Intensive Course in 2003, later becoming a member of the team in 2009. Becoming a Lead Mentor in 2010, he has since served in this role six time since.
Intensive Course of 2003
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.well-lit.com Phone: (203) 515-9650
Jesse Loucks JL Lighting Design, LLC
As a licensed electrical contractor since 2001, Jesse tells how he was occasionally asked to install "landscape lighting." However it wasn't until he attended a workshop at Cooper Lighting in 2007, which was instructed by Jan Moyer, that he says he began to understand how to properly design and install landscape lighting. Inspired by his experience at Cooper, Jesse enrolled in the Landscape Lighting Institute (now the illi Intensive Course) in 2008 and formed JL Lighting Design, LLC in 2009. JL Lighting Design not only complements Jesse's contracting business, but it also advises landscape architects/designers and other electrical contractors on the intricacies of landscape illumination.
Intensive Course of 2008
Email: email@example.com Website: Phone: (860) 318-1111
John Pletcher Natural Accents Outdoor Lighting Design, LLC
John Pletcher, owner and principle designer, Natural Accents Outdoor Lighting Design in Kansas City, MO. John has a degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado, Boulder and has 21 years’ experience in exterior lighting design.
John took the illi intensive course in 2008. He has been an Intensive Course lead mentor six times since 2010. His passion for exterior lighting is contagious as evidenced in his enjoyment of helping others learn the techniques taught by Jan Lennox Moyer.
Intensive Course Class of 2008
Email: http://www.naturalaccentsllc.com/contact-us/contact-natural-accents.html Website: http://www.naturalaccentsllc.com/ Phone: (816) 407-1300
Paul Welty Innovative Nightscapes, LLC
Paul Welty, owner of Innovative Nightscapes LLC, a national award-winning architectural, landscape and outdoor lighting design/build firm is based in Portland, OR. Since 2007, Paul has designed, installed, and maintained custom outdoor lighting systems for residential, commercial, and public spaces nationally, regionally, and locally.
As a trained and experienced outdoor lighting designer, Welty's passion is to bring life with light to the outdoors. Whether a beautiful landscape, an entertainment area, a prized specimen tree, a valued work of art, or a home's architectural expression; Paul devotes his artistic and technical expertise to every project as if it were his own.
illi Intensive Course Class of 2007
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.innovativenightscapes.com/ Phone: (503) 625-1329