Ellie Niakan

B. Interior Architecture, LC, CLD

Lead Architectural Lighting Designer

Ellie is an International Certified Lighting Designer with a great passion for transforming spaces with light, providing innovative, customized lighting solutions for challenging projects.

She believes that successful lighting design creates lasting and memorable experiences for the users, enhances or reshapes the spaces and protects the environment. Her ability to combine creativity, imagination, art and science enables her to achieve these unique goals. 

Ellie has worked as a professional lead architectural lighting designer in Germany, England and Canada. She has been involved in the lighting design of various project types such as hospitality, cultural, performing arts, galleries, educational, commercial, facades and exterior public spaces in Canada, China, Germany, Luxembourg and England. Her work has been recognized internationally with numerous lighting design awards.

With lighting design as the main focus of her education, she graduated from the University of Applied Science in Germany with a degree in Interior Architecture. Ellie has been a speaker at various lighting design panels, and teaches lighting design to Interior Design students in Vancouver.