Lux Lighting Design is driven by founder and CEO, Doreen Le May Madden, who has dedication and passion for lighting and design excellence. Lux Lighting Design is a full service design company dedicated to providing the ultimate in creative and functional designs for residential and commercial projects. Custom lighting and design plans are provided with the client’s needs foremost. Interior and outdoor lighting designs are created with unity of the project’s appearance in mind.
Doreen’s renowned creative and consistent leading approach to lighting and design is responsible for her receiving numerous awards in her industry and being the “go to” person in the media for current lighting and design techniques and news. Doreen has held the position of Chairperson of the Illuminating Engineering Society Residential Committee for over 9 years, with involvement in the Hospitality and Healthcare Committees, as well. She holds degree in Interior Design, is certified with the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, and with the American Lighting Association. She was the first designer in Massachusetts to receive both the NCQLP and ALA certifications in 1997.
Doreen has served as judge for many competitions, locally, nationally and internationally for lighting design projects, interior design projects, architectural design projects and product design for new markets. Doreen has active participation and affiliations in the New England design community including IES, Boston Society of Architects, ASID, IIDA, IALD, Green Hotels Association, American Lighting Association. She has been a guest speaker for these organizations as well as for Boston design students at local colleges.
Doreen Le May Madden has received awards for Excellence in Lighting Design for her residential, restaurant, retail, and corporate interior and exterior projects from technical organizations and manufacturing companies for exceptional use of lighting products in her designs. Her diverse knowledge, commitment to excellence, and 25 years’ experience in the design and architectural trades, enables her to provide exceptional and comprehensive service for residential and commercial projects.
Publications that have presented her work and interviews include, among others, The Boston Herald, The Boston Globe, Residential Lighting, Audio/Video Interiors, Virginia Builders, Boston Home, New England Home, High Profile, New England Real Estate Journal, and This Old House Magazine. You may have seen her on the PBS television show “This Old House” for her distinctive, timeless lighting design for the Watertown, MA project. She has also been interviewed and presented in two design books: “Creating Curb Appeal” and “Perspectives on Design New England” as a leading lighting and interior designer.
Professionals in the architectural and design communities work with Lux Lighting Design, Inc. due to the presentation of extensive design concepts, lighting product knowledge, creativity, integrity, listening skills, and a design philosophy that creates timeless looks using newer proven environmentally safe products. An astute insight of spatial and architectural needs is brought to each design. Respect for the built environment creates the need for the luminous environment to be as non-intrusive as possible. Interesting detail in each space is created and presented for focus and accent. Doreen Le May Madden’s leading reputation of fulfilling all aspects of important design requirements and exceeding the creative expectations of her clients, results in projects of the highest quality with a timeless appeal.