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Lighting is Our Passion

Process

OUR PROCESS

Comprehensive project process from initial design concepts through on-site installation support.

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Explore the Design Possibilities 

Take the first step in our collaborative journey by initiating a Project Discovery meeting. This session will enable us to delve into the specifics of your project, allowing our team to gain a comprehensive understanding of your unique needs and priorities.

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VLS Design Center

Design Development Phase

Subsequent to the discovery meeting, our design team will unveil a conceptual design package and provide a budget estimate. Your feedback will be crucial during this stage, and our team will promptly make adjustments based on your input.

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VLS Design Center

Customized Documentation Delivery

Upon receiving your approval, we will provide meticulously tailored drawings and comprehensive specification documentation in compliance with your budgetary requirements, ensuring the successful execution of the project. Our team will remain readily available for any ongoing coordination requirements.

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VLS Design Center

Procurement of Lighting Supplies

Our seasoned procurement team will manage the luminaire order process seamlessly. In cooperation with your delivery requirements, we guarantee the timely and complete arrival of your light fixture package at the designated site.

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VLS Design Center

On-Site Assistance or Post Installation Support

During the installation stage, we stand ready to support contractors as needed. Our dedicated team remains by your side until the project reaches its successful completion.

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Embark on your project journey with confidence, knowing that our dedicated team is committed to transforming your vision into reality.

Featured Projects

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Fully Renovated Estate Residence

Bethesda, Md

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Townhouse Complex 

Prime Santa Monica, CA location

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Aga Make-Up Studio 

Glendale, Ca

About Us

Who We Are

VLS Design Center a specialized architectural lighting design studio dedicated to simplifying the intricacies of lighting. Our passion lies in influencing how people perceive the world by crafting stunning lighting designs that complement your architecture.


Our approach is characterized by transparency and consultation, guiding you to make informed decisions about your lighting strategy. Through our design process, we ensure that our solutions align with your budget from the outset, eliminating the need for value engineering.


With a collective experience of many years, we've curated a diverse portfolio encompassing everything from intricate boutique spaces to expansive, complex projects. We've had the honor of collaborating with owners, real estate developers, architects, interior designers, engineers, and construction management firms nationwide. We're excited about the prospect of collaborating with you on your upcoming project.

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What We Offer

What We Offer

Our main service revolves around a holistic and integrative approach to architectural lighting design. We collaborate closely with your team, beginning from the schematic design phase and extending all the way to the punch list, to guarantee a unified and visually cohesive experience across the entire project.

Services
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Services

  • Deliver comprehensive lighting design plans and specifications

  • Coordinate design and construction timelines

  • Create practical lighting budgets

  • Generate visual concepts and renderings for lighting schemes

  • Develop lighting layouts in various formats (CAD, Revit)

  • Provide luminaire schedules and cut sheet packages

  • Support the development of customized fixture designs

  • Coordinate mock-ups for evaluation

  • Offer product comparisons and analysis

  • Conduct light level calculations and photometric studies

  • Lighting Control Design and Programming

  • Exterior and Landscape Lighting

  • Compile accurate 3D lighting renderings and digital animations

  • Provide aiming services

  • Project Management Services.

Industries

  • Civic

  • Commercial

  • Hotels & Resorts

  • Landscape

  • Mixed Use

  • Multi-Residential

  • Residential

  • Restaurant

  • Retail

  • Workplace

  • K - 12 Education

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FAQs

  • Schematic Design
    Program Summary Design Team Charettes Look & Feel Presentations Preliminary RCP Mark-ups Site Visit (if necessary)
  • Design Documentation
    Design Studies & Analysis Photometric Calculations Detailed Luminaire Fixture Schedules & Cut Sheets Preliminary Budgets
  • Construction Documentation
    Review of Final RCPs Switching Plans Sample Reviews Mock-ups (as needed) Lighting Controls Zoning Diagrams (as needed)
  • Construction Administration
    Submittal Reviews Shop Drawing Reviews Substitution Request Reviews (as needed) Coordination with Electrical & Purchasing Team Punch List Site Visit On-Site Final Fixture Aiming
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