Diane McNabb Rodriguez joins firm to extend service reach.
Andrea Hartranft, Principal, has known Diane for more than ten years. “Diane is a strong, caring person with the talent and experience to make an immediate impact on our company's client-focused services. We work hard to integrate informed lighting design into our client's vision, a value that Diane also shares and has demonstrated consistently to her peers in the design community. I know our clients will enjoy working with her.”
“I am excited to join the talented team at HLD and look forward to contributing my creativity and experience to deliver unique lighting design solutions,” says Diane. “All projects are unique puzzles, and I thoroughly enjoy fitting all the pieces together.”
Diane brings midwestern roots and experience to HLD. Diane parlayed her Interior Design degree from Illinois State University into duties as project manager and team leader at a variety of architecture and engineering firms in California, Kentucky and Indiana. Concentrating in lighting design since 1998, Diane enjoys helping project teams deliver lighting designs balancing aesthetics, owner budgets and energy/LEED considerations. Her recent projects include hospitality, museum, sacred and medical sector work. Diane is a LEED Accredited Professional.
"Great lighting is functional, understated and magical.” Diane states. “Without it, a space goes flat, but done well reveals the character and life of each project."
Diane is past President of the Indiana Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society, past Chair of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Awards Committee, served two terms as a ‘Director at Large’ on the IALD Board of Directors, and is now a member of the 2018 IALD Enlightens America Conference Advisory Committee.
About Hartranft Lighting Design.
Now with more than 100 years’ collective experience and 1000+ projects inform our approach to responsible lighting design solutions, Hartranft Lighting Design applies specialized expertise to help architects, developers and owners realize their vision of commercial, institutional, and mixed-use spaces. Hartranft Lighting Design is a woman-owned business (WBE) with offices in Charlotte, Boston and Washington, DC.