(USA) – HLB Lighting Design has announced that Denver-based 186 Lighting Design Group has joined the firm.
The move has created substantial value for both firms, representing a strategic growth opportunity for HLB, while providing expanded company infrastructure and market sector development for 186.
The 186 team specialises in high-end residential lighting design, bringing this market sector to the forefront for the first time in HLB’s 53 years of business. 186 has completed projects across North America and the Caribbean, in destinations such as Aspen, Maui and St Lucia.
Gregg Mackell, Principal at 186, joins HLB with more than 28 years of experience and over a thousand projects on his resume. “The integration of 186 Lighting Design Group into HLB feels like a natural fit. Our design philosophies mesh well and the opportunity to join a world-class design team will allow us to expand with increased quality and unlimited creativity,” he said.
Carrie Hawley, Senior Principal and CEO of HLB, added: “This merger is a fundamentally great union given our shared values, primary focus on our people, passion for excellence and aligned vision for the future. We are thrilled that our combined talents will provide even more value to all of our clients moving forward.”