Codega Prize calls for entries

(Italy) – International lighting design award calls for entries into Lighting Design and Lighting Solution categories before 12 September 2016.  

Now in its fourth edition, the Codega Prize is the international award to Lighting Design excellence assigned to professionals for their creativity and know-how in transforming LED technologies into new ideas. Promoted by Assodel (Italian Association of Electronics Clusters) in partnership with IDEA (International Distribution of Electronics Association), under the patronage of APIL (Italian Association of Lighting Professionals), the prize aims at disseminating the importance of the quality and versatility of LED lighting and of an ‘intelligent’ and integrated use of light.

The Codega Prize includes two categories:

1 – Lighting Design – a recognition of the best independent lighting designers and professionals’ realisations or installations.

2 – Lighting Solution – a recognition of the best LED solutions/systems and luminaires.

Both recognitions underline the innovative dimension of lighting design, where there must be creativity but also technological research, development of customised solutions and positive results in terms of energy efficiency and human well-being.

The Jury of the Codega Prize is composed by qualified experts of lighting and electronics sectors:

– Massimo Malaguti – Director of Univeneto

– Domenico Caserta – President of Assodel

– Paul James – Mondo*Arc Editor in chief

– Paola Urbano – Lighting Designer, Co-founder of APIL and Member of its Board

– Maurizio Rossi – Director of Lighting Design & LED Technology Master at Politecnico of Milan

– Fabio Peron – Teacher at IUAV University of Venice

– Stefano Catucci – Director of Lighting Design Master at La Sapienza University of Roma

– Francesco Iannone – Lighting designer

– Gary Kibblewhite – Past president of IDEA

The Codega Prize ceremony will take place on Friday 7 October 2016 in Venice, in the magic venue of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, following the conference dedicated to lighting design that will be held at ILLUMINOTRONICA – the Italian event devoted to LED lighting that will take place from 6-8 October (

Participation is simple and free of charge. Projects have to be sent before the 12 September 2016.

Follow this link to find out more about the prize, regulation and application form.