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GMLD project featured on Philips Lighting website

Posted by GM Admin March 29, 2017
GMLD was pleasantly surprised to see one of our projects gracing the front page of Philips Lighting today! Waterpark Place III is an office tower in downtown Toronto that GMLD completed in 2015, along with GH+A and... Read More

Gabriel Mackinnon supports Night to Nurture

Posted by GM Admin January 25, 2017
Metro, one of our valued clients, is a key organizer to the Night to Nurture Gala, a special event which supports Kids Help Phone and the Grocery Foundation. Gabriel Mackinnon is proud to have supported this event in 2017. The Grocery Foundation’s Night to Nurture Gala is Canada’s largest fundraising dinner in North America, annually raising close to $2,000,000 to... Read More
Our principal Andrew Mackinnon was recently interviewed by the Globe and Mail for a piece that ran Tuesday January 10, 2017: Niagara Falls Seen in an All New Light. The article begins with Paul Boken at Mulvey + Banani, discussing their recent re-illumination of Niagara Falls. Andrew then discusses how LED technology is effecting change in the lighting industry, with a... Read More
GMLD was pleased to learn this week that one of our large projects many years in the making has now been certified LEED gold. Edmonton Federal Building and Centennial Plaza accumulated 43 points to achieve the status. We are proud to have been able to earn the Light Pollution Reduction Credit for this challenging site with significant elevation changes, while still... Read More

Happy Holidays from all of us at Gabriel Mackinnon!

Posted by GM Admin December 23, 2016
Thanks for another excellent year! Wishing you and yours the merriest and brightest of holidays, from all of us at Gabriel Mackinnon Lighting Design. We hope to work (and play) with you in 2017! Public Service Announcement: We will be operating with limited staff from December 23rd through January 3rd. We hope you enjoy a little downtime too! We look forward to speaking... Read More

GMLD Projects win four ICSC Retail Awards in 2016!

Posted by GM Admin October 7, 2016
GMLD is proud to announce that four of our projects have won awards from the The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in 2016, after two wins in 2015.   The ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards Program is designed to honour our industry's brightest and best. The program brings information and insight to the entire industry on what it takes to achieve high... Read More

Happy Holidays from the GMLD Team!

Posted by GM Admin December 22, 2015
Above is the team cavorting in front of the Ismaili Centre in Toronto – more photos of this project coming soon! We have been honoured to continue to work with all of our clients new and old this past year, and we look forward to delivering more incredible spaces with you in 2016. Best wishes for the happiest of holidays and a prosperous new year from Andrew,... Read More

CF Rideau Centre and Polo Park win ICSC Retail Awards

Posted by GM Admin October 7, 2015
GMLD is proud to announce that two of our projects have won awards from the The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).   The ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards Are Designed To Honour Our Industry’s Brightest And Best. The Awards Bring Information And Insight To The Entire Industry On What It Takes To Achieve High Levels Of Success. The Rideau Centre... Read More
We at GMLD are pleased to announce that another of our long term projects has won an Award of Excellence in the "Urban Infill Low Rise" category of the 2015 Ottawa Urban Design Awards. . GMLD provided full lighting design for front of house spaces and exterior of the the Sir John A. Macdonald Building, collaborating with great teams at NORR and MTBA. GMLD worked on... Read More

2014 IES Award of Merit for Galeries d’Anjou

Posted by GM Admin December 22, 2014
Gabriel Mackinnon is honoured to have received an Award of Merit for the lighting design of Les Galeries d’Anjou in Montreal as a part of this year’s cohort of award winners announced in November 2014. The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is the recognized technical authority on illumination. IES Awards of Merit recognize professionalism, ingenuity, and... Read More