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GMLD design principal Andrew Mackinnon was asked by the National Capital Commission to lead a night walk helping to seek public feedback their ongoing Capital Illumination Plan. The NCC operated 4 walks on May 25, 2016 through various routes in the core of Ottawa Gatineau. Andrew was also featured on CBC’s All In A Day radio program on Wednesday May 25th, speaking... Read More

Chase The Dark

Posted by GM Admin October 3, 2015
GM Staff had some fun with light as a part of this year’s IALD Chase the Dark festivities. “Chase the Dark” is an annual lighting charette in which members of the IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers) create temporary lighting displays during a 24 hour period as the sun sets westward across the globe. The results are captured via social media... Read More
Now, in 2015, on the 25th anniversary of the unveiling of the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights Monument in Ottawa, lights will finally shine on the monument thanks to a generous grant by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The lighting is dedicated to the memories of Melvin Charney who designed the monument, and Philip Gabriel (founder of Gabriel Mackinnon Lighting Design) who... Read More