GMLD wins 2020 IES Illumination Award of Merit

Posted by GM Admin August 28, 2020
We are pleased to announce that the team at GMLD have been awarded a 2020 IES Illumination Award of Merit for our work on the Senate of Canada. It is a real honour to receive an IES Illumination Award of Merit - they are selected by a jury of professionals in the lighting design industry, and recognize meritorious contribution to lighting design. Many of the top... Read More

Germidicdal UV – Beyond the Hype

Posted by GM Admin August 18, 2020
As we find ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic, the lighting industry is working to find solutions for a Post-COVID world. Light Fixture and Lamp Manufacturers have been touting their Germicidal-UV (GUV) lighting technologies. We at GMLD have seen images in GUV marketing materials of typical office spaces and group meeting environments, with the implication... Read More

Check out our Client List!

Posted by GM Admin February 4, 2020
If you know GMLD, you know that we are lucky to work with some of the country's leading property developers, architects, cultural institutions and government agencies. We are so proud of our awesome client list that we have added a whole page to our website. Please go and check it out! Our recent and current clients include: PROPERTY DEVELOPERS Cadillac Fairview... Read More

Bank of Canada Renewal – added to the portfolio!

Posted by GM Admin November 15, 2019
Exciting news, world! We received photos last week from our talented friends at Doublespace of our Bank of Canada Head Office Renewal project -and check them out: Bank of Canada Head Office - Lighting Design by Gabriel Mackinnon Man, those folks at Doublespace make us look good! GMLD's scope was the illumination of the typical office floorplates, with the Arthur... Read More

CF Rideau Centre wins ICSC Maple Leaf Silver

Posted by GM Admin November 6, 2017
We extend our congratulations to our friends at GH+A for their win in the 2017 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards. CF Rideau Centre Expansion and Renewal won a Maple Leaf Silver award in this past year's competition. GMLD is proud to have contributed lighting design to the entirety of the... Read More
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