Hilary Wainer founded Lux et Veritas design in 2013, after having practiced lighting design for over two decades. Her dedication to Developers, Architects & Interior Designers spans hundreds of projects across the globe, allowing her to bring client’s creative visions to reality through the use of illumination in the built environment. Hilary’s success stems from her belief in a pro-active, collaborative team process and attention to detail. Her success is also shared with others through her exemplary leadership and dedication to mentoring.
Hilary came to architectural lighting through theatre. She was particularly drawn to how light and color are able to transform a space both physically and psychologically, creating an emotional connection with one’s surroundings. She later pivoted to architectural lighting where she could use her talents to illuminate less ephemeral experiences.
Over the course of her career, Hilary has specialized in luxury hospitality, resort, convention center, spa and restaurant projects with a vast portfolio spanning the globe. Her work also includes a wide variety of other project types including mixed-use developments, healthcare, museums, corporate campuses, sports venues, themed environments, educational facilities, aviation hubs , aquariums, multi-family and retail venues. Her professionalism and commitment to the projects and her clients has made Hilary a respected and coveted consultant in the world of architecture. In addition, her creativity, innovative thinking, and dedication to the art of illumination are the foundation of her award-winning success.
Hilary is an Associate Member of both the International Association of Lighting Designers and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. In addition, she completed her LC Certification and LEED Accreditation (LEED AP).