September 1, 2021

A celebration of beautiful lighting projects, the very first DMF Design Awards featured dozens of entries showcasing some of the best DMF Lighting applications from across the country.

Projects competed in five different categories, with one Grand Prize Winner selected from the Category Winners. Our esteemed judges reviewed the entries based on four criteria (Lighting Application, Lighting Creativity, Photography and Project Summary) and their composite score was used to determine the winner.

The winners of the 2021 DMF Design Awards:




Best Commercial Lighting Application

Submission: Rachel Levy Designs
Project: Politan Row
Location: Atlanta, GA

Product(s): DCD3 Higher-Lumen Fixed Downlight, DRD2 Fixed Downlight with Warm Dim, OneFrame

Congratulations Rachel Levy designs!

The 2021 DMF Design Award Grand Prize goes to the Levy design team for their work on Politan Row, a chef-driven food hall built specifically for Midtown Atlanta. The project features a variety of open air spaces and is energized from day to night, providing unique lighting challenges. Judges were impressed with the creative use of layered lighting and Warm Dim to address these needs.

“DMF’s Warm Dim is wonderful for an environment that needs to be bright and slightly cooler during the daytime, yet, needs to easily transform into a warmer, romantic space space in evenings. Additionally, I love their clean lines, even fields, ease in which to install, and competitive price point!”

– Rachel Levy
Lighting Designer



Best Residential Lighting Application

Submission: Illuminated Design
Project: Pelican Bay Residence

Location: Naples, FL
Product(s): DRD2 Fixed Downlight, OneFrame Concrete


Best Accent and/or Task Lighting Application

Submission: Colina West
 Simi Estiatorio

Location: Austin, TX
Product(s): DRD2 Fixed Downlight, DRD4 Adjustable Downlight, DCCX Cylinder


Best DCC Cylinder Application

Submission: Service Tech
Project: Britt Design Group

Location: Austin, TX
Product(s): DCC2 Cylinder, DCC4 Adjustable Cylinder


Best Multiple DMF Products Application

Submission: Premium Digital Control & Automation
Project: Ritz-Carlton Residences
Location: Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Product(s): DRD4 Adjustable Downlight with Warm Dim, DCC4 Adjustable Cylinder, DRD5S Surface Mount


to all the winners!


Thank you to all those who participated. Stay tuned as we’ll be sharing more from these incredible projects very soon.

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