Envisioning Spaces | Creating Solutions

Company Profile

Aurora Lighting Design, Inc. is an independent architectural lighting design practice spanning a variety of project types, but we particularly enjoy projects with a beneficial social impact. Our vision is to positively impact human environments through appropriate lighting solutions.

The firm was founded in 2005 by Leslie North who is a Professional Member of the International Association of Lighting Designers, a licensed Professional Engineer, is Lighting Certified by the National Council on the Qualifications of Lighting Professions (NCQLP), and is a LEED Accredited Professional. The innovation and excellence of Leslie North's work has been recognized with a number of awards, speaking engagements, and publications, and she continues to serve actively on committees of the International Association of Lighting Designers and the Illuminating Engineering Society.

For those clients who have diversity requirements, Aurora Lighting Design, Inc. is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise. Refer to Diversity for more information.

Our Philosophy

You must have both the creative and technical components to have a fully realized successful design. Finding the right design solution involves addressing the Spatial Statement, the Psychological Statement, and the Functional Statement. More


As designers, we believe that there are creative ways to proactively tackle challenges of the built environment. This positive vision of the future is inherent in our design approach. More


At Aurora Lighting Design, Inc., we believe in the value of professional growth and continuous improvement. More