Steven Rosen

Steven Rosen

Seek Truth & Beauty, but be respectful.



Member Since

November 2020

Hey there! I founded Available Light–a Lighting Design Studio headquartered in Boston–a few decades ago. We are lighting designers specializing in Museum Exhibition, Architecture, and Trade Shows. I have loved lighting and design since I ran the light board for Annie Get Your Gun in the 7th grade and I still pinch myself when I think about how I have forged a career out of light; a must wonderful and intangible medium. I am most proud of the diversity of our work and the team with whom I collaborate everyday. We have studios in Boston, NYC, Raleigh, Phoenix, and LA.
I am an active member of the International Association of Lighting Designers–in fact the IALD made me a Fellow! I have been deeply involved in lighting education and fundraising. I currently serve on the steering committee of the IALD Lighting Industry Resource Council. I also team teach a class in lighting design in the FIT Grad School of Exhibition and Experience Design. Before my kids were adults, I help to run their ice skating club (don’t tell anyone but I think I enjoyed those early Saturday mornings in the rink more than my kids!) I look forward to being useful.
Connect with Steven Rosen on LinkedIn, Twitter, andFacebook. Visit Available Light’s website.

My super power is

Creating consensus, without losing the heart of an idea.

Best piece of advice I've ever heard

Work for several years between undergrad and grad school, the elatter experience will be so much more valuable. I regret that I did not follow that advice.

Where I find Inspiration

It’s everywhere, if only you take the time to look, listen, touch, taste, and smell.

Practice Area

Branded Environments, Exhibition, Placemaking, Public Installation

Focus Area

Equitable Design, Exhibition, Interactive, Interpretive, Signage, Sustainability


Corporate, Cultural, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare, Museums, Recreation, Retail, Sports, Urban + Civic, Visitor Centers, Workplace