DMF Lighting Launches Design Awards Contest

DMF Lighting to award one $5,000 cash Grand Prize and four Runners-Up to earn DMF products valued at $1,000.


DMF Lighting has announced the 2021 DMF Design Awards recognizing top applications for its low-voltage lighting systems. The awards are open for submissions through April 17.

One grand prize of $5,000 in cash will be awarded along with four runners-up who will earn DMF products worth $1,000. The entry categories include Best Residential Application, Best Commercial Application, Best Installation Incorporating DCC Cylinder, Best Use of DMF Lighting for Accent or Task Lighting Application, and Best Use of Multiple DMF Lighting Products.

“Our goal is to recognize the innovative work of our dealers by featuring their installs in our communications,” says Ruslan Polinovsky, director of marketing at DMF Lighting. “We hope to inspire our network of integrators with the breadth of available DMF solutions by sharing a selection of original photography and compelling success stories.” 

The contest entries will be judged by an esteemed roster of experts from the design-build and lighting design communities: Richard Christensen, VP of Estate Homes, Magleby; Maureen Cohen, Interior Designer, Makawe Interiors; Mark Danesh, DMF Lighting Founder and President; Anne Kustner Haser, President, AKLD Lighting Design; and Kami Rezai, HiTech Design, Founder and President.

At CEDIA Expo Virtual last fall, DMF Lighting unveiled its DID Series line of fixtures targeted specifically at the custom installation channel. The DID Series is engineered so that every element is interchangeable in the field, during and after installation. The company’s signature modular design allows the DID to adapt to changing homeowner preferences, future room designs, even retrofits. The company also has a new line of modules that are elevated over some of its existing designs that will be just for the integration channel.

Integrators can enter their projects by going to