Sails of Light at Canada Place in distant view of Vancouver's skyline.

Company

Eos Lightmedia is an award-winning lighting and media design firm with international experience in architecture, public spaces, building facades, themed attractions, museums, presentation centers, and public art installations.

Story

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Eos really lights up a room. We create immersive environments that attract and inspire audiences. Eos has evolved from an award-winning lighting and media design firm with over 25 years of international experience in architecture, themed attractions, exhibitions, museums, presentation centres, and public art installations.

Our services have expanded to include design, supply, install, and programming services of lighting and media systems, including their control technology. We love collaboration. Even if you’re not sure where to start, we’d love to hear about your project, big or small.


Team

Eos Lightmedia is a team of passionate lighting people who create immersive visual environments that attract and inspire audiences. We are recognized internationally for our creative lighting projects and offer services including the design, supply, installation, and programming of lighting, projection, and control systems. We work collaboratively with architects, engineers, artists and end users to ensure total integration and design continuity.

  • Douglas Welch

    Principal, Managing Director

    Douglas has four decades of experience designing specialty lighting projects for public spaces, museums, public buildings, and the urban environment. Douglas is a member of the International Association of Lighting Designers, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the Associated Designers of Canada. He is a Lighting Certified (LC) professional and is the recipient of numerous International Illumination Design Awards.

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  • Shaun August

    Partner, Creative Director

    Shaun has designed, managed, and delivered projects around the world and has a decade of experience working collaboratively with designers, architects, engineers and clients. As creative director, Shaun manages the Eos design team and specializes in lighting design, public art projects, audio-visual systems design, and custom software solutions. A graduate of Canada’s National Theatre School, Shaun has designed lighting for professional theatre productions and is a strong proponent of team-based design that draws upon many mediums and backgrounds.

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  • Bobby Baines

    Partner, Director of Sales

    Bobby manages sales to museum and themed attraction markets, and frequently collaborates with some of the world’s best exhibit contractors, exhibit designers and manufactures. In his quarter century of experience in the industry, Bobby has worked for lighting manufacturers, distributors, and designers, and he approaches every job thinking about how each party will most benefit. He uses his wealth of experience to bring projects from the design and budgeting phase through to successful procurement and installation.

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  • Mark Hayashida

    Director of Site Services

    Mark has managed a diverse range of projects across Canada. He has a background in sales, management and installation in a variety of construction related industries and his diverse experience in construction allows him to innovate new ways to install and manage projects. His expertise in lighting, networking, and audio-visual installation and infrastructure design makes him a key part of successful project planning and execution. Mark manages the day-to-day installation team to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of Eos’s installations.

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  • Yves Gagnon

    Director of Finance & Operations

    Yves manages the procurement and delivery of specialized lighting and audio-visual equipment to Eos projects worldwide. He is a trained economist and business entrepreneur with experience in procurement, supply chain management and import / export logistics developed on projects in the US, Europe and China. Yves plays a key role in ensuring that Eos projects are implemented on time and on budget.

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  • Steve Bedard

    Senior Lighting Designer

    Steve is a professional lighting designer who has built on his experience in environmental design, architectural design, commercial photography, and construction to bring a unique approach to the lighting design process.  Steve’s wide professional experience has proven invaluable on projects as designer and programmer. He is an advocate of efficient design and implementation.

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  • Laura Poree

    Senior Lighting Designer

    Laura is the lead designer on many Eos Lightmedia exhibit and museum projects. Her study of architectural design and fine art at the University of Toronto and several years experience in the film industry contribute to her expertise as a lighting designer. Laura is NCQLP certified as a Lighting Certified (LC) professional.

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  • Eugene Mendelev

    Senior Lighting Designer

    Eugene designs lighting for entertainment and architecture, and enjoys collaborating with creative teams to help spaces tell stories. His background as a designer, installation manager, and programmer for live event production, as well as his experience in performance venue systems design and specification have helped him coordinate a variety of temporary and permanent lighting and media installations. Eugene is a member of IATSE Local 118 and the Associated Designers of Canada.

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  • Scott Hendrickson

    Lighting Designer & Programmer

    Scott specializes in lighting, controls and interactive technology and has thousands of hours of programming experience with intelligent lighting consoles and other lighting software applications. His professional experience includes working in videography as an editor, cameraman, and colourist. His experience in scenic and lighting design provides a strong background working with the visual elements required to create a successful user experience for Eos’ clients.

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  • Kathlene Graham

    Administrative Assistant

    Kathlene manages the Eos office and assists with the design, procurement and expediting of Eos projects. With a degree in theatre and mathematics and more than 10 years experience in customer service, Kathlene is a key team member in the successful delivery of Eos projects.

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  • Ward Conley

    Project Manager

    Ward is Project Manager at Eos, coordinating the detailing, scheduling and implementation of select Eos projects. His extensive experience in business, sales, and technical design for the architectural & theatrical lighting industry are a strong complement to the Eos team. Ward has experience as a technical sales representative for a lighting agency, a lighting control system commissioning agent, an audio-visual system installer, and a business owner.

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Awards & Recognition

It’s nice to be noticed! Here is a sample of some of the awards we have won and the recognition we have received in the press and from clients.