Alcon Lighting Co-Founder, Insights Creative Director
Alcon Lighting creative director and co-founder David Hakimi works to improve lighting through research, development and education. David strives for efficiency in lighting, affording architects, lighting designers and engineers the ability to maximize LED lighting design and application.
Graduated UCLA with a Bachelors in History
Studied lighting design at IES
Founded Alcon Lighting while in school in 2005 with his brother Jake
Created the Insights blog to provide lighting educational resources, tools and articles for anyone interested in learning about lighting design and application.
David is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelors in history. David also studied lighting design at IES in Los Angeles.
David traces his and Alcon Lighting’s commitment to innovation, accountability, quality and value to lessons learned from his father, Mike Hakimi, a lighting craftsman, salesman and consultant in Southern California for more than four decades.
Today’s commercial lighting requires consideration of various, often high traffic, use of space and therefore necessitate a deep, complete understanding of smart lighting systems and controls.
“The ideal application of lighting is qualitative, expressive and efficient.”
— David Hakimi
David takes pride in his design, energy and lighting design knowledge. He is driven by the desire to share his insights into lighting and design. It’s what inspires David to focus on product knowledge and education as well as collaborating with designers to expand the technological boundaries of lighting products and applications.