About LD+A

LD+A Magazine: The magazine of the Illuminating Engineering Society


LD+A is a magazine for professionals involved in the art, science, study, manufacture, teaching and implementation of lighting. LD+A is designed to enhance and improve the practice of lighting. Every issue of LD+A includes feature articles on design projects, technical articles on the science of illumination, new product developments, industry trends, news of the Illuminating Engineering Society, and vital information about the illuminating profession.

Theme Issues

Each monthly issue features a unique theme such as sustainable design, retail lighting, roadway lighting, industrial lighting, hospitality lighting, or office and commercial lighting. Each topic is covered completely and authoritatively through case studies, Q&A panel discussions, technology overviews, and how-to articles written by the industry’s leading practitioners and educators. Project case histories feature the work of the most prominent lighting design firms in the world.

Columns & Departments

Rotating columns cover topics including energy, green design, career issues, technology, regulations and legislation, research, and education—written by a veritable who’s who of industry experts. LD+A also reports on the latest IES and industry news, products, trends and events.

Special Issues

LD+A has exciting special issues that are eagerly awaited by its readers. They include:

  • Lighting Equipment and Accessories Directory — the source for readers to find just the right lighting-related products to meet their needs
  • LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL preview issue
  • The “13th issue” of LD+A, the LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL Show Book that’s distributed to almost 25,000 show attendees
  • Special IES Illumination Awards issue

All plans come with awesome support by email and phone. There is no hidden fee!

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  • 1 Yr Subscription: $53
  • 2 Yr Subscription: $99
  • 3 Year Subscription: $132

* Additional $24.00 postage for subscriptions outside the United States.
 

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Award-Winning Magazine

AM&P EXCEL Silver Winner 2018
EXCEL Awards form the Association Media and Publishing for 2018: Silver Award in the General Excellence Category; Bronze Award in the Media Kit Category
AM&P EXCEL Gold Winner 2017
EXCEL Awards from the Association Media and Publishing for 2017: Gold Award in the Theme Issue Category (Light and Health); Silver Award in the Design Excellence Category; Bronze Award in the General Excellence Category; Bronze Award in the Media Kit Category
AM&P EXCEL Gold Winner 2016
EXCEL Awards from the Association Media and Publishing for 2016: Gold Award in the General Excellence Category
The Big 95
The Big 95 – LD+A makes the list of most acclaimed business-to-business magazines worldwide, 2016 Trade Association Business Publications International TABBIE Awards

Additional Awards

  • Bronze EXCEL Award in the “General Excellence Category,” 2015, from the Society of National Association Publications
  • Honorable Mention in the “Best Single Issue” category (February 2014), 2015 Trade Association Business Publications International TABBIE Awards
  • Bronze Award – Best Cover Illustration (October 2012) 2013 International TABBIE Awards
  • Honorable Mention – Single Best Issue (June 2012) 2013 International TABBIE Awards
  • Silver Award – 2012 Association TRENDS All Media Contest for “Professional Society Magazine”
  • Gold Award – 2010 Association TRENDS All Media Contest for “Professional Society Magazine”
  • Bronze Award – 2008 Association TRENDS All Media Contest for “Professional Society Magazine”