Feb 2, 2022

186 Lighting Design Group of Denver, CO joined HLB Lighting Design—the largest women-owned lighting design firm in North America. The 186 team specializes in high-end residential lighting design and has completed projects in luxury destinations such as, Aspen, Jackson Hole, Maui, St. Lucia and Vail. This merger brings a new market sector to the forefront of HLB’s business for the first time in 53 years and represents expanded company infrastructure for 186. Gregg Mackell, principal at 186, says, “The integration of 186 Lighting Design Group into HLB feels like a natural fit. Our design philosophies mesh well and the opportunity to join a world-class design team will allow us to expand with increased quality and unlimited creativity.” Senior principal and CEO of HLB, Carrie Hawley, adds, “This merger is a fundamentally great union given our shared values, primary focus on our people, passion for excellence and aligned vision for the future. We are thrilled that our combined talents will provide even more value to all of our clients moving forward.”