Anthony Cignarella

Lighting Designer

LEED Green Associate

Anthony’s lighting career follows a previous profession in advertising and marketing, where he was a successful account executive and led teams to create award-winning campaigns. Inspired by his love of design, the natural environment, and his travel bug, Anthony transitioned into interior design later in life. He has developed a strong eye for sustainable interior architecture and lighting design as a student at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design and the New England School of Art and Design where Julie Rose, a Principal at SFIL was his teacher and mentor. Anthony graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia. His professional expertise includes planning, modeling, and documentation using AutoCAD and Revit software. He also specializes in sustainable design, is a LEED Green Associate and is on track to earning his NCIDQ certification. Having lived abroad in València, Spain, Anthony is fluent in Spanish and attributes his passion for eclectic design to his travels that have taken him to such favorite travel destinations such as Rwanda, Thailand, and Anguilla.