Ben Strauss


LC, Assoc. IALD

Ben joined the firm in 2018 after nearly a decade at a nationally recognized lighting design firm in Michigan. He was named Principal in 2023. Ben views lighting as the final layer of the design process, enhancing the architecture and overall user experience. He brings an educational background in technical theatrical lighting to the SFIL team. This combined with his architectural lighting experience and interest in design, lighting controls and software technologies allows him to transform dated spaces into state-of-the art complexes. Ben brings his perspective on the technical aspects of design to the team and forges successful relationships with his clients.