ArtSci is an Architectural Lighting Design Studio in San Diego and Orange County dedicated to excellence in lighting design.
We design beautiful and buildable solutions by balancing the Art + Science of light to complement any architectural vision.

ART

USD Torero Store
Architects Mosher Drew

Engaging

SDSU Destination - Main Gateway, ©Architectural Photography Inc.
SGPA Architecture and Planning

INNOVATIVE

Bumble Bee Foods
IA Interior Architects

CHARACTER

Karl Strauss - 4S Ranch
Walt Conwell Architects

ENVIRONMENT

UCSD Argo Hall
University of California San Diego/LandLAB

CREATIVE

SDSU Confucius Institute
Architects Mosher Drew

DYNAMIC

Music Box
Gensler

MODERN

1 Columbia Street
LPA, Inc.

PLAYFUL

UCSD Argo Hall
University of California San Diego/LandLAB

MEMORABLE

Karl Strauss - 4S Ranch
Walt Conwell Architects

INSPIRATION

UCSD Warren College/Douglas Hall Pedestrian Bridge
Kevin deFreitas Architect

VISUAL JOURNEY

Music Box
Gensler

PRESENCE

Point Loma Nazarene University - Science Building
Carrier Johnson + Culture

INTERACTION

UCSD Argo Hall
University of California San Diego/LandLAB

FUNCTION

UCLA Saxon Suites
Studio E Architects

BOLD

iboss Cybersecurity
Gensler

EXPERIENCE

UCSD Warren College/Douglas Hall Pedestrian Bridge
Kevin deFreitas Architects

FORM

Gaslamp Marriott
Bergelectric/Bluemotif Architecture

DIANE BORYS

Senior Lighting Designer

LC, Associate IALD, EIT, CEPE, LEED AP

BRIAN HAHNLEN

Senior Lighting Designer

LC, EIT

DIANE BORYS

Senior Lighting Designer

LC, Associate IALD, EIT, CEPE, LEED AP

B.S. Architectural Engineering –
University of Kansas

Diane takes pride in creating lighting designs that are full of expression, enhance the built environment and help mold the users experience. Her national award-winning designs and expertise in sustainability and constructability help her add value to any project. Diane is committed to lighting while balancing her travel bug, triathlon addiction and two young children. She maintains an alphabet soup of credentials as she believes you should never stop learning.

BRIAN HAHNLEN

Senior Lighting Designer

LC, EIT

B.S. & M.S. Architectural Engineering –
Pennsylvania State University

Brian has over 16 years of award winning lighting design and leadership experience. Brian’s experience developing aesthetically appropriate, energy-efficient illumination systems span a variety of project types and include luminare manufacturing and controls integration. Brian has won several IIDA Awards, IES Awards and holds a patent for his work with lighting controls.

B.S. Architectural Engineering –
University of Kansas

Diane takes pride in creating lighting designs that are full of expression, enhance the built environment and help mold the users experience. Her national award-winning designs and expertise in sustainability and constructability help her add value to any project. Diane is committed to lighting while balancing her travel bug, triathlon addiction and two young children. She maintains an alphabet soup of credentials as she believes you should never stop learning.

B.S. & M.S. Architectural Engineering –
Pennsylvania State University

Brian has over 16 years of award winning lighting design and leadership experience. Brian’s experience developing aesthetically appropriate, energy-efficient illumination systems span a variety of project types and include luminare manufacturing and controls integration. Brian has won several IIDA Awards, IES Awards and holds a patent for his work with lighting controls.

Photo credits

  • Karl Strauss - 4S Ranch, Macias Conwell Architects (Photographer), Walt Conwell Architects, Inc. (Design)

  • Bumble Bee Foods, Photos provided by Burger Construction

  • Music Box, Gensler/Ryan Gobuty

  • SDSU Destination - Main Gateway, ©Architectural Photography Inc.

  • UCLA Saxon Suites, Fotoworks

  • University of San Diego Torero Store, Photos provided by Balfour Beatty