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Sharyn Adler Gitalis, Principal Designer

Sharyn's experience as an artist, colour consultant, lighting designer and educator informs her insightful perspective on design. As principal in independent practice, Colour + Light, and Associate Lighting designer with Gottesman Associates, she explores and applies the nuances of colour and light with scientific enquiry and creative understanding.

Projects include commercial, residential, small business, retail, community services, hospitality, urban exterior, offices, and building facades. Of particular interest for Sharyn is urban streetscape, community, sustainability, history, and design for health and wellness.

Sharyn is a well recognized specialist in the field of colour and lighting. She shares her passion for light and colour by teaching at various institutions including OCAD University, Ryerson University, and Artbarn School. She also regularly holds specialty colour and lighting seminars and workshops for designers. 

Professional affiliations and awards from Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Executive Board Member of the Colour Research Society of Canada (CRSC).

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Colour + Light provides Light, Colour and Interior Design services for residential, small business, civic and corporate clients.

We tailor our services to meet the functional needs and aesthetic preferences of each client​

Colour Consulting Services

  • Colour Consulting for Interior Design, Fashion, and Graphic Design

  • Colour Forecasting

  • Colour for Business: Product Design, Logo, Packaging, Uniforms, Signage

Light Consulting Consulting Services

  • Lighting Design and Consultation

  • Concept Development

  • Design Development

  • Construction Documentation/Administration

  • Luminaire Selection and specification

  • Daylighting

  • Controls

  • Energy Management

  • Sustainable Design

  • Historical Preservation

Interior Design Services

  • Design Planning Strategies

  • Material and FInish Specification (stone,wood, laminates,metal)

  • Product Sourcing

  • Space Planning and Furniture Layout

  • Upholsery/Fabric Selection

  • WIndow Coverings

  • Flooring

  • Art Consulting

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Colour, Light, Interior Design
Residential and Commercial

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