Yvonne Weiss received her Master Degree in Architecture from Darmstadt Institute of Technology (TU Darmstadt) in Germany, where she developed her passion in lighting design. At the department of architecture she studied lighting design under Professor Hofmann whose profession in architectural lighting and lighting design is highly recognized worldwide. She worked several month as a lighting designer with ERCO Lighting in the USA and in Germany, before joining LEOX design partnership in Shanghai, China. She is a teacher in architectural lighting design and has a teaching position together with Professor Hofmann at the Master‘s Programme „Professional Studies Lighting Design, Architectural Lighting Design and Design Management“ at the University of Wismar.
During her academic studies she has worked on lighting projects in Germany and shown her excellent talent in architectural lighting design and implementation planning.
Through her international experience and the collaboration with Professor Hofmann she professionally supported the architectural lighting design company in Germany, Tropp Lighting Design (TLD) with her expertise.
Her portfolio ranges from hotel, retail stores to public and cultural buildings, highrise buildings to office towers and large scale commercial complex.
Career at Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt)
In 2008 Diploma in Achitechture
Assistant teacher of Prof.Dr. Harald Hofmann
Design & Lighting Technology, Faculty of Architecture
Member of the study group “Lighting”, Faculty of Architecture
Career in Lighting Design
Junior Lighting Designer
ERCO Lighting, Inc., Edison New Jersey, USA
2009 – 2012
Senior Lighting Designer, Team Leader
LEOX design partnership, Shanghai, China
2012 - 2015
Senior Lighting Designer
Tropp Lighting Design, Weilheim, Germany
Since 2016 Freelance work
2012 - present
Assistant lecturer at University of Wismar
Master‘s Programme, Professional Studies Lighting Design and Design Management
Assistant lecturer at ZHAW, Switzerland
Assistant lecturer at FH Mainz (University of Applied Sciences), Faculty of Interior Design