John Newman is the founder and owner of Loop Lighting, working on a wide variety of project types. John also was a Senior Associate at
Kugler Ning in 2009 and became Studio Director in 2011. Graduating with a BA in International
Business from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, he began an apprenticeship
in Lighting Design in Washington D.C. John later relocated to New York where he obtained
a MA in Architectural Lighting Design from Parsons School of Design in 2001. He has
gained valuable experience and insight working for Johnson Schwinghammer, Arc Light
Design / Tony Chi and Associates, and The Brandston Partnership before starting his
own firm, Studio Newman LLC, in 2007.
Clients have included: Harley Davidson Museum, New York University, Museum of the City of New York, Bloomberg LLP, Esquire Magazine, BASF, Ford Foundation, Gagosian Galleries, City of Miami, Infinity USA, MGM Design Group, USAA Insurance, Showtime Networks, Inc., Fordham University, Hard Rock Hotels. Publications include: Metropolis Magazine, Architectural Lighting and Design, New York Times, Esquire Magazine, Metropolitan Home. Film projects include: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. John’s past work has been published in Metropolis Magazine, Esquire and Architectural Lighting Magazine.
John is currently working on NBA’s New York corporate headquarters, the Museum of
the City of New York, and other commercial clients.
Sony Square NYC
American Red Cross’ Washington DC headquarters