Scott Tobin

Lighting Designer

Scott is a designer passionate about evoking emotion and creating visual interest through lighting. He believes that collaboration and listening are key to executing a successful lighting design. His interest in lighting started in theatre, and he has since applied his skills to live events, TV/Film, and servicing the exterior lighting systems for many of Chicago’s most notable buildings. Scott’s breadth of experiences provides him with a unique perspective and strong set of problem solving skills for today’s architectural lighting design needs.

Significant Projects

  • 10 & 120 South Riverside Repositioning

    Chicago, IL

  • CareSource Headquarters Facade Lighting

    Dayton, OH

  • Nationwide Plaza, Level 38 Board Room

    Columbus OH

  • Westpoint Harbor Yacht Club

    Redwood City, CA

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • Murray Baker Bridge, Lighting Controls & Integration

    Peoria, IL

  • Willis Tower – The Skydeck Experience, Lighting Controls & Integration

    Chicago, IL

  • salonLB., Lighting Controls & Integration

    Chicago, IL

  • Middle Passage, Lifeline Theatre, Lighting Designer

  • Se Son Rose, Fioriranno, salonLB., Lighting Designer


  • BFA - DePaul University


  • Michael Merritt Academic Award for Collaborative Design, 2019