Who We Are.
ILLUME Lighting + Event Design is an event production company specializing in lighting, drapery, decor, and rental services. We are a family-owned and operated company with a team of specialists from technical, fabrication, and management backgrounds, all coming together to produce your event. We proudly design for clients anywhere their event may be, including nationwide destinations, though we call Pittsburgh home.
You rarely get a second chance when planning a significant event such as a wedding or social gathering. So it is essential to have a confident, experienced, and motivated team to work with you through the planning process – and bring your ideas to actuality. Our team will work for you as we design and execute your perfect event, listening to your ideas and budget requirements while helping you achieve your event on time.
Why Choose ILLUME?
Meet The Team.
Chris Ubinger | Founder
With nearly twenty years of experience in event lighting and design, Chris continues to push the boundaries with stunning lighting and visual enhancements to clients around the country. Locally, he has designed and illuminated numerous privately hosted events such as Riverlife’s Party at the Pier and the annual Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Party. He has also traveled with various touring productions, where he spent time learning and growing as a design professional before choosing to bring his expertise back to Pittsburgh. When designing an event, his philosophy is to meet with the client, listen to their thoughts, then work with them to create a distinctive experience. Throughout the entire process, he strives to guide each client in the right direction and alleviate the stress of planning an event. Chris is always researching the latest trends and aims to stay ahead of the curve, offering the most current and modern lighting and design ideas.