Who We Are

From concept to completion, we are committed to bringing your vision to life. Whether it is planning your entire event from beginning to end or creating the proper ambiance with lighting, draping or décor, our goal is to create lasting memories.

By taking a personal approach to your event, we will create a unique atmosphere that fits with your personality and style. We pride ourselves in the way that we approach each event, the customer experience that we offer, and the core values in which we operate. We strive to guide our clients in the right direction and alleviate the stress that comes with planning an event. Our team is humbled by the industry awards, vendor endorsements, and client reviews that we have received.

Designing the perfect event is not just our job, but our real passion, and we can’t wait to meet you!

Behind The Design

Chris Ubinger - ILLUME Lighting + Event Design
Chris Ubinger
President + Creative Director

With over 15 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 his hometown of 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. Through the entire process, he strives to guide each client in the right direction and alleviate the stress that comes with 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.