CM KLING + ASSOCIATES INC is an architectural lighting design firm located in Washington DC.
Grounded with the vision of enhancing the built environment through lighting, CM KLING focuses on quality, project specific design and attention to detail. Candace Kling, who founded CM KLING + ASSOCIATES INC stressed the importance of creating spaces that were functional and had sparkle. Today, CM KLING + ASSOCIATES INC works hard to keep that mindset in all of their projects.
CM KLING believes it is the responsibility of lighting designers to educate their clients because the design process is a learning curve for all parties involved. The diverse staff with backgrounds in Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design and Theatrical Lighting enables them to work cohesively with architects, interior designers, landscape architects and engineers at various levels of design need.
Since they opened their doors in 1980, CM KLING + ASSOCIATES INC has lit over 2500 projects worldwide, both large and small scale. Convention centers, hotels, religious institutions, corporate campuses and headquarters, office complexes, and theaters, are among the design typologies they have worked on.