March 18, 2024

Visual Comfort & Co. Introduces New Architectural Product Lead

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Industry expert Basar Erdener will propel a new chapter in Visual Comfort & Co brand transformation.


Skokie, IL – Visual Comfort & Co. is pleased to announce the appointment of Basar Erdener as the new Director of Product Management for its Architectural Collection, formerly known as Tech Lighting.

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Basar Erdener

“Basar brings a wealth of experience and a rich background in product management, innovation, and design that will be invaluable to our organization. His educational background combined with his professional journey have been uniquely focused in lighting which positions him extremely well to lead our architectural product initiatives.” said Sean Lavin, Chief Design Officer.

Basar holds a Master of Science, Lighting Research Center from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Master of Architecture in Lighting Design from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and a Bachelor of Industrial Design from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. His professional experience spans integrating unique technical solutions at Fagerhult Group, transforming the design process at Zumtobel Group and pioneering WAC Lighting’s entry into landscape lighting.

A holder of multiple US Patents in LED lighting methods and apparatus, Basar's creativity, and dedication to sustainability in product development have earned him industry recognition to be one of the recipients of “40 under 40: Leaders in Lighting” award. His qualifications as Lighting Specialist and Lighting Certified (LC) Professional further underscore his commitment to excellence in our industry.

He will be present with the Visual Comfort & Co. team exhibiting at LEDucation 2024. “I am beyond excited to be a part of Visual Comfort & Co. and to be working with some of industry’s best talent to co-create a bright future for our Architectural Collection.” said Mr. Erdener.

Connect with Basar and team at Booths 6206, 6208 and 6210 in the Rhinelander Room at LEDucation 2024. For more information about Visual Comfort & Co. and its comprehensive range of architectural lighting solutions, please visit


About Visual Comfort & Co.:

At Visual Comfort & Co. our mission is to bring Visual Comfort to every space and setting by harnessing the transformative power of light and our designs. Visual Comfort & Co. ( is the premier resource for decorative and architectural lighting collections and fan assortments from the most respected and influential designers in the world. We are proud to offer a market-leading range of premium products across categories, styles, and price points, remaining committed to beautiful design and, above all, world-class customer experience. Established in 1987, Visual Comfort & Co. is headquartered in Houston, TX with offices and showrooms throughout the country.


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