Office Profile

For nearly two decades, Office for Visual Interaction (OVI) has been creating inventive lighting design, illuminating the world’s most prominent architectural works. As the name itself states, Office for Visual Interaction is inspired by light’s interaction with finishes and materials. Through the activation of surfaces, light and shadow become a natural extension of the architectural language, integrated and woven into the building fabric rather than applied as an additive element. There is a hidden logic and sophisticated beauty in their work, evident in OVI’s ability to use light to transform space without physically changing it.
Based in New York City, OVI is experienced in all phases and scales of design and has provided custom solutions for award-winning lighting projects spanning the globe. Their holistic embrace of light’s design potential makes OVI’s work at once beautifully imaginative and technologically groundbreaking, environmentally sustainable and culturally sensitive. From contemporary classics and historic structures to the most extreme avant-garde works, their designs have been recognized with the most prestigious awards worldwide.


40 Worth Street, Suite 602
New York, NY, 10013


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Selected Projects

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520 West 28th Street
New York, New York / USA

Architects: Zaha Hadid
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Canadian Parliament – West Block
Ottawa / Canada

Architects: ARCOP with Fournier Gersovitz Moss Drolet & Associates
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RPI – Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Troy, New York / USA

Architects: GRIMSHAW with Davis Brody Bond Read more →


The United States Air Force Memorial
Arlington, Virginia / USA

Architects: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Read more →


The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh, Scotland

Architects: Enric Miralles-Benedetta Tagliabue with RMJM Read more →

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The New York Times Building & TimesCenter
New York, New York / USA

Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop with FXFOWLE Read more →

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)
Riyadh / Saudi Arabia

Architects: Zaha Hadid
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New York City Streetlight
New York, New York / USA

Architects: Thomas Phifer and Partners Read more →


The Rookery
Chicago, Illinois / USA

Architects: Daniel Burnham and John Wellborn Root Read more →


Greenland Tower Chengdu
Chengdu, China

Architects: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Read more →

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Dallas, Texas / USA

Architects: Morphosis with Good Fulton & Farrell Read more →

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Bergisel Ski Jump
Innsbruck / Austria

Architects: Zaha Hadid
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Museo del Acero / Museum of Steel
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon / Mexico

Architects: GRIMSHAW with Oficina de Arquitectura Read more →

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Taiwan National Marine Ecological Museum (NMEM)
Taiwan / China

Architects: Foster+Partners
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Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
Cincinnati, Ohio / USA

Architect: Zaha Hadid
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Dancing Dragons
Seoul / Korea

Architects: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Read more →


Coco – Grove at Grand Bay
Miami, Florida / USA

Architects: BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group Read more →


Grand Theatre de Rabat
Rabat / Morocco

Architect: Zaha Hadid
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Faena House
Miami Beach, Florida / USA

Architects: Foster+Partners
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Museum Of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store
New York, New York / USA

Architects: Gluckman Mayner Read more →

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