Kiersten Hoiland

Kiersten Hoiland

Chicago, IL, US



HOILAND STUDIOS Inc. is a full-service lighting design firm based in Chicago, IL specializing in high-end residential, hospitality, retail, and art lighting projects led by Kiersten Hoiland. Our mission is to enhance the everyday with exceptional lighting and serve discerning clients nationwide.

At the core, we curate experiences which evoke an emotional response through the thoughtful integration of light. It's not about us; it's about you. We ask a lot of questions, sift through our toolbox of creative solutions, and develop a bespoke lighting plan. Our greatest compliment is when our work goes unnoticed.

The space should just feel good.


HOILAND STUDIOS, Chicago, IL, US, Principal Lighting Designer

Jan 2018 - current

Anne Kustner Lighting Design, Wilmette, IL, US, Lighting Designer

Oct 2012 - Dec 2017

Typhoon Lighting, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Designer and Sales Associate

Oct 2010 - May 2012

Front Studio Architects, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Architectural Design Intern

Nov 2011 - Jan 2012

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Oak Park, IL, US, Guest Services Volunteer

Jun 2010 - Dec 2010


Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, Bachelors, Interior Architecture and Design, Music

Sep 2006 - May 2010


Areas of Specialization