William Armstrong has over 30 years’ experience as both an architectural and theatrical lighting designer. He started in the lighting design profession working in the theatre where he designed numerous theatrical productions worldwide, including both Broadway and off-Broadway shows. The progression to architectural lighting was consistent with his love for the way in which light inhabits space. Bill’s lighting designs encompass a diverse range projects all over New York City, throughout the United States, and overseas. These include such highlights as: the restoration of an historic ballroom in Indianapolis, Indiana, where top name jazz big bands performed and local high school held their senior proms; numerous retail venues ranging from Gucci and Calvin Klein to Levis and Juicy Couture; shopping centers and retail developments all over the world; and private residences for the rich, famous and not-so-famous. Mr. Armstrong is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in design from the Yale School of Drama at Yale University. He is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (I.E.S.).
Senior Associate, LEED BD+C
Ms. Roberts joined WALD STUDIO in October 2006 immediately upon graduating from the University of Connecticut with an Honors Scholar Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design and Technical Theatre with summa cum laude distinction. Her prior experience includes work as a theatrical lighting and scenic designer, theatrical electrician, and junior CAD freelancer with various Connecticut lighting design and architecture firms. In the June 2009, Ms. Roberts became a LEED Accredited Professional, BD+C.
Ms. Roberts manages all production work at WALD STUDIO, including drawings, specifications, controls, photometric analysis and energy code compliance. She has worked on various residential and retail projects in the United States and overseas. Ms. Roberts recently completed projects include: Private Residence at 137 Duane Street; Red Bull NA Offices; and Calvin Klein Free-Standing-Stores General Package. Her current work includes the Baccarat Hotel & Residences; 195 Broadway Landmarked Renovation; and the Worcester Art Museum Salisbury Bridge.
Ms. Snow has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Visual Communication from The University of Texas at Arlington and a Masters of Fine Arts in Architectural Lighting from Parsons The New School for Design. She came into architectural lighting after completing time in the construction world for post Hurricane Katrina relief rebuilding efforts. Shanna has been with WALD Studio since the end of 2012 as a junior designer.
Ms. Snow provides production design and has worked on various residential, retail and multi-family residential projects. Ms. Snow’s recently completed and current projects include: Davidoff of Geneva at Brookfield, Private Residence Three Diamond in Baltimore MD, NYCHA Sotomayor Houses, NYCHA Baruch Houses, NYCHA Carey Gardens Residences, and Calvin Klein Underwear in Dadeland, FL.