Gallegos Lighting Design, an architectural and commercial lighting design firm with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Orlando, has appointed Karl Haas as principal of the GLD Los Angeles office.

According to principal and founder Pat Gallegos, Haas has made significant contributions to the growth of the company during his ten years with GLD. The artistic design versatility and project management skills developed during an extensive theater and dance career, prior to GLD, have served him well in the translation to the permanent design environments developed at GLD.

During his tenure with Gallegos Lighting Design, Haas has worked on such projects as the Cerritos Library; Argosy Casino, Missouri; LEGOLAND California and Germany; Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach; Cinetropolis at Foxwoods Casino; Sony Theaters at Lincoln Square, New York; Casino Magic, Biloxi; Bay St. Louis, Mississippi; Golden State Museum; The Southwest Museum; COSI; Harrah’s Casino; Warner Bros. Movie World Madrid; Hirakata Park Lagoon, Japan; and Sentosa Heritage Museum, Singapore.