Ozzy & Wes is a woman-owned lighting design studio based in Brooklyn New York and Belfast Maine.

We combine art, design, science, storytelling, engineering and a commitment to supporting local businesses to create high-end lighting fixtures.

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Kate Sweater Interview on darcmagazine.com

Thank you, darcmagazine.com, for publishing this interview:
Kate Sweater – Ozzy + Wes
>> See this Post on darcmagazine.com    >> See the darcmagazine.com homepage
August 29, 2019

As part of our annual ‘darc designers’ feature, this year we take a closer look at some of the emerging talents in lighting. darc first […]

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Ozzy & Wes featured in [d]arc 3d Decorative Design Directory 2019/20

The 2019/20 [d]arc Magazine decorative design directory is now available online!
Ozzy & Wes, as well as founder Kate Sweater, are featured in the fifth edition of 3d – [d]arc’s annual decorative design directory, which lists over 2,000 manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of decorative lighting products for the international specification […]

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Thanks for coming to see us at WantedDesign!

We met so many great designers and specifiers at the show.
If you didn’t get a chance to stop by to see our work and all the amazing work in the LaunchPad and the other WantedDesign artists, please sign up for our newsletter here for (very occasional) updates on our […]

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Product launch update

We are thrilled to participate in the 2019 Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan (May 18-21, 2019) during NYCxDESIGN, New York’s celebration of global design. Presented with DesignMilk. 
We visited Casco Bay Glassworks in Woolwich, ME this week observe them creating some of the custom hand-blown glass shades for the Eliza […]


Kate Sweater MS, LC, Assoc. IALD, is a passionate and dedicated lighting professional. She is a creative thinker in the field of lighting, with over 15 years of experience in both lighting design and lighting research. No matter which hat she’s wearing, her goal is simple – to provide equitable and universal lighting solutions for sensitive populations and spaces. Kate’s unique background blends the artistic (BFA from RISD) with the practical (MS from RPI), and allows for discovery of unique design solutions and innovative research-based strategies. If she could be doing anything in the world it would be working on lighting for those who need it the most, and sailing around the world with her family.

  • Master’s of Science in Lighting (RPI)
  • Lighting Certified (LC)
  • Over 15 years of experience in Lighting
  • Associate Member IALD
  • Treasurer of the IES Maine Section
  • Secretary of the IES Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments Committee
  • Member of  IES Museum and Gallery Lighting Committee


darc Magazine (2019, July) 3d Decorative Design Directory 2019/20, Page 12 (Lighting’s Ones to Watch) + Page 41 (Feature on Ozzy & Wes). [link to article]