Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized design firm that has earned a reputation for Theatre Planning and Architectural Lighting Design. Our work ranges from epic to intimate, transcendent to practical, and across all project types on nearly every continent. What unites our work in these two disciplines is a collaborative spirit and a commitment to compelling, innovative and sensitive designs distinctly and masterfully tailored to the needs of the project. Learn more


At Schuler Shook, we believe that our designs contribute to a better world. We design spaces for people to experience, and we aspire to make those spaces inviting to all. We hold Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as essential values in our practice.

Growth in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion creates a wide span of thought, breadth of participation, and shared rewards among our team. We want to recognize and engage with people of all identities, abilities, and socioeconomic positions. Read about equity in our practice here.


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Schuler Shook is pleased to announce Jim Hultquist, ASTC, as a Partner.

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Schuler Shook is delighted to announce that Jess Baker has made the move to California! Jess is the new Lighting Design Studio Leader for our San Francisco Bay office and will now bring her architectural lighting…

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We are proud to have been a part of this phenomenal new performing arts center in Lubbock, Texas.