Rachel Calemmo, LC LEED® AP

Rachel_Calemmo_Bio_image.jpgRachel Calemmo is Co-Founder of Christian Rae Studio, LLC and returning contributor to the Wharton Healthcare Quarterly (April 2014). She orchestrates light, color, materials and space to create visually appealing environments which ease the demands of modern life. Rachel engages all aspects of project design, construction, and management. Her commitment to the total design experience led her to specialize in lighting. She earned the Lighting Certified (LC) designation after successfully completing the NCQLP Lighting Certification Examination. Her technical skills enable her to complete each design challenge from conception to final installation; resulting in projects representing a broad range of scale, scope, and budget consideration.  

Rachel is also a LEED® Accredited Professional who designs each project to a high standard, balancing aesthetic expectations and energy efficiency due to the important role energy consumption and cost plays in an overall building life cycle. Her vision is focused on collaboration with clients, architects, designers, and engineers from the onset of a project, integrating the lighting seamlessly with the architecture.  

Rachel studied at the American Intercontinental University in London and holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Jefferson.  Her current work includes lighting design consultation for Philips Experience Design in Cambridge, MA, the Brooklyn Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, as well as many high-end residential and commercial projects in Fairfield County, CT. 


To contact Rachel: [email protected]