Who We Are

An independent manufacturer’s rep agency, integrating stage & studio lighting, controls, and rigging automation systems with energy-efficient architectural lighting solutions.

What We Do

We support specifiers in the selection and implimentation of appropriate products and technologies.

Why We Do It

We know and love lighting design, lighting technology, and control systems.

About BIG


Ed Hyatt - President of Boston Illumination Group, an independent manufacturer’s rep agency, specializing in stage & studio lighting, control and rigging automation systems.

During the 1980’s his time was split between New York based See Factor Industries, California based Electrotec Lighting and Nocturne Productions on the lighting crews, including but not limited to: Aerosmith, Rush, The Cure, Air Supply, Neil Diamond, John (Cougar) Mellencamp, Roger Waters and U2's Joshua Tree Tour during the filming of Rattle and Hum.

After touring constantly, and too many one-off events to list, Ed returned to his Boston area roots, took a short term position with the Boston ABC affiliate WCVB as a studio Lighting Director before joining Barbizon Light of New England's staff.  Following 6 years of systems design work and sales for Barbizon, Ed formed Boston Illumination Group at the end of 1995.

To keep lights in his eyes, feet on a ladder and fingers on a console Ed will design for special events such as with his dear friends at Cirque Passion as well as speaking with students about color quality, lighting design, control programming and illumination engineering.

A Member of USITT, IESNA, PLASA and has previously attained LC status by NCQLP, a member of the PLASA Technical Standards’ Photometric Workgroup and is currently a recognized ETCP Electrician.

Boston Illumination Group

PO Box 725 • 4 Mechanic St. • Suite 208 • Natick, MA 01760 • (508) 653-2144