Welcome to Avalon Lighting Design
Avalon Lighting Design is an internationally recognized, multi award-winning landscape lighting design firm located in Orangevale, CA. Mark Carlson is the owner/principal and performs as the landscape lighting designer.
Avalon Lighting Design is a proven leader with this specialized profession. There are relatively few firms in existence with over 20-years experience in both design and installation--Avalon is one of them. My competitive advantage is my design-ability. "Design" implies Purpose and Intent.
Mark Carlson's background, experience, and knowledge in this artform allows Avalon to be considered at such a high level of achievement.
- Residential & Estate Properties
- Hospitality--Hotels & Resort-Villas
- Fine-Dining Restaurants & Wineries
- Public & Private Gardens
- Healing & Therapeutic Gardens
- Privacy & Sanctuary Gardens
- Garden Art
- Affluent Customers—unfortunately, I must limit the number and types of projects I perform annually. My time is limited, due to my provisions in the educational field and training others.
- Specialized Projects—there are times when I see wonderful opportunities in special and unique landscape lighting projects. Therefore, I might consider something in this category outside of the “affluent” type of clientele.
“ I never imagined how powerful just the right illumination could be and I always thought that all landscape architects included the "right" amount of illumination in their plans. Unfortunately, I found out the hard way. So, when my beautifully designed side yard patio was completed, I looked forward to being able to entertain on it both day and night. You can imagine my dismay when I walked around the yard, the first night, only to encounter ground illumination blinding my next step. ...” Read More »– Monica Crooks, DDS, Granite Bay, CA
“ Barbara & I are so happy with the lighting job you did in our back yard. It's like our yard has come to life! We are spending a lot more time outside, due to the incredible lighting you put in. Our yard has become a sort of 'sanctuary' for us. As you know, I am on the road a lot touring with various bands and when I get home I find myself spending much of my night hours outside. The lights you installed make the yard feel like another 'room' to our house—it's such a great experience. ...” Read More »– Tony & Barbara Pia Granada Hills, CA
“ Wow... what a difference! We are so thrilled at what you have done for us and our entire family uses the yard all the time. The lighting system you gave us is outstanding and your customer service has been great—we love it! I love to sit out back and relax with a nice cigar and just stare at the various parts of our yard. It really is amazing on how much things have come to life now. ...” Read More »– Tim Gagnier, Granite Bay, CA
“ We have worked with Avalon Lighting over the past 8 years and they have performed their beautiful services on two different homes. Our latest home is spectacular and we were so excited to hear that it won an two different awards! We are so lucky to have met Mark and his team, as we thoroughly enjoy the use of our yard. In fact, we have had several friends over to enjoy are yard and they loved it so much, that a couple of them had their yards done by Avalon too. ...” Read More »– Jan & Jim Leonard, Meadow Vista, CA