The Founding of Solid Light

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Learn about the founding and growth of Solid Light from Owner and CEO Cynthia Torp. Video Transcript: [MUSIC PLAYING] I’m Cynthia Torp, and 25 years ago, I founded Solid Light. I am the owner and the CEO today, and I’m very excited about the future. I actually started the company in my attic. Clients would […]

The Meaning Behind Solid Light

What’s in a name? Learn more about the inspiration behind the name Solid Light from Owner & CEO Cynthia Torp and Creative Director Ben Jett.

A Letter of Thanks from Cynthia Torp

  Dear Clients, Staff, and Vendor Partners, As we mark our 25th anniversary, I am filled with immense pride and gratitude for the journey we have embarked upon together. What began as a humble endeavor in my attic in March 1999 has blossomed into a nationally recognized, award-winning design/build firm with more than 40 full-time […]

Celebrating 25 Years of Design/Build Excellence

Solid Light begins its yearlong 25th anniversary celebration this month!  Solid Light had humble beginnings. Headquartered in an attic home office, Cynthia Torp founded the company in March 1999 to design and build experiences that create change. Torp’s “north star,” to create change, was applied to an early project revealing the untold stories of the Underground Railroad in […]

2024 Conference Schedule

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Conference season is underway! Connect with the Solid Light team in a city near you as we travel as attendees, exhibitors, and/or sponsors at the following shows below: Building Museums | March 6-8 | Philadelphia, PA Texas Association of Museums | April 14-18 | Lubbock, TX American Alliance of Museums | May 16-19 | Baltimore, […]

The Dot Experience in the News

WHAS 11 recently visited our office to interview client, American Printing House for the Blind (APH) and Solid Light Creative Director Ben Jett about the community-based, inclusive initiatives guiding the development of The Dot Experience. In September, Solid Light hosted its first session with the project’s community Prototyping Group, focused on effective information, tactile, and […]