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​Stories Illuminated Entertainment™ began life as Najafi Design, founded in 2008 by lighting designer Sohail e. Najafi. After several successful solo years, Sohail joined forces with colleague and long-term friend Joshua Cuellar and incorporated Najafi Design Group LLC in 2013.

Following a period of rapid expansion in 2016, NDG was re-launched as Stories Illuminated Entertainment in early 2017. 


Today Stories Illuminated™ brings together the efforts of over five decades of cumulative design and production experience specializing in lighting, audio, video & production design, special effects, and technical direction for live production, television, corporate experiential, concert touring, and permanent architainment installations.  


A Nevada Limited Liability Company with offices in Nevada and California, sie™ is fully insured to do business nationwide as well as around the world.


At Stories Illuminated™ you will find design that completes the experience and immortalizes the moment.  Services are tailored to fit all needs.  BIG to small subtle to extravagant. Personalized attention is the method, unparalleled are the results.  


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