“Our focus has always been to educate clients about the best possible tools available to achieve our design and make them proud of their spaces.”
Pioneers of Light, Signify, interview, Sabrina Mandel, designer, architect
Alejandra Hernandez is passionate about lighting. From her perspective, each architectural project has a unique personality, and requires specific treatment of light integration
Lighting is no longer static — it has evolved in a dynamic way to foster quality individual and urban life, according to Nirmit Jhaveri, lighting designer at Atelier Dada.
Nelson Thomas, Electrical Engineering Associate Director at PACE's head office in Kuwait, believes harmonious integration of natural and artificial lighting is key to sustainable design.
A lighting designer blends artistic talents with engineering capability, according to engineer and artist Farhad Rahim, Associate Director at Buro Happold.
Studio A 8000 has become one of the largest architectural agencies in the country. According to architect and studio co-owner Martin Krupauer, light is a key element of architectural design.
Lighting designer Paulina Villalobos has a particular interest in how to light our cities so as not to destroy our relationship with the night and the stars
After 35 years’ experience working as an engineer across projects worldwide, Anish Jain acknowledges that green building practices are increasingly essential.
June edition of the Pioneers of Light interview with Akshay Lakhanpal, CEO at Space Matrix India, where he discusses the future of lighting in interior design.
Lighting clothes a city’s urban forms, argues Lebanese architect Rawad Choubassi, a specialist in urban planning and mobility who works on large-scale projects.
Effective lighting design is more imperative than ever in the face of contemporary stresses and expectations, according to Lee Barker-Field, head of lighting at AECOM.
Architecture and lighting form an essential partnership according to Priastini Amrita, senior project architect in Bandung, Indonesia.
A senior architectural lighting designer in Dubai, Faraz Izhar believes that light acts as a fourth dimension of architecture. It structures architecture’s rhythm and shape and gives life to inert building materials.
Serina Tarkhanian serves as the president of CLUE (Community Lighting for the Urban Environment) competition – created for students and young professionals to showcase their lighting designs.
Andrea Hartranft, Principal at Hartranft Lighting Design, doesn’t back down from a challenge. Read about her journey through the lighting industry, her thoughts on its future and much more in this exclusive interview.
Ben van Berkel
Architect Ben van Berkel sees light as one of the most important tools in his work.
Lighting designer Nancy Clanton earned an architectural engineering degree with an illumination emphasis when lighting design as a career was in its infancy
Peter Hugh was a lighting design leader before taking the bold step of opening his own lighting design firm eighteen years ago.
Ayrim Yaser Talu
Ayrim Yaser Talu, lighting designer for ZEVE Engineering and Lighting in Istanbul, was responsible for the Kirikkale Merkez Nur.
Architect Kas Oosterhuis and his “Hyperbody” research group are working on the development of “non-standard architecture”.
Lighting designer Galina Zbrizher started working in the lighting industry when lighting design and technologies were still in early stages of development.
Lighting designer Randy Burkett’s passion and extensive understanding of the art and science of light is evident as he speaks of his countless experiences.
Lighting designer Victor Palacio, Founder of “ideas en luz” in Mexico City, has a passion for both engineering and architecture.
Massimiliano Fuksas, one of the most respected international architects, uses light as a design tool.
Lighting designer Mark Major discusses his background, why he became a lighting designer and his predictions for the future of lighting design.
Architect Alvaro Siza “professor” a lifetime commitment to “ the affect of indirect lighting features prominently in design.
Carmenza Henao Londoño
Carmenza Henao Londoño is Colombia’s first independent lighting designer and one of Latin America’s most important figures in professional lighting design.
David Ghatan, President of CM Kling + Associates, is committed to championing the lighting design profession
Architect Renzo Piano believes that if an architect wants to create poetry, he needs to know how to work with wind and light.
Steven Rosen, President and Creative Director of Available Light in Salem, Massachusetts…
Jonathan Groswasser, partner at Yashar Architects, takes his inspiration from the Modern and International style of Tel Aviv.
Indonesian lighting designer Paul Gunawan believes that lighting significantly influences our well-being and a building’s values.
If we find the right balance between light, surfaces and materials, we can create beauty in any space.
It requires many years of study and work to reach a point where you can imagine that you control the light.
Antonio Cruz has developed various projects in many fields and on different scales with the signature of Cruz and Ortiz Arquitectos.