Thinkwell Group In Collaboration With Warner Bros Wins Lighting Design Award

Thinkwell Group in collaboration with Warner Bros picked up the prize for Lighting for Leisure at last night’s Lighting Design Awards, held at the London Hilton, Park Lane.

Last night the 11thannual Lighting Design Awards took place at the London Hilton, Park Lane. More than 740 of the country’s leading lighting designers, manufacturers and architects gathered to celebrate another successful year in the industry.

Since their inception, the Lighting Design Awards have been at the heart of the industry calendar, shining a light on the most talented companies the industry has to offer.

Ben Cronin, editor of Lighting said of this year’s awards:

“This year it was great to see so many architects at the event but it was also pleasing to see an increase in the number of end users in the room. We had major retailers like Marks and Spencer, Harrods and Tesco, three of the UK’s largest airports and two universities in attendance in addition to new names from the lighting fraternity.”

The awards were hosted by Ed Byrne and post awards, guests enjoyed entertainment from the Kitts Project, a charity casino in aid of Solar Aid and of course a photo booth to capture moments from the night. The after-party entertainment carried on until 3am.

Big winners on the night included Morgan Sindall Professional Services after the practice won both the Low Carbon category and Public Buildings Award for its scheme at Gatwick Airport. Florence Lam of Arup became the first woman to win the coveted Lighting Designer of the Year Award. Thank you to our expert panel of judges who put so much time and effort deciding on the eventual winners for all categories.

Congratulations once again to all of this year’s winners and finalists. The whole Lighting Design Awards team wish you another successful year and look forward to learning about your new projects in 2014.

The full list of winners can be found below.

For more information on The Lighting Design Awards go to http://www.lightingawards.com

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The Lighting Design Awards 2012 was organised by Lighting, part of Emap Publishing Ltd.

Press contact: Sarah Kemp [email protected]

WINNERS 2013:

PRODUCT CATEGORIES:

Lighting Controls
Sponsor: Helvar
Winner: Remote Controlled Lighting
Product: iDirect

Highly Commended: Osram
Product: DALIeco System

Light Sources
Winner: Toshiba Information Systems UK
Product: E-CORE LED Light Engine

Highly Commended: Toshiba Information Systems UK
Product: E-CORE GU10 7.1W 355 IM Truefit Dimmable

Interior Luminaires
Sponsor: Precision Lighting
Winner: Havells-Sylvania UK
Product: Concord Glacé

Highly Commended: Atrium
Product: LED Pipes by Flos

Highly Commended: TM Lighting
Product: TM Picture Light

Exterior Luminaires
Winner: acdc
Product: Fusion

Highly Commended: Philips Lighting
Product: FreeStreet

Highly Commended: Willy Meyer + Sohn
Product: Arclight

PROJECT CATEGORIES:

Low Carbon
Sponsor: Lutron EA
Winner: Morgan Sindall Professional Services
Project: South Terminal Central Search Area, Gatwick Airport

Highly Commended: Osram
Project: Manchester Airport Terminal 2

Exterior Lighting
Sponsor: NJO Creative LEDs
Winner: Studio-29
Project: Regent Street, London

Highly Commended: Speirs + Major
Project: Twin Sails Bridge, Poole

Heritage
Sponsor: Havells Sylvania incorporating Concord
Winner: Speirs + Major
Project: Burlington Arcade, London

Highly Commended: Dernier and Hamlyn
Project: Quadrant 3, London

Highly Commended: LPA Lighting
Project: Dover Castle, Kent

Hotels and Restaurants
Sponsor: Lucent Lighting
Winner: Lighting Design International
Project: Corinthia Hotel, London

Highly Commended: Into Lighting
Project: Quilon, London

Large Retail
Sponsor: Reggiani Lighting
Winner: Paul Nulty Lighting Design
Project: SuperDry, Regent Street, London

Small Retail
Sponsor: Reggiani Lighting
Winner: Lighting Design International
Project: Lapicida Showroom, London

Highly Commended: Speirs + Major
Project: Hedonism Wines, London

Lighting for Leisure
Winner: Thinkwell Group with Warner Brothers
Project: Warner Brothers Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

Highly Commended: David Atkinson Lighting Design
Project: Sky Skills, Isleworth

Public Buildings
Sponsor: Philips Lighting
Winner: Morgan Sindall Professional Services
Project: South Terminal Central Search Area, Gatwick Airport

Highly Commended: Foto-Ma Lighting Architects
Project: Scottish National Portrait Gallery: Portrait of a Nation Project, Edinburgh

Residential
Winner: Dandi Living
Project: De Laszlo House, London

Highly Commended: The Light Corporation
Project: Sonning, Berkshire

Workplace Lighting
Sponsor: Ex-Or
Winner: KSLD
Project: Spectrum House, Glasgow

Special Projects
Sponsor: iGuzzini Lighting
Winner: Hoare Lea Lighting
Project: Strand East Tower, London

Highly Commended: Arup
Project: Up and Away! London and York

Daylight
Winner: Arup
Project: The Copper Box, Olympic Park, London

Highly Commended: Arup
Project: Western Concourse, King’s Cross Station, London

International Project (Interiors)
Sponsor: Oldham Lighting
Winner: Mindseye
Project: BMW Showroom, Paris

Highly Commended: Licht Kunst Licht
Project: Städel Museum, Frankfurt

International Project (Exteriors)
Sponsor: Willy Meyer + Sohn
Winner: Lichtvision Design and Engineering
Project: National Stadium, Warsaw

Highly Commended: Light and Design Associates
Project: Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha

Highly Commended: Sutton Vane Associates
Project: Titanic, Belfast

Lighting Designer of the Year
Sponsor: Toshiba
Winner: Florence Lam of ARUP

Lighting:
For over 40 years, Lighting has kept the UK architectural lighting sector informed of the latest news and developments within this dynamic industry. Published monthly and Edited by Ben Cronin. Lighting has a monthly subscription base of 8,060 and receives 14,000 unique visitors to its website each month.

For more information about Lighting visit http://www.lighting.co.uk

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