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LDI Announce New Promotions

Posted by Lighting Design International on 30 Jul 2021

Lighting Design International announce new promotions. 

We are pleased to announce the news of the promotions of Ben Ferris and Charlotte Svenson to Associates. 

“I am excited to share the wonderful news of the new promotions within Lighting Design International. Ben and Charlotte have demonstrated their expertise and knowledge over many years and many completed projects. I am extremely proud of the design team and what we have achieved in these challenging times. We are all looking forward to new exciting adventures in light.”
Sally Storey

Ben joined Lighting Design International in 2008 having gained experience in product design and custom lighting design and manufacture. His experience and dedicated approach to creative design across a broad range of projects, including private residential, retail, yachts and hospitality have provided success in a number of awards, including the prestigious IALD Radiance award in 2019 for the Kimpton Fitzroy, London. 

“After a challenging year, I’m looking forward to the opportunities my new role will bring. With everything beginning to return to normal, it’s an exciting period at LDI, adding additional motivation to continue working with our fantastic and talented team, providing the best in creative lighting design.”
- Ben Ferris

Kimpton Fitzroy, London 

Charlotte studied Product Design at Central Saint Martins, learning hands-on skills for design and technology. This hands-on approach and creative skill have led to her working on several iconic projects, including The Lanesborough Club & Spa London, The Edwardian Manchester, The Savoy, Claridge's, and currently leading the design of the Chancery Rosewood. Charlotte's portfolio also includes private residences and villas around the world. Charlotte has extensive experience working on superyachts, with 11 completed and 2 more completing this year.

“It has been great to be a part of the LDI family over the last 13 years. I have had the privilege of working with some of the most creative minds in the industry and am thankful to those who have taught and inspired me along the way. I look forward to my new role and working with others to help shape LDI’s future.”
- Charlotte Svenson

The Edwardian, Manchester


We are also pleased to share the news of the promotion of Tim Gurl, Christian Haimes and Cashel Brown to Senior Designers.