• Jade King Promoted After Glowing Year

Lighting Design International adds another designer to its talented ranks after announcing the promotion of design assistant, Jade King, following her first year with the practice.

A passionate creative with a flair for interiors, Jade completed her degree in interior design at De Montfort University in 2021 before spending six months with a small design house, joining LDI in 2022.

Since joining LDI, Jade has worked on an array of projects spanning superyacht lighting design, art galleries, luxury hotels and private residential design commissions.

On her promotion, Jade said: “My new role involves more responsibility – both in terms of project management, my level of independence and the contributions I make to a design project. Developing my design skills and being exposed to a wide range of projects has been the best part of joining Lighting Design International, as well as working alongside the talented and nurturing team that always have time to offer support and advice. I look forward to the new challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

Sally Storey, founder of Lighting Design International, said: “It’s been a joy to see Jade blossom as a valued part of the team. We are passionate about fostering young talent and honing their skills to provide clients with the best possible outcomes. Jade’s career is off to a promising start and I look forward to seeing what is next for her as one of our design team.”

Lighting Design International is bastion for lighting design excellence, with over 30 years’ experience in the industry and projects spanning the globe, the 20-strong team of designers are coveted for their talents, by some of the biggest and most luxurious brands worldwide.

  • 2022 LIT Award Winners

Winners in the Restaurant and Bar Lighting Category 


  • 2022 FX Awards.

We are so excited for Athens Capital Hotel - MGallery to have been shortlisted for an FX Award this November.


  • 2021 LIT Awards 

We are delighted to share two of our projects received awards in this year's LIT Awards. 

Athens Capital Center Hotel, MGallery - Hotel and Restaurant Category 
Harrods Dining Hall - Heritage Category

2021 Inspired by Light 

We are delighted to share the exciting news that our Founding Director, Sally Storey, has published a new book with RIBA, 'Inspired by Light: A design guide to transforming the home'.

Sally’s new book is available to purchase via the RIBA Website. Right-click here

2021 Dezeen Awards - Voting

Harrods Dining Hall has been shortlisted in the Dezeen Awards and now its up to public to vote on their favourite project.

Right-click on the image below to vote for us in the 'Architectural Lighting' category in the 'Design' section.

2021 The World Superyacht Awards

We are very happy to hear that Artefact has won Motor Yacht of The Year 2021. Lighting Design International was appointed for the exterior lighting on this unique yacht.⁣

We are also delighted to share the superyacht Club M received the award for the Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts 40m and Above. We were honoured to be part of the design team.

For more information right-click on the image below.

2021 Dezeen Awards - Longlist 

Harrods Dining Hall has been longlisted in this year's Dezeen Awards in the architectural lighting design category. We are so happy to have reached this stage of the awards! Shortlist annouced in September, fingers crossed. 

For more information right-click on teh image below. 

2021 LDI Annouces New Promotions

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

For more information, click here

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

2021 IALD Awards

We are delighted to share that Harrods Dining Hall received the Award of Merit at this year's IALD Awards.

Thank you to all who was involved in the stunning project!

 For more information on the project, click here.

2021 Mental Health Awareness Week 

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week focused on Nature. We encouraged the team at Lighting Design International to get involved and either take a photo, plant a flower, or draw a picture. Anything to help connect one with Nature and to get creative. Right-click on the image below to read our blog on the topic and the team's contributions. 

2021 LIT Awards Jury Memember - Sally Storey 

We are so excited to share that Sally will be joining the Jury Team for the LIT Awards. 

Right-click on the image below for more information. 

2021 Introducing Our New Design Director and Creative Director 

We are pleased to announce Nishi Shah's appointment as the Design Director and Graham Rollins as the Creative Director of Lighting Design International. 

Right-click on the image below for the full annoucement. 

2021 Chris Lewis, Principal Designer, retires after a defining career. 

Chris Lewis will retire on the 1st April 2021, having been a leading figure at Lighting Design International and in the industry for 38 years. 

Right-click on the image below for the full announcement. 


We are so excited and proud to share our Design Director, Sally Storey, received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award! 

Right-click on the image below for more information. 

2020 Season's Greetings

Right-click here to view our festive creation! 

2020 World Superyacht Awards

We are so pleased and honoured that Lady S won an award in this year's World Superyacht Awards! We were so glad to be part of the design team and thoroughly enjoyed working with all involved on such a fantastic project. 

2020 Lux Awards 

Our latest retail project is shortlisted in the Retail Lighting Project of the Year category. Right-click on the image below for more information. 

2020 Restaurant and Bar Design Awards

The Avra Lounge at the Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens won in this year's Restaurant & Bar Design Awards in the International Lighting Category. Thank you to everyone who was inolved in the project!

2020 AHEAD Europe Awards 

We are delighted two of our projects are shortlisted in this year's AHEAD Europe Awards! 

Treehouse Hotel London - Hotel Refurbishment and Renovation Category 

Helios at the Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens - Restaurant Category 

For more information, right-click here

2020 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 

We are so excited and proud that the Avra Lounge at the Four Seasons Astir Palace has been shortlisted in year's awards. Read our full entry by right-clicking here

2020 Lighting Design International Weekly Webinars

Right-click on the links below to register for our upcoming webinars.

Ambience Lighting (22nd April 12:30 GMT+1)

Kimpton Fitzroy Façade (29th April 12:30 GMT+1)

Residential Lighting (6th May 12:30 GMT+1)

2020 March 

Message from Lighting Design International regarding Covid-19

In light of the British Government introducing new measures in a bid to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and order to keep our staff safe, Lighting Design International have instructed all staff to work from home at the current time. We all have remote access to our systems and will be working as normally as possible, in order to meet our deadlines. Although we do ask for your patience at this very difficult time as there will inevitably be some delays.

Further information please click here

2020 BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards 2020

Lady S won the following awards at this year's Superyacht Awards. A project we loved being part of!  

Outstanding Exterior Design Motor Yachts 50m and above

Best Motor Yachts Interior Design above 500GT

2019 Season's Greetings 

This year, our festive card is inspired by our award-winning installation created with Linea Light for the Darc Awards, 'Ministry'. Read our blog for more information and images on the installation. 

2019 Darc Awards

Lighting Design International and Linea Light Group won the prestigious Darc Award prize for the best installation on the night of the awards. 'Ministry' was a real discotheque that recalls the shape of a Christmas gift where the music of a DJ blended together with the light of Linear Light's Paseo. 

2019 Lux Awards 

The Kimpton Fitzroy, London was shortlisted in this year's awards. 


We are excited to share that The Lanesborough Spa Club & Spa won England’s Best Hotel Spa 2019.


Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens has been shortlisted in this year’s Darc Awards! The awards is a unique concept where lighting designers are invited to vote on their favourite projects.

Don’t forget to vote here.

Jack and the Bling Stalk 

Our Design Director Sally Storey will be performing in the Jack and Blingstalk this November. An event that should not be missed, all in aid of the charity Screw Cancer.

Dates: November 3rd -7th 2019 Location: The Harold Pinter Theatre, London

2019 AHEAD Awards 

Heckfield Place has been shortlisted in the Hotel Renovation & Restoration category in this year's AHEAD Awards. Such a stunning project completed with Spratley & Partners. 

2019 Restaurant and Design Awards

Peter Street Kitchen in the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester hotel has been shortlisted in this year's awards. 

2019 IALD Awards 

We are delighted to share the Kimpton Fitzroy won the Award of Radiance and Award of Excellence at this year's IALD

2019 Lighting Design Awards 

The Kimpton Fitzroy has been shortlisted in the heritage project of the year category. 

2019 Women's Day 

To celebrate Women's Day we spoke to some of our many female lighting designers on their experience in the industry. Click the image below to have a read!

2019 Promotions to Senior Designer

Delighted to share Karen Smart has been promoted to senior designer. 

2018 Hotel of Year - The Times 

2018 Restaurant and Design Awards 

We are so pleased that The Savill Garden Kitchen won in the category Restaurant or Bar in another space.

2018 World Superyact Awards 

We are delighted to share that 3 of our Superyact projects were winners in this year's awards. 

Motors of the Year - Faith
Displacement Motor Yachts Between 500GT and 1,999GT - Hasna
Judges' Special Award - Aviva 

2018 IALD Awards 

We are pleased to announce Oxford Street Estate won the award of Merit at this year's event. 

2018 Promotions to Senior Designers 

We are so pleased to announce Emily Hopper and Cristina Escofet have been promoted to the position of Senior Lighting Designers. 


2017 FX Awards

Two of our exciting projects, Old Street and Sunset Walk - Centre MK, have been shortlisted in this year's FX Awards. 

2017 Lux Awards

We are pleased to announce Sunset Walk in Milton Keynes and the Oxford Street Estate have been shortlisted in this year's awards. 

2017 Darc Awards Decorative 

Our latest retail project, Sunset Walk - Centre MK in Milton Keynes, won The Best Use of Decorative Lighting in a Retail Project. 

2017 Lighting Design Awards - 40Under40 

Our Associate,Graham Rollins has been named one of this year's top 40 designers under 40. The international programme identifies the most talented and promising individuals workng in the lighting design industry. 

2017 Lighting Design Awards

We are so pleased two of our projects have been shortlisted at this year's awards for Retail Project of the Year and Heritage Project of the Year. 

2017 The World Superyact Awards

Joy, the incredible Superyacht we had the pleasure to work on has been shortlisted in this year's prestigious awards. 


2016 Restaurant & Design Awards

We are excited to reveal The Printing Press won best Restaurant or Bar in a hotel at the Restaurant & Design Awards. 

2016 Darc Awards

We are delighted that The May Fair Bar has been shortlisted in the Darc Awards 'Best Interior Lighting Scheme - Low Budget'.

2015 Lux Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Fera at Claridge's has won yet another award, this time at the Lux Awards 2015. We are also delighted that Intu Lakeside Food Court took home an award on the same evening. We thoroughly enjoyed working with all teams involved for both these award winning projects.

Promotions to Senior Lighting Designers

We are delighted to announce the Gavriil Papadiotis, Katerina Chanioti and Charlotte Svenson have all been promoted to the position of Senior Lighting Designer.

2015 Lighting Design Awards

We are pleased to announce that both Fera at Claridge's is the winner of the Hotel and Restaurant category of the 2015 Lighting Design Awards.  The designers on the project, Sally Storey and Katerina Chanioti collected the award at the fun-packed evening.  Ham Yard Hotel was also shortlisted for these awards.

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Inspired by Light: A design guide to transforming the home

by Sally Storey, Founding Director of Lighting Design International