Great lighting has the ability to create depth and height, transforming a space with a unique and distinctive touch. A statement lighting fixture can also serve as the focal point of the room.
Besides world-famous names, several regional designers and studios have been making waves in the realm of lighting design. Here, we highlight a few noteworthy talents in Southeast Asia to keep on your radar who are making an impact through their beautiful lamps and brilliant designs.
1. Light Collab
Singapore lighting design practice Light Collab is well-known for their luminous concepts, having designed the lighting of many stunning spaces in various hospitality and retail sectors. Their latest projects include designing illumination and lighting installations for the Love Bonito retail outlet at Funan Mall, Singapore Buddhist Lodge, and luxury hotel Parkroyal Collection at Marina Bay; the latter of which includes a two-and-a-half-minute light show held at the garden atrium of the hotel every evening.
The award-winning lighting firm is helmed by founder and design principal Toh Yah Li. The talented designer, who serves as a professional member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), is also one of the first five in the world to be recognized with Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) certification. The trailblazer, recognised for using her lighting designs to create unique visual experiences, is also a Gen.T 2019 honouree.