The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Buckinghamshire features in Sleeper Magazine

We are delighted to share an article published in this month’s edition of Sleeper magazine on dpa project The Langley, A luxury Collection Hotel in Buckinghamshire. dpa were commissioned to design the lighting for all public front of house and guest areas as well as all external lighting to both the buildings and landscaping. Closely working alongside the interior designers Dennis Irvine Studio, architects Gibberd and landscape designers Colvin and Moggridge to achieve a comprehensive and coherent scheme. Photography courtesy of James Balston.

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Lighting’s ones to watch

Many congratulations to Stephanie Harris, Senior Designer at dpa who has been featured in this year’s darc Design Directory as one of this year’s ‘Lighting’s ones to watch’.

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Rachael Nicholls – Women in Lighting

We are hugely proud of Rachael Nicholls, Senior Designer at dpa who has recently been interviewed by Women In Lighting. A fascinating interview, in which Rachael shares her experience, inspiration and aspirations in lighting design.

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Kerridge’s Bar & Grill named as one of London’s best restaurants

We are thrilled that dpa project Kerridge’s Bar & Grill at the Corinthia Hotel London has been named as one of “the best restaurants in London right now” according to Condé Nast Traveller:

“The just-opened restaurant feels like the perfectly turned-out hybrid of a gentleman’s-club-meets-glossy-New-York-steakhouse, with low lighting glowing at the honeyed level of a Forties Hollywood studio hit”.

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Radcliffe Camera wins Certificate at Lux Awards 2018

We are delighted that the Radcliffe Camera, lit as part of a temporary installation for Night of Heritage Light III organised by the SLL and CIBSE, has been awarded a ‘Commended Certificate’ in the Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year category in the 2018 Lux Awards.


Light Asia Fukuoka 2018

dpa were delighted to be invited to join the Light Asia (NPO) workshop in Fukuoka, Japan, which gives students from local universities the opportunity to work with international lighting designers . Adam Busby, Senior Designer at dpa was asked to lead a group of students tasked with creating a temporary lighting scheme at the Jotenji Temple.


Kerridge’s Bar & Grill at the Corinthia Hotel London

We are very proud to have been a part of the design team working with David Collins Studio on the design of Kerridge’s Bar & Grill at the Corinthia Hotel London, which opened on Monday 10th September. A glowing article has been written about this fabulous project in Wallpaper Magazine, please click here to read this in full.

Photography courtesy of Cristian Barnett.

8 minds x 8 minutes
Individuals to Spark Conversation – Stories that Inspire

Louise Santiago, Senior Designer based in our Dubai Studio was recently asked to speak at the 8×8 Talks held locally in Dubai. 8×8 was created as part of United Architects of the Philippines Dubai Chapter’s first Townhall meeting.  8 Architects were given 8 minutes each to inspire and motivate others by discussing their creative processes, experiences and wisdom within their respective fields. Louise shared her Lighting Design journey with 300 professionals, alongside seven outstanding Architects from differing disciplines, practices and institutions.



dpa wins AL Light & Architectural Design Award 2018

We are thrilled that dpa project The Constellation at The Founder’s Memorial, Abu Dhabi has been awarded a Commendable Achievement Award in the Exterior Lighting category of the 2018 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards.

This is a very special project, and a unique one to the region. dpa were immensely proud to have been a part of the design team and to have played an important and pivotal role in the realisation of the artwork designed by talented artist Ralph Helmick.

Photography courtesy of Alex Jeffries Photography Group

dpa Illuminates Monumental Public Artwork – The Constellation, Abu Dhabi

dpa were privileged to be invited to illuminate The Constellation, a monumental public artwork that forms the centrepiece of The Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi, a permanent national tribute to the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

We are pleased to share two articles published by designMENA and illumni about this project.

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Middle East Lighting Design Summit

Nikos Moskofidis, Associate based in our Dubai Studio was recently asked to be a panellist at the 7th Annual Middle East Lighting Design Summit held at the Sofitel, The Palm, Dubai. The panel discussed “Rethinking Urban Lighting Design Concepts and Techniques”, during which Nikos highlighted he importance of context in our approach to urban lighting and how we embrace the existing environment.

dpa Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Lighting Design Awards 2018

We are delighted that dpa project the Tiffany Gallery at the New-York Historical Society won ‘Leisure Project of the Year’ at the recent Lighting Design Awards 2018.  In addition Mei Ume was also awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Hotel and Restaurant Project’ of the Year category.

We are also very proud to announce that Iain Carlile and Louise-Mari Santiago were named in the Lighting Design Awards 40 under forty programme!

In celebration of the Practice reaching its 60th Anniversary, the Lighting Design Awards produced a short film about dpa which was shown at the event.  Please see below a link to the film, which pays tribute to Derek Phillips and the longevity of the Practice.


Seamless sophistication

dpa Partner, Nick Hoggett looks at current trends and technology within hotel lighting design in the April edition of FX Magazine. Please click here to view this article in full.

Lecture at London College of Fashion

dpa Senior Designer Johanna Medina was delighted to be asked to present a lecture on Lighting Design to students studying Fashion Retail Management at the University of the Arts, London, London College of Fashion. The lecture aimed to help students understand the principles of lighting design, how to build meaningful connections and emotionally engage with today’s enlightened consumers, values and ethical practices.

Robinsons, Dubai

An interesting article has been published by FX Magazine about the changing design of the traditional department store, and reinvention for a new younger clientele. The article references dpa project Robinsons department store in Dubai as an example of excellent design.

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