Lighting director, chair of lighting
Mark is a designer with years of experience in theatre and architecture. He currently leads the lighting profession within BDP and has recruited a vibrant team from varied backgrounds, including product designers, engineers, theatre designers, fine artists and architects, forging them into a winning force in international lighting design.
Mark is very active in the industry and regularly contributes to international publications and conferences. He coauthored the BCO Lighting Guide and wrote the Professional Lighting Designers' Association ethics policy. He is the first ever Chartered Lighting Designer through the ILP for whom he serves as Vice President.
Human interaction with architecture through the medium of light is central to his philosophy and practice.
What is the most exciting innovation in lighting design?
It hasn’t happened yet, we need to discover how to store light and redeploy it in the dark. Light without lights.