Shortlisted in the Light Art Project of the Year: The Constellation at the Founder’s Memorial, Abu Dhabi I dpa lighting consultants.
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Lighting Design Awards 2019 shortlist announced

Here they are. The standout projects and products that the judges believe stand a shot at being named best in their class for 2019 and winning a coveted Lighting Design Award on Thursday 16 May. They’ve been selected from over 300 entries after long and thorough deliberations by the team of senior lighting designers and architects.

OSRAMArchitectural Luminaire Interior
The year’s most outstanding and innovative light fitting for interior environments.

  • Arrangements by Michael Anastassiades I Flos
  • DBX-R999 I Orlight
  • LINETIK I Zumtobel
  • Superloop I Delta Light
  • UNICO  I XAL

Architectural Luminaire Exterior
The year’s most outstanding and innovative light fitting for exterior environments.

  • 3D LED Flex 100 IP66 I Radiant Architectural Lighting
  • Flindt Wall I Louis Poulsen
  • Linear One Exterior I Acclaim Lighting
  • Moto-Terraluce I FormaLighting
  • Polesano I Delta Light
  • Walky I iGuzzini

Lighting MagazineProduct Designer of the Year

TBA on 16 May

Supplier of the Year

  • Atrium
  • Mike Stoane Lighting
  • XAL
LAMPHotel Project of the Year in association with LAMP

Covers all hotel projects

  • Alila Wuzhen, Zhejiang, China I Brandston Partnership
  • Four Seasons Hotel at Burj Alshaya, Kuwait I Inverse Lighting Design
  • Morpheus, Macau, China I Isometrix Lighting + Design
  • Muh Shoou Xix Hotel, Hangzhou, China I Prolighting
  • The Retreat at Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Iceland I Liska ehf

TargettiRestaurant Project of the Year
This years most innovative restaurant project

  • Four Seasons Restaurant, New York, USA I Tillotson Design Associates
  • HIDE, London, UK I Speirs + Major
  • MNKY HSE, London, UK I Technical Arts
  • NĂM, Kiev, Ukraine I Expolight
  • Polycarbonate Neverland – Aranya Kid’s Restaurant, Hebei Sheng, China I GRADIENT LIGHTING DESIGN
  • Restaurant Normal, Kiev, Ukraine I Expolight

LEDFLEXLeisure Project of the Year
Includes all types of leisure buildings such as sports facilities and places of entertainment

  • Annabel’s, London, UK I Isometrix Lighting + Design
  • Gateway Arch Museum, St. Louis, USA I Tillotson Design Associates
  • Hyundai Pavilion, 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korea I Atelier Ten
  • Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, UK I 18 Degrees
  • New Shanghai Theatre, Shanghai, China I Unolai Lighting Design + Associates
  • The Royal Opera House, London, UK I StudioFractal
  • The Lava Center, Hvolsvöllur, Iceland | Liska ehf, Basalt Architects & Gagarín

Retail Project of the Year
Covers all types of stores from food to fashion

  • Diagonal Mar, Barcelona, Spain I BMLD
  • Grace Han, London, UK I StudioFractal
  • Habitat by Honestbee, Singapore I Light Collab
  • Nike House of Innovation 000, New York, USA I Tillotson Design Associates
  • Stella McCartney, London, UK I PJC Light Studio
  • T2 Luxury Mall, Melbourne Airport, Australia I Electrolight
  • Tianjin Vanke Jade Avenue exhibition area, China I Lighting Design Partnership International

LutronWorkplace Project of the Year
Offices and workplaces where the lighting is people- and task-orientated

  • 1 New Street Square, Deloitte HQ, London, UK I GIA Equation
  • Amorepacific headquarters, Seoul, South Korea I Arup Deutschland
  • Forum St Paul’s, London, UK I Hoare Lea
  • KPMG, Edinburgh, UK I Atelier Ten
  • NOUSAKU office and factory, Toyama, Japan I Sirius Lighting Office

SLLHeritage Project of the Year
Covers period buildings, churches, places of worship

  • Cathedral of our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium I Susanna Antico Lighting Design Studio
  • Duke Humfrey’s Library, Oxford, UK I Urban Jungle Energy and Engineering
  • Fayette County Courthouse, Lexington, USA I Illuminationworks
  • Gasholders, London, UK I Speirs + Major
  • International Presbyterian Church, Ealing, UK I 18 Degrees
  • Kimpton Fitzroy, London, UK I Lighting Design International
  • Mosque Azizia, Mecca, Saudi Arabia I UMAYA Lighting Design
  • Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, London, UK I DHA Designs
  • The Ross Fountain, Edinburgh, UK I FOTO-MA Lighting Architects

VexicaPublic Realm and Landscape Project of the Year
Covers exteriors and buildings and spaces open to the public

  • CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge, Toronto, Canada I Speirs + Major
  • London Wall Place, London, UK I StudioFractal
  • Marsa Plaza, Oman I ÅF Lighting
  • Meixi Urban Helix, Changsha, China I Office for Visual Interaction
  • Sound Tube, Melbourne, Australia I Electrolight
  • Taipei 101, Tapei City, Taiwan I Unolai Lighting Design + Associates
  • The Lava Tunnel, Raufarhólshellir, Iceland I KSLD and EFLA Lighting Design
  • Water Tower, Luxembourg I Licht Kunst Licht

IguzziniDaylight Project of the Year
Projects that are defined by their imaginative and innovative use of natural light

  • Apple Champs Élysées, Paris, France I Foster + Partners
  • Louvre, Abu Dhabi, UAE I BuroHappold Engineering
  • Royal Academy of Arts masterplan, London, UK I Arup

Integration Project of the Year
Projects where the integration of the lighting into the architecture was paramount

  • AdMo, Washington, USA I A+A Studio
  • Double Bay House, Sydney, Australia I FPOV
  • Flustret, Sweden I WSP and Irrbloss
  • Helsinki Metro stations, Finland I VALOA design
  • Shanghai Sunac Sales Center, Shanghai, China I Brandston Partnership
  • Tianjin modern city, Tianjin, China I Brandston Partnership

LightspaceLight Art Project of the year
Art installations using light as a major component. Includes temporary installations

  • 151 North Franklin, Chicago, USA I ESI Design
  • Aperture, London, UK I Visual Energy
  • Halo, London, UK I Kimchi and Chips
  • HOPE, Durham, UK I Aether & Hemera Studio
  • SPECTRA, California, USA I NEWSUBSTANCE
  • The Brilliant Waltz, Parma, Italy I Luca Carapezzi
  • The Constellation at the Founder’s Memorial, Abu Dhabi, UAE I dpa lighting consultants

Low Budget Project of the Year
Projects with an equipment value of under £30K or $40K

  • Ambience, Melbourne, Australia I Ambience Lighting Design
  • Bamboo Pavilion, Taichung World Flora Exposition, Taiwan I OuDelight
  • Il Makiage Pavilion, New York, USA I Light iQ
  • Moreno Chapel, Texas, US I Essential Light Design Studio
  • Raycap Pavilion, Frankfurt, Germany I Eleftheria Deko Lighting Design
  • The Diner, Milan, Italy  I Focus Lighting
  • The Vessel, Abuko, Gambia I Dark Source

XALEmerging Practice

  • Candra Lighting
  • MS Lighting
  • Oculus
  • Studio EG
  • The Lighting Design Studio

LED LinearLighting Design Practice of the Year

TBA on 16 May

A table at the Lighting Design Awards 2019 rewards clients, potential customers, employees and suppliers with an unforgettable evening and creates that all-important emotional connection to your brand. The glamorous evening includes a glittering networking drinks reception, the presentation ceremony and gala dinner and an after-party until the early hours.  Book your table HERE.