Anna Sbokou

Lead Lighting Designer

 

Anna is a lighting designer with an interior design background, based in London and Athens, working on local and international projects for over 10 years. She has worked extensively on lighting in both commercial and private sectors. Her work includes high profile exhibitions, leisure, commercial, exterior and residential projects. She works as an independent professional and also collaborates with other designers, such as Zerlina Hughes at studiozna , Paula Rainha at synapse and Gustavo Aviles at lighteam, as an external consultant.
She is also frequently participating in international conferences as guest speaker. Anna is serving on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).
In 2009 Anna was awarded Young Lighting of the Year by the Society of Light and Lighting in London.
In 2014 the project ‘Memorial for the Victims of Violence’ in Mexico City received an International Lighting Design Award of Excellence by the IALD.
Anna was included in the 40under40 list at the 2016 Lighting Design Awards.

Anna Sbokou
Lead Lighting Designer

Matina Magklara

Lead Lighting Designer

 

Matina, after completing her studies in Architecture (AUTh) she earned her Master’s degree in Lighting and Lighting from University College London. In London she has developed her methodology and experience in lighting design as a member of the internationally acclaimed Lighting Design practice Speirs+Major. In Athens she has collaborated for numerous local and international prestigious projects with Dr George Fatseas architecture+lighting. She works as an independent lighting designer over 11 years and is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Hellenic Illumination Committee (EFE). Matina participates in lighting conferences and workshops and often contributes to the international press with articles and references.

Matina Magklara
Lead Lighting Designer
 

Katerina Plota

Project Manager

 

Katerina studied Interior Architecture at the Technical Educational Institute of Athens (TEI) and she followed design classes at the Madrid Complutense University of Fine Arts for six moths. In 2006 she received her Masters degree in Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London where she worked for 9 years in award wining design studios. She is working as an interior designer since 2004, her professional experience in a wide aspect of international projects varying from high end residential, hotel and spa to restaurant and workspace design. Her involvement is in all design stages from concept to completion with extended practice in drawing packages, joinery & furniture design, client & site communication. Over the past two years she is a keen lighting & luminaires researcher and design consultant.

Katerina Plota
Project Manager

Marianna Mourla

Lighting Designer

 

Marianna is an architect and lighting designer. She has graduated from Technical University of Patras, Greece, department of Architecture in 2006. After her graduation, she worked as an architect and in 2010,she attended the Architectural Lighting Design programme (MSc), in Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.Starting her carreer as a lighting designer in 2014, she has been involved in numerous projects, mostly hotels. She is also interested in stage lighting design, attending a course in National Theatre of Greece.

Marianna Mourla
Lighting Designer

Catia Milia-Argeiti

Lighting Designer

 

Catia is an architect and a lighting designer, based in Athens. She studied architecture at the University of Patras (UP) and she attended the Master’s program “Architectural Lighting Design” in the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH). Her architectural background gave her the ability to develop a project from the conceptual stage to its final detail. Her lighting design approach is human-centric and covers a broad thematic, from the lighting of indoor and outdoor spaces to luminaire design. She believes in the power of light to improve the quality of daily life and reactivate public space.

Catia Milia-Argeiti
Lighting Designer

Melina Lasithiotaki

Junior Lighting Designer

 

Melina Lasithiotaki is an architect and an emerging lighting designer. She has graduated as an Architect - Engineer from the Technical University of Crete in 2014, and she is currently undertaking the last year of her post graduate degree in Lighting Design (MA) at the Hellenic Open University. Formerly, she has worked as a freelance architect & designer on diverse projects including architecture, graphic design, and visual arts. Having approached these aspects through a more artistic view, she attempts to compose lighting projects that are detailed, layered, textured and thoroughly designed, while causing a variety of emotional stimuli.

Melina Lasithiotaki
Junior Lighting Designer
 
Awards
Best Cultural Arts Venue Lighting Design Specialist
2019 BUILD Award
Award of Merit, Site-Specific Showroom, 2018
2018 IES Lighting Design Awards
Best Commercial Lighting London
2018 LuxReview
Award of Merit, Grace Hotel Santorini
2017 IES Lighting Design Awards
Shortlisted, Site Specific Showroom
2017 Dark Awards
Shortlisted, Periscope Hotel Lounge
2017 Dark Awards
40 under forty list
2016 Lighting Design Awards
Award of Merit for the Memorial for the victims of violence in Mexico
2015 LAMP Awards
Award of Excellence for the Memorial for the victims of violence in Mexico
2014 IALD International Lighting Design Awards
Award of Merit for the Memorial for the victims of violence in Mexico
2014 IES Lighting Design Awards
Award for the Memorial for the victims of violence in Mexico
2014 AL Awards
Young Lighter of the Year
2009 Society of Light and Lighting (SLL)
Lectures
The Architect Show 2019
5/05/2019 Athens, Greece - Invited speaker
Enlighten Europe Conference IALD 2018
8/11/2018 Barcelona, Spain - Invited speaker
Enlighten Americas Conference IALD 2017
12/10/2017 Denver, USA - Invited speaker
Illuminating Engineering Society IES Session 2017
06/02/2017 Mexico City, Mexico - Invited speaker
Enlighten Americas Conference IALD 2016
13/10/2016 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Invited speaker
LEDforum 2015 Conference
20/08/2015 Sao Paolo, Brazil - Invited speaker
Enlighten Americas Conference IALD 2013
05/10/2013 Montreal, Canada - Invited speaker
EILD Lighting Design Encuentro Iberoamericano 2012
25/10/2012 Queretaro, Mexico - IALD speaker
Visiting Lecturer at the Lighting Design Diploma, UNAM
Sept.-Nov./2012 Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City
Professional Lighting Design Conference 2011
22/10/2011 Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid - Winning speaker
SLL Masterclass 'The Low Carbon Challenge'
07/10/2010 Hippodrome Birmingham - IALD guest speaker
SLL Masterclass 'Lighting for the Future'
25/02/2010 Royal Naval Museum Portsmouth - IALD guest speaker
Associations
Board of Directors
International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
Member
IALD European Steering Committee
Coordinator
Lighting-Related Organizations (UNESCO IYL2015)