Stuart Alexander (Associate) was selected to be the very first lighting designer featured on the new Lighting Tree platform for Light Review. The concept being that each month the Light Review will feature a lighting designer working in the UK. The first designer nominates the next designer and also provides the questions that are to […]
Michael Grubb was interviewed by Trends in Lighting as part of their “Knock-On Effect Of Tech” series. The interview looked at the impact of new technologies and how this has influenced the lighting design profession. Other topics included Smart Cities, the evolution of control systems and how design should always be led by ideas – […]
Stuart Alexander presented ‘For the Love of Cables’ at London Design Festival’s DARC room. The talk focused on the production of new wireless technologies in architectural lighting and questioned whether this technology is succeeding in replacing the humble cable. The talk was streamed live – and as you can see he even made a t-shirt for […]
The Lighting Journal, the official publication of the Institute of Lighting Professionals, has published Michael’s article titled ‘Tales of the City’. It features in the April 2017 edition – and we even got the front cover! The article looks at Michael Grubb Studio’s storytelling approach to public realm lighting, which is driven by giving purpose […]
Michael Grubb Studio’s residential lighting scheme for a private dwelling in London’s Primrose Hill is featured in At home with Sarah Beeny. The article focuses on the role of lighting design and how to use layers of light to create the most desirable lit environment for our homes. The article follows a wide range of […]
Michael Grubb Studio’s lighting scheme for Guinness Storehouse is featured in Lighting Magazine (Volume 48, Issue 03). The 16-page article looks at how Michael Grubb Studio helped turn the Storehouse into the most visited tourist destination in Ireland. The article also looks at how the new lighting scheme was configured to enhance the world famous […]
Michael Grubb was invited by That’s Solent TV to talk about the Studio’s work and how lighting can enrich our everyday lives. The live TV interview was aired on 23rd June and included questions on favourite projects, the role of a lighting design and the successful Night of Heritage Lighting event along the Jurassic Coast.
Michael Grubb Studio’s lighting scheme for Queensway Residence has been published in Architects Journal (21.04.16/ Volume 243 / Issue 100). The project is a collaboration between developer Baylight and Robin Lee Architecture involving the conversion of a former warehouse building in Bayswater, West London. The original brief was to upgrade and subdivide the building to […]
The Retail Outlet is a space for brands and suppliers to the retail industry to share how the landscape is evolving. Michael Grubb shares his thoughts on the event and retail lighting in advance of the first Retail Outlet event, which will be held on 18th May 2016 at London’s Hoxton hotel. The following interview can be read in full on […]
Michael Grubb Studio’s light installation at Durdle Door, for the Night of Heritage Lighting, has been featured on the front cover of Mondo Arc magazine. The article ‘Making History Come To Light’ reviews the various lighting installations across the UK that was organised by the Society of Light & Lighting in conjunction with CIBSE.
On the 1st October The Society of Light and Lighting celebrated the International Year of Light by illuminating some of the UK’s most iconic locations. The event was featured by the BBC One Show and aired on 2nd October. Camera crews travelled down to the Jurrasic Coast to film Michael Grubb Studio’s installation at Durdle […]
The September Issue of FX Magazine profiled Michael Grubb. The article covered the work of Michael Grubb Studio and talked about the award winning Re:Lit initiative and the idea of introducing recycling into projects. The 5-page article was also posted online by Design Curial and can be read here.
OnOffice Magazine invited Michael Grubb to contribute to ‘shredder’ – a fun back page feature where a well-known member of the design industry chooses three things they think the world could do without – a bit like Room 101. So here they are!… Microsoft Office There were numerous big decisions to be made […]
Michael Grubb Studio collaborated with London Atelier to deliver an interactive display for Crabtree & Evelyn, part of the RIBA 2015 Regent Street Windows Project. The exhibition runs for three weeks from Monday 7 to Sunday 27 September, coinciding with both the London Design Festival and London Fashion Week. The project received a Special Commendation for an […]
We are delighted to announce that the Oasis Farm Waterloo project in London has been selected for ReLIT 2015. The project is run in partnership with Jamie’s Farm and will transform an acre of wasteland that runs along Royal Street and Carlisle Lane (SE1 7LH) into a productive working farm. The farm will be a […]
Michael Grubb Studio accepted an invitation from Light Collective to produce content for the back page of Mondo Arc magazine. Each month the magazine approaches a design practitioner or studio to produce a page that graphically presents what inspires them about light. Following numerous in-house discussions we decided to celebrate the lighting industry and all […]
The Studio’s work at the Guinness Storehouse was featured in the July edition of Premier Hospitality magazine. The article focuses on the Tasting Rooms project, which was undertaken with Bompass & Parr. The project has received a huge amount of press coverage since opening its doors to the public last year, which included being featured […]
Our very own Stuart Alexander was featured by the fantastic illumni blog as part of their people profile series. The illumni blog is a solid resource for the lighting design community covering a wide range of articles on products, projects, education, events and opinion pieces. Stuart answers questions on his interests, influences and past projects. […]
Four projects by Michael Grubb Studio were featured in Lighting India. This included, Guinness Storehouse, Bournemouth Pier, Gardens of Light Festival and InsideOut. All of which have picked up various award nominations over the past couple of months. The article on Guinness Storehouse focused on the new Tasting Rooms experience. Developed in conjunction with Bompass […]
Lost Light was featured on the front cover of April 14 issue of Lighting Magazine. The issue, which celebrated the results of the 2014 Lighting Design Awards, selected the project by Michael Grubb Studio to use as its front cover. The project has received a significant amount of publicity having already been featured in Lighting […]
The Garden of Light Festival, by Michael Grubb Studio, is featured in this months Mondo Arc magazine. The two-page article titled “in the light garden’ reviews the festival whilst focusing on the Light Pod element of the project. The article is part of an international review of major Light Festivals from all around the world, […]