Class of 2020 – 40 Under 40

Class of 2020

40under40's Class of 2020 has been named

A new generation of young lighting designers have been named following a global search.

This year’s Class consists of 15 men and 25 women from 12 different countries including India, Brazil, Germany, China, Portugal and the USA.

The 2020 Selectors are: Craig Berneck, Helena Gentili, Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska, Jill Entwistle and Ray Molony.


The official 40under40 2020

Ana Tanveer | Light Space | Punjab
Andrea Carson | luminum lighting design | Novara
Andressa Lopes | Cooley Monato Studio | New York
Anusha Muthusubramanian | Lighting Spaces | Bangalore
Artem Masorin | CUT GmbH | Heidelberg
Carolin Liedtke | BuroHappold Engineering | Berlin
Chao Chen | brandston partnership inc. | Shanghai
Cheryline Chua | Klaasen Lighting Design | Singapore
Chloe Kazamia | CK Design Lighting | London
Claire Hope | Buro Happold Lighting | Edinburgh
Dagmara Nowak | Tillotson Design Associates | New York
Deeksha Surendra | dpa lighting consultants | Oxfordshire
Dominik Buhl | pfarré lighting design | Munich
Duygu Cakir | SLD Studio | Istanbul
Erin Gussert | RL Studio | New York
Florencia Castro | Flux Studio Ltd | New York
Gayathri Unnikrishnan | International WELL Building Institute | New York
Giovanbattista Cannella | Foster + Partners | London
Haley Darst | Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design | Boston
Jacob Gerber | Essential Light Design Studio, LLC | Dallas
Jess Baker | Schuler Shook | Chicago
Jonathan Hoyle | The Lighting Practice | Philadelphia
Katheryn Czub | Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc. | New York
Kunal Shah | SPK Valo | Madhapur
Lisa Wong | Lam Partners | Cambridge
Magali Méndez | SáaS Lighting Conception | Mexico
Martina Alagna | Nulty Lighting | London
Martina Frattura | White Pure, Portugal | Lisbon
Matt Alleman | SmithGroup | Los Angeles
Melissa Mattes | Sladen Feinstein Integrated Lighting | Boston
Mohana Barros Bezerra de Lima | Archidesign | Brazil
Momena Saleem | Light Space | Lahore
Nikhil R Divekar | Aim Illumination Marvellous Solutions Pvt Ltd | Mumbai
Pei-Chun Yang | Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design | New York
Russel Evans | Griffiths Evans | London
Ryan Fischer | Focus Lighting |New York
Surbhi Jindal | DaLightHub Lighting Design & Consultancy | Mumbai
Tim Huth | Luma Lighting Design | Washington
Xiao Ming Yang | enlighten lighting design Co.,Ltd | Beijing
Yezhen Cai | Lumia Lighting Design Co., Ltd. |Shanghai