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 designers will receive their trophies at the prestigious Lighting Design Awards ceremony on Tuesday 22 September at the Troxy, Commercial Road.

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 | Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc. | New York
Xiao Ming Yang | enlighten lighting design Co.,Ltd | Beijing
Yezhen Cai | Lumia Lighting Design Co., Ltd. |Shanghai