David Atkinson

David Atkinson Lighting Design (DALD)’s founder, David Atkinson, was named Lighting Designer of the Year (UK Lighting Design Awards, 2011) and has won numerous international awards since forming practice more than 30 years ago. Many of its architectural schemes are informed by Atkinson’s early background in theatre, film, music and fashion lighting. He studied at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art and worked in disciplines such as TV and commercial presentations before entering the architectural lighting field. He still has an active interest in these areas in addition to being an Associate of the International Association of Lighting Designers and his many international public-speaking engagements.