(Cedia Communicates Magazine) The Great Hope

Dominic Meyrick, Partner at Hoare Lea Lighting, discusses PoE Lighting and what this means for the residential market.

Posted on Monday 04th July 2016 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting Magazine) Intu the Unknown

Hoare Lea Lighting was appointed to design a new lighting scheme for intu Eldon Square, including the malls and a new Northumberland Street entrance.

Posted on Monday 11th January 2016 | Read full article »


(Newdesign Magazine) Seeing the Light

Hoare Lea Lighting's Dominic Meyrick tells Alistair Welch that the skill of the lighting designer is to bring out the best in any given environment.

Posted on Wednesday 16th December 2015 | Read full article »


(Mondo) Making History Come To Life

Blaenavon Ironworks was mentioned as one of the UK's iconic locations, that was illuminated by Hoare Lea Lighting on the 1st October.

Posted on Tuesday 08th December 2015 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting Magazine) Victoria Place Shopping Centre

Working with architectural practice, Haskoll, Hoare Lea developed the lighting solution for Victoria Place Shopping Centre, the newly refurbished retail destination and food court in London’s Victoria Station.

Posted on Friday 06th November 2015 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting Magazine) 10 Minutes with Ben Porter

Ben Porter, one of Hoare Lea Lighting’s team of talented lighting designers, has agreed to step under the spotlight this month.

Posted on Friday 06th November 2015 | Read full article »


(Illumini) The Edge, University of Bath by Hoare Lea Lighting

Hoare Lea Lighting was commissioned by The University of Bath to design the lighting solution for all areas, including teaching facilities, the theatre, gallery space and performance studios of The Edge.

Posted on Thursday 22nd October 2015 | Read full article »


Cumberland Art Gallery, Hampton Court makes Lux Awards 2015 Shortlist

Cumberland Art Gallery has been shortlisted for an award at this years Lux Awards.

Posted on Wednesday 07th October 2015 | Read full article »


Night of Heritage Light at Blaenavon Ironworks

The Night of Heritage Light involved several heritage sites across the United Kingdom and Ireland being lit for one night only, ours being the Blaenavon Ironworks in Wales.

Posted on Wednesday 07th October 2015 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting wins Three Lighting Design Awards

Heathrow Terminal 2 and Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge both win at this year’s Lighting Design Awards.

Posted on Friday 10th April 2015 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting) Past glories

Founded in 1350, Trinity Hall is one of the oldest Colleges of Cambridge University, and its Dining Hall is structured in traditional medieval hall style, with a high table on the dais at the far end of the room, where the Master and Fellows still sit for functions today.

Posted on Monday 02nd February 2015 | Read full article »


Heathrow Terminal 2 Wins Lux Award

We’re delighted to announce that Heathrow Terminal 2 has won the Industrial and Transport Lighting Project of the Year Award at this year’s Lux Awards.

Posted on Wednesday 28th January 2015 | Read full article »


Three projects make the Lighting Design Awards 2015 Shortlist

Three Hoare Lea Lighting projects make the shortlist for the 2015 Lighting Design Awards.

Posted on Tuesday 18th November 2014 | Read full article »


WTS makes CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015 Shortlist

Western Transit Shed has been shortlisted in the Lighting for Building Performance category of the 2015 CIBSE Building Performance Awards.

Posted on Tuesday 18th November 2014 | Read full article »


Heathrow Terminal 2 wins at the WIN Awards

Heathrow Terminal 2 takes the Lighting Projects category at the 2014 WIN Awards

Posted on Tuesday 18th November 2014 | Read full article »


(NBS TV) Lighting Technology – Building in Efficiency

Dominic describes how the London office lighting, both natural and artifical, work with the space and its users.

Posted on Monday 27th October 2014 | Read full article »


Heathrow Terminal 2 and Trinity Hall shortlisted for WIN awards

Heathrow Terminal 2 and Trinity Hall have both been shortlisted for awards at this years WIN awards.

Posted on Monday 20th October 2014 | Read full article »


Heathrow Terminal 2 makes Lux Awards 2014 Shortlist

Heathrow Terminal 2 has been shortlisted for two awards at this years Lux Awards.

Posted on Monday 20th October 2014 | Read full article »


Heathrow Terminal 2 makes FX Award 2014 Shortlist

Heathrow Terminal 2 has been shortlisted for an FX design award.

Posted on Monday 20th October 2014 | Read full article »


(Illumini) Dining Hall, Trinity Hall, Cambridge by Hoare Lea Lighting

Hoare Lea Lighting has successfully designed and implemented the lighting of the Dining Hall at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Founded in 1350, Trinity Hall is one of the oldest Colleges of Cambridge University.

Posted on Monday 08th September 2014 | Read full article »


(Lux) Project Report - Western Transit Shed

Dominic Meyrick, Hoare Lea Lighting, describes the lighting controls at our office at King's Cross, which efficiently blend artificial light and daylight.

Posted on Friday 25th July 2014 | Read full article »


(Lighting) Access all areas

Frustrated by lighting control systems that befuddle building occupants, Hoare Lea worked with Mode Lighting to create an intuitive system and control interface for its London headquarters.

Posted on Tuesday 15th July 2014 | Read full article »


(Lux Magazine) Control That Just Works

The lighting controls at Hoare Lea’s offices are simple and easy – thanks to a lot of hard work behind the scenes. Robert Bain reports.

Posted on Tuesday 10th June 2014 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting Magazine) Ten Minutes with Jonathan Rush

Jonathan Rush, Associate at Hoare Lea Lighting shares his personal thoughts and ideas on the industry and lighting the future.

Posted on Tuesday 10th June 2014 | Read full article »


(Illumini) Lighting Design Awards 2014 Shortlisted, Workplace Lighting Award The Helicon Building

The Helicon sits on the corner of Finsbury pavement and South Place, in a prestigious location in the City of London. The building provides 119,000 sq ft of offices over first to eighth floors, with retail units at ground and first floors.

Posted on Friday 25th April 2014 | Read full article »


(Illumini) Lighting Design Awards 2014 Shortlisted, Workplace Lighting Award 8 Fenchurch Place

8 Fenchurch Place is a major new 98,741 sq ft refurbishment in the heart of the City of London, close to Lloyd’s of London and next to Fenchurch Street Station. Hoare Lea Lighting was commissioned by Orms Architects to collaborate on the design of the reception area.

Posted on Friday 25th April 2014 | Read full article »


(Total Lighting Magazine) One Foot In The Past

See a number of Hoare Lea Lighting's most recent heritage projects in Total Lighting Magazine’s March 2014 article on how sympathetic lighting schemes can have a positive impact on old buildings.

Posted on Thursday 24th April 2014 | Read full article »


(Illumni) Lighting Design Awards 2014 Western Transit Shed by Hoare Lea Lighting

Illumni examines our multi award winning London office at Kings Cross.

Posted on Wednesday 09th April 2014 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting wins at Lighting Design Awards 2014

Hoare Lea’s new London office in the Grade II listed, BREEAM ‘Excellent’, Western Transit Shed, won both the ‘Workplace Lighting’ and the ‘Low Carbon’ Awards at the Lighting Design Awards 2014.

Posted on Wednesday 26th March 2014 | Read full article »


Jonathan Rush to speak at Ecobuild 2014

Jonathan Rush, Associate Lighting Designer at Hoare Lea Lighting, will be speaking at Ecobuild 2014 on Tuesday 4 March 2014 at 16.15.

Posted on Monday 03rd March 2014 | Read full article »


Dominic Meyrick, Hoare Lea Lighting to speak at Smart Lighting Controls Europe 2014

Dominic Meyrick, Hoare Lea Lighting to speak at Smart Lighting Controls Europe 2014
27 February 2014, Cavendish Conference Centre, London

Posted on Wednesday 26th February 2014 | Read full article »


(Illumni) Randolph Sculpture Gallery by Hoare Lea Lighting

Illumni examines the refurbishment of the Randolph Sculpture Gallery by Hoare Lea Lighting in the Grade I listed Ashmolean Museum.

Posted on Friday 21st February 2014 | Read full article »


(FX Magazine) If Only…

FX Magazine asked Hoare Lea Lighting what they would create if they had a carte blanche. The answer? A portable lighting device that monitored our carbon footprint!

Posted on Thursday 20th February 2014 | Read full article »


(The Environmentalist) Getting the Light Right

In his article for the Environmentalist, Lee Gunner describes the potential impacts of obtrusive light from new developments and how they can be minimised.

Posted on Tuesday 18th February 2014 | Read full article »


(CIBSE SLL) Controlled Environment

In their January/February Newsletter, CIBSE’s Society of Light and Lighting explored Hoare Lea’s BREEAM Excellent Western Transit Shed offices, winner of the workplace category in the 2013 Lux Awards.

Posted on Friday 31st January 2014 | Read full article »


(Mondo) Honouring the Statue

The Randolph Sculpture Gallery missed out on the splendid rejuvenation process that brought a new lease of life to the Ashmolean Museum in 2009. A design by Hoare Lea Lighting helped the gallery to level the field.

Posted on Monday 20th January 2014 | Read full article »


Park Theatre – on film

NBS TV (part of RIBA Enterprises) gained the first camera access into Park Theatre, a new theatre in Finsbury Park, London.

Posted on Wednesday 27th November 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting wins Lux Awards 2013

Hoare Lea’s new office in the Grade II listed, BREEAM ‘Excellent’, Western Transit Shed at King’s Cross, has won the ‘Office and Workplace Project’ category at the Lux Awards 2013.

Posted on Wednesday 27th November 2013 | Read full article »


Rachael Nicholls wins SLL Young Lighter of the Year Award 2013

Rachael Nicholls, Lighting Designer, Hoare Lea Lighting, has won the Society of Light and Lighting’s (SLL) Young Lighter of the Year 2013 Award.

Posted on Monday 25th November 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting at LuxLive 2013

Hoare Lea Lighting at LuxLive 2013
20-21 November 2013, Earls Court London

Hoare Lea Lighting’s designers will be presenting on a range of topics at LuxLive 2013, the UK’s biggest lighting event.

Posted on Monday 18th November 2013 | Read full article »


South Place Hotel shortlisted in CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2014

South Place Hotel has been shortlisted in the ‘New Build Project of the Year’ category of the CIBSE Building Performance Awards. The Awards recognise the businesses, teams, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment.

Posted on Tuesday 12th November 2013 | Read full article »


(Lighting Journal) All under control

When Hoare Lea moved to the new premises in King’s Cross it was an opportunity for the lighting team to design its own cutting edge lighting and control system, says Dominic Meyrick.

Posted on Friday 01st November 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards 2014

Four of Hoare Lea Lighting’s projects have been shortlisted in the Lighting Design Awards 2014.

Posted on Tuesday 29th October 2013 | Read full article »


Rachael Nicholls reaches finals of the Young Lighter of the Year Awards

Rachael Nicholls, Lighting Designer, Hoare Lea Lighting, has been selected as a finalist in the Society of Light and Lighting’s (SLL) Young Lighter of the Year 2013 Awards.

Posted on Thursday 24th October 2013 | Read full article »


(FX Magazine) Park Theatre, London

FX Magazine takes a look at the new £2.5m Park Theatre in Finsbury Square.Hoare Lea Lighting worked with David Hughes Architects to produce a ‘simple, but hugely effective, natural and artificial lighting strategy’.

Posted on Monday 21st October 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting shortlisted for Lux Awards

Hoare Lea Lighting has been shortlisted in three categories of the Lux Awards 2013.
Strand East Tower, Stratford, has been shortlisted for ‘Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year’, while Hoare Lea’s new office in the Grade II listed, BREEAM ‘Excellent’, Western Transit Shed at King’s Cross, has been shortlisted in the ‘Office and Workplace Project’ category.
In addition, Dominic Meyrick has been shortlisted for ‘Lighting Designer of the Year’.

Posted on Thursday 17th October 2013 | Read full article »


Park Theatre shortlisted for FX Award

Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, London has been shortlisted in the ‘Leisure or Entertainment Venue’ category of the FX International Interior Design Awards.

Posted on Monday 30th September 2013 | Read full article »


Rachael Nicholls invited to speak at Professional Lighting Design Convention in Copenhagen

Rachael Nicholls, Lighting Designer in Hoare Lea’s London office, has been invited to speak at the Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC), to be held in Copenhagen

Posted on Monday 23rd September 2013 | Read full article »


(Lighting) Lust for Light

Dominic Meyrick, Hoare Lea Lighting, chooses his favourite luminaire and lamp designs in Lighting Magazine.

Posted on Monday 23rd September 2013 | Read full article »


(Illumni) The Dominic Meyrick Interview

Hoare Lea Lighting’s Dominic Meyrick speaks to Illumni about the business of lighting and the effects it can have on life, as well as ten Hoare Lea lighting projects from the past decade.

Posted on Tuesday 27th August 2013 | Read full article »


(Specification Magazine) Tips for Light Fantastic

The drama of a well-lit public space enhances the architecture, providing a sense of place, which adds value to both buildings and the public realm, says Dominic Meyrick, Lighting Principal and Partner at Hoare Lea Lighting.

Posted on Tuesday 13th August 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting is looking to recruit a Lighting Designer in London

We are looking to recruit a Lighting Designer to be based in London team. The successful candidate will have relevant lighting design experience and be used to working within a lighting design team on a variety of projects.

Posted on Monday 17th June 2013 | Read full article »


(darc Magazine) Well Placed

Hoare Lea Lighting were part of the team helping to realise the vision of D&D London – best known for their world-class restaurants – as they prepare to open South Place Hotel.

Posted on Monday 17th June 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea projects win Regional BCO Awards 2013

We are pleased to announce that three Hoare Lea projects: Microsoft Buildings 2 & 3, Triodos Bank and Fifty Grosvenor Hill, have won Regional BCO Awards.

Posted on Wednesday 01st May 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting wins Lighting Design Award for Strand East Tower, London

Hoare Lea Lighting has won the Special Projects category at the Lighting Design Awards 2013 for Strand East Tower, London.

Posted on Tuesday 02nd April 2013 | Read full article »


(Illumni) A Little Light Conversation: An Englishman Abroad

In his most recent column for Illumni, Hoare Lea Lighting's Dominic Meyrick discusses architectural icons in capital cities.

Posted on Friday 22nd March 2013 | Read full article »


Canada Water Library wins Civic Trust Award 2013

Canada Water Library in Southwark has been given a Civic Trust Award and the Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design by the Civic Trust, supported by the Centre for Accessible Environments.

Posted on Tuesday 19th March 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting launches Twitter Account

To keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from Hoare Lea Lighting, follow us on twitter

Posted on Wednesday 06th March 2013 | Read full article »


(Mondo) Strand East Tower, Stratford

The sculptural form of Strand East Tower has become a beacon for the area’s regeneration thanks to a dynamic scheme by Hoare Lea Lighting.

Posted on Wednesday 06th March 2013 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Wins Building Services Consultancy of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that Hoare Lea was awarded the Building Services Consultancy of the Year Award at last night’s Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

Posted on Wednesday 06th February 2013 | Read full article »


Four Hoare Lea Lighting projects shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards

We are pleased to announce that four Hoare Lea Lighting projects have been shortlisted for this year's Lighting Design Awards:

Posted on Thursday 20th December 2012 | Read full article »


(Illumni) A Little Light Conversation: Polymaths, Specialisation, Integration

In his latest monthly column for Illumni, Dominic Meyrick reflects on the early explorations into electric light by Hoare Lea's founder, Henry Lea, and on how the role of the lighting designer has developed.

Posted on Tuesday 18th December 2012 | Read full article »


Two Hoare Lea Lighting Projects Commended at Lux Awards 2012

Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen and 2 Waterhouse Square were commended at this year’s Lux Awards Ceremony.

Posted on Thursday 13th December 2012 | Read full article »


(Illumni) A Little Light Conversation: Devolved Responsibility

Hoare Lea's Dominic Meyrick continues his monthly columns for illumni, with a look at luminaire design.

Posted on Wednesday 14th November 2012 | Read full article »


(Illumni) A Little Light Conversation: Your Head and What Goes On In It

In the first of his monthly columns for illumni, Dominic Meyrick, Partner and Lighting Principal at Hoare Lea Lighting, looks at what goes on inside our heads when we try to interpret the world through our eyes.

Posted on Monday 15th October 2012 | Read full article »


Recruitment Opportunities at Hoare Lea Lighting

We are looking to recruit two Senior Lighting Designers, one for our London team and the other to support our Poole office. The successful candidates will have relevant lighting design experience and be used to working within a lighting design team on a variety of projects.

Posted on Thursday 16th August 2012 | Read full article »


(Mondo) By the Book

Simon Dove describes the lighting scheme for a newly converted library space in a Grade 1 listed space for this month's Mondo.

Posted on Friday 06th July 2012 | Read full article »


(Lighting) Like selling ice to Eskimos, inuit?

Lighting designers are busy people and haven’t always got the time to spare to see sales people. Hoare Lea's Dominic Meyrick gives some tips about who is, and who is not, likely to get a foot in the door for Lighting magazine.

Posted on Monday 02nd July 2012 | Read full article »


(Lighting) Hoare Lea’s angle poise

With an angular, raked ceiling and further constraints imposed by the requirements of disabled access and energy efficiency, Hoare Lea has read a tricky situation well at Canada Water Library. Jill Entwistle reports for Lighting magazine.

Posted on Friday 29th June 2012 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting appoints Min Sang Cho as Senior Lighting Designer

Hoare Lea Lighting is delighted to announce the appointment of Min Sang Cho as Senior Lighting Designer.

Posted on Monday 21st May 2012 | Read full article »


(Lighting) Why ban Edison’s bright idea?

Saving energy is all well and good and an admirable and necessary goal, writes Dominic Meyrick for this month's Lighting magazine...

Posted on Tuesday 01st May 2012 | Read full article »


(Lighting) The UK is skimping on design

Apart from an enclave in the South East, UK construction clients remain largely ignorant of the value lighting design can add to their projects. We have to work hard to convince them otherwise, writes Dominic Meyrick (Hoare Lea Lighting).

Posted on Wednesday 21st March 2012 | Read full article »


(Lux) Lighting a la carte

If you want to save energy but maintain an ambience, you should consider all the options. This article looks at Bread Street Kitchen, a restaurant that combines LED and tungsten halogen sources. Jonathan Rush (Hoare Lea Lighting) contributes.

Posted on Wednesday 21st March 2012 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting announces seminar with GORD

Building Lighting Systems
Saturday 17 March 2012 at the Qatar National Convention Centre


Hoare Lea Lighting has been invited by GORD (Gulf Organisation for Research and Development) to lead a seminar exploring ‘Building Lighting Systems’.

Posted on Monday 05th March 2012 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting appoints Rachael Nicholls as Lighting Designer

Hoare Lea Lighting is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachael Nicholls, BA (Hons), as Lighting Designer...

Posted on Tuesday 28th February 2012 | Read full article »


(Museums Journal) The Museum of Somerset

Tim Bryan applauds a revamped museum that has provided fascinating new displays while also enhancing an important historic building.

Posted on Monday 20th February 2012 | Read full article »


The Sheldonian Theatre

Thanks to a clever lighting design concept with concealed luminaires, the appearance of the Sheldonian Theatre now successfully reflects Sir Christopher Wren’s original design by providing uninterrupted views around the space and of the ceiling paintings.

Posted on Monday 06th February 2012 | Read full article »


When is lighting a work of art?

Dominic Meyrick discusses the boundaries between art and lighting for Lighting magazine...

Posted on Friday 18th November 2011 | Read full article »


Sheldonian Theatre Wins Top Award

The University of Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre triumphed at the Oxford Preservation Awards last week by winning the Building Conservation Award...

Posted on Thursday 10th November 2011 | Read full article »


Come fly with me

Worldwide, airports are thriving transport hubs that never sleep. Working 24/7, just how are they illuminated? Jonathan Rush contributes...

Posted on Friday 28th October 2011 | Read full article »


Loving the alien

Today’s low-energy lighting technologies are challenging the conventionally accepted standards of what constitutes ‘white’ light...

Posted on Friday 28th October 2011 | Read full article »


Pearl in the shell

Simon Dove describes the new lighting scheme at one of Christopher Wren’s architectural gems...

Posted on Thursday 13th October 2011 | Read full article »


We evolved in greener shades

Lighting designers could make better use of natural light patterns for reasons rooted deeply in human evolution...

Posted on Sunday 02nd October 2011 | Read full article »


St George’s Church

The lighting design brief for St. George’s Church was to create a soft lighting impression to enhance the architectural features, create a visual identity in keeping with the iconic nature of the building and provide a suitable illumination level for churchgoers. Hoare Lea Lighting discuss the project for Lighting Today...

Posted on Monday 19th September 2011 | Read full article »


Hoare Lea Lighting is looking to recruit a Lighting Designer in London

Hoare Lea Lighting is looking to recruit a lighting designer for their London office

Posted on Monday 05th September 2011 | Read full article »


A Designer’s Lament

Dominic Meyrick discusses his views on relationships between manufacturers and lighting designers in his latest opinion piece for Lighting.

Posted on Thursday 11th August 2011 | Read full article »


Office Politics

Dominic Meyrick discusses effective office lighting schemes in the June edition of Lighting.

Posted on Wednesday 01st June 2011 | Read full article »


Au Naturel

Dominic Meyrick contines his opinion piece for Lighting. In this issue he discusses why natural lighting is is important...

Posted on Sunday 01st May 2011 | Read full article »


Filling in the blanks

Architectural lighting education is in a bit of disarray and has been for years, writes Dominic Meyrick in his third opinion piece for Lighting magazine...

Posted on Monday 11th April 2011 | Read full article »


Dominic Meyrick presents in Saudi Arabia

Dominic Meyrick spoke at the Architectural Lighting conference held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during 14 – 15 March. Dominic gave two talks entitled ‘Image and reality – Ensuring parity between lighting concept’ and ‘Effective maintenance strategies to ensure retention of light quality final lit reality’.

Posted on Thursday 31st March 2011 | Read full article »


LED there be light

Simon Dove and Jonathan Rush recently discussed LEDs in the Building Surveying Journal. They discussed recent improvements in technology that are making LEDS a fast-becoming viable alternative to traditional lighting.

Posted on Thursday 24th March 2011 | Read full article »


Faith in light

Jonathan Rush discusses the challenges of properly lighting St George's Church, Bloomsbury without diminishing its impact, when the most striking feature of a project is a 300-year-old chandelier in Lighting magazine.

Posted on Tuesday 22nd March 2011 | Read full article »


The streets are alive with the sound of darkness…

Dominic Meyrick discusses artificial lighting at night in his second opinion piece for Lighting magazine.

Posted on Tuesday 22nd March 2011 | Read full article »