James Poore, Creative Director, JPLD
James is the founder and CCO of JPLD having dedicated his career to lighting and he has been working in the field of architectural lighting design for over 20 years.
JPLD are an award-winning independent lighting consultancy covering all aspects of lighting and lighting design, working locally, nationally and internationally with a broad portfolio of projects and clients across the world. They work directly with end clients or as part of a design project team with Architects, Interior Designers, M&E engineers, Landscape Architects and artists.
Projects include shopping centres and malls, exterior & landscape lighting design, Health Spa’s, retail lighting, airports, museum lighting, mixed use developments, Bars & Restaurants, Lighting festivals, master planning, interior & exterior lighting of various private residences, art projects, public realm & even the occasional castle or palace.
James has given talks on light and lighting both locally and internationally, has written articles for various journals and publications and is a member and council member for the SLL (Society of Light and Lighting) and CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) as well as the ILP (Institute of Lighting Professionals), where he sits on the education & architectural committees. He is also a fellow of the RSA.
Accolades include Creative Retail Award, Codega International Lighting Design Awards, DARC Awards, Designerati, Design Week, FX International, Landscape Institute Award, Lighting Design Awards, Lux Awards, Public Lighting Award, Retail Week Interiors, RIBA White Rose, SBID (Society of British and International Interior Design) and Surface Design Awards.