Women in Lighting

An Interview with Katia Kolovea

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Katia Kolovea

Designer, Blogger
UK // Archifos
Lives in:
London, United Kingdom
Born in:
Athens, Greece
Qualifications: 
Msc. Architectural Lighting Design - KTH Stockholm, Sweden & BA in Interior Architecture and Product Design - TEI of Athens, Greece and ESD Madrid, Spain
Started working with light in: 
Barcelona in 2015
Offices worked at:
BMLD, Urban Electric London, Eleftheria Deko Lighting
Now works at: 
Archifos
As well as being: 
Digital Marketing Specialist in Women in Lighting project, LIT Awards Judge 2020
Professional membership:
SLL Society of Light and Lighting, IALD Student membership
Has been awarded: 
YLOTY 2018 Best Presentation award, IALD Educational Travel Stipend Award 2017 & 2018, 40 under 40 - LDA 2019
Loves:
Discovering the light around the world, connecting and sharing ideas with passionate people,  Public speaking, Raise awareness to the public for the importance of light.  

“Let’s support each other and find the confidence to go out there and speak out. We all have something valuable to share… Find your female role model and remember that you are not alone.

Some of Katia’s work:

How to Train Your Dragon / Urban Electric / Photo by Jim FemwickMatches × Prada / Urban Electric / Photo by Maria LaxPrivate Wedding in Wrotham Park / Urban Electric / Photo by Maria LaxSoft Laserlight / Urban Electric / Photo by Maria Lax

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