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Lux Awards 2018: Full shortlist announced


The full official shortlist in the 2018 Lux Awards has been announced in London. Forty projects and 50 products have made the cut.

The lighting installations are now being visited and assessed in situ by a team of expert judges while two panels of judges are appraising samples of the luminaires, lamps and technologies. The winners will be announced during the presentations evening and black-tie dinner at the InterContinental O2 in London on Thursday 15 November 2018.


Retail Lighting Project of the Year

The most outstanding lighting project in the retail sector

In association with LuxBox

Asics flagship, London | Into Lighting

Debenhams, Stevenage |  Fagerhult Lighting

intu Derby Shopping Centre  | Advanced Power & Lighting

Pets at Home roll-out  |  Luxonic Lighting

Self-Portrait Store, London |  Lichtvision Design



Industrial and Transport Lighting Project of the Year

The most outstanding project in the industrial and transport sector

In association with The LIA

JCB Heavy Products, Uttoxeter  |  Holophane Europe

Mersey Gateway, Liverpool  |  CU Phosco Lighting

Paddington Lawn, London  |  BDP

Volvo, Motherwell  |  enModus and Carbon Reduction Technology Limited

Wincanton Trax Park 2, Doncaster  |  Thorn Lighting


Hospitality, Leisure and Faith Project of the Year

The most outstanding project in this sector, inc. hotels, restaurants, sports and places of worship

In association with Lutron

20 Stories, Manchester  |  Into Lighting

Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland  |  Studio-29

Brooklands Museum Aircraft Factory, Weybridge  |  Michael Grubb Studio

Places Leisure Eastleigh  |  Arup

Portsoken Pavilion, London  |  Aecom

Principal Edinburgh Hotel  |  Susan Lake Lighting Design

Royal Academy of Music, London  |  Ulrike Brandi Licht

Southbank Centre, London  |  Max Fordham

The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh  |  Sutton Vane Associates

V&A Members Room, London  |  PJC Light Studio


Office, Education and Healthcare Lighting Project of the Year
The most outstanding project in the workplace, education and healthcare sector

In association with Waldmann

33 Gutter Lane, London  |  Hoare Lea

Bloomberg European Headquarters, London  |  Foster + Partners

Oracle EMEA Block C, Dublin  |  ECI Lighting

RocketSpace, London  |  fdcreative

Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber, Edinburgh  |  Kevan Shaw Lighting Design

Smythe Library, Tonbridge School  |  BDP

The Disney Reef at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London  |  Studio EG

Duke Humfrey’s Library, Oxford University  |  Urban Jungle Energy and Engineering


Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year
The most outstanding project in the outdoor, public realm, façade and streetlighting sector

In association with Pharos Controls

Alexandra Palace Telecommunications Mast, London  |  Ridge

Bottle Alley, Hastings  |  Hastings Borough Council

Hull Public Realm  |  Arup and Nayan Kulkarni 

The Crowned Stag, Chelmsford  |  It does Lighting

Newport Bridge  |  Stainton Lighting Design Services

Night of Heritage Light III – Radcliffe Camera, Oxford  |  dpa lighting consultants

Phase 1, Arts University Bournemouth  |  Michael Grubb Studio

Refectory and Wilkins Terrace, University College London  |  BDP

Westminster Bridge Road, London  |  Michael Grubb Studio


Interior Luminaire of the Year
The year’s most ground-breaking interior light fitting

In association with lightspace

Amphibia  |  Zumtobel

Atto  |  Precision Lighting

AXiO Airspan | Aurora

Centura | Radiant Architectural Lighting

 Concord Pixer | Sylvania 

DRX5 | Remote Controlled Lighting

Edge UFO HighBay | V-TAC

EWINDOW 60 | Shenzhen Ewinlight Technology

Gallery One Fifty | TM Lighting

Hi-Max | Luxonic Lighting

MyriaMesh Smart T8 LED Tube | Chess Wise

Tracy | LED iBOND


ZipThree suspended | Vode Lighting


Exterior Luminaire of the Year
The year’s most ground-breaking exterior light fitting

In association with OSRAM

AIR2 | Indo Lighting

Aira | Selux

Blade | acdc

Brick Light | Simes

CityMax Large | Holophane Europe

ID | Ewo

Ignis 2 C | Orangetek

Lumenfacade Nano | Lumenpulse

Moby | Luce&Light

Over-all | Simes

Palladiano | Luce&Light

Polesano | Delta Light

Ren | DW Windsor

Sephora | DW Windsor

Varoptic | Pudsey Diamond Engineering


Emergency Lighting Product of the Year
The most outstanding innovation in this sector including luminaires, testing systems and signage

In association with e5

Beta anti-ligature range | P4

CGLine+ Adaptive Evacuation Matrix | Eaton

ektor AWAC wireless emergency test system | zencontrol 

HotSpot Plus All-In-One emergency driver | Fulham Lighting Group

Indulux | ABB 

LELW UltraSlim emergency lighting module  | Luxbox Lighting Technology 


Connected Lighting Innovation of the Year
Includes all VLC, IoT, Li-fi, IP-based systems, data management and smart cities technologies

In association with Tamlite

Generation 2 platform  | LiteIP

Smart Connected Lighting | enModus

smartengine | wtec


Property Technology Connected Lighting Concept of the Year
The best use or concept for IP-connected lighting including apps, software or service

In association with Aurora powered by Gooee

iRealm | EWO

Silvair Commissioning  | Silvair

LightWatch | Rogier van der Heide


Enabling Technology of the Year

The most exceptional development in sources, drivers, optics, thermal products and innovative materials

In association with LEDs Magazine

CLi LED driver | Harvard

Conext | Lumitronix LED-Technik

LEDixia-mini | Multiload Controls

LensVector | LensVector

Mean Well LED Driver LCM-40MM with MyriaMesh control | Chess Wise

Microdriver | Seoul Semiconductor

MicroLouvre | Smartlouvre Technology

NanoOptic Precision Delivery Grid | cree

Optisolis | Nichia Europe

PerfectWhite COB LEDs | Luminus Devices

Silicone S1 | Carclo Optics

Sunlike | Seoul Semiconductor

Tuner4Tronic Field | Osram


Controls Product of the Year
The most outstanding innovation in this sector including control systems, interfaces, ECG and sensors

In association with Property Technology Live

LEDcode BLE | eldoLED

LDALI-MS2 multi-sensor | Loytec

PrecizionHALO | Lucy Zodion

Go | Prolojik

RA2 Select | Lutron

Vive | Lutron


Lighting for a Circular Economy Award

In association with Lumicom and Recolight

Travelodge Hotels roll-out  |  Signify

Connect Smart White  |  Carus

Altech ECO Polycarbonate  |  Albis

Stroma  |  EGG Lighting


Sales Team of the Year
The group of representatives who have in excelled with customer service and sales targets

In association with Hytronik

CU Phosco



Tamlite Lighting


Manufacturer of the Year
The lighting equipment maker who has shown exceptional performance and innovation in 2018

In association with Lux Review

CU Phosco

Tamlite Lighting

Martech UK Limited


Client of the Year
The end user who has most embraced innovation in lighting in pursuit of its goals

In association with P4 Fastel

Hastings Borough Council

Hull City Council

Oxford University


SLL Young Lighter of the Year
This category rewards and recognises young talent.

Emma Beadle

Katia Kolovea

Carla Piatti

Sunny Sribanditmongkol

Sanny Yuwono


Lux Person of the Year
The person who has made an outstanding contribution to the lighting industry in 2018

In association with Zumtobel

Winner to be announced during the presentations evening on Thursday 15 November


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The show takes place on Wednesday 13 November and Thursday 14 November 2019 at ExCeL London. Be a part of Europe’s largest annual lighting event. Entry is free if you pre-register HERE.