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14 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018 | ExCel, London

Kevan Shaw


Kevan is the design director of KSLD which he founded In 1989. As design director, he maintains a supervisory and executive role in all of the practice’s projects. Always seeking to keep at the forefront of developing technologies, Kevan is considered an industry expert on LEDs, and the practice has become known for it’s innovative use of this technology.

Kevan is active within the lighting profession, passionate about driving the profession forward and achieving recognition for this relatively young field. He is professional member of the IALD and between 2008 and 2011 he held the post of director of sustainability within the PLDA. He is also a Member of the Society of Light and Lighting, as well as a Chartered Engineer status through the Institute of Lighting Professionals.

Kevan is dedicated to lighting education and gives frequent lectures at conferences and events. He has an extensive knowledge of research techniques and lighting technology and in 2013 Kevan was awarded Lighting Designer of the Year at LUX Awards.

  • Thursday 16 November
    • 13:00

      Lunchtime Panel discussion: Brexit blues – Is it time we grew our own lighting design talent?

      Christopher Knowlton of 18 Degrees, Kevan Shaw of KSLD
      Young lighting design talent is the lifeblood of our profession. But recruiting and retaining creatives from the EU will become increasingly difficult in a post-Brexit Britain. What does the lighting design profession and the wider lighting industry have to do to ensure its success in the coming years? Can we inspire a generation?