KTH alumni named among the world's most promising lighting designers
The Lighting Design Awards have announced the 40under40 of the year to celebrate and acknowledge young prominent lighting designers in the world. One of the winners is KTH's Federico Favero.
Federico Favero is Programme Director of the one-year Master's Programme in Architectural Lighting Design and lecturer at KTH Architecture. He teaches and researches
lighting design at KTH's Lighting Laboratory since 2006. The unit became part of KTH Architecture in 2017.
Two other KTH alumni were also acknowledged in the 40under40 list: Isabel Villar, White Architects (Sweden) and Mariana Novaes, Atiaîa Design (Brazil). Both have studied Architectural Lighting Design at KTH.
The winners of 40under40 were announced on May 3 in London at the Lighting Design Awards 2018 in front of 700 designers, architects and suppliers. The 40under40 award is awarded for the third time this year. The award was introduced in 2016 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Lighting Design Awards.