Studiotech Swot Guest Blog; The Light of the Moon by Simon Watkinson

I have often thought to myself, though never out loud, that the moon has to be my favourite lighting feature; accessible to all, startling at times, often unnoticed, but ever present. And colourful too! Obviously it is not the light source itself, but a reflector and its’ apparent colours are affected by the atmospheric conditions […]

Studiotech Squad – Chris Little

What made you join Studiotech? I have always admired Studiotech and their work from afar. The projects they have been involved with have really made an impression on me, in particular the bespoke elements they can bring to a project. They have always pioneered the lighting controls and integration industry and I was really keen […]
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Studiotech Swot; Control – The Role it Plays in the World of Dynamic Lighting PART TWO

Last month, we shared with you an insight into the Role of Control by Studiotech Director, Ed Vickery. An honest insight into the world of control and how we can work together as an industry to to pool our collective ability as lighting designers, integrators and control specialists to deliver true experiences for the user.  We’ve […]

Lauren Baker Art unveils ‘LUNA WOMAN POWER TOTEM’

Renowned artist Lauren Baker Art unveils ‘LUNA WOMAN POWER TOTEM’ at Enfield Winter Lights Festival, commissioned by Artist Hive Studios. The 3.3metre high light art piece is installed at suffragettes historical landmark and will be on show from today, 25 Feb until 31 Mar 2022 at Palmer’s Green Triangle, Enfield, London. The light installation is […]
In the press - yotel vega

In the Press – Yotel Vega in Arc Magazine | Issue 126

In the Press – Yotel Vega in Arc Magazine | Issue 126 Have you caught the latest issue of Arc magazine? Read all about Artin Light’s design inspiration behind Yotel Vega, Glasgow. “We wanted to create an immersive experience where it’s not just about lighting, it’s like you’re entering an art installation.” Luke Artingstall, Director and […]
Control - the role it plays in the world of dynamic lighting

Studiotech Swot; Control – The Role it Plays in the World of Dynamic Lighting

There are hundreds of articles out there that will provide you all the tangible quantitative benefits of effective use of lighting control. Extending product life, reducing energy consumption, improving visual comfort are all major benefits of implementing a successful control strategy. The purpose of this article is not to explain all this again, it is […]
Material Source | One Piccadilly Gardens

We recognise this project in Material Source! 

Manchester interiors agency Space Invader has transformed the look of one of the city’s landmark developments at One Piccadilly Gardens for client LGIM Real Assets. “The design language looked right back to the site’s interesting history in the 18th century” Read where Space Invader Design got their inspiration from for One Piccadilly Gardens in this fascinating […]

Studiotech Squad – Helen Worrall

Tell us a bit about your role at Studiotech … My role covers a whole manner of things and is very varied. I’m currently in the process of taking on three apprentices at the minute, whilst looking for a business administrator to work alongside myself. This means I am involved in writing up job specifications and finding […]

Light Art Festivals- Creative Magical & Enchanting

Light Art Festivals: a creative, magical and enchanting experience for those lucky enough to visit and immerse themselves in a world of sculpture and light.  We find them across the globe, in celebration of light as a modern medium of art. Studiotech were lucky enough to meet some clients for a walk around our local […]

Studiotech Squad – Tim Ashley

Tell us a bit about your role at Studiotech … I’ve been with Studiotech for over 17 years, and within that time my role has changed dramatically. Initially when I joined, we were very prominent in signage and we hadn’t really considered lighting as much. During this time my responsibilities lay with accounts, procurement, design […]

Studiotech Swot; Guest blog by Faye Robinson – Design Crawl

After attending another design event in London and returning back to Manchester, I knew I had visited some of the same brands who had dedicated showroom space or representation in Manchester and the north of the country. Why were we, Manchester showroom and sales representatives and our fellow northern design community, jumping on trains or […]

Studiotech Squad – Phil Haldane

Tell us about your life before Studiotech I moved to Edinburgh for university where I studied stage management and theatre production, specialising in both lighting and sound. After graduating, I toured with various theatre companies before joining an Edinburgh based theatre company as Production and Lighting Designer where I worked for a number of years. […]

Studiotech complete bespoke pendants at St Enoch Centre

The bespoke pendants at Sovereign Centros owned St. Enoch Centre were one huge effort by everyone involved, all the effort has paid off as the end result is stunning. “These have been a long time in the making but I’m so happy to see them finally installed and looking amazing in the space. Massive thank […]

Studiotech Squad – Allison Rose

Tell us about your life before Studiotech Born in Zimbabwe to an English father and Scottish mother, much of my early life was spent in Botswana before moving to boarding school in South Africa at the age of eleven. After leaving school, I went on to study interior design for three years where I gained […]

We’ve joined the crawl!

We’ve joined the crawl! 🙌 Will you? Studiotech are super excited to announce that we will be delivering a hands on, interactive workshop at this year’s Design Crawl Basecamp. We are looking forward to demonstrating the capabilities of dynamic lighting control as part of the Design Crawl Select workshops… watch this space for further details 💙 #jointhecrawl

Work completes at Angel Central

Designed by Haskoll as part of the £8 million reconfiguration of Islington’s Angel Central. Studiotech assisted in the delivery of the feature lighting throughout the refurbishment. This included the supply, installation, control and programming of the kaleidoscopic, dynamic light art which creates a colourful focal point for all to enjoy. 💙 With a special thanks for stunning […]

Time for the newsletter!

It’s newsletter o’clock! And boy, is it jam packed this month! From exciting announcements to dates for you diary…we’ve got it covered! We even have an inspiring guest feature from our good friend and talented lighting designer; David Gilbey, d-lighting ‘Respect & Collaboration’. 💙 Definitely not to be missed! Make time to catch up with friends

Studiotech Swot – What are the benefits of a catenary lighting solution?

Here at Studiotech, one of our specialist application styles is catenary lighting and it is also my personal favourite!  I am proud to say that we have been leading in this technique for some time, having completed several complex catenary solutions across the UK. We’ve started to see an increased use of this style of […]

Studiotech Squad – Natalie Critchard

Tell us about your life/career prior to the world of Studiotech Initially I studied Design Crafts at college which encompassed all aspects of design, ranging from interiors to photography. The intention was to prepare myself for studying design at university, I always wanted to be either a set designer or a commercial interior designer, however […]

Studiotech Scoop – Manchester Flower Show Success!

Yesterday was the final day of The Manchester Flower Show, the last nine days have seen the city come alive with floral displays across the city centre shop windows, doorways, balconies, public squares, fountains and even statues go green (and red, and pink, and yellow). Studiotech worked with partners Sutton Creative, creating a rainbow themed […]

Studiotech Swot – What is the purpose of an integrator?

For months I have been saying I’d like to begin writing about Studiotech and our role within the lighting industry. The desire to do this has actually been borne out of frustration; frustration that I don’t feel we have yet achieved anything like what’s possible given our skills and abilities. The feeling of being a […]
Manchester Flower Show

Studiotech Scoop – Creative partnership announced with Venture Arts

Studiotech is delighted to announce a creative partnership with Manchester-based arts charity, Venture Arts. The award-winning charity, who support people with learning disabilities to reach their full potential through visual arts and culture, will be working with Studiotech on a series of visionary projects, together finding new and dynamic ways to bring artwork to life […]

Studiotech Squad – Ed Vickery

Tell us about your life/career prior to the world of Studiotech It’s a fairly simple path really… after leaving school, I went straight to Lancaster University where I studied for a degree in Business Management. After graduating, I went travelling for six months and when I returned, I was all set to go and explore […]

Want to get savvy with Studiotech?

Want to get savvy with Studiotech? Then look no further than our new blog feature. Between the team, we have many ideas, capabilities, specialisms, interests, insights and even quirks…so we decided to pool together our post-its and bring to you ‘Studiotech Savvy’. We can’t wait to launch our first feature and hope you enjoy learning […]