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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 […]

darc Awards Shortlisted

It’s that time of year again with voting now live for [d]arc awards! You can find Studiotech projects nestled among some incredible entries in the spaces, places and art categories. With a special thanks to all of those who we collaborated with along the way, you have made the Studiotech journey extra special 💡 Get […]

Immerse yourself in the magic of light and sound

What a way to end the year with this stunning light art project at White City Place! Studiotech were commissioned to develop an interactive installation to form part of a public realm and immerse the public in an uplifting display of interactive light and sound. From detailed design, fabrication and construction to bespoke light, sound […]

PlaceTech Podcast – Manchester’s Smartest Workplace

PlaceTech Podcast – Manchester’s Smartest Workplace has been released this week Studiotech Director Ed Vickery and Bruntwood Works Strategic Director Andrew Cooke discuss Manchester’s smartest workplace – 111 Piccadilly. The podcast discusses several topics, including smart buildings, building management and sustainability as well as urban lighting and the effects.
school of studiotech

School of Studiotech

Our very first ‘School of Studiotech’ – we donned our uniform and packed our school bags and attended our first day as pupils of School of Studiotech! ✏ We realised that we should never stop learning. One of the best ways to grow and develop is to learn from one another. Thanks to our very […]

Oasis Food Court Catenary Lighting Completes

It’s great to get this project over the line, not only is Oasis Food Court another project with the very talented architectural practice The Harris Partnership but it’s a fantastic addition to our Catenary Lighting Portfolio For more information about Oasis Food Court visit our projects page.  

Welcome to our latest team member!

Studiotech are super excited to welcome the very talented Karen Owens BA(Hons)DipARCH to the team as Creative Lead. The whole team is extremely excited about the future, working alongside Karen and what we can achieve together.
30 years of service

30 years of service!

What an incredible achievement 30 years of service is! IBT Group would like to thank Alison, our Financial Controller, for her dedication and commitment to the company for the past three decades. Alison has been with us for as long as the company has been formed and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Thank […]
Waterloo Street

Central Exchange Waterloo Street

Designed by Form Design Consultants, Brightside Studios were approached to create a projection lighting installation for inside the atrium of Central Exchange, Waterloo Street. Having collaborated with Brightside in the past, the team approached Studiotech to install the projector and a brightsign digital signage solution for content management. For more information about how we can […]
News - The Spine

Studiotech brought in to illuminate The Spine

Studiotech were brought in to illuminate The Spine – the Royal College of Physicians’ new £35-million northern headquarters in Paddington Village – to honour the 72nd birthday of the National Health Service. The lighting up by Morgan Sindall was sponsored by project engineers A&B Engineering as a gesture of appreciation for the incredible service the […]

Welcome to our newest team member!

Today we welcome our newest team member Jacob  to the team! Jacob joins the Studiotech team from our sister company IBT Controls and will be working with our talented ops team to help them keep delivering Studiotech’s lighting and control solutions throughout the UK and beyond.
Mirfield underpass lighting

Mirfield Station underpass illumination

Kirklees Council, in partnership with Network Rail and Grand Central, has illuminated Mirfield Station’s underpass to make it more welcoming for people visiting the station. Designed by Designs for Lighting and installed by Studiotech, the project was not without it’s challenges. The uneven stonework made for a tricky installation and necessitated the fabrication of bespoke […]
111 Piccadilly NHS

Celebrating NHS at 111 Piccadilly

The 111 Piccadilly team are celebrating the NHS and showing our appreciation by illuminating the building blue for the nationwide #lightitblue event. It brings the Studiotech team great pride to see that many of our projects are being used to contribute to this demonstration of appreciation.  
White Rose Leeds

Studiotech feature in this month’s Lighting Journal

Studiotech feature in this month’s Lighting Journal.  The article highlights the growing trend of catenary lighting.   Read about the ins and outs of catenary lighting, challenges you may face when proposing this style of illumination and how Studiotech have engineered ways to overcome them. Cable Stars Lighting Journal
Blackfriars House

Bespoke pendants at Bruntwood’s Blackfriars House

Delighted with the results of the bespoke pendants at Bruntwood’s Blackfriars House. Working with MgMa Architects to turn their concept into reality, Studiotech were responsible for the detailed design and fabrication of the bespoke pendants.  The pendants, along with the controls, were installed by our sister company IBT Controls and the overall scheme delivered by […]
LED façade at 111 Piccadilly

Launch of LED facade at 111 Piccadilly!

Super excited to see the launch of the first phase of the LED façade at Bruntwood Works’ 111 Piccadilly! Studiotech have been working with a talented team including Creative Lighting Design Consultancy Artin Light and main contractor Workspace Design and Build to turn one of Manchester’s most prominent buildings into an incredible piece of architecture. […]
Talk To Me

Talk To Me features on Virgin Atlantic flights

It’s great to hear that Talk To Me features on Virgin Atlantic flights. “Talking is the key to unlocking the journey forward”.  These are just some of the powerful words that feature in the short film ‘Talk to Me’. It’s fantastic news that these words will now be travelling all over the world with the […]
Merry Christmas

Fantastic 2019 for Studiotech!

What a fantastic 2019 for Studiotech! We would like to thank all of our clients, friends and colleagues for making this year, our 30th anniversary year, one of the most memorable so far! Here’s to 2020! We hope you have a fantastic break over Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in 2020!
Southgate Bath [D]arc awards

Southgate, Bath comes third!

Fantastic news that Southgate, Bath comes third in the [d]arc awards spaces low budget category. Well done to TÜV SÜD Light Studio, who were responsible for the overall lighting design with Studiotech providing the additional design and luminaire development.  Further detail can be found on Southgate – Bath project page. See the full list of […]
Southgate Bath shortlisted in darc awards

Southgate Bath shortlisted in darc awards

Southgate Bath shortlisted in darc awards in the Spaces; Low Budget category Lighting Designer: TÜV SÜD Additional/Detail Design by Studiotech The independent jury panel has shortlisted all the project categories, and voting for the 2019 darc awards is open between 28th October & 18th November. VOTE NOW! More detail about the project can be found […]
Talk to Me video

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day.  World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Below is the link to the Talk to Me film, which follows on from Steuart Padwick’s art installation Talk To Me, created to support positive conversation around mental health. “I […]
Talk to Me

‘Talk To Me’ Sculptures- Steuart Padwick

Studiotech are proud to be involved with Steuart Padwick designed sculptures ‘Talk To Me’. As part of design junction, the sculptures aim to raise awareness in support of the charity Time to Change. Each ‘Talk To Me’ sculpture stands at 5.5 metres tall and similarly to Time To Change, encourages Londoners to talk about mental […]