17 - 19 September 2024 | 2PM - 10PM DAILY


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David Gilbey is a world class independent architectural lighting and visual
designer with an impressive portfolio of prestigious global projects to his name,
including many in the hospitality sector. As the world has become more visual
David’s theatrical background puts him in a great position to master the artistic and technical aspects of a project.

He has a holistic approach to design and his DNA is to take a story telling approach to lighting design and to try to capture the soul of a project, he has worked on award winning developments around the world.

David is a renowned speaker on the international lighting circuit and firmly believes that established lighting designers have a responsibility to stimulate
design conversations with architects and other stakeholders.

David also believes that it is important to enjoy your work and undertake it with passion and a smile on your face, this enjoyment is the likely hidden catalyst to where the magic happens, along with the power of great ideas.

David has recently moved to Riyadh where he is Lighting Design Director at The Diriyah Gate Development Authority, a development of huge cultural and
Historical importance that contains over 60 world class hospitality assets.