BMW Paris
George V

BMW Paris George V

Having worked with many of the established lighting design community Eric Carlson of Carbondale (Luxury Retail Design Specialists) decided this project needed a fresh integrated and highly creative approach. Above all he was looking for “creativity, capability and communication”. He found that in Mindseye. Following a recommendation, ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
BMW
Carbondale

HSBC Hong Kong
Media Facade

HSBC Hong Kong – Media Facade

The iconic building from Foster & Partners set a milestone in the skyline of Hong Kong. On its competition it was the highest building in Hong Kong. Today while still the most beautiful building it has been dwarfed by the surrounding skyscrapers. Mindseye was asked in 2008 ...
architecture
Foster & Partners
client
HSBC

Paspaley
Melbourne

Paspaley Melbourne Crown Casino

A truly unique approach to lighting design was implemented by the team at Mindseye, for their collaborative work with Luxury retail architects Carbondale and purveyors of the world’s finest pearls; Paspaley. The recently opened Paspaley boutique in Melbourne’s Crown Casino; Australia’s premiere entertainment complex, displays some of ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Paspaley

Sculpture HSBC
Grain of Rice
Hong Kong

Grain of Rice Sculpture HSBC, Hong Kong

Mindseye were delighted to be chosen to provide the lighting design for the recently unveiled monumental sculptures commissioned by HSBC to mark its 150th anniversary. The cast-bronze sculptures each represent a single grain of rice and stand proud at the head offices of the bank in its ...
architecture
Based Upon
client
HSBC
CASS Sculpture Foundation

St Moritz Church
Germany

St Moritz Church

In 2009 John Pawson Architects were awarded the contract to undertake a vast refurbishment project of the Church of St Moritz and their main aim was to bring clarity and light to the church, whilst respecting the work of previous architects and their vision. Mindseye were appointed ...
architecture
John Pawson Architects
client
John Pawson

HSBC Hong Kong
The Cathedral

HSBC Hong Kong Atrium

The journey to the final design of the iconic Cathedral of the HSBC building started together with the exterior façade in 2008. Mindseye developed a masterplan for the lighting of the entire building. Part of which was the Atrium of the building.
architecture
Foster & Partners
client
HSBC

The Barbican
Arts Centre

The Barbican Arts Centre

Lighting was a crucial element in the architect’s dynamic vision for the comprehensive £11m refurbishment of the public foyers of this architectural icon. However, modern architecture and modern lighting are, contextually, two different things. The new lighting system has helped to transform the perception of the foyers. ...
architecture
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
client
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Conference Centre
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

architecture
Alford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects
client
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Leicester Square 48
London

Leicester Square 48

We have been approached by make architects to create an installation in the lobby of the newly refurbished 48 Leicester Square building. Goal was to achieve a similar breathtaking effect as in our previous bespoke light installation in Birmingham. More than 1800 tubes decorate the space creating ...
architecture
Make Architects
client
Make Architects
Designer Group
SOME Architecture

BMW London
Park Lane

BMW London Park Lane

Following the huge success of the George V Paris store, Park Lane in London is the second of BMW’s new city centre ‘Brand Store’ concepts developed by Paris based luxury brand specialist architects: Carbondale. The spectacular so called ‘Avenue’ runs the full length of the space with ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
BMW
Carbondale

Rotunda Entrance
Birmingham

Rotunda Entrance Birmingham

We worked on two separate projects for the prestigious Rotunda in the heart of Birmingham. The first; a 360°, 4 metre high LED screen to cap the top of the building, used for displaying artwork, information and advertising. The second; in the reception entrance to the building, ...
architecture
Glenn Howells Architects
client
Urban Splash
SOME Architecture

For the Love
of God Exhibition

For the Love of God Exhibition

Damien Hirst’s 50 million pound diamond encrusted skull on display at White Cube Gallery, required discreet illumination to bring it to life. As important as the lighting was, so was the non-lighting. The private viewing gallery was required to be completely blacked out with shards of light ...
architecture
For the Love of God Exhibition
client
Whitecube Gallery

Facade Installation
Paspaley

Paspaley Facades

Inspired by Paspaley’s most prestigious products, unique strand stringing technique and pearl luminosity, the show window installations creates a consistent and playful effect through ‘strands’ of LEDs behind frosted glass. Each strand has a set of parameters which defines its identity. It took numerous mock ups and ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Carbondale
Paspaley

BMW Showroom
Manhattan

BMW Showroom Manhattan

The third in the trilogy of BMW showrooms is located in Manhatten.
architecture
Carbondale
client
BMW

Annan Murals
Barbican

Dorothy Annan Murals – Barbican

The building that hosted the Dorothy Annan Murals had to give way due to a new site development. The murals have been granted a Grade II listing therefore the decision has been taken to move the mural to the Barbican Center. Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architecture was ...
architecture
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
client
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

The brief was to enhance the wonderful architecture and features of both the Corpus Christi Church and the adjoining Sports Hall and to give the church and hall flexibility and the ability to set different lighting scenes. The lighting design carefully considered the important needs of the ...
architecture
Dow Jones Architects
client
Dow Jones Architects

Holmes Place
Shellmex House

Holmes Place Shellmex House

The centre piece of the Holmes Place Health Club at Shellmex House is a 20metre long, constantly evolving light feature which changes colour and shape subtly throughout the day. Mindseye were commissioned by ORMS Architects to create a feature piece for the pool and Jacuzzi area of ...
architecture
ORMS Architecture
client
ORMS Architecture

Alison Jaques
Gallery

Alison Jaques Gallery

Elegant simplicity. The architect’s concept of simple rectilinear spaces and parallel lines were translated into a system of lines of light that adapt themselves to each space within the gallery. The consistent approach and attention to detail provides the visitor with a seamless journey through the gallery ...
architecture
Mr J Rundell & Associates
client
Rundell Associates
Alison Jacques Gallery

The Core
Eden Project

The Core Eden Project

When Eden Project decided to employ a lighting consultant for their latest build project, they asked their architects to look around for an innovative, up and coming practice to present along side the more established competition. Whilst we always work collaboratively, it is fair to say that ...
architecture
Grimshaw Architects
client
Grimshaw Architects

South Marsh
Community Hub

South Marsh Community Hub

The architects Stanton Williams had a strong vision for this new-build community hub and came to Mindseye from the project outset, keen to get as much lighting integrated as possible. Mindseye were asked to provide a cost efficient lighting scheme flexible for sports and leisure use, but ...
architecture
Stanton Williams Architects
client
Hackney Council

Spitalfields
Christ Church

ChristChurch Spitalfields

The brief was to enhance the wonderful architecture and features in the former crypt. The various small rooms have been re-unified architecturally creating a new Performance Space, Cafe and Gallery. Mindseye’s lighting concept is based on the architectural concept. Indirect light treatment is used throughout the entire ...
architecture
Dow Jones Architects
client
Dow Jones Architects

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast

As part of Switched on London 2008, Mindseye teamed up with Lighting Effects Distribution to provide a different take on illuminating HMS Belfast. The event aim was to show the power of light in the city, in an energy efficient way. Mindseye adopted the role of ‘camoufleurs’, ...
architecture
Switched on London
client
Switched on London

Discovery Centre
Birmingham

Discovery Centre Birmingham

A huge variety of lighting techniques were employed in this series of exhibition spaces. The design process was highly collaborative and the results clearly demonstrate this. Light is used to assist the communication and interactive functionality of all the exhibits.
architecture
MET Studios
client
MET Studios

Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf

Commissioned by Canary Wharf Group s’ public art team to create a winter wonderland in Jubilee Park, the idea behind this installation was to represent the energies that lie beneath. Underneath the park there are thousands of kilometers of electronic cables and the design creates the illusion ...
architecture
Canary Wharf Group
client

St John at Hackney

St John at Hackney

Photography: Gilbert McCarragher
architecture
John Pawson
client
Hackney Church

Savill Garden
Visitor Centre

Savill Garden Visitor Centre

Shortlisted for the 2007 Stirling Prize, this building is as beguiling in the flesh as it is innovative, even though it uses traditional building techniques and materials. The vast undulating canopy is supported only by the perimeter walls. The architect was clear that there should be no ...
architecture
Glenn Howells Architects
client
The Royal Parks

Museum of
Garden History

Museum of Garden History

A Museum devoted to the art and history of gardening has been re-designed and re-housed inside a medieval church. Mindseye provided consultancy advice for the main areas of the museum. Mindseye simply helped to develop the specification to ensure maximum energy efficiency and advised on target light ...
architecture
Dow Jones Architects
client
Dow Jones Architects

White Cube Gallery
Hoxton Square

White Cube Gallery Hoxton Square

The gallery that perhaps more than any other defines the now predominant approach to lighting contemporary art. A completely even light in all directions. The art speaks for itself, regardless of its position within the gallery. No need here for attention grabbing spot lighting. Warm and daylight ...
architecture
Rundell Associates
client
White Cube
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