Dolce & Gabbana
Hong Kong
Façade

Dolce & Gabbana Hong Kong Façade

On Hong Kong’s exclusive Canton Road there are no shortage of luxury brands, each stamping their identity on the streetscape with a signature façade. Dolce & Gabbana eschews this cookie cutter approach to brand identity. Instead they look to create something unique and specific to each and ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana
Rome

Dolce & Gabbana, Rome, Piazza di Spagna

Located at the base of the Spanish Steps within Rome’s distinguished Piazza di Spagna stands the 800 square-meter, two level luxury boutique for the archetypal Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana. The store’s design is an insightful and beautifully impressive contemporary interpretation inspired by the shared identity ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana
Carbondale

Hyundai Card Pixel Factory

Hyundai Card Pixel Factory

Mindseye were approached to work with Gensler to provide a unique lighting design scheme for Hyundai Card’s new offices in Seoul. A combination of linear and flowing forms help to articulate the architecture, supporting wayfinding and flexible use working in this ground breaking office design. Bespoke Mindseye ...
architecture
Gensler
client
Hyundai Card

Dolce & Gabbana
Paris

Dolce & Gabbana Paris

Chromatic romanticism and imperial elegance meet in the renewed Dolce&Gabbana Boutique on Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré in Paris. Photographer: Antoine Huot | www.antoinehuot.com |
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana

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

Dolce & Gabbana
Monaco

Dolce & Gabbana Flagship Store – Monaco

This Monaco store is following the successful design of the Dolce and Gabbana Venice store for the Paris based luxury brand specialist architects: Carbondale. The three floors created are very different from each other. The two-top floor with their mirror ceiling create an astonishingly open and bright ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana
Carbondale

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

Dolce & Gabbana
Milan

DOLCE & GABBANA MILAN

Dolce and Gabbana has trusted Carbonale and Mindseye to transform their renowned shop in Milan’s Via della Spiga. The visual language on the floors is similar. A stretched corridor-like central part leads to a chapel-like space with curved walls draped into marble or vinyl wood. The ambient ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana

Celine
London Store

Celine London Flagship Store

Mindseye Lighting were asked to recreate the lighting design used by Celine at their A/W 2013-14 Catwalk Show held in Paris.The flagship store features a vast, low Barrisol ceiling covering 60% of the stores. The dynamic white LED’S within the Barrisol allow the light to change from ...
architecture
Casper Mueller Kneer Architects
client
Celine

HSBC
Hong Kong

HSBC Hong Kong

Mindseye were brought on board for the refurbishment of the HSBC Main Building in Hong Kong, to work alongside Foster + Partners and One Space on specific floors and spaces within this iconic Foster designed building. The recently completed executive areas on Level 10 are shown here.
architecture
Foster+Partners
client
HSBC
Foster+Partners

Dolce & Gabbana
Venice

Dolce & Gabbana Flagship Store – Venice

Lighting Design – Dolce & Gabbana Flagship Store Venice A Palazzo in Venice is the stage for Dolce & Gabbana’s latest project. Committed to the restauration of the palazzo Carbondale have been recruited to revive this beautiful neo-renaissance building in the prestigious Calle Larga XXII Marzo. The ...
architecture
Carbondale
client
Dolce & Gabbana
Carbondale

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

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

Bocca Di Lupo

Bocca Di Lupo

Mindseye worked directly with Jo Hagan of USE Architects and the restaurateurs Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo to create an ambience that manages to give a contemporary feel whilst retaining a classic sense of style and glamour. This was very much the clients’ and architect’s approach to ...
architecture
USE Architects
client
USE Architects

White Cube Gallery
Mason's Yard

White Cube Gallery Mason’s Yard

When this gallery opened to huge fanfare in 2006, it was interesting to note how many of the reviews referred to the lighting. The partnership of client, architect, and lighting designer which had worked so well together on White Cube Hoxton Square, here reached a zenith of ...
architecture
Rundell Associates
client
White Cube

HSBC L40
Hong Kong

HSBC L40 Hong Kong

Mindseye were brought on board for the refurbishment of the HSBC Main Building in Hong Kong, to work alongside Foster + Partners and One Space on specific floors and spaces within this iconic Foster designed building. The recently completed executive areas on Level 40 are shown here.
architecture
Foster+Partners
client
HSBC
Foster+Partners

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

Royal Society
of Arts HQ

Royal Society of Arts HQ

Mindseye were invited by Matthew Lloyd Architects to provide a lighting scheme that supported the architect’s vision to produce a state of the art facility whilst remaining true to the original features. Part of the architect’s vision for this prohibited the use of any recessed fittings. At ...
architecture
Matthew Lloyd Architects
client
Matthew Lloyd Architects

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

Cathedral HQ

Cathedral HQ

Mindseye were contracted by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris to carry out the lighting design in this unique refurbishment project for innovative property developers; Cathedral Group. Located in St Thomas’s Church, Southwark, the new headquarters and refurbishment required Mindseye to provide functional lighting for this flexible open plan ...
architecture
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
client
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

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

Selfridges
Spirit Zone

Selfridges Spirit Zone

Inspiration can strike at any moment. A passing truck loaded with septic tanks was the road to Damascus for us when we were struggling to find a 2.8m diameter pendant for the entrance to this young fashion area. Not to be outdone, the architects were inspired to ...
architecture
Softroom
client
Selfridges

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

Sculpture HSBC
Grain of Rice
London

Grain of Rice Sculpture HSBC, London

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

SJ Berwin
HQ

SJ Berwin HQ

The riverside HQ of this international law firm needed to be slick and sophisticated, yet welcoming to visitors and dynamic for the staff. A huge range of different types of spaces needed specific treatment relating to their function, whilst respecting an overall aesthetic approach.
architecture
HOK International & Seth Stein Architects
client
HOK International
Seth Stein Architects

Pizza Express
Restaurants Concept

Pizza Express Restaurants Concept

Mindseye was commissioned by Pizza Express to review their lighting strategy and enhance the look and feel of two of their newest restaurants with a view to rolling out a lighting concept across the country. Mindseye were brought on board following input given to a residential refurbishment ...
architecture
Gondola Group
client
Gondola Group

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

Clove
Building

Clove Building

An enlightened client who appreciated the potential for increasing the marketability of an office space with a simple but effective makeover. Improved lighting was identified as a key component. Stanton Williams are respected for their uncluttered approach, a style which Mindseye are very comfortable working in.
architecture
Stanton Williams Architects
client
Stanton Williams Architects

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

Ebony

Ebony

Precious, rare, beautiful, and fascinating: wood as art from nature’s brush. Ebony supply some of the most exquisite woods you will ever see, so their showroom is in fact lit as a gallery. Good illumination to the vertical surfaces, and the simulation of ‘skylight’ bleeding into the ...
architecture
Soft Room
client
Softroom

1 Cambridge Circus
Vico Gelupo

Vico, Cambridge Circus

architecture
Freehous Design
client
Jacob Kenedy, Vico Gelupo

Royal Lancaster Hotel
Park Restaurant

Royal Lancaster Hotel Park Restaurant

Above the Island Café lies a slightly more formal and structured space which has its own take on the aesthetic of calm. Large bespoke pendants, simple background coffer and ambient down lighting allow the guests to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the warmth of the space, ...
architecture
Stiff & Trevillion
client
Stiff & Trevillion

Annie Leibovitz
Exhibition

Annie Leibovitz Exhibition

Innovative use of reflected light defines the visual character of this photographic exhibition. Simple dimmable fluorescent battens were concealed at the top and bottom of the double skin wall. The pictures are hung inside the wall and viewed through a cut out in the front wall.
architecture
Theis & Khan
client
Theis & Khan

Tequila Bar
Soho

Tequila Bar Soho

By day a flexible meeting space for this Soho based Media Company, by night, a cool bar with an exclusive club feel. What’s more, the whole thing is subterranean. How can such disparate lighting needs be accommodated? Well, for one, the back-lit panels are white during the ...
architecture
Tequila
client
Tequila

Otto Dining
Lounge

Otto Dining Lounge

The latter part of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st may well be remembered for the rise of the uber sophisticated consumer. Not only aware of fashion in clothing, they are also very aware of their social environment. Hence the rise of the architect designed ...
architecture
Stiff & Trevillion
client
Stiff & Trevillion
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