Gerardo Olvera

Gerardo Olvera

Design Director

Trained as an architect, Gerardo has over fifteen years experience in the lighting design industry. Fluent in Spanish and English, he has extensive worldwide experience on high-end lifestyle projects incorporating residential, fine dining restaurants, world-class bars and clubs and luxury hospitality.

His experience also includes large-scale commercial, retail and business developments, historic buildings, museums and artists’ installations. As project manager and team leader, Gerardo is responsible for leading the lighting concepts forward for all projects at Light IQ. Also engaged fully in client and design team liaison from initial concept stage, detailed design and through to final implementation and focusing.

Awards

2014 Hakkasan Club Las Vegas (as part of the Isometrix team) Shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards UK

2014 Trinity Country Club Korea (as part of the Isometrix team) Shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards UK

2014 Alexander McQueen Flagship Store (as part of the Isometrix team) Shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards UK

2011 Mandarin Oriental Barcelona (as part of the Isometrix team) Shortlisted for Lighting Design Awards UK

2010 Private Residence London (as part of the Isometrix team) Best Residential Lighting Scheme, Lighting Design Awards UK

2010 Sake No Hana (as part of the Isometrix team) Best Restaurant Lighting Design, Design Awards UK

2008 Lighting Designer of the Year (as part of the Isometrix team), Lighting Design Awards UK

2008 Private Residence London (as part of the Isometrix team) Best Residential Lighting Scheme, Lighting Design Awards UK

2008 Sake No Hana Restaurant London (as part of the Isometrix team) Best Restaurant Lighting Scheme, Lighting Design Awards UK

2008 Wakiya Restaurant NYC (as part of the Isometrix team) Best International Project, Lighting Design Awards UK

2007 Buddakan Restaurant NYC (as part of the Isometrix team) Best International Project, Lighting Design Awards UK

2006 Hotel Puerta America (as part of the Isometrix team) Outstanding Achievement, Third Annual A|L Light & Architecture Awards USA

2006 Morimoto NYC (as part of the Isometrix team) Commendable Achievement, Third Annual A|L Light & Architecture Design Awards USA

2006 Hotel Puerta America (as part of the Isometrix team) Best International Project, Lighting Design Awards UK

2006 The National Gallery East Wing (with BDP Lighting) Short listed Best Public Building Lighting, Lighting Design Awards UK

2005 The Gate (with BDP) Best Leisure Lighting Scheme, Lighting Design Awards UK

2003 Young Lighting Designer of the Year, CIBSE (UK)