Christopher Seider joins award-winning lighting design and consulting agency Light Bureau, formerly ÅF Lighting and part of the AFRY group. Light Bureau is a global market leader in the professional lighting design industry, collecting accolades for many projects worldwide.
Mr Seider joins a multidisciplinary lighting department of over 100 dedicated employees including; designers, architects, engineers, planners, experts in art and cultural history, 3D specialists and experts in economy and communication. This diversified group offers an exceptionally broad range of services and competencies, balancing functionality, aesthetics and sustainability. This approach cannot be demonstrated more aptly than at Under, the restaurant five and a half metres below the surface in Norway, exposing the wonders beneath the sea using Liquid Light®. Under recently won the Norwegian Lighting Award in the indoor category for the lighting concept.
During more than two decades in the lighting industry, Christopher Seider ran the consultancy agencies Seider Design and Integrated Innovation & Design, and notably developed renowned brands including, Zumtobel Group as Executive Vice President, along with working in award winning offices Lichtvision in Berlin, and Fisher Marantz Stone in New York. This exciting new chapter at Light Bureau will no doubt bring together a fierce wealth of lighting design and brand knowledge at one of the largest lighting design offices in the world.
Today the AFRY Group has more than 17,000 employees with a presence in more than 50 countries. AFRY is an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure.