Gerd Pfarré

Design Director | Managing Director
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Gerd Pfarré is founder of pfarré lighting design, an independent lighting design practice based in Munich. His portfolio encompasses a variety of project categories in architecture, land- and cityscape. The team is working globally, and focused on holistic responses to the particular project, environment and culture. His creative body of work spans 35 years, in 1998 he founded pfarré lighting design.

Gerd is a Fellow member of the International Association of Lighting Designers IALD and a frequent lecturer and juror at universities, conferences and awards programs around the globe. From 2012 until 2017 he was Co-Editor of the print edition ILLUMINATOR. Gerd's projects have been featured in more than 400 publications and have been honoured with over 100 national and international design awards, such as the most prestigious "Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design". 2016 Gerd has been namend "Lighting Designer of the Year",
on the occasion of the 40th LDA Lighting Design Awards Ceremony in London.