Efficient Lighting Forum 2018 - Rafael Gallego, Aureolighting, Added Values of Lighting Design.


Aureolighting is an independent practice of architectural lighting design, composed by a multidisciplinary team of architects, interior designers, and engineers. Together they create high added-value solutions for indoor and outdoor spaces, both permanent and ephemeral. Rafael Gallego, General Manager of Aureolighting, will be participating in the Efficient Lighting Forum - Central America 2018, and will also be dictating the 1st Lighting Design Seminar held in Panama, during the first day of InterLumi Panama 2018.



Rafael Gallego

General Manager




Added Values of Lighting Design

• Lighting Design versus Lighting Project

• Effective is better than efficient

• Added values of lighting design

• Human Centric Lighting

• We are emotional beings



Professional Profile

Lighting designer since 1998, Rafael is a member of the CEI (Spanish Lighting Committee) and a founding member of the APDI (Professional Association of Lighting Designers of Spain) and the IALD European Steering Committee.

He studied Industrial Design at the Escola Massana in Barcelona and completed his studies by obtaining a Master in Product Development at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Girona.

Since 1998, he established himself as a free lance Lighting Designer and in 2004 he founded Indigo Design, the first and only design studio for independent lighting in Madrid until its closure in 2007. He continued his professional career as an independent lighting designer directing his current studio, AUREOLIGHTING.

He has been co-director of the Master in Lighting Design of the Instituto Europeo di Design (IED of Madrid). He regularly participates giving lectures on lighting design around the world.

Rafael is currently a member of the board of directors of APDI (www.a-pdi.org) with the position of President.

He has developed lighting projects in various fields and in many countries. Frequently buildings where their lighting designs have been developed have received architectural awards, both national and international. His projects have also been awarded with International and National Lighting Design Awards.