Mark Ridler

Lighting Principal, BDP


Mark is Principal of BDP Lighting. He has over 30 years’ experience in theatre and architecture.

After designing over one hundred shows, he became an Associate for MBLD in 1998 and joined BDP in 2003. He has recruited a vibrant team from varied backgrounds, including product designers, engineers, theatre designers and architects, effectively forging them into a winning force in international lighting design.

Mark has contributed to the BCO workplace Lighting Guide and the Part L 2013 Regulations, is the first ever Chartered Lighting Designer through the Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP), and served as Vice President for Architectural Lighting for the ILP from 2011 until 2016. Mark was awarded Lighting Designer of the Year in 2014.

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