Birgit Walter

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Birgit Walter started her lighting design career over 20 years ago in New York City and since then has worked on outstanding projects from around the world, including: urban masterplans, landscape, hospitality, retail, museum and exhibitions spaces, among others.

In 2001 Birgit founded BMLD, an independent lighting design studio established in Barcelona, which bases its work on the search for the distinctive creativity within each project, accompanied by its maximum technical rigor.

Additionally, in the field of teaching, she has been Co-director and Professor of the Postgraduate and Master Program in Lighting Design at the Polytechnical University of Barcelona (UPC) between 2010 and 2016, she also gives lectures and is being published regularly. Birgit is currently teaching at the Posgraduate program in Elisava, Privatre Perimeters and in IED’s Master in Commercial Spaces.

Birgit is a member of the IALD, International Association of Lighting Designers, and has been a cofounder of the Spanish Lighting Design Association APDI.

“The better the lighting has been designed and integrated, the less you perceive it, you see a wonderful space and feel good in it”. Birgit Walter, Founder and Creative Director of BMLD.