Kapil Surlakar - India

Kapil Surlakar - India

Kapil Surlakar is a practicing Architectural Lighting Designer from Goa, India. He is the director of Design at Light @ Work Design Consultants and it´s a design-based firm that specializes in providing good lighting solutions for architectural, urban and other related projects. Their motto at Light @ Work is “Ethical Design Excellence and we live by it”.

Kapil´s lighting design training was at Wismar Germany and he was a member of PLDA before it was disbanded. As a member of the PLDA he participated in Lights in Alingsås as a Workshop Head back in 2009. Kapil and his team made the installation “Garden of memories – Minneslunden”.

He is part of a group in Goa, which hosted Lights in Goa in February 2019. It´s an event by Lighting Professionals for Architectural and Lighting Professionals. Lights in Goa was from the beginning inspired by Lights in Alingsås and was arranged for the forst time in 2009.

Kapil sometimes teach lighting design in the Goa college of Architecture on a visiting lecturer basis and enjoys interacting with students.

With 15 years of experience with professional work dealing with Lighting projects, he would like to be part of this personally uplifting experience once again, whilst he shares his knowledge about luminaires and design, the technical and the conceptual approaches that he has learnt over the years.