JARI VUORINEN is a partner and lighting design director at Lighting Design Collective Oy in Helsinki, Finland. His love for narrative driven design and his background in film lighting drives his creative approach. His methodology is holistic with focus on bringing out the character and hierarchy of the space through the media of light.
Jari has over a decade of experience in the fields of architectural lighting and film lighting. He is a graduate of the prestigious Tampere University of Applied Sciences with a BA degree in Lighting Design. Prior to joining LDC he has collaborated with Valoa design Ltd and most recently Granlund Ltd, one of the top multidisciplinary engineering offices in Finland, where he worked as a lighting designer and a project manager.
Jari has completed a number of diverse and creative lighting design projects ranging from individual art commissions to large scale retail, commercial and cultural buildings. Jari lives in Helsinki with his wife and two children.
Lighting Design Collective (LDC) specializes in customized architectural lighting solutions and applications with a uniquely integrated portfolio covering cutting-edge services such as digital content creation, software development and innovative design strategies. Their multicultural team of lighting designers, software coders and digital artists has created world-class projects in more than 20 countries.
Their professional and artistic experience covers cultural, hospitality, retail, office, and mixed-use schemes as well as residential, landscape and infrastructure developments. As a complementary service, they design contemporary luminaires that capture the essence of our design philosophy.
Based in three studios in Europe, they operate globally with a network of collaborators stretching from Madrid to Miami, London to Mexico and Hong Kong to Helsinki.