About us

ASA Studios is an award-winning professional lighting design practice with studios in Saigon and Bangkok, where we work on projects worldwide. The  practice  originated  in  the UK,  and  now  has  over  15  years  of experience  working  on  projects  in  Europe,  the  Middle  East,  and  Asia.

Before setting up ASA, our principal worked with the German lighting designer Ulrike Brandi in Hamburg, and later with one of Britain’s oldest lighting design practices, Maurice Brill Lighting Design (MBLD) in London, where he worked on several internationally projects including the New Mercedes Benz Museum with the Dutch architect UN Studios, Armani Hotel Milano with world renowned designer Giorgio Armani, Crossrail London project with Foster & Partners, and the multi -award -winning Baku Cultural Centre with Zaha Hadid Architects. 

We are proud of our international recognition and acclaim, including awards from the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). We have an unrivalled team of talented designers with collective expertise in architecture, design, and engineering; and a network of external expert advisors and partners. This strength enables us to achieve our clients’ high design requirements with a high degree of creative imagination and technical competence.

ASA is an independent lighting design consultant. We do not provide supply or installation services. We work for the benefit of our clients, and are not influenced by any commercial gain. We are members of the IALD - an internationally recognized organization dedicated solely to the concerns of independent, professional lighting designers, and are very active internationally in promoting good lighting through education,  research, and social activities. ASA sponsors several Lighting Scholarships and Awards for design students at regional universities.

 

 

Awards

  • IALD Awards - Special Citation
    Winner 2014

  • Lighting Design Awards
    Finalist 2014

  • FX Design Awards
    Finalist 2013

 

 

What we do

ASA Studios is an independent consultant providing architectural lighting design services. We work entirely for the benefit of our clients and are remunerated on a fee basis only.
We help our clients develop lighting schemes that best for their projects, enabling them to realise their potential while staying within their budget. We support architects, designers and engineers on all their lighting design needs through integration, working with partners and professional guidance. We also know the importance of following trends and staying up-to-date with the latest technologies. 

 

How we do

Our breadth of skills and experience helps us to understand the needs and the expectations of each project. Our design are not just innovative and unique, but pratical too. We make sure our clients achive a solution that is durable, low maintenance and delivers the best possible return on their invesment.

 

How we work

We have established comprehensive design process to ensure design quality at highest professional level. Our process is well suit to architectural stages and highly compatible with international common design practice. ASA's design process is divided into five stages as below.

  • Research & analysis
  • Concept design
  • Schematic design
  • Detail design
  • Implementation & commissioning

 

 

Lighting design studios