Christopher Knowlton

Director, 18 Degrees


Award winning lighting designer Christopher Knowlton is co-founder of London-based independent lighting design studio, 18 degrees.

Christopher’s passion for lighting and the belief that lighting can really enhance people’s lives has driven his lighting career from a very early age and propelled it to where it is today. His fascination with light started in theatre and is now practiced daily within the built environment where Christopher manipulates light to augment environments inside and out. His work spans theatre, events, fine art and architecture.

Christopher is a well-respected designer, fully entwined into the lighting community through this various voluntary activities. Christopher is centric to the active London lighting design scene and beyond.