Hortense Duthilleux

Lighting designer & Artist

Hortense Duthilleux works at the intersection of two usually distinct disciplines: lighting design and interaction design. By combining techniques and perspectives from these fields, she is able to produce unique work that explores the energy of light to create immersive environments and sensory experiences. She has worked with clients ranging from global brands to real estate developers to art festivals, including American Airlines, Red Bull, Venice Biennale and, Burning Man. Her innovative light installations have been exhibited at global design events such as Milan Design Week and the London Design Festival and celebrated in design publications such as FRAME and Computer Arts magazines.


Present Art Director, Patten Studio, New York
2016 - 2018 Project Designer, Light Bureau, London
2015 Intel, Jotta, London
2015 American Airlines, Jotta, London
2014 Luz, Burning Man, USA
2014 Bell's, Sebastian Kite, London
2014 Barbara Casasola, Kite & Laslett, London
2013 Luz, Secret Garden Party, Huntington


2019 Phare, Nuit Blanche, Paris
2018 Man Pavilion, Burning Man, USA
2017 Man Pavilion, Burning Man, USA
2016 Latitude, Red Bull Collectives, London
2016 Wiggles, Hard Life, London
2015 London Design Festival, Intelligent Optimist, London
2015 Milan Design Week, Material Futures, Milan
2013 V22, Art & Science, London
2013 21 artists, Blackfriars, London