Matina Maglara is a Freelance Architect Lighting designer. She graduated from the School of Architecture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and completed her master’s degree in Lighting and Lighting at the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, UCL in 2004.
In London, she developed her methodology and experience in lighting at the internationally renowned Speirs + Major Associates lighting office. In Athens, she has collaborated with a number of local and international projects with Dr. George Fatseas. In 2015 she collaborated with Anna Sbokou Lighting Design and since 2017 she is co-founder of the team of independent aslight lighting designers with offices in London and Athens.
She has significant experience in demanding projects in Greece and abroad such as the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the River West Shopping Center, the Unilever headquarters in London, the Grace Hotel in Santorini which was awarded the IES International Award of Merit by Illuminating Engineering Society.
She is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) and the Greek Lighting Committee (EFE).