Designer, author and university lecturer, Marcus Steffen is Founder of MS Lighting Design practice based in London. Marcus studied Mechatronics at Kings College London before becoming a lighting designer, and now has over ten years' experience in the residential lighting design field, as well as undertaking various hospitality and commercial projects. In this time Marcus has dealt with a huge variety of projects ranging from tiny extensions to large mansions, many of which have won awards. Marcus lectures at the Inchbald School of Design in London, teaching classes on lighting design to interior designers and is also the author of ‘Residential Lighting Design’, a book which introduces the tools of the lighting designer and explains how to produce a lighting design for a home. Marcus is becoming a familiar face on the UK speaker circuit, sharing his knowledge in the residential lighting field.