Sarah Palliser


Interior Architecture Graduate whose experience spans both Interior and Lighting Design over 20 years. Began in London working as a Lighting Designer at The Light House and Equation lighting.

Sarah’s interest in light and her formal training in interior Designer enabled Sarah to combine both of these design disciplines within her employment at The Design Solution – TDS (designers and architects) as interior designer, before arriving in Australia. Sarah cross pollination and specialization in Architectural Lighting Design lead her to LDP - Lighting Design Partnership (1998-2001) who had just won major iconic jobs throughout Australia including Federation Square.

Sarah, along with her co Director, established an Independent lighting consultancy iLAB Pty Ltd (iLAB Sydney) in 2001 and iLAB Pte Lte (iLAB Singapore) in 2006-2014. The work crossed many countries & cultures including London, Singapore, China, India from her Sydney Australian office, covering Hospitality, Commercial, Retail, Aviation, Galleries and municipal spaces, along with high-end private

Since moving to Melbourne in 2015 Sarah became Principle of Lightmatters Melbourne Lighting Consultancy in addition to being involved in the Education sector, teaching Lighting Design at UTS School of Architecture, UNSW and RMIT.