Markus Fuerderer • MIES, IALD, IDSA, Assoc. AIA 

Markus Fuerderer is an award-winning lighting designer based in New York City. He is working as project lead & product designer for the Office for Visual Interaction — a visionary studio specialized in lighting design for signature architecture.

Markus collaborates with some of the world’s most celebrated architects on international projects worldwide. He is a professional member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

Active in a broader capacity, Markus serves as a recurring guest judge for the Lighting Design Program (MFA) at Parsons - The New School for Design as well as the School of Architecture & Design at the New York Institute of Technology - NYIT.

Markus cultivates a multi-disciplinary creative approach fusing lighting and design solutions from architectural space to industrial products — carving shape from darkness.