Rainlight embraces life, work, and play in the real world.
Get to know us
Rainlight creates innovation by design, not by chance.
Rainlight is an integrated design studio operating between offices in London and New York with client collaborations across North America, Europe, and Asia.
Part Laboratory, part workshop, part studio, Rainlight combines inspired design thinking with business acumen to create products that enhance how people live, work, and play in the real world.
We discover the needs of a changing world through cross‐cultural research utilizing our extensive network of experts in various market sectors.
THE RAINLIGHT TEAM
Yorgo Lykouria is Founder and Creative Director of Rainlight.
With over twenty years of international experience resulting in numerous awards for his work in architecture, design and filmmaking, Lykouria leads the studio with a multi-faceted approach to problem solving and creative thinking that produces relevant and innovative design solutions for every project. His experience spans aviation, commercial mixed-use, residential, education and most aspects of industrial design, including automotive.
“Lykouria, reintroduces moments of conscious reflection, pleasure and awe into everyday life, turning the prosaic into poetry. From “Industrial Poet.” Simon Cowell, Architectonic.
Chardonnay Pickard-Fares is Rainlight’s Business and Marketing Manager.
A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Pickard was trained as an illustrator and textiles artist. Following her passion for business, she’s specialized in cultivating collaborations from strategic introduction to press promotion.
She can be contacted directly at email@example.com
Pierce Brennan, Industrial Designer at Rainlight.
Pierce has exhibited his work at New Designers ’16, London where he won a Wilko W’innovate award and was shortlisted for New Designer of the Year, being named on Blueprint magazine’s pick of 2016 graduates.
He is experienced in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and has lead design on various products from consumer electronics to DIY tools though to medical products where one product is currently being rolled out for trials with the NHS.
James Bennett is an Industrial Designer for Rainlight.
Raised in New Zealand, James is passionate about the designed world. Be it architecture, product or interior design, through the interdisciplinary practice of Rainlight he continues to expand his interest and knowledge of innovative materials and manufacturing. James has a Masters degree in Design Innovation from Victoria Universities School of Design.
Julie Lecoq, Workplace Consultant at Rainlight.
Julie is a creative and forward-thinking problem solver with extensive background in education and commercial workplace.
As a certified PROSCI change management practitioner, she participates in Rainlight’s drive to promote game-changing concepts and inspiring our clients to make the most of their opportunities.