Klaasen Lighting Design

After more than 30 years in the lighting industry Martin Klaasen decided to become truly the centre and inspiration for everyone in his company by creating Klaasen Lighting Design studios. Having built and formed his career first with Philips Lighting in Europe and later with Lumino Design and Lighting Images in Asia, both companies he build up to become successful practices, KLD is the culmination of all his experiences in the creative field of professional lighting design. With a clear and balanced vision on lighting and all the necessary project expertise, KLD is equipped to handle any type of lighting applications.

KLD’s core competency is architectural lighting however over the years and driven by the demands from its clients supporting services have been developed to provide electrical design services as well as lighting services for special projects and the events and entertainment industry. The electrical services are headed by industry specialist Todd Chapman and the events entertainment services by acclaimed expert Frank Kelly.

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Our Mission

KLD has a dedicated commitment towards smart and sustainable lighting design by incorporating lighting and lighting design as an integral part of the overall sustainability planning using the latest smart technologies. Through lighting sustainability audits and assessments of existing properties as well as sustainable design solutions for new developments we aim to meet the stringent certification requirements balancing carbon footprints with lighting operations comfort and budgets.

Our Vision

To provide smart, sustainable and affordable lighting design solutions considerate of our environment, designed for people, their comfort and the enjoyment of the spaces they live, work or socialise in. Driven by creativity and originality, experience and expertise, applying the latest technologies and putting quality over quantity, our lighting design solutions integrate and harmonise people with architecture and environment providing its users the benefits of better and smarter lighting.



...One of the key strengths of KLD is their conceptual presentation; the ability to really showcase to the owner what the lighting is going to be in the public area and the room of the hotel...

Frederic Simon

CEO of Two Roads Hospitality Asia

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...they always want to be at the forefront of technology and understand what the manufacturers are producing...

Paul McNamara,

Regional Director of FLOS Lighting Group

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...we like using KLD because they are very collaborative; they value light and understand what to do with light to create magical spaces, to transform something ordinary into something spectacular...

Clint Nagata,

Founder & Chief Creative Director of BLINK Design Group

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...the light result into sexiness in a space until that point is unknown to us; KLD can do that very well...

Pietro Campanella,

Architect & Associate Director of BLINK Design Group

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