Josie White Assoc. IES

Project Lighting Designer

Josie believes in applying the play of light and shadow to create well-balanced interiors that elicit an emotional response to the built environment. She has worked on numerous architectural lighting projects across Australia, China and Myanmar that range in scale from high-end hospitality to residential.

Josie’s background is in architecture prior to specialising in lighting design. She has worked for award-winning architects in the UK, Canada, and Australia and has taught architectural design at the University of Melbourne.

Significant Projects

  • University of Melbourne Arts & Culture Building

    Melbourne, VIC

  • University of Melbourne Eastern Resource Centre

    Melbourne, VIC

  • Arts Centre Melbourne Foyers and Public Spaces

    Melbourne, VIC

  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) Café

    Melbourne, VIC

  • Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Foyers and Public Spaces

    Brisbane, QLD

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • Ritz Carlton Melbourne

    Melbourne, VIC

  • QT Hotel

    Perth, WA

  • Andaz Hotel (on-site rep)

    Sunnybay, Sanya, China

  • Pun House



  • B.Arch(Hons) - Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art
  • Dip.Arch - Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art


  • Illuminating Engineering Society, Associate


  • Illuminating Engineering Society Student Award, First Place, 2018