Janet Turner

Janet Turner (29 September 1936 – 7 April 2015) was a British architectural lighting designer and author. She trained initially as an interior designer.

The Guardian called her "internationally acclaimed as the doyenne of lighting design".[1]

According to the Architects' Journal, she was "A fellow of the RSA and the Chartered Society of Designers, Janet was also an honorary fellow of the Society of Light and Lighting and the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)."[2] In 2014, RIAS gave her a lifetime achievement award “for her services to international lighting design and improving places for people.”[3]

She wrote books and lectured internationally on lighting design.


  1. ^ Relph-Knight, Lynda (26 April 2015). "Janet Turner obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Janet Turner (1936 - 2015)". Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Janet Turner: Pioneer of Architectural Lighting Design". Global Lighting. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2016.