Nulty appoints Brice Schneider as Design Director

4th April 2024

(UAE) – Brice Schneider has joined Nulty as Design Director for Dubai, following a period of expansion for its Nulty and Studio N brands.

In his role as Design Director, Schneider will be responsible for fostering a culture of creative excellence; he will work closely with the Nulty and Studio N teams through all phases of the design process, shaping a compelling creative vision for every project and guiding the team towards innovative design solutions. His role will also see him nurture the growth of designers and facilitate professional development opportunities.

A graduate of the European Institute of Design in Milan, Schneider has a diploma in industrial design, a Master’s degree in lighting design, and 18 years of experience working as a lighting design professional for practices in Milan, Brussels, and Singapore. His design philosophy has been informed by an awareness of different cultural influences and architectural landscapes, and this breadth of knowledge has enabled him to amass a diverse body of work.

He has worked on award-winning projects with some of the world’s leading names, including Foster + Partners, Philippe Starck, SOM, and UNStudio. Projects of note include the KLCC Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Sports Hub, South Beach Development and Bay East Garden in Singapore, and the LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura in Switzerland.

Schneider is a firm believer that designers should channel their creative input in non-project related endeavours and actively contributes to international conventions and trade fairs. In 2021, he received the 40 under 40 award in lighting design in

recognition of his contribution to the industry.

Paul Nulty, Founder, Nulty comments: “Brice is a talented designer with an inherently global mindset. He’s exactly what our Dubai studio needs right now and we’re confident that his creative energy and wide-ranging expertise will take both Nulty and Studio N to even greater levels.”

Schneider adds: “Both Nulty and Studio N share my vision that lighting design is about enhancing the storytelling aspect of a project to infuse a scheme with depth, so this role feels like a natural next step. I’m looking forward to working closely with the teams to develop original visual narratives that illustrate the emotional power of light.”