Laura Bayliss began creating interactive and immersive light installations in 1999. Her work celebrates the magic that occurs when light and paint combine.
"I paint with light and I light paint"
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Laura is an experienced business woman, team leader, artist and designer. Relocating from London to Manchester to build an award winning team of her own, from scratch, that quickly became the largest lighting design practice in the North of England.
In 2008, Laura became global company, BDP’s youngest ever Director.
Laura has won many professional awards within the engineering, lighting, art, design, architectural and tech industry. Most recently, she won Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Award, £50,000.
Laura exhibited in Paris, 2017 as part of ‘Lumieres: Play of the Brilliants’ international Light Artist Exhibition.
Laura has a First Class Hons Degree in Fine Art Painting. She began making Light art installations 1999 then moved into the architectural lighting industry.
Laura won a Lighting Design Award for her work as a Light Artist in 2017. In 2022 Laura’s work was published in the stunning ‘Women Light Artists’ coffee table book in 2022 showcasing a selection of fantastic female Light Artists from across the world.
TECH FOR GOOD
Laura is the sole Founder and Director of tech-for-good company TimeTrove.
First hand experiences, including the loss of many loved ones, inspired Laura to build a tech team and product to address several relevant issues surrounding life, death, digital footprint, social media, mental health and data privacy.
Laura made the choice to stop creating Light Art to fully focus on building a team and philanthropic business to bring her concept to fruition with the aim of positively impacting terminally ill, ageing population, children, social media users and avoiders.
Laura stopped creating Light Art to fully commit to building a new philanthropic digital platform, TimeTrove.
First hand experiences, including the loss of many loved ones, inspired Laura to build a new tech-for-good company, team and product to address several issues surrounding life, death, digital legacy, social media and data privacy.
The user interface design throughout the application is influenced by light, including interactive 3D ‘LifeLines’ with illuminated ‘time capsules’ of colour. Laura users her UI Design skills and artistic eye to ensure the platform looks as good as it functions.
An exciting, new digital tool that enables people to consider; the inevitable, their digital footprint and how they record/treasure/share their digital lives, in an interactive, life-affirming, more meaningful and less transient way.
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