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Lighting Techniques for Interior Design

Lighting Techniques for Interior Design

GDS sits down with Gemma Wasley, founder and owner of interior design studio Rehab Squared, to discuss lighting for interior design.

The Old Rep awarded GDS FoH Fund

The Old Rep awarded GDS FoH Fund

We are delighted to announce that The Old Rep in Birmingham has been chosen as the recipient of the GDS FoH Fund.

£40m Refurb at Fairfield Halls

£40m Refurb at Fairfield Halls

Following an incredible £40m refurbishment, South London's largest arts centre, Fairfield Halls, returns as a much needed major venue for the community.

When to update a lighting scheme

When to update a lighting scheme

We take a look at areas of problematic lighting to look out for, that can dramatically improve the lighting scheme on a project.

How Can Lighting Enhance Your Workplace?

How Can Lighting Enhance Your Workplace?

An integral part of the workplace, businesses are waking up to the great benefits a carefully designed lighting scheme can bring.

Waterlow Hall shines bright

Waterlow Hall shines bright

A stunning lighting feature and feat of engineering, the GDS case study is coming soon!

DTS Outdoor Feature Lighting

DTS Outdoor Feature Lighting

A stunning compilation of some of the best DTS outdoor feature lighting projects from around the world.

New Website!

New Website!

The new website lets you find the products you need, as quickly as possible using the new product configurator.

97 CRI showcase at A@W

97 CRI showcase at A@W

Discussing all things CRI with architects at the A@W show, the Alundra Zoom highlights the importance of light quality for the best visual experience.

ARCHITECT @ WORK London

ARCHITECT @ WORK London

GDS will be exhibiting at ARCHITECT@WORK London, stand 51, on the 29th-30th January.

Prompt Desks are redefined with Concept 2

Prompt Desks are redefined with Concept 2

The new SM Console - Concept 2, is the next generation stage management prompt desk that has been recently installed in the New Vic theatre.

Behind the scenes at the RWA

Behind the scenes at the RWA

GDS works with the RWA to find the best solution for precision controlled illumination, in 3 multi-use gallery spaces.

ALD Corporate Member

ALD Corporate Member

GDS is delighted to become a corporate member of the ALD (Association of Lighting Designers)! The ALD is the professional body representing all those who work or are interested in the creation of lighting, video & projection for live performance and events.

GDS at [d]arc room : live 2019

GDS at [d]arc room : live 2019

Recorded live from The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch at [d]arc room : live 2019, GDS Managing Director Richard Cuthbert talks ‘Adding Value with light: The Inspiring Spaces Handbook’

Prodigy Series at PLASA

Prodigy Series at PLASA

Hallam Smith introduces the new GDS Prodigy Series at PLASA London 2019. Prodigy was nominated for the innovation award at PLASA 2019

DTS launch Alchemy 3 and Euphony 3

DTS launch Alchemy 3 and Euphony 3

The Italian lighting manufacturer expands its innovative product range, presenting two new products at PLASA 2019. The aim is to offer the right solution to any lighting.

GDS FoH Fund offers up to £10,000 worth of front-of-house lighting

GDS FoH Fund offers up to £10,000 worth of front-of-house lighting

Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres, is delighted to announce a partnership with the award-winning, specialist LED lighting manufacturer GDS to offer a new in-kind award.

GDS Nominated for the PLASA Awards for Innovation 2019

GDS Nominated for the PLASA Awards for Innovation 2019

GDS is proud to announce the nomination of the Prodigy Series at the 2019 PLASA Awards for Innovation, organised by LSi magazine. The awards aim to recognise and reward outstanding new product ideas in Lighting and Sound.

GDS Korea appoints APAC Business Development Manager

GDS Korea appoints APAC Business Development Manager

Bill Price heads up the Business Development team in GDS Korea

Darc Room 2019

Darc Room 2019

GDS will be exhibiting for the first time at [d]arc room, showcasing our beautifully engineered Reality Series range.

International Motor Show- Frankfurt

International Motor Show- Frankfurt

GDS will exhibit alongside DIT during the International Motor Show in Frankfurt

Plasa 2019

Plasa 2019

We are exhibiting at Plasa 2019 on the 15th-17th of September. Find us on stand G20 for new product launches and live demonstrations.

Hallam Smith appointed as DTS by GDS product manager

Hallam Smith appointed as DTS by GDS product manager

Hallam Smith joins the GDS family, as the UK's exclusive DTS product manager.

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are hiring for a Business Development Manager- Midlands and a Post Sales Coordinator in Bristol!

Art of control - UdK Berlin

Art of control - UdK Berlin

In a world-first application, GDS Special Projects created a unique LED lighting control system at UNI.T, the Theater of the Berlin University of the Arts.

Custom lighting for the automotive industry

Custom lighting for the automotive industry

GDS has secured custom lighting contracts with South Korean car giants Kia and Hyundai, developing innovative colour matching products for the automotive industry.

GDS architectural sales team expands

GDS architectural sales team expands

In an exciting year of growth for the company, pioneering lighting manufacturers GDS announce two additions to their Bristol-based team.

DTS and GDS forge new partnership in the UK

DTS and GDS forge new partnership in the UK

GDS are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Italian lighting manufacturer DTS, that will see the two companies work together to bring some truly unique products to the UK.

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

GDS is on the hunt for the next talented members of our dynamic Sales and Logistics departments. We are looking for candidates with bags of passion, energy and charm to take on our Regional Sales Manager (London/ South England), Project Estimator, Lighting Designer and Warehouse and Stock Supervisor roles.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Today at GDS HQ we celebrate International Women’s Day, supporting the amazing women around the world who work in the entertainment and architectural lighting industry!

GDS signs investment MoU with South Korea

GDS signs investment MoU with South Korea

GDS signs an investment MoU with South Korean Government which will in turn create 100 jobs in both Bristol and Korea over the next 5 years.

Growing Sales team

Growing Sales team

We are delighted to announce that James Hall will be heading up sales in both the entertainment and architecture sectors, whilst Scott Kerslake will act as key accounts executive for entertainment products.

Prolight + Sound 2019

Prolight + Sound 2019

We will be exhibiting at this year's Prolight + Sound event, between the 2nd- 5th April at Messe Frankfurt.

Reality Series launch

Reality Series launch

GDS are excited to announce the launch of our new architectural lighting range, REALITY Series.

Prodigy controller at Hansam System Seminar

Prodigy controller at Hansam System Seminar

In January this year, we were delighted to be involved in the Hansam System product seminar, to showcase our latest control system, PRODIGY.

Leading Lights 0.1

Leading Lights 0.1

For the first instalment of the GDS 'Leading Lights' series, we meet our long-standing Finance Director, Ian Colquhoun.

Investing in the next leap forward

Investing in the next leap forward

GDS has entered 2019 with a spring in its step with a new office set up and launch of exciting new product lines