Satu Streatfield

Independent Designer

Satu is an independent lighting designer and specialist consultant in research, planning and design for the urban night. She has worked as a lighting designer since 2006, with projects spanning public realm, architecture, art, exhibitions, and site-specific, community-devised, immersive theatre. In 2022, Satu was appointed as a Mayor’s Design Advocate, tasked with providing specialist advice, assistance, and design review for London at night. She is also a specialist associate at the London-based urban design and public realm practice, Publica, where she contributed to the London Nighttime Commission’s ‘Think Night’ report, led the development of the Greater London Authority’s ‘Nighttime Strategy Guidance’ and provides one-to-one and cross-borough support for local authorities across London seeking to develop nighttime strategies and projects.Satu’s work is interdisciplinary, and she brings architectural and urban lighting design principles to her work in art and theatre, and a scenographic, narrative-led and collaborative approach to designing for the urban night. She regularly conducts night walks to help foster partnership working and advocate a collaborative and evidence-based approach to designing for public life at night.