Creative directors, Chris and Clare Turner, founded CTO Lighting in 1997. They launched their first collection on the guiding principles of designing lights of uncompromising quality. Chris is an engineer by training, and over the years has developed great technical expertise to design and manufacture lighting with meticulous detail. Clare’s creative background, working in fashion for a leading UK brand, has added valuable retail knowledge and experience to the company.
With this combined expertise and passion for design, Chris and Clare were able to open CTO's first standalone showroom in London, providing a space to showcase its luxurious fixtures. The CTO Lighting collection is now distributed globally to some of the foremost design led retailers and working directly with leading international interior designers and architects.