Diana Araya selects at Sleep 2015

The Sleep Event finished for another year.  To continue with our series in asking influential architects and designers we work with to select their favourite finds; this time we asked Diana Araya from Foster and Partners

Diana Araya

Diana Araya is a Costarican qualified Architect and designer based in London. Diana has 10 years of professional experience across diverse range of scales from Architecure, urban design, landscape, interior and product design. She is currently working at Foster and Partners in London. Where she has been a leading member in the design and construction of APPLE CAMPUS2 HQ in Cupertino California and previously been involved in a series of large scale projects such as Kuwait International Airport, NBK Tower, among others.  

Her passion for fine arts and photography gave her a good eye for details, visuals and graphics. Getting also involved in academia back in her country, Costa Rica and in the Architectural Association where she has also studied the Landscape Urbanism masters degree gave her a wide experience in design. 

Interested in the importance of the interdisciplinary work, research and combination of different design fields. When working on the fit out and interior design of a project Diana likes to focus on details, new technologies, lighting and sustainable materials that can bring quality and comfort to the space.

Here are Diana’s favourite finds during The Sleep Event 2015:

Contemporary lighting design and light installations by LUUM

light installations by LUUM

light installations by LUUM

light installations by LUUM

light installations by LUUM

The RIO collection by MORGAN FURNITURE. RIO a collaboration between Morgan Studio and Mehran Gharleghi from Studio INTEGRATE.

The RIO collection

The RIO collection

The RIO collection

The RIO collection

The RIO collection

The mixture of Crystal and Lighting from PRECIOSA

Lighting from PRECIOSA

Lighting from PRECIOSA

Lighting from PRECIOSA

Lighting from PRECIOSA

Lighting from PRECIOSA

Concrete & Stone finishes by COMPAC

 Concrete & stone finishes by COMPAC

 Concrete & stone finishes by COMPAC

 Concrete & stone finishes by COMPAC

 Concrete & stone finishes by COMPAC

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS 

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS

Lighting collection from NORTHERN LIGHTS

Eco recycling materials, stone finishes & textures from NeoLITH in the new QFD DISTRIBUTION London showroom in the Business Design Centre.

Surfaces from NeoLITH

Surfaces from NeoLITH

Surfaces from NeoLITH
Surfaces from NeoLITH


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