Founder of Lights & Tracks, Keith Ritchie, has been immersed in the lighting industry for an extraordinary 50 years. His humble beginnings commenced with Thorn Lighting in 1968, where he learnt all the fundamentals which encompassed light. He formally founded Lights & Tracks in 1974, and developed the company from a retail business to a wholesaler of commercial light fixtures to now, a consultant and supplier of distinctive and unique luminaires.
Keith has witnessed some of the most significant changes in the industry over his time. From the introduction of fluorescent to halogen incandescent and perhaps the most notable; LEDs. He has played an essential role in many historical projects in the public and private sectors over the years, with his expertise and depth of knowledge bringing projects to life.
Keith believes that people have always been fascinated by light and that the element will continue to play an integral role in the built environment.
The 20th century saw significant changes in the way we light spaces. From incandescent to LED, countless opportunities are now readily available through the innovative progressions which have transpired through light.