Michael Anastassiades will sit down with [d]arc media‘s managing editor, Helen Ankers for a Q&A session titled ‘The Detail Behind the Design’ to discuss how decorative lighting has changed over the past decade, while taking a closer look at his approach to design and revisiting some of his most important collections.
Visitors to the show will be able to see his talk on the ground floor at 3.30pm on Tuesday 22 November.
Directly following this talk, lighting legends Sally Storey, founder of Lighting Design International; Mark Major, a founding partner of SpeirsMajor; and Nick Hoggett, founder of dpa lighting consultants, will share their thoughts and insight on the lighting design profession with arc editor, Matt Waring. Considered by many as founders of the lighting design community in the UK, the designers will look at how the industry has grown, predictions for the future and reflect on past projects and trends.
Visitors to the show will be able to see this talk on the ground floor at 4.45pm just before the late-night drinks event.
With more than 30 speakers taking part in the two-day talks programme, the content doesn’t stop there. Covering everything from diversity in design to sustainability and circular economy, dark skies, and materials, [d]arc thoughts @ LiGHT 22 is the must-attend talks programme for the lighting design community this winter.
[d]arc media’s managing editor, Helen Ankers commented: “I couldn’t be more thrilled with our line-up of speakers for the inauguralLiGHT 22 event. Ever since we launched the [d]arc thoughts talks programme we have made it our mission to bring the very best in speakers and topics to the stage and this next instalment is no different.”
“By providing a completely free talks programme, we’re ensuring the entire design community is able to benefit from the knowledge and experience of the speakers involved. I’m looking forward to some lively discussion over the two-days!”
Talk highlights from Day One include:
Talk highlights from Day Two include:
Taking place on the ground floor of the Business Design Centre, all the [d]arc thoughts talks are free to attend, for visitors registered for LiGHT 22.