Interviews

Nouveau Tradition

Hiroyuki Murase, Creative Designer of German design label Suzusan, brings a contempory relevance to the centuries old family tradition of Japanese shibori. The roots of...

Renaissance Men

Amsterdam’s Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi of Formafantasma use basic principles to give new shape to light. darc sat down with the pair to...

An Emotional Relationship

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Helen Ankers spoke exclusively to one of the leading ladies of light, Lindsey Adelman about her influences and...

Playful Austerity

Jean Lee and Dylan Davis bring a balanced approach to product design, considering at all times a person’s connection with the object. Helen Ankers...

Exploring Light

In his own words Alper Nakri talks about connecting the psychogeography of found items and exploring their second life as lights. "I grew up in...

Tactile Light

Founded by Alissa van Asseldonk and Nienke Bongers, Alissa + Nienke is a material research and design studio with a unique interpretation of surface...

Throwing Out The Rule Book

Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead of 2LG Studio share their top tips for creating drama and an individual style through the use of decorative...

A New Lease Of Light

Skinflint was founded by husband and wife team Chris and Sophie Miller. The first time they met, Chris tried to convince Sophie to sell...

Engineering Light

EOQ is a lighting company rooted in the spirit of industrial adventure, it delivers classic design principles using a new and constantly evolving vocabulary....

Making Neon New Again

“I love neon” proclaims Dutch industrial designer Sabine Marcelis from her Rotterdam-based workshop and studio. An uncommon favourite amongst lighting designers, neon is not...