Opinions

“Good design demands simplicity.”

UK product designers John Fearon and James Bassant have 20 years experience in designing for the hotel market. With specialist knowledge of bathroom lighting,...

Indulging in Comfort

Lighting designer Robert Sonneman has 50 years experience working across various hospitality environments. Here, he shares his thoughts on what makes ideal lighting for...

When Lighting Goes Al Fresco

The lighting of outdoor eating areas, bars and social areas needs careful thought. Lighting designer Mark Sutton Vane shares his expertise in exterior lighting...

The Secrets of Dining with Light

British lighting expert Andrew Orange has seen the world in lights, developing an enthusiasm for illuminating interiors. darc discovers what he thinks the secrets...

Lucio Longoni

With a varied wealth of experience across the retail sector, darc chats with Retail Buying and Wholesale Consultant Lucio Longoni to find out what,...

William Knight

William Knight, Show Director of 100% Design and Clerkenwell Design Week, comments on the possible challenges and opportunities that face the design community once...

Dara Huang

As an architect and founder of Design Haus Liberty in London, Dara Huang gives us her thoughts on how important the right working environment...

Deb Wythe

With eighteen years of lighting experience Deb Wythe started her award winning practice, Design In Progress, in 2010. Working on high end commercial and...

Nick Hoggett

With experience in both architectural and decorative lighting, Nick Hoggett of dpa lighting consultants joined the internationally renowned practice in 1979. Based at the...

Rebecca Weir

Rebecca Weir is Creative Director and founder of Light IQ, an award-winning London-based practice which specialises in international lifestyle projects. Following Weir’s recent book...