Designers With Light Forum 2014

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The Designers With Light Forum is a new feature taking place in a specially built seminar area on the show floor. Expanding its scope beyond that of the standard lighting conferences, the Forum will include architects, interior designers, clients and product designers all talking about how light influences their work.

The Designers With Light Forum is free to attend. Simply register for the May Design Series using the online form: www.maydesignseries.com

SUNDAY 18TH MAY 2014 

11.00am

PRODUCT DESIGNER / MANUFACTURER

Terence Woodgate / Ciaran Kiely, Project Marketing Manager, Megaman International

Differences in Design

Terence and Ciaran talk about the differences in approach between designing for yourself and designing for a company.

 

12.15pm

ARCHITECT / PRODUCT DESIGNER / INTERIOR DESIGNER

Joost Heremans, Associate Partner, Foster + Partners; Director, Muunlight

Learning from Architecture in Product Design

Joost will tell the story of how he gained inspiration from the architecture of the basilica in Venezay, Burgundy, France  to make the Lightcatcher, a fusion between interior design and fashion design.

 

1.30pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER

John Bullock, Principal, JBLD

John Bullock Plays By The Rules – A Conversation About Residential Lighting Design

More than any other field of lighting design, schemes for someone’s home brings with it an intense depth of detail. As the projects roll by and the client conversations become more and more philosophical, it has become obvious that there is an underlying matrix of rules and guidelines that inform every project. Here, for the first time, John Bullock will unveil his Rules of Three…

 

2.45pm

INTERIOR DESIGNER / LIGHTING DESIGNER / MANUFACTURER

Emma Cogswell, IALD; Gwenda Jones, SBID; Ian Stanton, iGuzzini

Lighting for Interior Designers

A panel discussion about the specification of lighting for interior designers by professionals from the lighting design, interior design and manufacturer professions.

MONDAY 19TH MAY 2014

11.00pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / CLIENT

Mark Major, Principal, Speirs + Major / Richard Meier, Partner, Argent Group

Light And Darkness In King’s Cross Central

An approach to the lighting of public space in one of London’s largest and most celebrated urban renewal projects.

 

12.15pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Farhad Rahim, Senior Lighting Designer, ChapmanBDSP / Nicholas Ling, Partner, Foster + Partners

ME Hotel, London – Hospitality Lighting Blended With Architecture

ChapmanBDSP worked closely with Foster + Partners on an integrated lighting scheme for the ME Hotel in London based on a monochromatic concept of dark and light. Here, both lighting designer and architect discuss the creative process and the challenges of using light to create volume in the public spaces throughout the hotel.

 

1.30pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / MANUFACTURER

Kevin Grant, Director, LIGHTALLIANCE / Sam Woodward, Head Of Control Systems, Havells Sylvania Europe (incorporating Concord)

The Essential Guide To Retail Lighting

Kevin and Matt explain how to use modern lighting techniques and equipment, and more efficient light sources, to provide significant reductions in energy use, whilst achieving enhanced quality and improved visual appeal.

 

2.45pm

ARCHITECT

Jonathan Mizzi, Owner, Mizzi Studios

Fusing Architecture With Light

Architect Jonathan Mizzi explains his passion for futurism, science and love for nature characterising the studio’s design ethos.

 

4.00pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER

Peter Fordham, Director, DHA Design

How To Light Museum Galleries – Revealing the secrets of The Mary Rose

Peter Fordham discusses approaches to modern museum and gallery lighting, including the recently opened Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth.

 

5.00pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / PRODUCT DESIGNER / MANUFACTURER

Dan Hodgson, Design Director, acdc

The Journey Of Light… inspirational product design

acdc’s Daniel Hodgson will discuss his changing role within the lighting industry from Lighting Designer to Design Director and how this transition has influenced the acdc product design process in creating award winning products. Daniel will focus on where his inspiration has come from for their most recent projects, how LEDs have allowed acdc to consider new form factors in product design, the importance of prototypes, global market feedback and trying to get into the mind-set of a lighting designer in the testing phase.

 

6.00pm

LIGHTING DESIGN SOCIAL EVENT

Light Collective presents The Lighting Design Family Tree sponsored by Xicato

When Sharon Stammers and Martin Lupton set up Light Collective they realised that they are the bastard love child of Andre Tammes and Miles Pinniger, two of the pioneers of the UK lighting industry, with a good chunk of foster care from LightMatters and BDP. This spurred them to try and create a map of the UK lighting industry. That was back in 2011. Things have moved on from then. It’s about time there was an update… a live update. With alcohol.
TUESDAY 20TH MAY 2014

11.00pm

PRODUCT DESIGNER

Eoin Billings, Partner, Billings Jackson Design

The Designer’s Role In Redefining Light

The fundamental technology shift from analogue to digital light represents an extraordinary, once in a lifetime opportunity. Designers and architects are in a position to play a pivotal role in redefining the market. It is the designer’s role to interpret these needs and to drive industry. It is a great opportunity.

12.15pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / CLIENT

Maida Hot, Managing Director, GIA Equation / Will Montague, Development Executive, Chelsfield

Digital Façade Lighting For The Knightsbridge Estate

The newly completed exterior lighting installation for the Knightsbridge Estate is on one of the first steps in realising Chelsfield’s overall vision for the 3.5 acre estate between Harrods and Harvey Nichols to become one of the most prominent retail assets in London.

 

1.30pm

TECHNOLOGY RESEARCHER

Paul Littlefair, Head Of Lighting, BRE

Selecting And Planning Lighting Controls

Paul Littlefair describes new BRE guidance on how to select controls that are appropriate to the space (daylit or non-daylit, high or low occupancy) and how it is used.

 

2.45pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Richard Morris, Lighting Designer, Arup / Charles Valla, Architect, AZPML

New Start For New Street – A Study In Façade Glare Control

Due to be completed in 2015, the redesigned Birmingham New Street train station has undergone detailed glare studies by Arup to ensure its new façade, designed by AZPML, does not dazzle train drivers and members of the public.

 

4.00pm

LIGHTING DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Laura Phillips, Design Director For Lighting, Buro Happold / Patrick Arends, Associate, Mecanoo

Library Of Birmingham – The Design Challenges Of Meeting BREEAM Excellent Standards

Patrick Arends of Mecanoo and Laura Phillips of Buro Happold Lighting will take you through the design challenges and the process involved to achieve the creatively striking building, while achieving the very demanding energy targets set by Birmingham City Council.

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