Women in Lighting - Birgit Walter

A lighting designer, [d]arc awards winner and founder of BMLD based in Barceonla, Spain.
Women in Lighting is a project set out to create an inspirational digital platform for women working in lighting to promote their passion and achievements, narrate their career path and goals, celebrate their work and elevate their profile in the design community.
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Women in Design @ Clerkenwell Design Week 2019

As part of our darc thoughts series of talks, Light Collective’s Women in Lighting project met to discuss the role of women in design. Moderated by WiL UK ambassador Greta Smetoniute of Michael Grubb Studio | Panelists include Lauren Lever of Foundry; Katia Kolovea of Urban Electric; Faye Robinson of Enigma Lighting and Anna Kharchenkova of Light Bureau.

Metal Lux - 30 years in the making


Italian lighting brand Metal Lux comes with over 30 years of industry experience, learn more about their manufacturing processes.

GANTlights - Handmade in Berlin


GANTlights designs, produces and sells handmade concrete luminaires made of high-contrast materials such as copper, wood and gold. The minimalist designs are made regionally and are individually adaptable to customer requirements.

Women in Lighting - Katia Kolovea

Katia Kolovea is a lighting designer working for Urban Electric in London, England. She is also a key member of the Women in Lighting team and handles all the social media!

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Panzeri - Light and Shapes


A story by Panzeri and Matteo Thun

Catellani & Smith - Trenta


Catellani & Smith presents Trenta - a lamp that celebrates the traditional ‘light-bulb’ and the company’s first 30 years of light in the industry.

Luke Roberts - Model F

Experience the new way of smart lighting! Luke Roberts has developed the world's first smart design lamp with the unique Paint-Your-Light and the innovative directional lighting technology. The Model F allows you to create any light mood you want and move the light precisely in any direction.

Karice Lighting - The Process

Karice strives to refine its products to be as simple and efficient as possible. Each piece follows this passion for doing the seemingly 'impossible' and reflects a creative, practical solution to a complicated design challenge.

One Beacon, Boston - Gensler

One Beacon in Boston is the 16th largest skyscraper in Boston. Gensler was tasked with revitalising the lobby spaces including updating the elevator bays to create a "high modern...hospitality feel.” Yellow Goat Design worked with Gensler to create and install a custom version of this design to integrate with the long narrow, slatted wood ceilings of the bay. Jonathan Ginnis of Gensler explains the project and the piece.

The Women in Lighting Project - Year One

Darc magazine is a proud supporter of the Women in Lighting project - this video celebrates its one year anniversary - encapsulating all the memorable moments full of light, people, passion and inspiration from the past twelve months.

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[d]arc media is a supporter and media partner of the Women in Lighting initiative made possible thanks to Light Collective, formalighting and Archifos