Interviews

Albi Serfaty – Aqua Creations

This January, Israel-based Aqua Creations reached its 30th anniversary. Looking back at some of its iconic designs, darc Editor Sarah Cullen sits down with...

Edward Collection – Astro

The Edward Collection by James Bassant, Founder, Astro. What is the concept behind the Edward Collection? I wanted the Edward range to retain our core Astro...

Emilio Hernandez – GreenLight Alliance

The lighting initiative GreenLight Alliance works together to aid the lighting sector to understand their role in adopting and promoting the circular economy. It...

Lindsey Rendell – BIID

During 2021, the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) launched a new Sustainability Strategy as part of its mission to become more environmentally conscious...

Oksana Bondar – Biohm

Oksana Bondar, Director of Design at Biohm, is a Russian designer and innovator. She sits down with darc Editor Sarah Cullen to discuss her...

Fanny Englund – Light Bureau

As part of our Lobby Lighting feature, darc's Editor Sarah Cullen sits down with Fanny Englund, Lighting Designer at Light Bureau, to discover the...

Nature’s Finest

Product Designer Boris Klimek's latest conception for Czech lighting brand Bomma is the Dew Drops collection. darc learns more about the design's inspirations and...

Maria Porro – Salone Del Mobile.Milano

darc's Editor Sarah Cullen sits down with President of Salone del Mobile.Milano Maria Porro to discuss the impact of the global pandemic on the international...

Alexandria Dauley & Sophie Ashby – United in Design

darc magazine – along with sister publication arc – has uncomfortably recognised the lack of representation of ethnic minorities across the lighting and design...

Michael Anastassiades – Coordinates

The winner at the 2020 arc awards for Best Decorative Lighting Fixture was Coordinates from Flos, designed by Michael Anastassiades. darc finds out more...

Fizi Collection – Articolo

Founder and Creative Director of Articolo, Nicci Green, caught up with darc Editor Sarah Cullen to give more of an insight into the creation...

Propeller Blossom – Duncan Meerding

What is the concept and inspiration behind the Propeller Blossom? The initial idea came about when I was experimenting with plywood and the grain...

Samuel Wilkinson – Beem

Beem's Curli and Smile flexible filament LEDs are unique responses to the typical light sources available. Sarah Cullen sits down with designer Samuel Wilkinson...

Ed Carpenter – Pigeon Light for Very Good & Proper

What is the concept behind the Pigeon Light? The Pigeon Light was intended as an alternative souvenir for London; a reaction to the poor-quality...

Kaori Hiroki

Based in Tokyo, Kaori Hiroki is a Japanese lighting designer and Women in Lighting Ambassador for Japan. Currently working under the name Lyshus, Hiroki...