Interviews

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...

HagenHinderdael, Bolla

Recently established design studio HagenHinderdael is the joint establishment of Sofia Hagen (pictured right) and Lisa Hinderdael (pictured left), both of an architectural background. Pairing...

Kembleford Collection – Tekna

Tekna's Kembleford collection has been expanded to create a full family of fixtures that bring a modern yet classic addition to the company's...

Lester Bennett – BIID

UK’s Lester Bennett, President of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID), sits down with Acting Editor Sarah Cullen to discuss the evolution of...

Robert & Will Chelsom – LED Eye

Specialists in product design for the hospitality market and servicing hotel and cruise ship projects worldwide, the family run business Chelsom began its lighting...

Kristof Pycke – oran for kreon

Can you tell us a bit about oran, kreon's new decorative fixture? The new oran is a first for kreon. The lighting manufacturer is...

Rose Murray, These White Walls

darc’s Editor Helen Ankers sat down with Rose Murray, Founder of These White Walls interior design studio based in London, UK, to find out...

Fighting the war on plastic

First presented at the Galleria Rossana Orlandi in 2011, AcDO's PET Lamp project continues to grow from strength to strength. darc takes a closer...

Clara del Portillo – Yonoh

Design studio Yonoh was founded in 2006 by Clara del Portillo and Alex Selma in Valencia, Spain. The studio boasts a full portfolio of...