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 more about the all-female led company and its design approach. Murray...

Matt Kavanagh – NOS Chandelier

London Designer Matt Kavanagh introduces a new style of sustainable lighting made from discarded NOS cannisters. The NOS Sphere 228 chandelier is part of a range of upcycled lights created by London designer Matt Kavanagh;...

Gabriel Scott

Brought together by a bond thicker than blood, Gabriel Scott is a Montreal-based design studio comprised of Gabriel Kakon and Scott Richler, brothers-in-law and creative partners. Scott Richler met with Femke Gow at the...

Designing Emotions

Masters of the chandelier, Lolli e Memmoli will present their latest creation at this year’s Euroluce. Helen Fletcher gets to grips with the duo’s inspiration and how working with crystal is an art in...

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 DNA but with more scale and visual impact. Not purely...

Painting with Light

darc discovers how fashion influences the choices Kendra Pinkus makes when working with her team at Australian interior design firm Bates Smart. Bates Smart is a multidisciplinary design firm delivering architecture, interior design, urban design...

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 product design with art, HagenHinderdael pursue a design approach that...

Carlotta de Bevilacqua

A major player in contemporary architecture and design, we take a look at the woman behind Artemide’s latest decorative offering on show in Milan. Designer, entrepreneur and university lecturer, Carlotta de Bevilacqua is a major...

Playful Austerity

Jean Lee and Dylan Davis bring a balanced approach to product design, considering at all times a person’s connection with the object. Helen Ankers takes a closer look at their work with light. Ladies &...

Sir Kenneth Grange

Having launched the Anglepoise Type 75 Giant at this year’s Light+Building in Frankfurt, darc had the privilege of interviewing product design hero Sir Kenneth Grange to discuss heritage, functionality and form. Sir Kenneth Grange is...

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 look at what the studio is trying to achieve through...

Kate Sweater – Ozzy + Wes

As part of our annual ‘darc designers’ feature, this year we take a closer look at some of the emerging talents in lighting. darc first met lighting and product designer Kate Sweater at Wanted...

Experiential Design

Internationally renowned, Istanbul-based design studio Autoban works across architecture and interiors, product and design, forging a reputation for thoughtfulness, experimentation and craftsmanship. darc talks to co-founder Seyhan Özdemir on the history of the studio and what...

From Sketches to Spokes

Japanese designer Arihiro Miyake discusses the importance of technology, communication and awareness in working with eccentric Dutch brand moooi to create the geometric Coppélia chandelier. Miyake never enjoyed studying but felt drawn to more creative...

Lighting’s Modern Master

Robert Sonneman is considered by many as a legend in lighting. On the 50th anniversary of one of his first designs, Orbiter, darc spoke with him exclusively about his passions, inspiration and a new way of...