Fumie Shibata – Bonbori

This year, Czech lighting brand Brokis has launched its first outdoor lighting collection in collaboration with Japanese designer Fumie Shibata. Inspired by Japan’s traditional lighting patterns, darc learns more on how she used the...

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;...

Peter Bowles – Original BTC

British lighting manufacturer Original BTC was founded in 1990 with design, quality and attention to detail at the forefront of its philosophy. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, founding designer Peter Bowles sat down...

James Bassant and Riley Sanders – Astro Lighting

The Capsule Collection from Astro Lighting is a trio of limited-edition designs that aim to transcend seasons and trends, by being functional yet beautiful. Focused on precision and restraint, products from the Capsule Collection...

Konstantin Grcic

Winner of this year's Best Decorative Lighting Fixture at the arc awards - the Noctambule collection from Flos comes to glamorous life at night. Winner of Best Decorative Lighting Product in the 2019 arc awards,...

Kuulto – Secto Design

designed by Seppo Koho How did your collaboration with Secto Design happen? I met the founder of Secto Design, Tuula Jusélius, when I was still a student at the University of Art and Design in...

Renée Joosten – ICRAVE

Renée Joosten has been part of the team at US-based ICRAVE, for the past eight years – overseeing the design studio’s in-house lighting department ‘LICHT’. Working closely with the interior design teams at the...

Gabriel Scott – Luna Series

Helen Ankers discovers a softer side to Canadian design-duo Gabriel Kakon and Scott Richler with their latest lighting launch - Luna. darc’s first encounter with Gabriel Kakon and Scott Richler came during Paris Design Week, September...

Enzo Catellani

Catellani & Smith celebrates its 30th anniversary in the lighting industry this year. Known worldwide for its striking decorative light pieces, Helen Ankers spoke with the brand's lead designer and founder Enzo Catellani -...

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...

Mischa Couvrette – Hollis+Morris

As part of our annual 'darc designers' feature, this year we take a closer look at some of the emerging talents in lighting. Having first discovered Hollis+Morris at ICFF in New York, darc profiles...

A Poetic Expression

Delta Light's new lighting range Reflections makes use of the brand's experience in light technology in a more decorative way. In an exclusive interview with darc's Editor Helen Ankers, Maarten Demunster expands on the...

Making Waves

At the core of Cerno’s business is a friendship that dates back to childhood with the three founders growing up in Laguna Beach. Helen Ankers spoke with designer and co-founder Nick Sheridan about his...

Growing Small

Belgian-Colombian design duo Christophe Penasse and Ana Milena Hernández Palacios of Valencia-based practice Masquespacio speak to Maria Elena Oberti about the perks of working in Spain and why they believe that, when it comes...

Strong Stylistic Vision

At this year’s Euroluce, Michael Anastassiades launched multiple new lighting designs both independently and for Flos, adding to his already accomplished collection. Speaking with darc at the show, Anastassiades outlines how various inspirational sources...