Interviews

Aljoud Lootah

Taking inspiration from Arabic motifs, origami and multiplying patterns to produce interesting, geometric shapes in her furniture designs, Aljoud Lootah tells darc how designing...

Mathias Hahn

The arts of painting and lighting design are not so dissimilar afterall...German designer Mathias Hahn talks inspiration and the bigger picture. Born in northern Germany,...

Christian Flindt

The Danish designer talks darc through his innocent love affair with light that has grown to include collaborations with the likes of Louis Poulsen. Growing...

Davide Groppi

During this year’s Light+Building, darc caught up with Italian lighting designer Davide Groppi to learn about how his humble beginnings that led to international...

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...

Mathieu Lehanneur

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur is world known for his fascination with science and a humanistic approach to his work, which takes him far beyond...

Patrick Naggar

Born in Egypt, Patrick Naggar grew up in Paris, France in a family of art collectors. Exposed to modern art by his family from...

Sarah Colson and Aimee Betts

Although from somewhat different backgrounds, both Sarah Colson and Aimee Betts are ambitious, colourful designers who have built up their talent with drive from...

Enrico Fratesi

Developing an approach from a fusion of tradition and renewal in an experimental blend of their own backgrounds, Italian architect Enrico Fratesi and wife...

Eugeni Quitllet

Having been crowned this year’s Maison et Objet’s Designer of the Year, darc caught up with Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet to discover that sometimes,...

Toan Nguyen

Toan Nguyen designs product collections with fine-tuned elegance. Parisian born but immersed in Italian design culture, in this exclusive interview Nguyen explains the philosophy...

Jette Scheib

Remembered through a drab and desolate filter, East Berlin has never been known to nurture the creative heart. German designer Jette Scheib started out...

Michael Anastassiades

This year’s London Design Festival saw the Atrium showroom open its doors to the international design community for the launch of a new FLOS...

Rikke Hagen & Andreas Lund

With Scandinavian style trending at the forefront of current design, new lighting brand Watt a Lamp, for which Danish designers Rikke Hagen and Andreas...

Hind Rabii

Designers have a message they work to expose. They don’t do what they do for nothing. Whether they aim to access a certain space,...