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Eastern Europe Design Report

Eastern Europe’s lighting industry is vast and varied, with differing levels of expertise and influence, darc sits down with a handful of designers from...

Australasia design report

Acting Editor Sarah Cullen sits down with product designer Edward Linacre of Copper to find out more about his lighting practice, the design market...

The UK Design Market

Acting Editor Sarah Cullen sat down with UK-based product designer Michael Anastassiades for an insight into the UK lighting product design industry and how...

The Future of Design

The world has been turned upside down this year due to the devastating Covid-19 pandemic, which has had global impacts both personally and professionally....

The Current Spanish Design Market

Interiors from Spain is an initiative of ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, The Spanish foreign trade body aimed at promoting design from Spain, including...

Home office lighting – Nulty’s guide

Ellie Coombs, Managing Director, Nulty provides insight into lighting solutions for a home office. “With many of us having found ourselves unexpectedly working from home,...

Notes from a really small island

Covid-19 - what can we can learn from the SARS epidemic. "Eighteen years ago a much younger version of myself moved to China in order...

Peter Joehnk

Hamburg’s Peter Joehnk, co-founder of award-winning design firm JOI-Design, sits down with Maria Elena Oberti to discuss the evolution of interior design in Germany...

Nordic design report

Light defines the cycles of the day, is a strong marker of time and the passage of the seasons, nowhere is this more so...

Constance Guisset

Paris-based industrial designer and scenographer Constance Guisset chats with Maria Elena Oberti about how the open-mindedness of her fellow Frenchmen helped her become the...

Combining tradition and technology

Dernier & Hamlyn has been manufacturing bespoke lighting in London since 1888 and its fittings can be seen in hotels, restaurants and luxury residences around the world....

What does bespoke lighting mean to you?

When people think about bespoke lighting, they will have their own ideas on what that means. For some it’s about standout chandeliers for hotel receptions or...

Brimet Silva – DigitaLAB

The Portuguese lighting sector is made up of more than 200 companies, employing over 3,000 people. Made up of small and medium sized brands,...

Inside Out

Kim Höglund, Department Head of Lighting Design at Tyréns, Sweden, discusses how exterior lighting design can be decorative yet functional and how, as a...

An Emotional Response

JOI-Design’s co-managing directors Peter Joehnk and Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk, along with interior designer Irina Schneide, ask: Acoustic Lighting - multi-functional luminaires that are on-trend? Interior design...