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...

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 -...

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, a ‘signature style’ can come in all shapes and sizes. Catalan...

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 collection, including lighting pieces from renowned designers Michael Anastassiades, Jasper...

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 Lund have created the Adjustable and Mould pendants, caught darc’s...

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, be it physical or theoretical, designers create with a purpose...

Arturo Alvarez

Born in the countryside of Galicia, northwest Spain, designer Arturo Álvarez moulded his career from the beauty of the Atlantic forest, the extraordinary sea and surrounding mountain ranges. He was an observant child, an...

Design by Mai

After growing up in Ghent, Belgium and a lifetime full of travel, Mai Waelkens returned home, which she considers “a small treasure to live in”. It’s in this same town that she once studied...

Bec Brittain

Born into a family of architects, painters and furniture makers, a career path in design was something of a natural progression for Brooklyn-based lighting designer Bec Brittain. Having grown up in Washington DC, “as...

Pallavi Dean

With a focus on narrative in design that uses space as its protagonist, Emirate Pallavi Dean builds spaces around the people who use it. As founder of her own studio Pallavi Dean Interiors (PDI),...

Dima Loginoff

At the age of 37, Dima Loginoff has already accrued a sterling reputation and shows no signs of stopping. Having designed for world famous brands including Artemide, VitrA, Axo Light and Studio Italia Design...

George Singer

George Singer’s bespoke chandelier and lighting designs give his international clientele a taste for his conceptual thinking. Using all UK-sourced materials in his London studio, Singer is known for his objects of arresting beauty...

Zaha Hadid

Internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid once again pushed the boundaries of design in her collaboration with WonderGlass for this year’s Milan Design Week. Fragmented geometry and bold fluid forms ripple through the wake of Iraqi-British...

Lucie Koldova

Lucie Koldova is a prominent Czech designer based in Prague and Paris. Presented on this year’s Brokis Euroluce stand, her work - ever pure and charismatic - focuses on furniture, glass sculptures, timeless lighting...

Hangar Design Group

Showcased at this year’s Euroluce, Italian design agency Hangar Design Group collaborates with Vistosi on its latest pendant lamp collection - Futura. Established in 1980 by Aberto Bovo and Sandro Manente, Hangar Design Group is...