[d]arc media host networking events at CDW

May 8, 2024

(UK) – [d]arc media announce two events as part of its [d]arc thoughts talks programme at Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) providing a insights and inspiration from the lighting industry from 21 – 23 May.

On Wednesday 22 May from 17:00 onwards – CDW visitors are welcomed to join the [d]arc media team to enjoy refreshments and network with like-minded designers. The informal drinks, held at the Light House of Detention, will follow the ILP’s ‘How to be Brilliant’ talk at 16:00, which sees designers Melissa Byers, Abbie Hill, and Anna Freiesleben of Michael Grubb Studio take the stage.

The following day, [d]arc media is teaming up with Women in Lighting to co-host a networking brunch as part of the Design Meets programme, under the title ‘Women’s groups and why do we need them?’. Taking stage 11:00 to outline objectives for 2024 include Carmella Dagnello, Ridge and Partners (Women in Lighting); Harsha Kotak, Women in Office Design Network; Kimberly Bartlett, Introba (Women Lighting Professionals); Rachael Davidson, Hut Architecture (Women in Architecture); Zoe Bronser, Women in Furniture network.

Alongside these networking opportunities, the [d]arc thoughts programme will take centre stage at the House of Detention, Clerkenwell providing insight and education on lighting design. Topics include statement lighting; quiet luxury; and the future of hospitality design. [d]arc thoughts will also see the GreenLight Alliance take a closer look at sustainable lighting.

A full look at the full programme can be found at: www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/darc-thoughts

Both networking events and talks are free to attend for visitors registered for Clerkenwell Design Week: www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/register