As part of Clerkenwell 2023, darc magazine hosted a [d]arc thoughts programme with the lighting and design industry as part of the Light exhibition in the House of Detention.

Having been awarded ‘Best Decorative Lighting Product’ at this year’s [d]arc awards for the Wave Collection, Sarah Cullen, Editor at [d]arc media, sits down with designer and founder Esther Patterson to delve deeper into the collection’s design process, her inspiration, and how an ethical approach to production and manufacturing is vital to her ethos.