darc to host Defining the Circularity of Light talk at Workspace Design Show

February 24, 2023

(UK) – The Workspace Design Show returns to London’s Business Design Centre, on 27-28 February 2023.

The show brings together a thought-provoking programme of talks featuring a whole host of speakers, from developers to architects and their blue-chip clients, along with accomplished exhibitors showcasing the latest workplace interiors innovations. All of the content aligns with the show’s theme, Destination Workplace: Places Where People Want To Be.

The four talks programmes that attendees can choose from are the Workspace Design Talks, bringing you insights on workplace strategy and design; FIS Conference, offering the latest from the finishes and interiors sector; The Occupiers Forum: The View from HQ, providing the perspectives from the all-important occupiers; and Sustainability Works, addressing the latest challenges in sustainability and ESG in our workplaces. Over 100 speakers will be debating these issues from companies such as tp bennett, American Express, Heatherwick Studio, Grimshaw, PLP Architecture, Jacobs, Unilever, PwC, Nokia, Legal & General, DWP and CBRE.

Defining the Circularity of Light will be hosted by darc’s editor Sarah Cullen. She will be joined by expert panellists Kael Gillam, Principal Lighting Designer at Hoare Lea; Faye Robinson, Founder of lighting design practice Treacle Studio; Tom Niven, Associate in Lighting at BDP; and Tulin Kori, Associate Partner at Foster + Partners.

The talk will look at discussing the various roles and responsibilities held by the key players in a new project, and encouraging clients, contractors and designers that circularity is beneficial for all involved.

Visitors can listen to the scheduled talks with leading architects, designers and occupiers talking about the latest trends, challenges and innovations within this year’s ‘Design Talks Lounge’. This has been curated by international furniture specialists, The Furniture Practice, in collaboration with multidisciplinary studio, Acrylicize. The Lounge will host the Workspace Design Talks across the two-day event, where leading voices at, Perkins+Will, Foster & Partners, WeWork and more will debate the current themes shaping today’s work environments. The space will incorporate furniture by several iconic brands including Andreu World, Arper, Fredericia, Moroso and Vitra; while the stage will feature an immersive installation, designed by Acrylicize, celebrating material innovation in furniture and interior design with materials by Foresso, Kvadrat, Kvadrat Really and Autex. Flooring for the space will be provided by Tarkett. 

Registration to attend is free and can be completed here: https://registration.gesevent.com/survey/29napt742208g