LiGHT23 Introduces Exclusive Space for Decorative Lighting

September 27, 2023

LiGHT23 Expo will extend  its exhibitor space with a new exclusive area for decorative brands called ‘darc space’.

In collaboration with darc magazine, darc space is to provide a one-stop shop for designers and specifiers looking for stunning light pieces. Some of the brand’s that have confirmed their participation include Quasar, Lodes, Tyson Lighting, Artemide and Zico Lighting to name just a few.

The inaugural expo in 2022 was a huge success with more than 3,500 visitors attending including interior designer, architects, and lighting designers and more than 100 high-end lighting brands exhibiting. LiGHT returns to London from 21-22 November with a bigger exhibition alongside new and exclusive features for visitors.

New for 2023 is the Associations Lounge, which will be the shared home of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) over the two-day period.

Designed and furnished by leading Furniture brand Muuto, the two associations will host existing and potential members in the space, while running various social activities. On the opening day, the IALD will be offering a late-night drink offering, while the second day will be taken over by BIID with a LiGHT Lunch following a panel discussion as a part of [d]arc thoughts programme.

Former President of BIID, Susie Rumbold, moderate the panel discussion made up of leading BIID Interior designers Stephen Dick, Stephanie Dias, and Debbie Power on ‘Designing for Small and Large Spaces’. Taking place on 22 November, the talk offers different perspectives on lighting spaces from stadiums to 5-star hotels to the homes from around the world.

The rest of the programme, which has been carefully curated by Darc’s editorial team, will include talks specific for the decorative lighting realm such as ‘Designing for a Global Brand’, ‘In Conversation with Eden, New Bailey’ with Darc Editor Sarah Cullen, as well as a discussion on ‘Restaurant and Bar Design’ with Managing Editor of Darc, Helen Ankers.  All talks will run across the two-day period and are free for visitors to attend.

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