THE ARCHITECTURAL lighting event Lightspace London drew top specifiers and designers to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre last week.
The capital’s lighting design community turned out in force to view innovations from big name brands and listen to presentations from international experts on topics from human-centric lighting to the illumination of museums and galleries.
Independent lighting design practices visiting the show – part of the annual LuxLive trade fair – included BDP, ÅF Lighting, AH Lighting, Atelier Ten, Billings Jackson, Buro Happold, Brentwood Lighting Design, David Atkinson Lighting Design, DHA Designs, dpa lighting consultants, ECI Lighting, Foundry London, George Sexton Associates, GIA Equation, Gravity Design, Graham Festenstein Lighting Design, Skira, Ikon Design, Illuminationworks, Into Lighting, Isometrix, Elektra Lighting, JPLD, Jason Bruges Studio, Kevan Shaw Lighting Design, LAPD, Lichtstudio Lx, Light Bureau, Light Creative Design, Light My Space, light studio 3, Lighting Design Collective, Lighting Design House, Lighting Design International, Lux Populi, Michael Grubb Studio, MBLD, Mindseye Lighting, NDYLight, Nulty+, PJC Light Studio, Firefly Lighting, Re:light, Speirs + Major, Stainton Lighting Design, Steensen Varming, Studio-29, Sutton Vane Associates, Tyson Lighting, Xavio Design, Susan Lake Lighting Design, 18 Degrees and MS Lighting Design.
Major consulting engineer practices included Arup, Arcadis, Aecom, WS Atkins, Couch Perry Wilkes, Cudd Bentley, Cundall, Designs for Light, Hoare Lea, Hurley Palmer Flatt, Max Fordham, Mitie, Mott McDonald, Project Centre, Ramboll, Ringway Jacobs, Urban Jungle Engineering and WSP.
Large architectural practices included Foster + Partners, Design International, Foster Lomas, Future Architectural, Hawkins Brown, Ian Richie Architects, T&V Architects, Wilkinson Eyre and Wilkinson/Knight.
Conference tracks popular with specifiers included Lighting for Museums and Galleries, Lighting for Retail and Hospitality and Lighting for Workplace and Wellbeing.
Big brand exhibitors and sponsors included Applelec, DGA, Calex, Trilux, Astro, Coelux, Hacel, iGuzzini, Helvar, ES-System, LED Linear, Linea Light Group, LED-Flex, Pharos Architectural Controls, Waldmann, Nobile Italia, Lightly Technologies, Nicolaudie and Gamma Illumination.
- Lightspace London takes place on Wednesday 13 November and Thursday 14 November 2019. Entry is free if you pre-register. For more info, click HERE.
- Pictures: David Thrower/Redshift 2018