[d]arc thoughts return to LiGHT 23

11th August 2023

(UK) – [d]arc thoughts will return to LiGHT 23 on the 22 and 23 November in Islington, London.

Held on the Gallery Level of the Business Design Centre, the highly regarded talks-programme will be deliver two-days of content covering the most important topics and trends currently circling the lighting and design sectors.

Brought to you by [d]arc media’s Managing Editor Helen Ankers and the editors behind lighting design magazines arc and darc. The programme is completely free to all LiGHT 23 visitors and will feature a mix of presentations and panel discussions from leading industry professionals working with light.

Headlining the show will be the internationally renowned artist, Grimanesa Amoròs, ‘Illuminating Boundaries: The Exploration and Creation of Art Through Light’, followed by a Q&A session with arc magazine’s editor, Matt Waring.

[d]arc thoughts will also address lighting’s role in, ‘Designing for Healthy Office Spaces’; ‘Designing for a Global Brand’; ‘Restaurant and Bar Design’; and ‘Sustainability and Circularity in Design’.  There will also be a series of short presentations from lighting professionals, looking at ‘The Animated Light’; ‘Driving Human Behaviour with Light’; and ‘Parents in Lighting’, just to name a few.

“We have been inundated with designers from all areas of the industry keen to be involved in this year’s line-up and it’s been quite the challenge to narrow down our final selection,” says Helen Ankers, Managing Editor of [d]arc media. “After the success of [d]arc thoughts at LiGHT 22 last year, we have been keen to build on our offering – keeping both our content and speakers as fresh and varied as possible. While there are key topics that need to be addressed through our talks programme – such as sustainability, diversity and technology advancements – it is important to find new ways to address these existing topics. We are looking forward to announcing our final speaker selections and by working with various industry associations and media partners, we’re confident there will be something for everyone at LiGHT 23.”The full [d]arc thoughts programme and speakers will be announced this September. Find out more on the LiGHT 23 website: