Ali Patel, Consultant
One of the best things about working in the design sector is being exposed to gorgeous examples of residential and corporate design.
However, as a writer on all things lighting within the B2B PR arena, I have my reservations about some lighting design….especially ‘lampshades’. I am not talking luminaires, fittings and functionality here, but….. ‘decorative lighting’. I even have to put the word ‘decorative lighting’ in apostrophe’s as that is how we, in the commercial lighting arena, tend to view decorative fixtures and fittings.
I have to say though, after a day at LightJunction 2014, I might just possibly be a convert to all things decorative. From the gorgeous, iconic lines of the Caravaggio to the more organic, digitally carved BEL light, my 1970’s twisted view of the word ‘lampshade’ has been forever changed.
Here are some of the head turners from the show: