How do you define luxe lighting design?
Lighting design that has the potential to transport you to an elevated, sensory experience, be it in a hospitality or retail project, a luxury residential installation, or even healthcare applications, could be classified as luxe. To explore further, we turned to the experts.
Check out the posts in this series featuring leading lighting design professionals, product designers, manufacturers and principals of renowned lighting design firms discussing the concept of luxe design as they walk us through some of their work designing products and installations for luxury environments.
PROJECTS & PROFILES
In this exclusive conversation with LightFair, Barbara Horton, Senior Principal and Lee Brandt, Principal, HLB Lighting Design discuss their luxe design approach, some of their most interesting, challenging or memorable installations (above) and their perspectives on a wide range of topics including the evolution of the idea of luxury as it crosses over to unconventional applications, the role of technology and more. Conversations on Illumination: HLB Talks Luxe Design
Certified Lighting Designer and Principal, Light Collab, Singapore, Yah Li Toh shares her thoughts on luxe lighting design, how she got into lighting, her advice for emergent professionals and perspectives from a recent hospitality lighting design project in Singapore (above). Profile Spotlight: Yah Li Toh, CLD, IALD
“Design for luxury environments demands a particularly high level of attention to intimacy and detailing,” says Michael Hemmenway, Principal, Fisher Marantz Stone. He talks about exploring light layers to create unique experiences in hospitality (above), retail and residential applications in this feature. Lighting Design for Luxury Environments: Layers of Light Create Unique Experiences
BlackJack Lighting has made a name in high-end decorative LED light fixtures. Chief Design Officer and Founder Stephen Blackman tells us about his approach to designing around the LED. Interview with Stephen Blackman: Chief Design Officer, Blackjack Lighting
(Facets Chandelier, BlackJack Lighting)
Luxe lighting products are often inspired by natural elements. LightFair exhibitor AFX’s Embers sconce designed by Grant Chapelle is one example. Product Designer Spotlight: Lighting Design Inspired by the Elements
(Embers Wall Sconce, AFX Lighting)
See how a large, aluminum-spun light fixture from Bock Lighting lends welcoming, family-friendly ambience to HashTAG, a fun, artfully decorated brunch spot in Denver, CO. Product Spotlight: Contemporary Light Fixture Brightens Upscale, Family-Friendly Brunch Spot
(Beretto Fixture, Bock Lighting)