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London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

Posted By Kate Andrews On October 1, 2008 @ 1:00 am In Green Lighting,Green Products,London Design Week 2008 | No Comments

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One of the highlights from this year’s London Design Festival [2] was LIGHTEN UP [3], an illuminated exhibition that featured 64 innovative lighting solutions from UK designers. Presented by [re]design [4] at this year’s 100% Design [5], the event focused upon “Looking beyond the bulb” and showcased a variety of ways that “sustainability is driving the evolution of new technologies, aesthetics, materials, and interactions”. Read on for a selection of our favorite designs!

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Chandelier by Demelza Hill [6], made from upcycled crystal polystyrene shot glasses.

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Left: Ecopetlite by Ateliero [7]. Right: Circa Light by Raw Studio [8].

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Ash Pendant No.1 by Tom Raffield [9].

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Left: Firewinder by The Firewinder Company [10] – a 100% wind-powered outdoor light. Right: Lastra by RMK Design Office [11].

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Plumen by Hulger [12].

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Left: Cascade Lancashire by Michelle Brand [13], made from plastic bottle bases. Right: Lagoon by Re-Silicone [14].

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Left: See-Through Light by Tea Un Kim [15], made using a PET bottle and tights. Right: Eureka by Darren Donati.

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CAPtivate Lamp [16] by Lula Dot [17].

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Right: Jar Jar by Start Up Design [18]. Left: Jumper Sleeve Lampshade by Higher Market Studio [19].

LIGHTEN UP [3] launched at 100% Design from September 18-21 at Earls Court, London. The exhibition will now be going on tour throughout the UK until 2009 – the next stop is Newcastle’s Design Event [20].

+ [re]design [4]

+ 100% Design [5]

Images courtesy of [re]design.


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/10/01/lighten-up-2008-by-redesign/

[2] London Design Festival: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/30/london-design-festival-2008-highlights/

[3] LIGHTEN UP: http://www.redesigndesign.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=413&Itemid=999

[4] [re]design: http://www.redesigndesign.org/

[5] 100% Design: http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/

[6] Demelza Hill: http://www.demelzahill.com/

[7] Ateliero: http://www.ateliero.co.uk/

[8] Raw Studio: http://www.rawstudio.co.uk/

[9] Tom Raffield: http://www.tomraffield.com/

[10] The Firewinder Company: http://www.firewinder.com/index2.php

[11] RMK Design Office: http://www.rmkdesign.co.uk/

[12] Hulger: http://www.hulger.com/

[13] Michelle Brand: http://www.michellebrand.co.uk/

[14] Re-Silicone: http://www.re-silicone.co.uk/

[15] Tea Un Kim: http://www.greenteaun.com/news.htm

[16] CAPtivate Lamp: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/29/captivate-lamp-by-lula-dot/

[17] Lula Dot: http://www.lucynorman.co.uk/

[18] Start Up Design: http://www.startupdesign.co.uk/

[19] Higher Market Studio: http://www.highermarketstudio.co.uk/

[20] Design Event: http://www.design-event.co.uk/de08.htm

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