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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
One of the highlights from this year’s London Design Festival  was LIGHTEN UP , an illuminated exhibition that featured 64 innovative lighting solutions from UK designers. Presented by [re]design  at this year’s 100% Design , 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!
Chandelier by Demelza Hill , made from upcycled crystal polystyrene shot glasses.
Ash Pendant No.1 by Tom Raffield .
Plumen by Hulger .
Left: See-Through Light by Tea Un Kim , made using a PET bottle and tights. Right: Eureka by Darren Donati.
LIGHTEN UP  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 .
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Images courtesy of [re]design.
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 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/10/01/lighten-up-2008-by-redesign/
 London Design Festival: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/30/london-design-festival-2008-highlights/
 LIGHTEN UP: http://www.redesigndesign.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=413&Itemid=999
 [re]design: http://www.redesigndesign.org/
 100% Design: http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/
 Demelza Hill: http://www.demelzahill.com/
 Ateliero: http://www.ateliero.co.uk/
 Raw Studio: http://www.rawstudio.co.uk/
 Tom Raffield: http://www.tomraffield.com/
 The Firewinder Company: http://www.firewinder.com/index2.php
 RMK Design Office: http://www.rmkdesign.co.uk/
 Hulger: http://www.hulger.com/
 Michelle Brand: http://www.michellebrand.co.uk/
 Re-Silicone: http://www.re-silicone.co.uk/
 Tea Un Kim: http://www.greenteaun.com/news.htm
 CAPtivate Lamp: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/29/captivate-lamp-by-lula-dot/
 Lula Dot: http://www.lucynorman.co.uk/
 Start Up Design: http://www.startupdesign.co.uk/
 Higher Market Studio: http://www.highermarketstudio.co.uk/
 Design Event: http://www.design-event.co.uk/de08.htm
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