dpa were delighted to be invited to join the Light Asia (NPO) workshop in Fukuoka, Japan, which gives students from local universities the opportunity to work with international lighting designers . Adam Busby, Senior Designer at dpa was asked to lead a group of students tasked with creating a temporary lighting scheme at the Jotenji Temple.
We are very proud to have been a part of the design team working with David Collins Studio on the design of Kerridge’s Bar & Grill at the Corinthia Hotel London, which opened on Monday 10th September. A glowing article has been written about this fabulous project in Wallpaper Magazine, please click here to read this in full.
Photography courtesy of Cristian Barnett.
We are thrilled that dpa project Hackney Town Hall has been shortlisted for an award in the inaugural dezeen awards 2018 for best civic and cultural interior. We have our fingers crossed for 27th November when winners are announced.
Louise Santiago, Senior Designer based in our Dubai Studio was recently asked to speak at the 8×8 Talks held locally in Dubai. 8×8 was created as part of United Architects of the Philippines Dubai Chapter’s first Townhall meeting. 8 Architects were given 8 minutes each to inspire and motivate others by discussing their creative processes, experiences and wisdom within their respective fields. Louise shared her Lighting Design journey with 300 professionals, alongside seven outstanding Architects from differing disciplines, practices and institutions.
We are thrilled that dpa project The Constellation at The Founder’s Memorial, Abu Dhabi has been awarded a Commendable Achievement Award in the Exterior Lighting category of the 2018 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards.
This is a very special project, and a unique one to the region. dpa were immensely proud to have been a part of the design team and to have played an important and pivotal role in the realisation of the artwork designed by talented artist Ralph Helmick.
Photography courtesy of Alex Jeffries Photography Group
dpa were privileged to be invited to illuminate The Constellation, a monumental public artwork that forms the centrepiece of The Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi, a permanent national tribute to the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
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Nikos Moskofidis, Associate based in our Dubai Studio was recently asked to be a panellist at the 7th Annual Middle East Lighting Design Summit held at the Sofitel, The Palm, Dubai. The panel discussed “Rethinking Urban Lighting Design Concepts and Techniques”, during which Nikos highlighted he importance of context in our approach to urban lighting and how we embrace the existing environment.
We are delighted that dpa project the Tiffany Gallery at the New-York Historical Society won ‘Leisure Project of the Year’ at the recent Lighting Design Awards 2018. In addition Mei Ume was also awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Hotel and Restaurant Project’ of the Year category.
We are also very proud to announce that Iain Carlile and Louise-Mari Santiago were named in the Lighting Design Awards 40 under forty programme!
In celebration of the Practice reaching its 60th Anniversary, the Lighting Design Awards produced a short film about dpa which was shown at the event. Please see below a link to the film, which pays tribute to Derek Phillips and the longevity of the Practice.
dpa Senior Designer Johanna Medina was delighted to be asked to present a lecture on Lighting Design to students studying Fashion Retail Management at the University of the Arts, London, London College of Fashion. The lecture aimed to help students understand the principles of lighting design, how to build meaningful connections and emotionally engage with today’s enlightened consumers, values and ethical practices.
An interesting article has been published by FX Magazine about the changing design of the traditional department store, and reinvention for a new younger clientele. The article references dpa project Robinsons department store in Dubai as an example of excellent design.
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We are pleased to share an article published by Arc Magazine celebrating dpa’s 60th Anniversary. The article features a timeline illustrating the Practice’s history as well as a selection of some of the more notable projects that the practice has completed over the past 6 decades.
We are delighted that dpa designers Iain Carlile and Louise-Mari Santiago have been named in the Lighting Design Awards 2018 – 40under40 annual programme, recognising a new generation of lighting design talent. Congratulations to all designers that have been recognised in this award.
‘The Ice Hut’ Was a collaborative team effort between the Oxfordshire and London offices at this year’s Ready Steady Light event organised by the Society of Light and Lighting.
The team was given, 6 light fittings, a randomly selected site at Rose Bruford College and 3 hours to create a visually striking and appealing installation.
‘The Ice Hut’ Installation came 1st in the Peer Award category, voted for by fellow designers competing at the event.
Please find below a link to an interesting article that Ian Clarke, Associate at dpa has written for darc Magazine regarding residential lighting. The photographs referenced are taken of a private residential project completed in Oxfordshire in 2017 – please click here for further details about this project.
We are delighted that two dpa projects have been shortlisted in the Lighting Design Awards 2018.
Mei Ume at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square in the Hotel & Restaurant Project of the Year category and the Tiffany Gallery at the New-York Historical Society for ‘Leisure Project of the Year’.
We have our fingers crossed for Thursday 3rd May 2018!
Iain Carlile, Associate based in our London Studio is very proud to have been chosen to judge the Lighting Product Categories at this year’s Lighting Design Awards 2018. Please click here for further information about the awards.