Tag Archives: Lighting

IKEA Museum

DHA Designs have designed the lighting for IKEA’s new museum in Älmhult, Sweden.IKEA - image for news

Running from 2014 we worked with museum designers RAA and architects Wilkinson Eyre, and then directly for IKEA, completing the job in Spring 2016.

By using a combination of Erco, Concord and some fine led extrusions from Lightworks.

 

 

 

Celts at the British Museum opens to 5-star reviews

crossAfter lighting Ming: 50 Years that Changed China in the new 70m long Special Exhibitions Gallery, DHA Designs were delighted to be asked by the BM to light this autumn’s blockbuster exhibition.  Designed by Real Studios, with graphics by the BM, DHA worked closely with the team and curators to light the hundreds of objects on display.  These varied from tiny jewellery and coins to huge crosses and sculptures.

The exhibition received 5-stars from Jonathan Jones in The Guardian and tickets can be booked from the British Museum via their website here

 

Light Middle East conference, 3-5th November

lightmeDHA Designs director, Peter Fordham, was invited to speak at the Light Middle East conference, being held in Dubai from 3rd-5th November 2015.

Peter was invited to give a presentation, titled Reducing light in the public realm with design intent and adding lighting quality. The presentation was given to an audience of some of the leading figures in lighting from across the Middle East, including lighting designers active in the area, specialist lighting contractors & lighting manufacturers supplying to these countries.

Light Middle East has been running for nine years now, and is the premier event for our industry across the region, and attracts more than 325 companies who are working to develop the lighting industries in one of the world’s great regions of growth.

Lighting Design Awards 2015 – shortlist announced

lda-logo_0DHA Designs are pleased to announce that all four of their entries to the 2015 Lighting Design Awards have been shortlisted. The full list of shortlisted projects can be viewed here.

 

Our project entries are as follows:

Lighting for Leisure: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Public Buildings: Navy, Nelson, Nation at the National Maritime Museum

Low Carbon: Miles Staircase at Somerset House

Special Projects: The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron: Designing A Moment

 

Rembrandt: The Late Works opens to great reviews

DHA were delighted to have the privilege of lighting Rembrandt: The Late Works for the National Gallery.  Working with exhibition designers Urban Salon, and the gallery’s curatorial team.  DHA used new LED technology with a variety of fixtures and lenses to highlight these astonishing works.  The challenge was the precision required to light such amazing portraits without shadows or reflections from glazing or varnish.

The show has had unanimous five-star reviews, including The Evening Standard, Independent, The Guardian and the Sunday Times and really is a once-in-a-lifetime show.  More information including tickets can be found here:

http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/rembrandt-the-late-works

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