DHA Designs will be attending Istanbul Light between 16 – 18 April. Peter Fordham will be speaking at the Designers With Light Forum at 10.30am on Friday, focusing on our recent award-winning work with Haworth Tompkins Architects at The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool.
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.
DHA Designs have been invited to attend this year’s conference at Light Middle East in Dubai.
Peter Fordham will be presenting a paper titled “Reducing Light In The Public Realm – With Design Intent and Adding Quality” on Tuesday 4th November at 5pm.
Peter Fordham delivered a presentation “Revealing The Secrets of The Mary” at the Designers With Light Forum, part of the May Design Series 2014, in London’s Excel Centre. We were delighted to share the presentation with Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation at The Mary Rose Trust.
DHA director, Jonathan Howard, was asked to speak at the recent Museums Association conference, Bright Ideas, held at the Royal College of Surgeons in London on April 30th. The conference aimed to explore the impact of new legislation & technological innovations on current museum lighting.
Chaired by Jill Entwistle, editor of the Lighting Journal, the speakers covered a wide range of topics in technical & artistic approaches to lighting practice today. Jonathan joined other members of the lighting community, including Kevan Shaw (KSLD), Stephen Cannon-Brookes (CB Lighting), Arfon Davies (Arup), George Sexton (Geo. Sexton Associates) & David Saunders (British Museum), and give a review of recent DHA projects that used a variety of light sources in museum environments, including our work on the Mary Rose Museum & the Navy, Nelson & Nation Galleries at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
The talk was well attended by members of the museum community, and the quantity and technical nature of the questions asked by many delegates at the end of the presentations showed that lighting is a key area of interest to museum professionals.
A review of the conference can be found in the July/August edition of the Lighting Journal.