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The Institution of Lighting Professionals has arranged a series of events supporting people in the early part of their lighting career. Successful senior lighting designers have agreed to share their time and expertise with students, juniors and new entrants to the profession, to demonstrate things that aren’t always taught on traditional courses and will inspire, support and encourage the next generation.

How To Be Brilliant 2019, sponsored by Zumtobel, is a set of free to attend, fun, friendly evening sessions held in London and Edinburgh. They are open to all, with an emphasis on allowing less experienced students and staff to meet renowned industry experts face to face in a confidence-building atmosphere of encouragement and inclusion. All the sessions include Continuous Professional Development time.

London sessions are as follows:

  • Neil Knowles, Director and founder of Elektra Lighting Design, will cover circadian lighting on 23 October
  • Colin Ball and Lora Kaleva, Senior Lighting Designers at BDP, will close the series on 20 November, with ‘The Colour Blue’

There are more Edinburgh sessions in development, with a similarly eclectic mix of people and topics. These will be announced soon.


19 september, LONDON - REGISTRATION to open soon

arfon davies and nicola rigoni, arup

They will present together at a special daylight, experience and wellbeing session, taking place within Darc Room, part of London Design Week.

More details to follow soon.


FREE to attend, FRIENDLY and ALL welcome!

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