• Open 6-8 Feb 2018
  • Tuesday - 18.00 - 21.00
  • Wednesday - 11.00 - 21.00
  • Thursday - 11.00 - 17.00 
  • Light School is presented by Light Collective
  • LED Linear to sponsor the popular Light Talks
  • Register now to attend 
  • Light School is supported by Institution of Lighting Professionals


“Every seat was full, people were standing outside the door- great turnout" Sally Storey, Lighting Design International 

The Light Talks alumni of lecturers reads like a Who’s Who from the lighting design industry. Curated by lighting consultancy Light Collective and sponsored by LED Linear, Light Talks hosts some 16 presentations over the 2½ days of the Show.

Sometimes controversial, always educational and 100% 'sold out', Light Talks is the focal point for architects and designers to listen and learn.


Tuesday 6 February

Time Timetable
18.00 Surface Design Show Opens
18.30-19.00 Introduction from Light Collective
18.45-19.45 Lighting and glass
Ellie Greisen - Studio EG

A 30 minute guide to creating beautifully lit spaces
Christopher Knowlton - 18 Degrees

21.00 Surface Design Show Closes


Wednesday 7 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens
12.00-13.00 Is Pinterest and alike killing creativity?
Jonathan Rush -  Hoare Lea
13.00-14.00 Journeys in Light
Clementine Fletcher-Smith - Speirs & Major

The transformative power of light: Creating an emotional response to the home
Rebecca Weir - Light.iQ

15.00-16.00 Thinking Sideways
Daniel Blaker - Nulty+
16.00-17.00 Reports from the front line - perspective on lighting design
Stuart Alexander - Michael Grubb Studio

Light into flight - economy or upper class?
Jonathan Howard - DHA Designs

18.00-19.00 Customising Light
Graham Rollins - Lighting Design International
21.00 Surface Design Show closes

Thursday 8 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens

The world's a stage
Mark Ridler - BDP


Metric code
Farhad Rahim - BuroHappold


Who likes light?
Nick MacLiammoir - Arup 

15.00-16.00 Inspiring atmospheres - Designing light for the new Design Museum
Theo Paradise-Hirst - ChapmanBDSP
17.00 Surface Design Show closes

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