21st Century Lighting Design: a well-timed Lighting Publication
“21st CENTURY LIGHTING DESIGN: FROM PURE FUNCTIONAL TO STYLISH”
From pure functional to stylish, the design of lighting is an area of design that is in a constant state of flux, with technologies allowing designers to now create lighting that can now manipulate and play with form, establishing the discipline to hold a place very much at the forefront of interior design and architecture. Lighting always fascinates.
Fascinating Lighting Design Trends
The new book form Alyn Griffiths maps trends in lighting design over the last decade, featuring more than 100 designs from domestic, commercial and architectural appliances. The book explains on various manufacturing technologies and how they were applied to enricht the showcased lighting concepts, among them also 3D printing.
“A comprehensive and insightful overview of the rapidly evolving lighting industry and a perfect illustration of how designers approach the technical challenges of working with light”
This beautifully-designed and lavishly-illustrated volume features designs from a vast array of designers and agencies from influential figures including Ross Lovegrove, Ingo Maurer, Philippe Starck, Ron Arad and Tom Dixon to newly-emerging lighting designers.
Colorful Imagery & Insightful Comments
As well as showcasing the most innovative and aesthetically bold work in the field, Alyn Griffiths’ carefully curated survey also provides a strong critical framework for understanding lighting design from the perspectives of sustainability, technology, form and structure. With full colour imagery and insightful commentary this is the ultimate guide to the diverse world of contemporary lighting design.
More on Alyn Griffiths: http://www.alyngriffiths.com/scene/
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