Tala x Darc ‘The Aesthetic of Sustainability’ – Talk

Tala x Darc ‘The Aesthetic of Sust...

By Tala- 28th September 2022


In partnership with darc magazine, which will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary during LDF, Tala is hosting a panel discussion at their pop-up showroom on Club Row in Shoreditch. Hosted by darc’s Editor Sarah Cullen with an incredible panel including biophillic design expert Oliver Heath, Tala’s William Symington and Sophie O’Rourke founding member of the Green Light Alliance.

‘The Aesthetic of Sustainability’ will cover sustainability and circular design, the trade-offs between efficient and beautiful ‘healthy light’, and how bringing nature and the feeling of natural light indoors by adapting colour temperature directly impacts our health and wellbeing.

Please arrive from 5:30 pm the talk with begin at 6 pm, followed by an evening of networking and refreshments.

Oliver Heath – Oliver is an Architectural and Interior Designer and his practice Oliver Heath Design is focussed on delivering health and wellbeing in the built environment. Oliver is a passionate advocate of sustainable design and has acted as a spokesperson for the likes of the UK’s Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

Sophie O’Rourke – Sophie is a Senior Lighting Designer from Brisbane, Australia working at AECOM in London, Sophie is also a Founding Member of the Green Light Alliance, founded in 2020 with a vision to help everyone in the lighting sector understand their role in adopting and promoting the circular economy.

William Symington – William is a Director and Founding member of Tala a sustainable British Lighting Brand launched in 2015. Tala design lighting inspired by nature centered around wellbeing and ‘healthy light’ where the light bulb takes centre stage.

Hosted by Sarah Cullen, Editor at darc magazine – With a degree in Photography and Journalism, Sarah has always had a strong interest in storytelling through various mediums. After graduating, she moved from the Suffolk countryside to Manchester to embark on a new life and professional career in the city. Sarah joined the [d]arc media team in 2017 working across both of its publications arc and darc magazines, before taking on the role as Editor of darc in 2021.

darc is the only international magazine dedicated to decorative lighting in architecture and interior design. Established in October 2012, darc focuses on the best high-end, quality projects and products and hears from those at the forefront of creative design. As well as the printed magazine, which is sent to decision-makers in the interior and lighting design sectors, we have a strong online presence across our website and social media accounts, as well as our digital edition of the magazine.

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28th September 2022 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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