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How To Be Brilliant @ Clerkenwell: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

24 May 2022 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On the main stage at Clerkenwell Design Week – all welcome

How to be brilliant : The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

a talk by Iain Ruxton, Associate Partner, Speirs Major

The Institution of Lighting Professionals invites you to this free, fun, friendly talk.

About the talk

In the last decade or two, innovations in affordable pixel-based LED and high-capacity dynamic control made the kinetic media façade a popular element in architecture and lighting.

However, has the novelty worn off? Does the content always make the best use of the building? What is the impact on urban space of giant video screens? In the age of sustainable design, are media facades an acceptable solution in many locations?

Whilst there are situations where media facades can make sense, there are other ways of achieving dynamic building exteriors. It isn’t always about creating a giant TV…

About the speaker

Iain is an expert in the technology of light and lighting and has become a leading authority on lighting control and associated topics. He manages much of the CPD for the design team st Speirs Major – the independent, award-winning, international design practice that uses light and darkness to enhance the visual environment

He has volunteered for the Institution of Lighting Professionals for many years, helping them share knowledge which results in places that are better for people and the planet. The ILP describe him as ‘the enthusiastic, honest, encouraging lighting mentor we wish every student had on tap. Come to this session to meet the legend in person!’

Who should come?

This talk is for everyone in design and/or lighting: newcomers, students, interns, apprentices, and curious people particularly encouraged to attend.

Join us in London at the iconic main stage of Clerkenwell Design Week on Tuesday 24 May.

After the talk – free refreshments

The How To Be Brilliant team have organised an informal refreshments session immediately following the 45 minute talk. Listen out for announcements on the nearby secret location (and we’ll give you a map)

Hope you can make it – ALL welcome!

This is an in person event only, and won’t be streamed or recorded. You will not be able to stay home, you will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out 😉

How To Be Brilliant (TM) is brought to you by the Institution of Lighting Professionals and is the only lighting event series that has continued before, during, and after the disruption of recent times, thanks to the support of our collaborators BEGA. Their generous support means we never charge to attend.

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