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This competition allows students to gain valuable knowledge about the lighting industry, whilst using their creative skills to develop new lighting products. Sponsored by a number of big industry names, ACID, Anglepoise, Citizen, Dar Lighting Ltd, OSRAM, Toshiba and The Lighting Association.

“The Student Lighting Design Awards are one of the highlights of our year. Industry can see which way the next generation of designers are planning to take us and students get to mix with potential employers. There is no substitute for this creative interaction, which year on year brings us ever improving designs and technical competence” Peter Hunt LA Chief Executive.

10 finalists were chosen and working prototypes were presented to a panel of esteemed Judges.

Award: Student Lighting Designer
Name: James Melia
Design: Kink
Type: Table
University: Nottingham Trent University

Award: Second
Name: Gregg Parsell
Design: Origin
Type: Pendant
University: Nottingham Trent University

Award: Third
Name: Sam Aylott
Design: MEC
Type: Table
University: Nottingham Trent University

Award: Best Flatwork
Name: Chris Webb
Design: Measures of Light
Type: Wall
University: Coventry University

Award: Highly Commended
Name: Mark McDonnell
Design: AirLight
Type: Table
University: Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

Award: Finalist
Name: Edward Holt
Design: Wilite
Type: Wall
University: Sheffield Hallam University

Award: Finalist
Name: Jason Taylor
Design: Black Orchid Light
Type: Table
University: Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

Award: Finalist
Name: Joe White
Design: Alice
Type: Table
University: Nottingham Trent University

Award: Finalist
Name: Kanako Anahara
Design: This is not Jelly
Type: Table
University: Nottingham Trent University

Award: Finalist
Name: Nicholas Lerwill
Design: ARC
Type: Table
University: Northumbria University

The awards were presented by Peter Hunt from the Lighting Association and BBC Breakfast’s Bill Turnbull.

Judges:
Peter Hunt, Lighting Association
David Ellis, Osram Ltd
Nicola McGuirk, Dar Lighting Ltd
Simon Terry, Anglepoise
Steve Marsh, Citizen
Vic Harasimow, Toshiba
Nic Mallinson, LIF
Fiona Elliott, Elliott Associates
Ivan Hayward, Ivan Hayward

Contact
Jo Jackson, Marketing Communications Manager

E-mail:joj@lightingassociation.com

Web Site:www.lightingassociation.com

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