27 Apr Lighting and Interiors investigates Scotland
Lighting and interiors investigates Scotland, showcasing three specialist lighting companies: from walls, ceilings, and even yachts – these companies are lighting up the world one project at a time.
- David Brown Design: Quartz Lighting
Quartz Lighting design and build chandeliers, working within a niche market, designing contemporary decorative lighting.
They believe that light in nature has the ability to inspire and that one of the most amazing facets of light is the colour within it. They work with this to design products that can create the experience of 3D images.
All of Quartz products are handmade and tailored to suit client’s specific requirements. In particular, they work with the luxury yacht market, creating designs with a fixed suspension plate to prevent movement.
The Casino: Approached by Fisch Design to supply fittings for the exclusive Park Tower Casino in Knightsbridge.
The Place: A 4.2m colour changing cylinder of refracted light at the Award Winning Place Hotel in Edinburgh.
Harrods: Provided Wall Lights for the new David Morris Boutique at Harrods.
Gleneagles: Flowing lights of crystals were created to form this commission for an over-table pendant.
You can find out more by visiting their website: http://www.quartzlc.com/
- UFO: Universal Fibre Optics
Based in Coldstream in Scotland, UFO are the only manufacturer in the UK that is able to self-produce raw fibre for fibre optic lighting. Established in 1991 they have over 20 years of experience within the industry.
Specialising in complete fibre optic lighting systems for the architectural, commercial, conservation, sensory and residential sector they have developed an extensive range.
With a reputation for quality and excellence they work with clients to give them more choice than ever before for illumination.
They have also added energy efficient LED light sources and luminaires to their range, which like everything else are designed, manufactured and assembled in their 35,000 square foot headquarters in Scotland.
Hotel Domestique: In Carolina, USA owned and operated by George Hincapie the 17 time retired Tour de France competitor
The National Museum of Scotland: Worked with Click Netherfield on the project
Alan Shearer Centre: Used their Cube RGBW LED light sources to power all of the fibre optics and give the light its colour changing effect.
Berry Bros & Rudd Wine Merchants: Worked with Sutton Vane Associates on the project
You can find out more by visiting their website: http://www.universal-fibre-optics.com/
- Kelvin Lighting
Celebrating their 10th year, Kelvin Lighting have become Scotland’s leading distributor of architectural lighting to the specification market.
Founded in 2007 by Scott Kelly, over the last 10 years the company have developed strong knowledge of the industry as well as build strong relationships with suppliers. They work with clients throughout their project to create the atmosphere they want, within budget.
They put choice, value and customer service at the core of everything they do, priding themselves on their wide range of outstanding lighting options to fit all budgets. They only supply lighting from trusted and top quality manufacturers based in the UK and Europe, which means they trust that the job will be done properly. They also hold CPD seminars for consultants, students and architects so their expertise is second to none.
Mainpoint, Westport Edinburgh: worked with Simon Laird Architects and Lightnet
Osprey Travel Edinburgh: Using Lightnet products
The Bridge: Using Intra Issa Fixtures, Kalis Line and Xal Vela
Green Investment Bank: Using Intra Lighting, Minus Square and the Kalis Corner
You can find out more by visiting their website: http://www.kelvinlighting.co.uk/