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Bright idea! Light Middle East

The lighting event of the season will include the premiere of The Perfect Light.

In just a few weeks, the region’s top interior designers, architects and industry leaders will be attending the 13th edition of Light Middle East, the region’s premier exhibition, conference and awards for lighting design and technology.

From 23 – 25 September, there will be an expected 300+ exhibitors planning to showcase their latest products and solutions at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Along with partner iGuzzini, Knowledge Partner at LME and industry leader in lighting education and innovation, id is proud to also announce the Dubai premiere of Light Collective’s documentary, The Perfect Light. The film will be shown at the Blue Bar at Novotel Trade Centre on 24 September.

Light Collective, the creative lighting consultancy based in UK, will be in attendance at the events to present the film and discuss light with the audience. The documentary, supported by Citizen, has thus far been screened in London, Berlin, Milan, New York, Paris, Milan, Sao Paolo, Reykjavic and Zurich.

The film addresses the function and reception of LEDs, as they have superseded all other sources and potentially rendered them obsolete. They ask: Is LED therefore, the perfect light? The documentary gives voice to over 20 top leading lighting designers with the mission of further questioning the development of light and exploring the definition of the perfect light.

The much-anticipated event in Dubai, in association with the Lighting Institute and with Identity as media partner, Sergio Padula, Technical Director and Lighting Expert at iGuzzini Middle East, will be also part of THINKLIGHT, the high-profile gathering of global thought leaders in the lighting industry.

Padula will be engaging the audience with an exploration of the Intelligence of Light topic, and will delve into the most fascinating innovations to show how light is creating new services and experiences.

The ThinkLight forum will take place over all three days of the show, with a regional focus on the aspects of the lighting design industry namely architecture, interior design and landscape design.

The 3rd edition of Ready Steady Light, the popular lighting design competition in partnership with the Society of Light and Lighting in the UK, and Light.ication, an initiative in association with Light.Func that brings together university students and lighting design studios.

The 6th Light Middle East Awards will take place on the 25th September and will celebrate the best in lighting projects and products across nine project and six product categories.

Presented in collaboration with Iguzzini

Martin Lupton and Sharon Stammers

lightcollective.net / unilux.com lightinginstitute.com / beirut-design-fair.com / lightme.net