“Nordic lighting designers at EFLA have showcased the beauty of nature, highlighting the amazing colours of the Lava Tunnel in Iceland.” Since KSLD merged with EFLA to form the KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design division, it has been our absolute joy not only to visit, but to help promote this sensational, award winning project. Read the arc magazine feature here or the full Issue 107 here.
“It’s been a busy few months for Kevan Shaw, Founder of KSLD, following the firm’s success at the Codega Awards, Shaw’s induction into the IALD College of Fellows at IALD Enlighten Europe and the recent merger of KSLD and EFLA. arc sat down with Shaw to discuss all the recent developments.”
This tower consists of coloured panels, it is set in architecture with random coloured glazing to the spandrel panels. And it was awarded Innovative Lighting Project of the Year in the Light Middle East Awards 2014. Kevan Shaw, of firm KSLD, collected the award at the Awards ceremony in Dubai.
The redevelopment of this previously crumbling structure into a new home for Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts has provided plenty to get excited about. Text by Fiona Armstrong, Photography by Eric Thorburn. Lighting Design by KSLD
Winner of the Workplace Lighting Category - Ligting Design Awards 2013. Lighting Design: Kevan Shaw Lighting Design (KSLD), Interior Design: Michael Laird Architects: Picture Credits: KSLD
Lighting Designer, Kevan Shaw, aims a critical broadside at the inadequacies of current light-related legislation, which falls short of its supposed 'green' goals. By permission, this is an edited version of a paper first given at the PLDC Convention in Madrid on October 20, 2011.
Eric Parry has successfully, and respectfully, reintegrated the historic Holburne Museum building into its context with his radical extension, writes Joseph Rykwert. Photography by Helene Binet. Lighting Design by KSLD.
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology's original l7th century building was described in the 1706 publication, "The New World of Words", as 'a neat building in the City of Oxford.' Rick Mather, a fasdiously neat modernist has upped that particular ante with a virtuous design that suggests in architectural equivilant of Jenga, creating a precisely poised matrix of solids and voids. Lighting Design by KSLD.
As lighting designer, it is our responsibility to focus on light quality, quantity and colour rendering, these factors should not be sacrificed when creating energy conscious design. Varying lamp types, lux levels and control systems should be fundamental considerations when on the top of efficiency in design. - Natalie Redford (Bell)
Incorporating a 40m-high water tower was the biggest challenge for architect Latest-Taylor Shannon in creating a new hill-top home in Shooters Hill, south London. Lighting design by KSLD.