L A M P Competition Announces
Top 10 Finalists for 2015

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Winners Will Be Announced Opening Day on November 12th

L A M P (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) has announced its top 10 finalists for this year’s third annual international lighting design competition. Judged by some of the world’s top industry design leaders, submissions from around the globe were voted under three categories, including student, emerging and established designers. L A M P’s winners will be announced on Thursday, November 12th, 2015.

L A M P aims to introduce a broader audience to lighting design while promoting and connecting emerging talent to new markets. Each year the competition challenges designers to approach their lamps with the guidance of a theme. This year’s judges made their decisions based on a set evaluation ranging from aesthetics, marketability, innovation, and unique interpretation of this year’s theme: Crystallize.

The top 10 lamps were chosen from over 90 submissions worldwide, from 48 cities and 21 countries. The esteemed panel of judges for 2015 included: Tom Dixon, Michael Anastassiades, Nancy Bendtsen (Inform Interiors), Omer Arbel (Bocci Design), John Patkau (Patkau Architects), Falken Reynolds (Chad Falkenberg, Kelly Reynolds), and the team from ANDLIGHT (Lukas Peet, Caine Heintzman and Matt Davis). L A M P’s top 10 established finalists are listed below (in no specific order) and emerging and student finalists can be viewed through www.welovelamp.ca

  • Ribbon by Brad Turner Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Eleni by Matthew Kennedy Chilliwack, BC, Canada
  • Braque’s Colander by Amy Lin and James Chavel Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Gweilo by Alex Josephson Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Boro Boro Light by Neal Aronowitz Portland, OR, USA
  • Crystal Cluster Chandelier by Lynn Read Portland, OR, USA
  • The BIT Light by Jin Choi Brookline, MA, USA
  • Woodhedron by Julie Morringello Stonington, CT, USA
  • Duality by Matthew Conley Sheffield, UK
  • Light Trooper by Anki Gneib Stockholm,Sweden

L A M P’s opening event kicks off on Thursday, November 12th from 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM at Jan Kath Studio, 505 Railway Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1A7. Tickets must be purchased in advance for opening night through www.welovelamp.ca. The exhibit will be open by donation from November 13-15.


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