The work of lighting design is like painting a picture but with paint called light on black canvas called darkness. The lighting designer’s mission is to come up with ideas for illuminating our contemporary nightscapes so flooded in light pollution in ways more beautiful, comfortable, and efficient, and then to bring this to reality accurately and swiftly. Lighting is not simply about lighting things up. It expresses an identity, symbolizes a policy and conveys a message
Conference at "Autograf - l'école des créateurs d'avenir"
Akari-Lisa ISHII is appointed as a member of the EU-Japan Business Round Table.
The 1st post-COVID presential conference
France has a great progress in vaccination and the 1st non-remote conference took place after the pandemic.
French lighting designers’’ association’s annual meeting, being held in zoom last year, took place in a cool venue in Paris this year. It’s always a bit stressful to speak in front of many lighting professionals though, I enjoyed live interactivity with many reactions.
The theme of the conference was “how LED changed my life?”. I took my light-up project in Chantilly Palace garden as a case study.
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Since its foundation by Akari-Lisa Ishii in 2004, I.C.O.N. has been aiming to create new concepts of lighting design and light arts. Based in Paris & Tokyo, the company conveys new light trends around the world with an innovative touch imbued with Japanese culture, French spirit and international experiences.
Active teamwork with great sensibility using advanced methodologies, know-hows and wide lighting vocabulary enables to carry out a wide range of lighting design projects, from urban space, architecture, interior design, landscape, events, museography, stage, to product design… Recognized for its competences and professionalism, I.C.O.N. won international awards for lighting design.
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