Tag: Paul Traynor


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Is it a paradox that designs that appear simple are in fact the most complicated to realise and by association, designs that appear complex are the easiest to produce? Most of us apparently value clarity and legibility, so why do complicated designs even exist? Is it the consumer / specifier pulling complex products or is someone pushing them on to the customer?

Philips Lighting is hosting an exciting roundtable discussion about the Future of Lighting Design with Paul Traynor of Light Bureau, Neil Skinner of SKR Lighting Design and Tapio Rosenius of Lighting Design Collective. Three inspiring and different contributions to a crucial and on-going debate.

You don’t want to miss this, tune in on Tuesday 12/04 for the full discussion.

Light Bureau principal Paul Traynor was recently interviewed on, one of our favourite podcasts, the Business of Architecture. The podcast features architects, designers and other consultants who discuss the many aspects of running and developing a design practice and share their experience and best tips with the listeners. more

The ILP’s Professional Lighting Summit is taking place in Solihull the 24th and 25th of September. Paul Traynor has been invited to speak on the second day of the conference, his paper is titled ‘Strategies for Public Realm Lighting’.

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else”
L. J. Peter

The paper will discuss the many factors that are to be considered when developing a strategy and expand on our approach through the use of case-studies. The case studies will range from our work with the Royal Academy in London to the lighting masterplan for Porto Montenegro.

Visit the official ILP Professional Lighting Summit 2014 website for more information.