Designer In Profile: 5 minutes with Rebecca Weir, Design Director for Light IQ

Name: Rebecca WeirUnknown

 

Company: Light IQ Ltd

 

Position: Design Director

 

Website: www.lightiq.com

 

What direction do you think design is moving towards in general terms?

There is now a strong acknowledgement that our designed environment has a direct impact on our well being, from access to natural light and ventilation to the materials we use.

 

What are the key influencing elements at present?

The progress in lighting technology is allowing our clients to obtain greater and easier control over their environments and this in turn continues to increase there sense of well being.

 

What sorts of projects our you working on at the moment?

The team is working on a diverse range of lighting design projects: from a Farm House in Provence, landscape gardens in the Carribean, a Jewelry Store in Mayfair, Public Realm in Chelsea and many gorgeous private homes.

 

A designer’s work is so diverse – how do you manage to hold down a career and a life?

Plenty of reflexology and love.

 

How important do you feel Design Awards are as recognition of designers talents and achievements?

The Awards are able to raise awareness of lesser known design practices, allowing them to create a strong foothold amongst their peers and suppliers.

 

What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?

To continue to push the boundaries of lighting technology and design creating high impact spaces that our clients fall in love with.

 Tell us a little more about yourself –

The car you drive

Mini

Favourite Place To Travel

Mauritius at Christmas, Austria in February, Carribean at Easter, Europe in the The Summer

 

Place that enables you to completely relax

the bath

 

Favourite Food

Sukiyaki, Sushi, Icecream, Chocolate

 

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