Members of the LightCo team are back from Milan buzzing from an inspiring Euroluce at Salone del Mobile. They noticed some dominant trends in decorative lighting with a strong focus on natural and handmade finishes.
Keen to hear from the source, LightCo interviewed representatives from our brands who exhibited at Euroluce. We wanted their insights on what’s shaping up in the world of decorative lighting.
LightCo’s General Manager, Dario Dal Ponte, and Sales Manager, Max de Tozser, honed their TV reporter skills to bring you this Euroluce exclusive.
Meet the Maker: Aromas
José Fornas is the owner and General Manager of Spanish lighting brand, Aromas Del Campo. He drives the innovative spirit of the up-and-coming company and says fashion is their biggest influence.
LightCo General Manager, Dario Dal Ponte, caught up with José at the Aromas Del Campo stand.
Meet the Maker: J. Adams & Co.
Will Earl is the Design Director for J. Adams & Co.
The brand is still young, but firmly committed to timeless and sustainable design. Will points out there is a growing appreciation for making products this way, and is proud that J. Adams & Co. handcrafts their lights in Birmingham, England.
LightCo Sales Manager, Max de Tozser, caught up with Will at the J. Adams & Co. stand.
Meet the Maker: Elstead
Jonathan Lucas is the owner and General Manager of globally successful lighting brand, Elstead. Based in the UK, Elstead looks to the past for inspiration, updating traditional styles with modern materials and technology.
Dario Dal Ponte caught up with Jonathan at the Elstead stand.
Meet the Maker: Zafferano
Federico de Majo is the owner and CEO of Italian lighting and tableware company, Zafferano. In recent years Zafferano is dominating the portable category; their Poldina is the best-selling portable lamp worldwide.
Dario Dal Ponte chatted with Federico at Zafferano’s impressive stand.
Meet the Maker: Karman
Fabio Rizzolo is the Commercial Director for the wildly creative lighting brand, Karman. Not only are Karman products eye-catching, they are also high performing. Based in central Italy, national crafts such as pottery and glass blowing produce the evocative materials that go into their collections.
Dario Dal Ponte chatted with Fabio at Karman’s stand.
Meet the Maker: Il Fanale
Tomas Dalla Torre is the Co-owner and Creative Director of Il Fanale. He is a good friend of Dario Dal Ponte, and the two sat down for a chat in their native Italian at Il Fanale’s stand.
For News 2023, Il Fanale gone into their archives, and taken inspiration from the 1960s and 70s. As always, Italian craftsmanship remains the hero of Il Fanale’s product line.
Want to see more from Euroluce? Catch up with LightCo’s highlights from the show in Milan. And get yourself acquainted with the collections from the brands that exhibited: