INTERVIEW: James Bassant – Astro Lighting

As a designer, you probably have specified an Astro lighting product at some time. In a new series of interviews with key people in the lighting industry, we ask for answers to the ‘behind the scene’ questions that shape the future of the lighting world.

Watch an insightful video interview with James Bassant– the co-founder and Design Director of Astro Lighting.

Astro is one of the largest and most highly regarded decorative lighting companies and widely known by architects, lighting and interior designers.

We ask…

What are the factors that are shaping the LED lights of the future?

What is the Astro design recipe?

What inspired his new ‘Coastal Range’ of LED luminaires?

Why LED lighting remains wedded to interchangeable lamps?

As an Astro Lighting Project Partner – we supply the entire Astro Lighting range to you with the added benefit of our advise on your choices during specification. 

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Andrew Orange, the owner of Orange Lighting qualified and worked as an interior designer in 1993 before specialising in lighting working on high profile projects based in London. Since starting Orange Lighting Ltd in 2003 he has been sharing his knowledge and unique teaching style mostly to his designer clients, offering practical real life advice born from running a busy consultancy and lighting supply business. Launching in 2020, his blog has evolved into Quick & Easy Lighting, curating some 25 years design experience into making the lighting choice and design process achievable and easy to understand for all.