Lifelong learning as professional designers has the double edged sword of opportunity and necessity. Nice if we have the time, foolish if we do not make it.
The term Continuing Professional Development within our industry has at least allowed us all to say that our competence comes from the mindset of not knowing enough, rather than knowing it all already. So the door to learning more remains widely open.
However, there is the rub! With so many doors to go through to keep abreast of change in so many fields, as designers you have to master the art of grab and run – darting through each door and running out with armfuls of info to hopefully read at a later date.
As the gatekeeper to our (not biased) very important door of lighting design and supply – I want to ensure each visit remains brief but beneficial and as it’s an Orange door – fruitful!
Each raid you make must yield more ‘how to’ -design, & ‘by using what product’ -supply. That way you build your knowledge based in the reality of real life application.
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For a quick (1:49min) and effective whizz around a great collection of beautifully designed contemporary lighting amongst some equally good looking Mediterranean visitors to the recent Euroluce Lighting show in Milan – here is the Spanish manufacturer Vibia, ask us for trade prices.
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