Bright 2

Frame Publishers
©2015 Frame Publishers, Amsterdam

Publisher / Frame Publishers
Production / Carmel McNamara
Authors / Carmel McNamara and Ana Martins
Design / Marielle van Genderen and Federica Ricci

The use of light and illumination in architecture and design is currently evolving and making an increasingly significant impact in various creative disciplines. Today, architects use light installations to create a different night-time identity for buildings that allow for additional functions and presentations. Light is also important for designers who use it to illuminate locations, or conjure works of art, forms and images in commercial or cultural contexts. In short: light is a magical medium for creative experimentation that today’s designers are using to produce a broad spectrum of exciting work.

©2010 Lupetti- Editori di Comunicazione

Publisher / Arhitekst and Lupetti
Editor / Tamara Zamelli
Consultant / Andrija Rusan
Design and layout / Tatjana Malnar Pocrnić
Revision and proofreading/ Nick Saywell
Translation / Lidija Zoldoš, Daniela Bilić Rojnić

Published in Croatia by Arhitekst and in Italy by Lupetti  Editori di Comunicazione, with the preface of Piero Castiglioni, the book presents the story  of Dean Skira’s lighting design through his projects and testimonies of his collaborators during the last two decades of architectural lighting experience.
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Publication in the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture, 2008.
The only resource of its kind, The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture contains, in a single volume, over 1,000 of the most outstanding works of architecture built since 2000. The House of light is among them.

Moscow Design Week (December 2020)

Lux Live Digital Festival (November 2020)

DL Live Talk Designing the Future II Landscaping (October 2020)

PLDC, Rotterdam (October 2019)

16th ILA International Light Association Conference, Pula (September 2019)

 10°LED Forum, Sao Paolo, Brasil (August 2019)

Signify Webinar (June 2019)

Dynamic Light Conference, Wismar (2019)

IALD Conference, Barcelona (2018)

Weekend Media Festival, Rovinj (2018)

Astronomical Centre, Rijeka (2018)

Life in Stores, LVMH, Paris (2018)

UPC Master Lighting, Barcelona (2018)

PLDC, Paris (2017)

Oris, Zagreb (2017)

Arquitectura y luz, Lima (2017)

Darc Room, London (2017)

Lights in Goa (2017)

Milan Design Week, Milan (2017)

International Lighting Fixture Design Conference, London (2017)

Webinar Masters of Light, London (2016)

Lighting Networks, Tel Aviv (2016)

Croatian Academy Of Sciences And Arts, Zagreb (2015)

Days of Oris, Mali Lošinj (2015)

Lightspace, London (2015)

TedxZagreb (2015)

Gardone Riviera Landscape conference, Italy (2015)

DAZ, Zadar, Croatia (2015)

PechaKucha, Helsinki, Finland (2014)

Croatian Lighting Association, Zagreb (2014)

Lux, London, UK (2014)

LUCI Dubrovnik (2014)

Lighting Fixture Design Conference, London (2014)

DesignMENA summit, Dubai, UAE (2013)

PLD Turkyie, Istanbul, Turkyie (2013)

The Architecture of Lights, Zagreb (2013)

AIA Europe, Dusseldorf, Germany (2013)

Hybrid Architecture & Design, Milan Design Week, Italy (2013)

Demanio Marittimo km 278, Senigallia, Italy (2012)

3rd LED Forum, Sao Paolo, Brazil (2012)

10th Days of Oris, architecture symposium, Zagreb, Croatia (2010)

Luminale, Light+Building, Frankfurt, Germany (2011)

Balkan Light, Ljubljana, Slovenia, (2008) etc.

Visiting lecturer at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia

The IALD Enlighten Europe 2018 conference will be held in Barcelona from 7th until 9th November. Dean will hold a lecture on Lighting 4C presenting his particular experiences and thoughts on creativity, complexity, contradictions and consequences, and the question of courage.

The latest issue of Croatia Airlines, a Star Alliance member, Inflight Magazine introduced Dean’s work and his awarded projects. Hope the travelers will discover some interesting details and enjoy his interview while flying safely to their destinations across the globe.

Dean Skira explains how his Polesano street lamp for Delta Light can be used to light a multitude of different urban settings in this movie Dezeen filmed for the Belgian lighting brand.

One of the most demanding projects designed lately is surely Motovun public and decorative lighting project called „ The new light of Motovun“. The concept was publicly presented and accepted by the Mayor of Motovun. The Medieval town in Istria has a very recognizable town view and the decision is to have it enlighten and visible after sunset.

Dean Skira is attending the panel discussion “Let there be Light” at the Weekend Media Festival. Lighting designer with an extensive international professional experience in designing with light will share his opinion with another panelist. The panel discussion is moderated by TV journalist Damir Smrtic.

The newest Dean Skira’s lighting installation called Eggo Trick represents the form of a classical chandelier while candles as light sources are replaced by the modern and innovative Trick luminaires which produce 360 degree graphical light lines.