Northumbria University student scoops ‘Delight in Light’ prize for her L0 task light.
The winner of Delight in Light was announced last month. The accolade of Lighting Designer 2015/2016 and prize money of £1,000 went to Jimin Jeon from Northumbria University for her task light entitled L0.
The 2015/16 competition was open to students on any year of a UK design course at HND or degree level, an MA student or a recently qualified designer.
There were 50 designs submitted and over 2,700 votes cast, with six designs making it to the final.
The final was held at the Lighting Industry Association in Telford, here the finalists presented a working prototype of their design to the judging panel of Peter Hunt, LIA, Simon Terry from Anglepoise and Innermost’s Russell Cameron.
‘Delight in Light’ was created by The LIA to promote excellence in lighting product design and encourage closer liaisons with the lighting industry.
The winner Jimin has was presented with the prize money by LIA CEO, Steve Davies and has been invited to attend the LIA’s Annual Lunch on 10 May in London to formally receive her award and join key players from all areas of the industry to celebrate the lighting industry.