Enrique García Carrera discussed developments in the globalization of lighting at Parson’s Light Years panel

This panel discussed ideas on the current status of lighting from a cross-section of fields and the international context.

Hosted by Victor Palacio, President-Elect of the IALD and Founder of Ideas En Luz, the live panel included Paul Gregory, Founder/President, Focus Lighting and Enrique García Carrera Associate Principal, Fisher Marantz Stone. While Luisa Álvarez, Travesías de Luz, David Becker, DavidBeckerDesign and Guarev Jain, Light Planners Associates, joined from Madrid, Sydney and Singapore respectively.

Paul Gregory emphasized the importance of creating emotion in concept. Enrique Garcia Carrera highlighted developments in the globalization of lighting. David Becker noted the current point of maturity of the industry with the introduction of certification. Luisa Alvarez mentioned the universality of light art’s ability to touch people and Guarev Jain prompted continued thought on light’s evolution to be explored through LPA’s upcoming traveling exhibition.