Lighting - one of the key elements (and arguably the most important) to making a room look and feel great. Have you ever thought about trying your hand at designing your own light fixture? The parts are often inexpensive and the results can be amazing - now Chicago's own Tree Studios is holding a contest to show off and reward (with some very cool designer lamps) the best DIY light projects....
Design Within Reach's Tree Studio gears up to host it's first annual lighting competition, Get Lit. It's open to all, designers and design enthusiasts. Select designs will be showcased on June 10 at a NeoCon After Party and Apartment Therapy Chicago's Design Meetup at DWR Tree Studio - come enjoy an evening with Pablo Pardo who will be joining us that eventing and see the finalists.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 6:30–8:30pm
DWR Tree Studio
10 E. Ohio Street
Renowned lighting designer Pablo Pardo, AT editor Janel Laban and DWR's lighting buyer, Matt Richmond will judge the entries.
Only one entry per designer per application may be submitted. If you wish to submit more than one entry, you must fill out separate applications for each.
All lighting entries must be submitted in the form of photography, video, computer rendering or drawing to DWR Tree Studio by May 12, 2008, by 6pm. All submitted collateral must be labeled clearly with your name. To be considered, entries must be original and functional. Submissions containing a work-in-progress will be accepted on the condition that the actual piece will be completed at the time of the exhibition. Submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prizes: (shown above the jump, from left to right)
First prize: Taraxacum S2 Pendant, designed by Achille Castiglioni
Second prize: Cortina Floor Lamp, designed by Pablo Pardo
Third prize: Tube Top Table Lamp, designed by Pablo Pardo
Monday, May 12, 2008, by 6pm
Finalists will be notified no later than two weeks before event date.