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Women in Lighting: Isabel Villar

Light Collective has initiated a project titled Women in Lighting to create greater awareness and encourage inclusion of women lighting design practitioners into the industry.

by Light CollectivePublished on : Feb 18, 2020

Isabel Villar is a lighting designer working for White Arkitekter in Stockholm, Sweden. This video about the fascinating designer is a part of a larger series titled, Women in Lighting.

15 mins watch Isabel Villar, lighting designer at White Arkitekter | Isabel Villar | White Arkitekter | Women in Lighting| Light Collective| STIR
Isabel Villar, lighting designer at White Arkitekter Video Credit: Courtesy of Light Collective
Courtney Mark, lighting designer running her own practise - Studio Mark | Courtney Mark | Studio Mark | Women in Lighting| Light Collective| STIR
Women in Lighting (Logo) Image Credit: Courtesy of Light Collective

Women in Lighting (WIL) is a project that has set out to create an inspirational digital platform for women working in lighting to promote their passion and achievements, narrate their career path and goals, celebrate their work and elevate their profile in the lighting community. Although women make up at least 50 percent of the practising designers, their inclusion on judging panels, editorial boards, conferences and as keynote speakers is significantly lower than 50 percent. WIL attempts to change that.

Watch out for the next interview with Sakina Dugawalla-Moeller (Light.Func).

To see interviews of other lighting design practitioners from this series, click here.

(Information has been taken from STIR’s partnership with Light Collective and Women in Lighting, the project which has been made possible by Formalighting)

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