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The Language of Light


by Peter Veale, Firefly Lighting Design


overall concept of the space. But how does this concept get translated into the language of light? Here we’ll be looking at how our design studio has drawn on very different influences to achieve amazing lighting schemes for F&B venues that are in harmony with the interior designers’ visions and increase the guests’ enjoyment of the spaces.


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s there such a thing as a ‘Language of Light’? We all want our projects to look their best, whether that’s to create an atmosphere of excitement, calm, or something in between. When designing a lighting scheme, we prefer not to hastily choose our favourite lighting concepts or luminaires, but instead draw upon the huge variety of influences available to us, and discuss how they could fit into the


Ling Ling Marrakech Tis restaurant and bar, situated within the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is a fairly new concept from the Hakkasan Group, and is a younger, more lively and less formal relative of the Hakkasan concept. We were asked to create a scheme that both


engaged the customer, and sat fittingly within the hotel, with its Moroccan interiors, by Gilles and Boissier. If you’ve ever been to Morocco (or an authentic- looking Moroccan restaurant) you may know that


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