DUBAI, UAE, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrating its 40th anniversary this yr, John Cullen Lighting continues to be on the forefront of the continued lighting transformation that has revolutionised the lighting business. Recognised all through the world for lighting design excellence with award-winning schemes and discreet architectural luminaires, John Cullen Lighting is thought for its capacity to reinforce the enjoyment of areas by the facility of sunshine. Whether or not engaged on a city or nation residence, backyard, resort or superyacht, modern or conventional, the objective is at all times to combine with the imaginative and prescient of every shopper and guarantee their creativeness is exceeded.
Inventive Director Sally Storey is a number one title in lighting who has a ardour for the consequences and affect of sunshine on area and design, as did the corporate founder, lighting designer John Cullen. As Sally explains, “John Cullen’s philosophy is to create the best high quality of sunshine from probably the most discreet luminaires; in attaining this, the sunshine supply ought to at all times be hid.” Nature has offered the corporate’s imaginative and prescient. Impressed by pure gentle, Sally and her skilled group have developed bespoke schemes which have highlighted the drama that gentle can create, paying shut consideration to the standard of sunshine, the discreetness of the fittings and their results, cleverly illuminating color, form, type and shadow in accordance with every particular person area and requirement.
As Sally Storey notes “Lighting is probably the most versatile inside design instrument that may fully change the best way a room seems to be and feels on the contact of a button. No different inside ingredient can have such a robust affect. Architectural lighting needs to be as discreet as doable, to look easy and make any area fantastic to be in.”
Sally and her group’s in depth data and understanding of sunshine and know-how have, over time, helped alter perceptions of how lighting can be utilized. Right this moment, good lighting is seen as an artwork type. As an innovator, Sally has remodeled the notion of this sector in order that lighting is now thought-about a key ingredient of any undertaking alongside architects, inside and panorama designers. John Cullen Lighting is credited with making a lighting narrative that in flip has elevated and enhanced the UK lighting business.
Innovation continues to be a driving pressure. John Cullen Lighting’s personal analysis and improvement division is adept at adapting to every technological advance and software, creating its personal British designed world-class high-quality luminaries able to unimaginable results. Included in its toolbox are a few of the most iconic designs such because the traditional Polespring downlight that has developed and improved through the years in response and profit from the latest know-how. It stays probably the most discreet and stylish downlight available on the market.
As a trusted authority within the lighting enviornment, John Cullen Lighting continues to be impressed by the drama of pure gentle. John Cullen lighting is trying ahead to embracing the latest improvement in lighting, reminiscent of good know-how, and guaranteeing that its purchasers proceed to learn from the facility of wonderful lighting within the enjoyment of their areas, each in and out.
JOHN CULLEN LIGHTING – TIMELINE (1981-2021)
Based by John Cullen, a pioneer of lighting design at the beginning of the halogen revolution. The primary Showroom was opened in Smith Road, London, demonstrating lighting designed by Sally Storey.
John Cullen handed away and Sally Storey took over as Design Director.
The showroom was moved from Smith Road to Fulham Palace Highway.
The introduction of the primary John Cullen halogen merchandise that had been designed in home and manufactured within the UK – Polestar downlight and Spotlight, free standing uplight.
The 50W Polestar was the smallest downlights available on the market, a 3rd of the scale of downlights earlier than which used the 80 watt Par 38 lamp. The introduction by John Cullen of the double black baffle – black internal to cut back glare and lamp recessed into the ceiling to stop much more glare – revolutionised the downlight guaranteeing a way more discreet unobtrusive method of lighting the house.
The showroom was moved to a single unit on the well-known Kings Highway, London. Having developed a brand new ground wash gentle for the villa Sirolo, John Cullen’s iconic Sirolo was launched. After a number of enhancements remains to be going sturdy at the moment. The Columini was designed as the primary uplight. Sizzling to the contact with the halogen bulb, one needed to be cautious the place it was put in to make sure luggage and fingers weren’t burnt!
The primary Lighting Masterclass was launched to teach each commerce and public alike on the brand new architectural lighting reworking properties and gardens. Lighting is greater than only a pendant within the centre of a room.
The warehouse opened for storage and dispatch of merchandise. John Cullen luminaires had been put in on a Superyacht for the primary time.
Sally Storey launched her first guide titled ‘Lighting: Recipes and Concepts’ by Quadrille. A self-help guide to assist individuals perceive the affect of architectural lighting on the house.
Sally Storey launched her second guide titled ‘Lighting by Design’, an aspirational guide with beautiful photos specifically commissioned by Luke White.
2006 additionally marked the beginning of the LED revolution when LED had developed sufficiently to be appropriate to be used within the dwelling. Our first LED was launched, the ‘LED Polespring’, a low energy 8W LED model of the enduring 50W downlight.
This was swiftly adopted by the “cool to the touch” 1W Lucca uplight, to switch the warmer Columini.
Sally Storey launched her third guide titled ‘Good Lighting’ while the warehouse area was doubled to accommodate the expansion of the corporate.
First LED backyard gentle fittings, the Kew highlight and Hampton flood gentle had been launched into the vary. At simply 1W every, this heralded the power to gentle a small backyard for 60 watts, lower than a standard gentle bulb!
This yr John Cullen additionally gained the Greatest Lighting Challenge Award on the inaugural idFX Design Awards for a barn conversion in Devon.
The corporate transfer to a double fronted showroom with a basement design studio alongside the King’s Highway in London. That is the place the “John Cullen Home” took form and have become an Inspiration Centre for lighting concepts. This included the primary distinctive John Cullen “lighting pod”, an all-white area through which the impact of lighting really demonstrates the facility and magic of sunshine.
Lighting of Marcus Barnett’s award-winning present backyard at Chelsea Flower Present, adopted by two additional award profitable gardens at Chelsea for Hay Joung Hwang in 2016 and 2018.
John Cullen celebrated 35 years and opened its new Center East workplace in Dubai.
The search to miniaturize merchandise began when the Polespring 50 downlight vary was made smaller and the 40 vary was born. This was coupled with the brand new versatile Vorsa highlight vary with over 200 variations to select from.
The worldwide attain prolonged with a brand new European group and studio in Paris, in addition to doubling the group in Dubai. The India division was opened to work carefully with native architects and inside designers throughout the subcontinent.
The evolution of the downlight continued with the even smaller 30 vary. The brand new design has all of the performance and flexibility anticipated from the 50 and 40 vary however in a brand new miniature downlight.
The Dubai group arrange the British Design Home with the brand new Showroom furnished by different UK luxurious manufacturers.
Sally Storey’s contribution to lighting is recognised internationally as she receives The LIT 2020 Lighting Achievement Awards (the Oscar equal in lighting)
2021 – the place we’re headed…
The main focus for 2021 and past is additional miniaturisation:-
– The Minim joinery downlight – the identical dimension as a UK 5 pence piece
– The Vorsa Dot – the smallest luminaire available on the market
John Cullen is at present engaged on a sustainability coverage to be carbon impartial by 2030 driving in direction of luminaire design and manufacture for the round economic system.
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About John Cullen Lighting
John Cullen Lighting are a worldwide luxurious architectural lighting firm. They use gentle to reinforce, intensify and rework structure, inside designs, landscapes, and tremendous yachts by the facility of sunshine. The result’s to extend your enjoyment of area. For over 40 years, discreet luxurious lighting has been on the coronary heart of what they do. Magnificence, type and performance all come into play as they create the very best high quality British designed luminaires, able to probably the most distinctive results backed up by their award-winning design service.
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