Five Darc Award Nominated Projects Featuring Rosco

The annual darc awards - architectural, sponsored by darc and mondo*arc magazines in collaboration with Light Collective, are given to the best lighting design projects as selected by independent lighting designers from around the world. We are delighted that our products were integrated into the five projects below, all of which were shortlisted for the 2017 darc awards.

V&A Museum Exhibition Road Building, UK
Best Exterior Lighting Scheme – Low Budget



In an effort to create a new way for visitors to experience the architecture of London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, Arup, UK used Rosco Custom Gobos to project “Light Sgraffito” onto the museum’s façade.

Science Museum Wonderlab, UK
Best Interior Lighting Scheme – High Budget



Rosco Miro Cube WNC LED fixtures and a circular Custom LitePad are part of Michael Grubb Studio’s lighting design for Wonderlab an interactive science gallery within the Science Museum, London.

LewesLight 2016, UK
Best Creative Lighting Event

DA-Slider-3a-1Photo: James McCauley

DA-Slider-3b-1Photo: James McCauley

Nulty+ and Karen Van Creveld used our new Image Spot LED Gobo Projectors to project Rosco Gobos during the 2016 LewesLight Festival to help celebrate the culture, history, and environment of the United Kingdom’s Lewes and South Downs region.

Pockets of Light, UK
Best Creative Lighting Event

Slider-4b-1Photo: David Battersby, MSLL


Rosco also provided Image Spots and gobos for Pockets of Light, an event organized by The Society of Light and Lighting as a part of their Night of Heritage Light, which engaged students as they creatively lit historic York locations.


Night-time Design Pilot, Colombia
Best Creative Lighting Event



The Night-time Design Pilot project explored the lighting of the urban nightlife in the Getsemaní neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia. Arup, in collaboration with Despacio and LSE, used Rosco e-colour+ Color Filters to design several distinct street light lanterns – with citizen input – that encapsulated the authentic value of a neighborhood and its inhabitants.

Mark your calendars! The 2017 darc awards will be presented on darc night, which will take place at MC Motors in Dalston, London on September 14th, 2017. Good luck to all of the nominees!

Tatiana Massano August 08, 2017 Questions?

About Tatiana Massano

Content Marketing Specialist: Based in the Madrid office, Tatiana is ideally positioned to share inspiring stories of how customers use Rosco products to accomplish their ideas in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.