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VENETIAN SMART LIGHTING AWARD 2021

Back again for the 6th consecutive year, the VENETIAN SMART LIGHTING AWARD is promoted by Luce in Veneto to reward the best lighting products and solutions made by companies – members of Luce in Veneto and located in the Veneto region.
After the reduced edition of 2020, from this year the categories are renewed to adapt to the evolution of the lighting sector. The new structure aims to reward the creative ability of companies in adapting to the needs of the contract, the ability to design new products to be launched on the market, the ability to innovate even in the creation of advanced components. Also, in this edition, the jury is composed of lighting designers and professionals linked to the world of light, who will evaluate not only the aesthetic aspects of the candidate products but also their functionality as 360-degree lighting fixtures.

CATEGORIES

1. Best decorative lamp for contract use

The term “decorative lamp for contract use” means a lighting fixture in the catalogue with a decorative function for indoor/outdoor use for contract projects in the hospitality sector (villas, hotels, hotels, restaurants, etc.) or made upon a specific request and customised for a specific project;

2. Best decorative design lamp

The term “decorative design lamp” means a lighting fixture with a decorative function for indoor/outdoor use, also designed in collaboration with designers and in aesthetically valid forms concerning the functionality of the object, which presents obvious elements of novelty and design features;

3. Best Special Purpose Lamp

“Special Purpose Lamp” means a lighting fixture for both indoor and outdoor use that is not purely for decorative indoor use. Possible, but not exhaustive, examples are lighting devices for architectural use, street use, museum use, hospital use, etc.;

4. Best component for Smart Lighting-Focus 3D printing

“Component for Smart Lighting” means any type of component for the construction of a lighting fixture, both structural (in glass, ceramic, steel ..) and electronic (dimmer, cards for remote control …) or for a prototype. For the 2021 edition, the focus of the category is on the creation of accessories/prototypes with 3D printing as part of the contest promoted in collaboration with HP, on 6 May 2021.

5. Special prize: Best Lighting application

For the year 2021, a special international prize will be awarded to companies belonging to the 7 industrial cluster partners of the European project BRILLIANT (https://www.brilliantclusters.eu/) operating in the lighting sector, furniture and construction. Companies can, in particular, nominate any type of particularly innovative lighting solution for applications in smart home, smart building and smart furniture.

TAKE PART IN THE AWARD

Applications by 15th June 2021

DOWNLOAD THE REGULATION

Participation in the Venetian Smart Lighting Award is free and implies acceptance of the regulations

UPLOAD THE CANDIDATE PRODUCTS

Each participating company can submit a maximum of 5 products. Applications can be sent via the form by clicking on the SEND CANDIDATURE button or at marketing@luceinveneto.com (preferably via wetransfer.com)

JURY 2021

The jury is made up of lighting designers and other personalities linked to the world of light, who will evaluate not only the aesthetic aspects of the candidate products but also their functionality as 360 ° lighting fixtures.

Susanna Antico

Member of: APIL (Associazione Professionisti dell’Illuminazione), IALD (International Lighting Designer’s Association), CLSF (Concepteurs Lumière sans Frontières)
President of APIL from 2014 to 2016 and from 2017 to 2020
At the moment Member of the Board of Directors of IALD
Registered architect at the Ordine degli Architetti di Milano

Susanna Antico brings a multidisciplinary background to architectural lighting design. Since 1995 she has specialized her activities as a Lighting Design Consultant involved in architectural, artistic, urban and environmental lighting projects.
Her thought, for which the good visibility is more than a luminance value, has allowed her to win several design competitions in Italy, Switzerland and mainly Belgium. Her message that lighting contributes to the livability of the cities has gone through several public administrations, so she developed many urban lighting projects on different scales, being recognized by several publications in Italy and abroad. In 2019 her practice was granted an IALD excellence award for the project of the Cathedral of Antwerpen and immediate surroundings.

Federico Galluzzi

Student at Bocconi University in Milan but never graduated, in the mid-1980s, he worked as a designer/interior decorator at one of the most important architecture studios in Milan. In 1987 he began his adventure in the world of specialized publications working as a consultant for Staff Editoriale in Milan, the publishing house of three lighting and components magazines Italian Lighting, Compolux and CompoArredo. He took part in several training courses at Philips Lighting Academy, Osram and Guzzini. In 2004 he promoted the new “Speciale LED” section, the first exhaustively dealing with new sources. In 2007 he acquired Staff Editoriale, appointed as Managing Director. Since 2014 he has been organizing “Italian Lighting Lounge”, a collective of companies during the prestigious Euroshop Fair in Dusseldorf.

Stefania Minnella

Stefania Minnella is the 3D Printing Application Specialist for HP Italy and her job is to support companies in integrating MultiJet Fusion additive technology into their processes. With decades of experience in the world of Additive Manufacturing, his professional background includes commercial technical consultancy, practical experience, academic research and collaboration on European projects also for additive technologies such as Laser Metal Fusion and Fused Deposition Modeling as well as Design for Manufacturing skills gained also thanks to studies and didactic collaborations with the faculties of Design Engineering and Industrial Design of the Politecnico di Milano.

Alberto Bassi

Alberto Bassi deals with design history and criticism and is a full professor at the IUAV University of Venice. He coordinates the three-year degree course in Product, visual and interior design and is scientific coordinator of the master course Contract design for public interiors. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Archivio Progetti Iuav, as well as of series of books and scientific journals on design. He collaborates with trade magazines – such as “Casabella”, “Abitare” and “Auto & Design” – and newspapers; he has written numerous books, including, La luce italiana (Electa, 2004), Design anonimo in Italia. Oggetti comuni e progetto incognito (Electa, 2007); Food design in Italia. Il progetto del prodotto alimentare (Electa, 2015), awarded the Compasso d’oro ADI in 2108; Design contemporaneo. Istruzioni per l’uso (Il Mulino, 2017). He represents Iuav University within the national technology cluster MinIt-Made in Italy and is founder of the Veneto Regional Innovative Network Face-Design, of which he is scientific coordinator.

Carlo Piemonte

For over a decade he has been managing the Friuli Venezia Giulia furniture system at the Legno Arredo Casa FVG Cluster through which national and international events have been organized to enhance regional Made in Italy in the world, in particular towards Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Russia.
For over three years he has been the sole director of ICIDE – International Center of Italian Design – a company established to enhance the products of Italian companies towards foreign markets, China in particular, through which numerous initiatives and activities have been developed in the cities of Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tianjin.
Moderator and host of numerous international conferences and seminars for the enhancement of made in Italy and cluster management.

2021 EDITION FINALISTS

Migliore lampada decorativa in stile classico

552.48-C2C41-clear-glass-web

VINCITORE

NABILA

TOOY

DRITO_PART-web

DRITO DECOR

ENGI

Versailles18-ambiente-sala-da-pranzo-web

VERSAILLES 18

ELESI LUCE

270.03

DROP

IL FANALE

pliè-web

PLIE

IL FANALE

Best decorative lamp for contract use

KARBOXX---CDLED

WINNER

CD LED

KARBOXX

VETRART - LAGOON

LAGOON

VETRART

PATRIZIA VOLPATO - STONE

STONE

PATRIZIA VOLPATO 

TORRESAN-TRAVERTINO-ITALIAN-CREATIONS---STAR

STAR

TORRESAN TRAVERTINO | Italian Creations

MULTIFORME - OCEAN DRIVE

OCEAN DRIVE

MULTIFORME

Best decorative design lamp

ELESI - ICONIC CHANDELIER

WINNER

ICONIC CHANDELIER

ELESI LUCE

PATRIZIA VOLPATO - LUNA NUOVA

LUNA NUOVA

PATRIZIA VOLPATO

HENGE---TEST-ONE

TEST-ONE

HENGE

MULTIFORME---FOREST

FOREST DESIGN ROMANI E SACCANI ARCHITETTI ASSOCIATI

MULTIFORME

MARCHEA---DROPS

DROPS

MARCHEA designed by Matteo Valenti

Best Special Purpose Lamp

ELESI - MORSE

WINNER

MORSE

ELESI LUCE

ATENALUX---TRIAL

HONORABLE MENTION

TRIAL

ATENALUX

ENGI - LIFTLED

LIFT LED UVC

ENGI

OSRAM---LINEARLIGHT-RIGID-FINESSE

LINEARlight RIGID FINESSE

OSRAM

ATENALUX---SECRET

SECRET

ATENALUX

Best component for Smart Lighting-Focus 3D printing

cod-1820

WINNER

COD 1820

MULTIFORME

DILI

DILI

ENGI

LIGHTLAB

LIGHT LAB

METALLUX

WAVE1

WAVE

VIKI CORP

TER

TER

CO.E.M.

Special prize: Best Lighting application

LYM---SURO

WINNER

SURO

LYM (Cluster Arredo – Italy)

NOVOLUX---TWIST

TWIST

NOVOLUX  (Cluster Cicat – Spain)

ESSENZE-DI-LUCE---STAKE

STAKE

ESSENZE DI LUCE (Cluster Arredo – Italy)

ELESI---LIKE-Q

LIKE Q

ELESI LUCE (Cluster LIV – Italy)

LENOIR-SERVICES---MATS-ROSEAUX

MATS ROSEAUX

LENOIR SERVICES (Cluster Lumière – France)

PATRONAGE

TWEET LUCE IN VENETO

PATRONAGE

MAIN SPONSOR

DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNER

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