Presented by Margot Richards courtesy Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd.
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd. (Directions»)
Do you wonder if you have the lighting in the right location? or…What is the best lighting to use in your design? Our speaker, Margot Richards, will focus on task lighting for kitchens and bathrooms and talk about technologies available. She will include LED and Fluorescent technologies and point out the pros and cons for each.
About the Presenter
Margot Richards has worked in the capacity of lighting designer since 1993. Establishing herown consultancy in May 2003, Margot provides professional lighting design services onan independent consulting basis, finding the best solutions for design and sourcing thebest lighting solutions available in the marketplace, locally and around the world.Recent Work includes commercial work that falls under the guidelines for LEED certification and City of Vancouver Energy Use Requirements. In addition, she has worked on a number of projects in California where Title 24 energy mandates must be followed. Margot has the personal mandate to use energy effectively and responsibly without compromising design.
In addition to running a private practice, Margot has served as a Guest Lecturer for Interior Design programs at Kwantlen University College and BC Institute of Technology. At present she is teaching a credited course, Lighting for Interior Designers, at BCIT.
Margot designed the lighting in our sponsor, Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd., new Vancouver showroom. We will get to see the results of her work at the event showroom!
About the Sponsor
Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd.
Founded in 1978 as an importer of high quality European cabinets and furniture, Cantu has evolved over the years to become one of the leading showrooms for decorative plumbing and hardware in North America.
Since inception, Cantu has always kept to the original goal of providing the highest quality products from leading design manufacturers from around the world. This has invariably lead Cantu to source most of its collections and products from Europe, where the newest trends and products are conceived, and constructed. This astute appreciation of design is found within the walls of Cantu’s showrooms, where the wide range of products exist in an environment designed to give each item the chance to be appreciated on its own, as part of a design suite, or in the broader terms of market design trends.
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