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Made in Arts London Professional Development Events at TM Lighting Gallery

On 22, Sep 2018 | In News | By TM Lighting

Made in Arts London (MiAL) is a student-based creative enterprise, exclusively for UAL students, supported by Arts Students’ Union. We support our students to learn how to promote and sell their work and sustain their professional creative practice through our online shop, programme of events, exhibitions and partnerships.

MiAL is hosting an exhibition to launch the new collection of UAL art and design at TM Lighting’s brand new exhibition space in Kings Cross from Thursday 20th September – Friday 12th October.  Read exhibition info

During which, a series of events will be held specifically for the development of emerging creatives. 11am – 3pm Free entry.

Saturday 22nd September

  • How to Build a Brand by Lili Price of Lili Price Studio
  • Visual Merchandising, Styling and Presenting your work by Michael Richards, Retail Consultant
  • Intellectual Property, your rights as a creative, by Roxanne Peters, IP Lecturer at UAL

Saturday 6th October

  • Overcoming Creative Fear by Kate O’Neill, Marketing & Partnerships at Metro Imaging
  • The Art of Networking, by Delia Cabral, Art Advisor
  • Develop your Artist Pitch, by Adrian Flower, Photographer

For more information visit





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TM Lighting – Masterpiece London Talk: The Art of Display, House & Garden

On 22, Jun 2018 | In News | By TM Lighting

The Art of Display – House & Garden

6pm, Thursday 28th June at Masterpiece London, Lecture Theatre

In association with TM Lighting, Art Lighting Partner of Masterpiece

Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden magazine, in conversation with a panel of experts from the world of art and interiors including Peter Mikic, Interior Designer, Amelie von Wedel, Wedel Art Advisory, and Harry Triggs, Founding Director, TM Lighting discussing considerations, styles and insights for collecting and displaying art in an interior.

For more information visit the Masterpiece Event Page

Free with a Fair ticket. Booking required via the fair website



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Introducing Picture Lights to Dorford Hall art collection

On 23, May 2018 | In News | By TM Lighting

Case Study: Introducing the contemporary into the classical setting, at Dorfold Hall.
May 2018

TM Lighting were commissioned to work on a recent refurbishment project at beautiful Dorfold Hall, a grade I listed Jacobean mansion in Cheshire, to illuminate the collection including an eclectic mix of classical and contemporary art, balanced by harmonious interiors including historic paints by Edward Bulmer, original ceilings, and modern furnishings. The contemporary painting is by German artist, Ralph Fleck (b.1951-) Mull Berg 9/III (2008) Oil on Canvas, lit with TM Lighting’s Slim Light Pro, offering high performance with 96+CRI LED, housed in a minimalist and stylish design.

Image courtesy Dorfold Hall. For more information about Dorfold Hall visit



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TM Lighting illuminating installations at Masterpiece, London 2018

On 14, Jun 2018 | In News | By TM Lighting

June 2018

TM Lighting announce the second year of their collaboration with Masterpiece London as official ‘Art Lighting Partner’ at the capital’s leading cross-collecting fair showcasing works of fine art, design, furniture and jewellery – from antiquity to the present day.


TM Lighting has partnered for the second year as art lighting specialists across specific aspects of the fair which opens to the public from 28th June to 4th July, including lighting a series of major art installations using TM Lighting’s exceptional LED products. The partnership follows a series of high profile projects from TM Lighting, including The Rothschild Foundation, Historic Royal Palaces, English Heritage, and supporting Damien Hirst’s recent Venice exhibition, Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable.

Philip Hewat-Jaboor, Chairman of Masterpiece London said: “We are pleased to welcome so many world-renowned exhibitors this year and we look forward to another outstanding edition of Masterpiece London, where galleries will represent the very best in their fields across categories. We are proud to work with TM Lighting as our Art Lighting Partner who will be lighting sculpture within the Fair, our Patron & VIP Lounge, and this year’s Masterpiece Presents installation by Marina Abramović which merges performance, light and sculpture.”


TM Lighting at Masterpiece London

Below is an outline of the exhibits, spaces and installations to be lit by TM Lighting at Masterpiece London, 2018.
MASTERPIECE PRESENTS, the fair’s large-scale dedicated exhibition space that provides a platform for innovative, immersive works of art, will be supported again by TM Lighting. This year the large-scale space will showcase of a new body of work by Marina Abramović, Five Stages of Maya Dance, specially lit by TM Lighting to create atmosphere and drama. Presented by Factum Arte, in collaboration with Lisson Gallery, this set of five alabaster portraits of Abramović merge performance, light and sculpture. They have a hauntingly physical presence but, as viewers move around the pieces, they decompose into intricately carved ‘landscapes’ of alabaster.
Located in walkways throughout the fair, prominent pieces supported by TM Lighting include:

  • A rare black marble Henry Moore sculpture, Reclining Figure: Curved dating from 1977, which is one of the artist’s seminal and unique carvings, brought by Landau Fine Art.
  • Blain|Southern will bring Chiharu Shiota’s State of Being, 2016, made up of red thread, and 5000 keys.
  • Hauser & Wirth will present a sculpture by LA-based artist, Larry Bell, VFC 2, 2017, a unique work formed from True Sea Salt and Cerise laminated glass.
  • Bowman Sculpture will present a monumental Twice by Richard Hudson, in polished mirrored steel.
  • R & Company will bring a large sculptural light installation by Jeff Zimmermann, Illuminated Vine Sculptures.
  • Modern British art specialists, Piano Nobile Gallery will showcase an Anthony Caro sculpture, Toward Centre,
  • TM Lighting will provide specialist art lighting for antique clock dealers, Carter Marsh & Co.


TM Lighting will also light and support the following works of art and spaces:

  • The newly designed Masterpiece Patron and VIP lounge, by Chelsea Barracks will feature original illustrations of Chelsea Barracks, to be lit with TM Lightings superior LED Slim Light Pro Picture Lights.
  • The new Private Dining Room designed by artist and designer, Luke Edward-Hall will evoke the spirit of an English country house, inspired by designers Oliver Messel and Cecil Beaton
  • The Lecture Theatre designed this year by Kitesgrove Interiors evoking the style of a courtyard of a stately historic residence, decorated with trompe l’oeil ornamental features, and a grand tapestry measuring over will be beautifully lit by TM Lighting.
  • Striking sculptural foliage displays across the fair by Amanda Austin Flowers, will be specially lit by TM Lighting


In addition to lighting showcase works of art, TM Lighting will share expert insights in a panel talk at the fairs Lecture Theatre, 6pm on Thursday 28th June:

 ‘The Art of Display’ with House & Garden

Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden magazine, in conversation with a panel of experts from the world of art and interiors including Harry Triggs, Founding Director, TM Lighting, Peter Mikic, Interior Designer, and Amelie von Wedel, Wedel Art Advisory, discussing considerations, styles and insights for collecting and displaying art in an interior.

(Free with a fair ticket. Booking is recommended via the Fair’s website).

TM Lighting – Leading Specialists in Lighting Art

TM Lighting work closely with some of the world’s most prestigious clients to light and preserve their art collections, through vastly superior lighting, combining their products with technical expertise and a highly specialist advisory service. TM Lighting design and manufacture award winning luminaires and lights which incorporate advanced LED technology and a unique balance of colour rendition, temperature and consistency. Superior picture and accent lights ensure the colour within
each artwork is rich, the canvas evenly illuminated and the pigments conserved.

Clients range from stately homes such as Goodwood House and Hampton Court Palace to high-profile global galleries and auction houses such as The National Gallery, Christie’s and de Pury, high-end retail spaces such as Harrods and Selfridges and a roster of private clients, collectors and residences all over the world.

TM Lighting Products
For Masterpiece London 2018, TM Lighting preview a new high-performance LED lighting product developed specifically for Masterpiece; the Gallery150, a high-performance spotlight with narrow optics and a magnetic, quick change lens, which is ideally suited for lighting in galleries and museums with tall ceilings and rolling collections. Additionally, TM Lighting will use their ZeroSixty Accent lights, ideal for smaller galleries and residential settings, and their superior Slim Light Pro Picture Lights will feature in the Patrons & VIP Lounge.


Harry Triggs and Andrew Molyneux

TM Lighting is led by recognised experts and Co-founders Andrew Molyneux and Harry Triggs. It is from their combined backgrounds of over 30 years in lighting and product design, along with a shared passion for art which has seen the business grow from inception in 2012 to become the UK͛s leading art lighting specialist in 2018.

‘We are honoured to be once again supporting Masterpiece London as the fair’s official art lighting partner. We have been involved in the event in previous years with several of our clients, and this year we are particularly excited to be working closely with the prestigious galleries involved to illuminate such prominent works of art such as work by Henry Moore, and Marina Abramović, using our range of gallery accent lights and picture lights, for the enjoyment of visitors Masterpiece in 2018’. Andrew Molyneux, Co-founder TM Lighting



  • Photo, exterior Masterpiece London, 2017 by Andy Barnham
  • Photo 2: Henry Moore, Reclining Figure, 1977, courtesy Landau Fine Art
  • Masterpiece London runs from 28 June – 4 July 2018 (Preview 27 June) at South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, SW3 4LW
  • TM Lighting Panel talk: ‘The Art of Display’ – 6pm, Thursday 28thJune at the Lecture Theatre. Chaired by Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden magazine, in conversation with experts from the world of art and interiors; Harry Triggs, Director TM Lighting, Peter Mikic, Interior Designer, Amelie von Wedel, Wedel Art Advisory. Free with Masterpiece. Ticket Seating is on a first come first served basis. To book visit Group bookings,  email
  • More about TM Lighting’s G150
    The G150 is agallery spotlight with narrow 9 degree optics and magnetic quick change lenses. The 9˚ narrow beam width is particularly important as it is difficult to achieve with LEDs. Galleries with tall ceilings need narrow beam spotlights as the diameter of the beam gets larger and more diffuse the further away you get from the light source; narrow beam lights are better for lighting sculpture. The snap on lens is perfect for ‘selling’ and ‘public’ galleries with rolling art collections as it makes the focusing element much faster and allows us to change the beam width to wider beams, or add other accessories key to the focusing of the artwork.



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Modern Lighting Techniques for the Historic Interior

On 20, Dec 2017 | In News | By ADMIN

Modern Lighting Techniques for the Historic Interior
Friday, 2nd February 2018
We are delighted to be hosting a Study Day with Historic Decoration at Syon House, led by Andrew Molyneux and Harry Triggs, Co-Founders of TM Lighting.
Artwork lighting experts Andrew and Harry will discuss the benefits of introducing modern lighting techniques into historic properties; from enhancing the visual presentation of art collections, to how low-energy LED products result in improvements to the conservation of work, as well as considerable energy and cost-savings. Booking via the Historic Decoration website.




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TM Lighting on panel at Share Museums East Collections Care Conference ‘Is Seeing Believing?’

On 29, Jan 2018 | In News | By TM Lighting

On 18th January 2018, TM Lighting joined the panel at the annual Share Museums East Collections Care Conference ‘Is Seeing Believing?’
In association with the University of Cambridge Museums Collections Care and Conservation Programme explored the current challenges in heritage lighting.

Much has been written over the years about light in museums, galleries and historic properties. Monitoring equipment and scientific data is more accessible than ever before. But where do we go from here? What do we do with the data? How do we apply this knowledge? And what does it mean for the smallest to the largest of collection?

TM Lighting discussed the benefits of using LEDs in galleries and heritage spaces, including quality of light, sensitivity of light, and product selections.

The panel included:

Mick Stanley, Independent Researcher – Introduction to lighting in general and Government Indemnity Scheme requirements

Chris Woods, National Conservation Services – Standards and Guidelines, PAS 198 and EN16893 etc

Analytik – current available technology and technological limitation

Helena Rodwell, Fitzwilliam Museum – Light mapping

Vicky Singleton, UCM Zoology and National Army Museum – lighting commissioning and fitting during major works

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‘Planet on Fire’ Art Exhibition at TM Lighting

On 22, Aug 2017 | In News | By ADMIN

28th September – 15th December 2017 (weekdays by appointment).

From 27th September, an exhibition of work by contemporary artists, Tamsin Relly and Henry Hussey, will go on display for three months at TM Lighting. Curated by Jo Baring of the Ingram Collection, the exhibition is a collaboration with TM Lighting as part of our ongoing programme of exhibitions supporting emerging artists.

Hussey and Relly will collaborate for the first time in a two-person exhibition ‘Planet on Fire’. Their works both address current socio-political and environmental issues. Relly’s multi-layered, tonal and expressive paintings will juxtapose Hussey’s bold striking works in tapestry, alongside a selection of new original prints by both artists.

Baring comments “It’s wonderful to collaborate with TM Lighting to provide a platform to show the work of two such exciting artists at a similar stage in their career, having shown together in past group shows this is the first time they will present an exhibition as a duo. In different ways, each are responding to a world in crises. Hussey’s work with a more socio-political emphasis, and Relly’s from more of an environmental angle – global warming, extinction of species, and depletion of ecosystems. The result is a vibrant and thought-provoking exhibition.”

Images: Left, Henry Hussey, detail of Bestiary, 2017, Right, Tamsin Relly, detail of River Dolphin 2017

Private View: 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 27th September 2017
Dates of exhibition: 28th September – 15th December 2017

Closing event: Artist & Curator Talk, at TM Lighting 6.30pm – 8.30pm, 13th December 2017.

Opening hours: Weekdays during office open hours, by prior appointment only.
Venue: TM Lighting, Unit 10, 21 Wren Street, London, WC1X 0HF

Artists websites:
Henry Hussey

TM Lighting are pleased to support artists through hosting annual exhibitions and providing complimentary exhibition space. All artworks shown in the exhibition are for sale and TM Lighting do not take any commission.

For further information and images please contact
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TM Lighting and Seam Design illuminate ‘Transmission’ by Ross Lovegrove for London Design Festival

On 20, Sep 2017 | In News | By TM Lighting

Lighting up ‘Transmission’ by Ross Lovegrove at the V&A

Architectural lighting specialists, SEAM Design, has partnered with lighting experts, TM Lighting to light Ross Lovegrove’s installation ‘Transmission’, presented by Alcantara at the V&A as part of London Design Festival, 16 – 24th September 2017.

Transmission is a collaboration between Alcantara and British designer, Ross Lovegrove, on display in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Tapestries Room for London Design Festival. Inspired by the 15th century Devonshire Hunting Tapestries at the V&A, Lovegrove created a spectacular 21-metre-long fluid and free-standing three-dimensional tapestry, which is made entirely from Alcantara®, the renowned Italian material. A tactile and pliable material, the soft undulating folds of the installation reflect and highlight both colours and forms of the medieval tapestries. The versatility of the material is highlighted in the different methods of treatment, including colouring and embellishment.

Championing innovation and excellence in lighting design, SEAM Design has created the lighting for a number of landmark installations at the museum since 2011. Following three previously successful world-class lighting designs at the V&A with TM Lighting, they embarked on a new collaboration for Lovegrove’s visionary installation to provide LED accent spots to illuminate the installation. Choosing TM Lighting is a result of their continued research and investment into a range of products that matches and often surpasses museum-grade lighting in terms of light quality and light distribution.

“We’re excited to be invited once again by London Design Festival to provide specialist art lighting at The V&A in collaboration with Seam Design. This year, to illuminate Ross Lovegrove’s ‘Transmission’, we’ve utilised our new TM Zero 150 gallery LED spotlight which provides a focused beam ideal for museum ceiling heights to beautifully highlight the undulating folds and loops in Alcantara’s® unique textural material, framing scenes within the V&A’s historic tapestries, whilst also considering conservation light levels to preserve the delicate fabrics.”
Harry Triggs, Founder and Director, TM Lighting

The design concept was to provide specialist lighting that would bring out the rich colours within the unique fabric, which has been specially dyed to colour-match tones within the surrounding tapestries, and delicately light the top edges in the loops of Alcantara® where viewers can intuitively consider the tapestry through the evocative folds of the material. The design of the artwork frames particular themes and scenes within the tapestries to view through the folds, creating an interactive experience for visitors, which merges design, creativity and art. It was therefore important for the lighting to be carefully positioned, working within tight angles to highlight the textures and faces of the frames only, and not the sides of the folds. Through a simple system, the lighting provides multi-layered experiences of the ‘Transmission’ as the centrepiece by illuminating the continuous ribbon of fabric as well as the surrounding historical tapestries in the room. It’s shaped to create a continuous curtain of light that falls on the edges of the folds on both sides of the sculpture, where visitors can appreciate and experience the piece in its finer details.

“The aim of the design was to not detract from the tapestries themselves, whilst focusing the attention on ‘Transmission’. The challenge was to feature the installation as a centrepiece and connect it to the tapestries, to create an artistic ambiance. Whist ‘Transmission’ is the singular sculptural object in the room, it also invites visitors to experience the tapestries in a different way by framing elements of their compositions through the loops. The balance of the light projecting onto the centrepiece and tapestries helps to tie these pieces together to create an immersive art experience.”
Marci Song, Director, SEAM Design

The lighting makes the colours rich and vibrant, highlighting the gold thread detail that creates a beautiful undulating highlight of continual light along the top of the folds where a 2700k warm light level was implemented to work with the dimly lit, serenity and stillness of the Tapestry room. Providing a bespoke lighting solution that brings art to light, the installation sees the launch of the new, innovative Zero 150 Gallery Spotlight, which features no forward heat throw or UV rays. The design is entirely focussed on the installation and not the delicate tapestries where careful monitoring the ambient light levels is in place to ensure levels do not reach beyond 50 lux. The 15th century tapestries are priceless pieces of art, which are therefore sensitive to UV light. This design consideration was accommodated by using the best choice of spotlights and UV levels. Warming filters were also utilised to draw out the depth and richness of the colours and textures of the fabric to create a ‘light curtain’ across the folds of the sculpture. This accentuates the continuous ribbon that occupies the length of the Tapestry Room. The result is a balance between the lighting of the tapestries and lighting for the sculpture that creates an interaction between ‘Transmission’ and the tapestries, where the tapestries can be viewed in a new dimension. Sometimes their beauty and detail is overlooked, but the lighting design has brought a new way of viewing the pieces, showcasing the beautiful colours, textures and detail that invites the viewer to appreciate these aspects in a way that has gone unnoticed.

Transmission: Ross Lovegrove
Tapestries, Room 94
16 September to 8 October 2017

Image credits: ©Ross Lovegrove

Project specification
Transmission installation L25m x H1.8m x W1m.
Tapestry Room is 7.3m high, 5.3m from the top of the piece.
Estimated 26-28 Zero150 required to light the piece.

About SEAM Design

SEAM Design have also provided lighting design for the Reflection Room by Flynn Talbot, an immersive coloured light experience that will be the first London Design Festival installation to be housed in the Prince Consort Gallery.

SEAM Design is a London architectural lighting design studio providing services to residential clients, architects and other design consultants.

About TM Lighting

TM Lighting provided lighting for previous editions of London Design Festival at V&A including FOIL, by Benjamin Hubert, Layer, in 2016, and the Ogham Wall installations for Grafton Architects in 2015.

TM Lighting is the designer and manufacturer of a new generation of LED lighting products for the art world.