TPL Lighting Welcomes Renowned French Architect and Designer Odile Decq to Canada

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May 2018

TPL Lighting Welcomes Renowned French Architect and Designer Odile Decq to Canada

Award-winning French architect, designer and academic to deliver her talk “Architecture Thinking” at TPL Lighting in collaboration with Italian lighting manufacturer Luceplan

TORONTO, ON — Architects, designers and engineers in Toronto will have a tremendous opportunity to hear from a global architecture and design pioneer firsthand. Visiting Canada on the occasion of receiving a 2018 Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), Odile Decq has accepted an invitation from TPL Lighting and Luceplan to deliver her talk “Architecture Thinking” on Wednesday May 30th at the offices of TPL Lighting, the leading commercial lighting agency in Toronto.

During the talk, Odile Decq will narrate her vision of architecture and the genesis of her projects, from urban complexes to individual design products, with a special focus on her creations in collaboration with Luceplan. The winner of many prizes and honours – most recently the Architizer Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 and the Jane Drew Prize in 2016 – Odile Decq is an extraordinary exponent of contemporary architecture and design, whose versatility and creativity are clearly evident in all her works: a complete universe, from urban planning to architecture, product design to art.

“TPL Lighting is proud to be able to bring an architect and designer of Odile Decq’s stature to our office and to be able to share this experience with our partner Luceplan, our clients, colleagues, and friends,” said Andy Pott, President and Founder of TPL Lighting. “Her work with Luceplan has always amazed us, and it will be a privilege to hear her speak next to her beautifully designed Pétale fixture hanging in our studio.”

TPL Lighting is an established, family-owned commercial lighting agency based in the west of Toronto. They are known throughout the industry for their professional and dynamic approach to the design community. With over 50 manufacturers represented, their emphasis is on high-end and specification grade luminaires. Many of TPL’s partnerships date back over 25 years, demonstrating TPL’s commitment to mutually rewarding relationships. TPL has extensive connections in the worlds of architecture, design, engineering and lighting, and is always seeking ways to share unique, memorable and valuable experiences with their clients. Learn more about Odile Decq, “Architecture Thinking,” and TPL Lighting by visiting us our website and on Instagram @tpl_lighting.