The Lighthouse Late is a mix of speakers sharing their ideas and passion for Design and the Creative Industries, Bands, Dj’s, design markets, workshops and films.

The third #LighthouseLate takes place on Friday, 9 October and The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture has announced the keynote speakers:

Florian Urban

Florian Urban, Professor and Head of Architectural and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art will be hosting a talk on post-war urban design in Berlin and Glasgow.


Michael Stumpf

Michael Stumpf (born in Mannheim/ Germany) studied Sculpture at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe (1996-2001) and received an MFA from the Glasgow School of Art (2004). He will talk about the inspirations behind two recent projects:’This Song Belongs To Those Who Sing It’ an exhibition and temporary public art commission at Glasgow School of Art, as part of Glasgow international 2014.  ‘Objects Converse on a Matter of Mutual Concern’, a temporary public art commission for Art Across the City 2015 in Swansea.
Rebecca Torres

Rebecca Torres is the founder and designer behind the self titled label. Specialising in the use of luxurious sports led fabrics Rebecca is renowned for her ability to accentuate and empower the female form creating garments featuring enhanced fit, stretch and comfort. Rebecca will compare and contrast with her views on Glasgow as a city for building a design business.



All the speakers will come together to discuss what makes Glasgow such great creative place.
In addition to the line-up of speakers, four Scottish bands will play; FOUND, Apache Darling, The Spook School and Supermoon.



Two drinks are included in the ticket price of £15pp and we’re delighted Caorunn Gin, Fentimans and Bluemoon are sponsoring. With thanks to The List for being our event partner.


Also programming workshops, Tea Green Events will be carrying out jewellery up-cycling and Cogs + Wheels will be showing you how to use pre-loved items and turn them into useful objects.


And finally, to top it off, Scottish burlesque and cabaret performer, Debay De Lux will be performing throughout the night.


Short film screenings include: the fully restored director’s cut of the expressionist science fiction drama film Metropolis (1927), directed by Fritz Lang and The Blue Angel (1930) and the cult German tragicomedy directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron.


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